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.
Globally, the reliance on card-payment methods is failing merchants and their ability to further monetize. Despite the fact that there are 5 billion phone owners globally, there are only 1.5 billion credit card owners.
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.
With its focus on premium influencers and its control over a large ecosystem, Apple is in a unique position to effect massive change where others cannot.
It's time for a look back at October's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
The two companies announced a collaborative partnership at Money20/20 to help merchants get a handle on how they can present the best customer experience going forward as consumers' behaviors and expectations continue to evolve thanks to emerging technology.
The bright lights of Las Vegas have gone out on Money20/20 for another year. As always, the event brought together the biggest names in payments and provided unprecedented insight into the future of financial services.
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.
With the explosive growth of the Internet of Things, and particularly of smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, voice commands are becoming more powerful and pervasive than ever, changing the way we do everything from checking the weather to scheduling a doctor's appointment. But what about voice shopping?
The rise of 'Scan and Go' technology, coupled with other industry developments, is helping retailers to overhaul the buying experience that they offer their customers. So, what do retailers need to know about Scan and Go, and what are its benefits?
Bodega's social media firestorm will help educate the automated retailing industry and the technology community about the need to be direct with the public on important forthcoming changes.
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.
Do consumers see the value in every self-checkout option available to them from different restaurants and retailers?
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.