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Mobile commerce firm offers new service in Spain

Mobile commerce firm offers new service in Spain

Seamless brings its QR code mobile commerce service to Spain QR codes have been around for years, but only recently have these barcodes begun seeing use as mobile commerce tools. Seamless, a mobile payments firm, has launched a new service in Spain that will leverage QR codes as a way to engage mobile consumers. The service is called SEQR has already gained traction in other markets, including Sweden and Germany, but it may help bolster the … Read entire article »

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

MasterCard is wary of mobile commerce

MasterCard is wary of mobile commerce

MasterCard does not see mobile commerce platforms as a replacement for credit cards Mobile commerce is gaining traction throughout the world, but MasterCard’s global chief, Ajay Banga, is not yet convinced that people should replace their credit cards with smartphones. Mobile commerce has managed to attract support because of its convenient nature, allowing consumers to shop for and purchase products using only their mobile devices. This has provided consumers with an effective way to shop online … Read entire article »

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

Mobile payments are growing among business professionals

Mobile payments are growing among business professionals

Report shows that business professionals have a significant interest in mobile commerce A new report from Timetric shows that mobile payments have become quite popular among business professionals, especially in the Asia Pacific region. The report suggests that 50% of business professionals have used their mobile devices to make a payment. The Asia Pacific region has become one of the most active mobile commerce markets in the world, with many consumers opting to use their mobile … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Apple customers may not be interested in mobile payments

Apple customers may not be interested in mobile payments

Report shows the majority of iOS users have not used Apple Pay A new report from PYMNTS shows that the majority of iOS users do not make use of Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payments service. The service was launched in October of last year and represents Apple’s first official entry into the mobile payments market. The service managed to obtain significant support from retailers that were interested in engaging mobile consumers, but Apple Pay has … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce is growing in South Africa

Mobile commerce is growing in South Africa

Survey shows that consumers are participating in mobile commerce more readily in South Africa South Africa may be on the verge of a commerce boom powered by the mobile sector, according to a new survey from Ipsos. The country has become home to a thriving mobile commerce market, where the growing number of mobile shoppers have begun to have a major impact on the retail industry. The survey shows that consumers are becoming more interested in … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments