Will Hernandez has 14 years of experience ranging from newspapers to wire services and trade publications. Before becoming Editor of MobilePaymentsToday.com, he spent two years as the content manager for PaymentsJournal.com, a leading payments industry news aggregator and information hub published by Mercator Advisory Group. Will spent four years covering the payments industry as an associate editor for multiple publications in SourceMedia's Payments Group based in Chicago.
Contextual commerce is an emerging trend in the payments and retail industries that executives are still trying to figure out due to some confusion over the concept.
The payments industry needs a better barometer for how it measures success with mobile payments in the U.S. as the calendar approaches a new year.
Souheil Badran, president of Alipay North America, spoke Sunday at the annual Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas to give attendees the current bird's-eye view of Alipay's operations outside of China.
A study from JPMorgan Chase and Forrester Consulting concludes that both consumers and merchants are taking a break from adopting digital wallets as they wait for the "next wave of progress."
While there are pros and cons to a bank forging its own way with mobile payments outside the Pays, industry executives on a panel last month at the Bank Customer Experience in Chicago agreed financial institutions should be aware of, and explore, all developments in the industry.
It's time for a look back at September's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
It was a small sample size, but participants at a consumer panel at last week's Bank Customer Experience Summit in Chicago revealed their preferences for mobile P2P services.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top stories from the past three months.
There's no denying the discussions happening today about chatbots. They include chatter about artificial intelligence, conversational commerce and voice assistants such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri.
Church's Chicken offers up a unique feature in its mobile app: a curated music playlist.
That question was the focus of a breakout session Tuesday at the fourth annual CONNECT Mobile CX Summit in Philadelphia. The answer is complicated, which is usually the case with emerging technology options.
As retailers and restaurants consider whether to deploy new consumer offerings such as a loyalty program, branded app or mobile payments, executives must consider whether such efforts help them acquire more customers to get them into storefronts more often while coaxing them to spend more money.
Do consumers see the value in every self-checkout option available to them from different restaurants and retailers?
Banks need to find a way to create and maintain great relationships with existing and perspective customers. But alternative institutions are providing that experience, particularly of the mobile variety.
Mobile remote deposit capture is not the trendy feature it once was for banks. It's expected. Today, consumers desire a way for banks to help them make the best decisions with their money.
It's time for a look back at July's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
China's mobile-payment incumbents have made it difficult for Apple Pay to gain a significant market share in the country despite Apple's best efforts.
The card this week announced a program to award small-and-medium sized business to renounce cash in favor of shiny new point-of-sale systems that accept credit and debit payments as well as those of the digital variety.
It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
The Chicago-based mobile remittance service and app has quietly made a name for itself in a sector with several companies vying for a small share of a money transfer market worth billions of dollars.