Will Hernandez 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.
The Everywhere Initiative, which Visa first launched in 2015, lands in Europe for the first time at Mobile World Congress.
In the final part of this series, we take a look at what makes a great mobile app. The answer might be simple, but the execution is often difficult.
In the second part of this series, Mobile Payments Today gives readers a closer look about how services such as Postmates work for the person delivering goods.
Mobile apps such as Postmates and Uber have become the blueprint for great customer experiences. But what is it like to be on the other side of such services, particularly Postmates?
Facebook's mobile-first mentality has become a rallying cry of sorts for other companies, whether they're in the payments industry, or a retailer such as Starbucks.
It's time for a look back at January's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.
Starbucks said it faced operational challenges at some of its stores where mobile ordering is popular. How Starbucks responds to this challenge is something the industry will closely monitor as mobile ordering becomes a standard feature for many fast casual chains as well as a revenue generator.
CVS, Kohl's and Wal-Mart all added payments features to their mobile apps in 2016. Target now reportedly will do the same.
The popular specialty salad quick-service restaurant chain tested a no-cash policy in 2016 and is now fully cashless where such a thing is allowed by law. Is such a move the best thing for consumers.
Their success will likely hinge on the same issues as mobile payments — consumer adoption and acceptance.
Mobile Payments Today was at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, the 50th edition of the gathering in Las Vegas.
One of the more interesting discussions during the Digital Money Forum Wednesday at the annual Consumer Electronics Show revolved around consumer take-up of mobile payments technologies.
The company said that the IoT will guide its overall strategy going forward. Samsung Pay will play a small role in that transition.
It's time for a look back at December's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.
Was 2016 the year of mobile payments?
Blackhawk's Digital Pass technology enables the integration of gift cards, e-gifts, loyalty cards and rewards programs with Apple Pay.
It's time for a look back at November's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.
OnmyPay debuted in 2014, but lacked the big-name retailer it craved to show off its capabilities. That changed last month when Kohl's added a mobile payments component to its app.
Samsung Rewards is structured like a typical credit card rewards program with a few bonuses here and there.
Citi is the latest financial institution to come to the market with a digital wallet service.