Webinar: Managing the Holiday Rush: Harnessing Self-Service for Improved Customer Care

In 2015, retail sales increased by 3 percent while online stores sales increased by 9 percent. During the months of November and December, sales spiked dramatically – driving 30 percent more ecommerce revenue than during non-holiday months.

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The Fraudsters' Playbook...How fraudsters ' steal identities

The playbook will show you how to improve conversion and prevent fraud at the same time. Download your complimentary copy of The Fraudster's Playbook to learn about 5 current methods fraudsters are using for stealing identities.

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Infographic: 5 Things Restaurant Mobile Apps Must Include

Mobile innovations continue to grow at a staggering pace and to win the game, your brand's mobile app is going to need more than just a menu, nutritional information and restaurant locations.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit


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MasterCard taps Oracle to bolster digital payments for consumers and merchants

The card network said its new partnership with the software company will focus on restaurants, hotels and retail stores.

The importance of building mobile payments with the right POS in mind

As the mobile wallet ecosystem continues to grow and expand, there are still several barriers to entry in the restaurant industry that are making it difficult to increase consumer adoption and employee execution.

How emerging payments technologies are changing the fast food industry

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.

How emerging payments impact merchant acquirers

With the landscape of payments acceptance constantly changing and new disruptive technologies entering the market, a merchant acquirer must be constantly looking at how to adopt these solutions.

What restaurateurs can learn from Starbucks' mobile ordering challenges

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.

Sweetgreen, mobile payments and a cashless society

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.

Will rewards finally push mobile payments past the tipping point?

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.

Mobile Payments Today: December's top reads

It's time for a look back at December's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

Retailers tap the power of mobile apps during holiday season

Here's a reason for retailers to be "appy" this holiday season: Purchases made on mobile apps more than doubled in 2015, to nearly $50 billion. We look at holiday-specific shopper apps and how retailers can parlay these concepts into direct spending online and in the store.

Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

Was 2016 the year of mobile payments?

Digital gift cards a hit this holiday season

A First Data study reveals e-gift card usage is on the climb, driven by those ages 18 to 34. The biggest card buyers are those ages 35 to 54. The main reason is convenience.

2017: Introducing mobile payments 2.0

André Stoorvogel, head of marketing at Rambus Bell ID, examines what we might see from the industry in the new year.

Gift cards, rewards coming to Apple Pay thanks to Blackhawk Network technology

Blackhawk's Digital Pass technology enables the integration of gift cards, e-gifts, loyalty cards and rewards programs with Apple Pay.

Mobile Payments Today: November's best reads

It's time for a look back at November's most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today.

The revenue connection between mobile booking and loyalty

Kristian Gjerding, CEO of CellPoint Mobile, examines mobile loyalty in the travel industry.

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The days of plastic cards, key tags and punch cards are disappearing. Frequent flyer clubs and shopping rewards programs are going mobile. This research center covers how mobile marketing and loyalty programs are helping customers interact with, and benefit from, the brands they trust using their mobile devices.

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