Host Will Hernandez discusses mobile loyalty programs with Citi's managing director of customer engagement and innovation. Will also chats with Elliot Maras, editor of Kiosk Marketplace and Food Truck Operator, about the relationship between mobile and kiosks.
The Mobile Payments Today Podcast offers a view into the hot topics affecting the continuing evolution of payments technology worldwide. The podcast features interviews with movers and shakers as well as news related to banking, blockchain, retail, restaurants, and self-service.
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Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay aren't going anywhere, but U.S. consumers are not enthusiastic about using them at the physical point-of-sale. But the industry could do some things to help bump adoption and incentivize merchants to accept NFC-enabled mobile payments.
Retailers must be aware of what's changing in payments to better serve their customers. That was the overarching message to retailers from a group of executives on a panel at the recent Oracle Industry Connect in New York City.
Some fintech pundits believe that mobile payments players must adopt a single, universal platform as a solid push-start toward global ubiquity. On the other side are industry-watchers who believe that uniformity is the hobgoblin of stunted innovation.