Visa's wearables initiative at the PyeongChang Games continued to illustrate how the card networks have acted more like technology companies than ever before as the payments industry continues to evolve.
Mobile Payments Today recounts all the ways we love our favorite transaction method, flaws and all.
The Boston-based company has a new twist on in-vehicle payments that uses a device already present in some 35 million automobiles on the road today.
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.
This ease of contactless payments has spurred a cultural shift, embraced by the younger and more tech-savvy generations, who are happy to go for days without carrying physical cash and instead opt for their phones — even over cards. Older generations, meanwhile, typically prefer to have the option of the security of traditional physical cash.
A CES panel explored the challenges of payments technology, including the difficulty with online payments, glitches in online payment systems, the lack of retail locations that accept mobile payments and problems specific to cross-border payments.
The pending arrival of another mobile wallet in the U.S. raises some questions about how a new entrant can succeed among a growing number of options in the market.
NFC, QR codes and various in-app payment methods have helped change the way consumers pay via a smartphone.
Roger Niederer, head merchant services, SIX Payment Services, offers up insight on how technology is not only changing consumer behavior and needs, but also the choice of payment options that retailers can and must offer customers online and in-store.
By now, it should be obvious to every bank that no company can afford to neglect mobile payments.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look at the top blog posts in 2017.
Mobile Payments Today takes a look back at the top features on the site throughout the past year.
These areas present great opportunities, but also significant challenges.
The company officially became the latest big-box retailer to add an in-store, mobile-payment feature to its app in a move that also combines the company's digital coupon program into a single scan at checkout.
It's time for a look back at November's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
Jeremy Gumbley, the CTO at Creditcall, believes this category of merchants are the ideal candidates for turning a regular mobile phone into a payment device.
Despite the less-than-stellar numbers for in-store, proximity-based mobile payments, Cyber Monday set a record for mobile-based remote payments.
Verifone North America President Joe Mach shares insight on what retailers are doing, the big trends in play with customer experience and how consumers are spurring trends and retail customer experience strategies.
ICXA Managing Director Christopher Hall muses about customer experiences that are cashless, staffless and have no gaps in covering customers everywhere they go.
While this period brings great opportunity for retailers, it also creates considerable challenges. Retailers must respond to evolving behaviors and manage huge increases in footfall, but still deliver the exceptional in-store experience consumers demand.