Retailers, financial services companies, government agencies and others that interact with customers through mobile apps need to keep security top-of-mind and threats become more sophisticated.
Mobile payment platforms debuted amidst tremendous buzz. Although the platforms launched successfully, most consumers continued to use traditional payment methods, pushing business owners to delay their mobile-first strategies to a later date. But that is changing and retailers need to be ready.
When JP Morgan Chase acquired the Merchant Customer Exchange payments technology last month, a 5-year saga came to a bitter end. The payments industry, which has proven difficult to navigate and succeed in over the past decade, claimed another victim.
A vending/micro market veteran has developed a technology, featuring artificial intelligence, he believes will disrupt the consumer goods distribution industry.
Retailers are inundated with new technology innovations, promising big returns for their bottom lines. It is difficult to decipher which deserve priority. However, few innovations have been able to match the benefits of augmented reality in retail.
The card networks decided late last year to show some mercy on fuel operators and pushed back their EMV deadline to Oct. 1, 2020.
It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles and blog posts on Mobile Payments Today.
Retailers not using Internet of Things technology may soon want to investigate its potential given big opportunities to boost the customer experience and save big bucks.
Changes in consumer behavior continue to be rapid, disruptive, and largely driven by technology influences, such as mobile devices, big data, the cloud, IoT and machine learning.
Although mobile payments are convenient for both employees and customers, transitioning to a cashless operation also presents a new set of challenges.
Beacon technology has not been adopted by merchants as quickly as expected, yet changes to devices and strategy will spur 4.5 million active beacons in the U.S. by 2018.
Does the consumer-controlled checkout Amazon Go offers hold revolutionary potential, or is it a blip on the radar before a newer, hotter trend dominates the popular narrative? In reality, it's a bit of both.
Fraud remains a risk that mobile payments providers, as well as consumers, need to be aware of and take measures against.
It's time for a look back at last month's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.
The Everywhere Initiative, which Visa first launched in 2015, lands in Europe for the first time at Mobile World Congress.
Careful consideration of the advantages and disadvantages of each available payments option will enable restaurant owners to find the one that best meets the needs and preferences of their diners.
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?
It's time for a look back at January's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.
Their success will likely hinge on the same issues as mobile payments — consumer adoption and acceptance.
Smartphones are driving an e-commerce revolution. While mobile payments can adversely affect the need for kiosks in some situations, most industry observers see mobile payments as another payment option that kiosk operators need to consider to meet consumer buying habits.