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Mobile payments app to be tested out by Tesco

Mobile payments app to be tested out by Tesco

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The company will be running a trial of the PowaTag mobile app at its Soho store on Dean Street. Tesco has revealed that it running a trial of the mobile payments app called PowaTag for the first time in order to enhance its strategy to be able to improve the speed of its lunchtime rush experience. This grocery store giant is working with the mobile app in order to trial the payments experience … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Payments, QR Codes, Trends

2016 may be the year of mobile payments

2016 may be the year of mobile payments

eMarketer report paints a bright future for the mobile commerce space A new report from eMarketer suggests that 2016 will be the “Year of Mobile Payments.” The report highlights the trends that have emerged in the mobile market and how consumers and businesses are reacting to the growing role that mobile technology is playing in the commerce field. Over the past few years, businesses have been somewhat slow to embrace the concept of mobile commerce, but … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends, United States

Apple Pay mobile payments service launch with over 200,000 retail partners

Apple Pay mobile payments service launch with over 200,000 retail partners

Tim Cook announces that Apple Pay launch Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that the company’s new mobile payment’s service will launch on Monday, October 20. The service is Apple’s first commercial step into the mobile payment space and the company has already generated a great deal of momentum that will help it find success in the competitive market. Apple Pay has won the support of many of the world’s largest financial organizations, and Apple has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Technology News

Mobile Technology is Changing the World

Mobile Technology is Changing the World

Society has become heavily integrated with technology, perhaps irreversibly so. Many people now base their lives around technology, whether it be personal computers, televisions, or mobile devices. Mobile technology, in particular, has had a major impact on the world, especially in the way that people interact with one another. In some cases, the advent of smartphones has meant that people have had little need to interact with the people around them, but these devices have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

PayPal launches new SDK to help Singapore businesses accept mobile payments

PayPal launches new SDK to help Singapore businesses accept mobile payments

New SDK from PayPal is launched in Singapore PayPal has launched a new mobile software development kit (SDK) for businesses and developers. The SDK is currently only available in Singapore, but PayPal may opt to increase its availability in the coming year, depending on its popularity. A growing number of businesses are beginning to work to engage mobile consumers. In order to do so effectively, they need tools that can help them provide valuable, mobile-centric services, … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News

Mobile shopping cart abandonment is caused by customer care failure

Mobile shopping cart abandonment is caused by customer care failure

Consumers are finding that their expectations are not being met and are leaving their carts without buying. Contact Solutions has now released the results of some of its most recent research, which have shown that consumers have high expectations when it comes to their mobile shopping experiences, and when online stores fail to meet those expectations, those shoppers will typically abandon their carts without actually making a purchase. The study showed that consumers use smartphones more to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Trends

Groupe and Twitter team to launch new mobile payments service

Groupe and Twitter team to launch new mobile payments service

Groupe has partnered with Twitter to launch a new money transfer service on the social network Groupe BPCE, one of France’s largest banks, has announced that it is partnering with Twitter in order to break into the mobile commerce space. A growing number of European financial institutions have been showing strong interest in mobile payments, and more are beginning to break into the mobile space in order to engage consumers in a more dynamic way. These … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Russia is an emerging e-commerce market

Russia is an emerging e-commerce market

Report highlights the potential of Russia as a major market for online retailers Russia may be the next place for an e-commerce boom. A new report from yStats shows that online sales in Russia are growing at a fast pace. Consumers throughout the country are beginning to shop more online than they have in the past few years and as consumers become more reliant on mobile technology, large retailers are beginning to take notice. In the … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments