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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Zapp set to launch a new mobile commerce platform

Zapp set to launch a new mobile commerce platform

Zapp is bringing a new mobile payment service to the United Kingdom Zapp, a leading mobile commerce firm in the United Kingdom, has been working on a new mobile platform that will help retailers connect with mobile consumers. Mobile shopping has become a popular trend in the UK and more interest in mobile payments has been generated among consumers due to Apple and other big-name companies entering into the digital commerce space. There are few high-profile … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry has been called a “Leader” in enterprise mobile management

BlackBerry has been called a “Leader” in enterprise mobile management

Forrester Research has recently given this title to the company from among 14 other top vendors. The respected firm, Forrester Research, Inc., has recently given BlackBerry a considerable amount of applause by calling it a “Leader” in Enterprise Mobility Management after having evaluated that and 14 other leading vendors within that industry. It was the Canadian device maker that came out on top with the highest score within the Strategy and Global Presence categories. In Market Presence, BlackBerry … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce is struggling in Brazil

Mobile commerce is struggling in Brazil

Unstable Internet, poor profit margins, and a lack of consumer awareness has created a problematic environment for mobile shoppers Mobile commerce has been thriving in many parts of the world, but in Brazil, its growth has been stymied. One of the most significant challenges that mobile payments faces in the country is unstable bandwidth. There is also a general lack of awareness among consumers about what mobile commerce is and retailers have expressed disinterest in mobile … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce is on the rise in New Zealand

Mobile commerce is on the rise in New Zealand

New report highlights the growth of mobile commerce throughout New Zealand Frost & Sullivan has released a new report concerning the New Zealand mobile commerce market. A growing number of consumers are beginning to use their mobile devices to shop online. Many of the country’s retailers are beginning to accommodate these consumers by offering them e-commerce services and allowing them to pay for goods at physical stores using nothing more than a smartphone. Over the coming … Read entire article »

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