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NFC technology enabled mobile wallet launched in Canada

NFC technology enabled mobile wallet launched in Canada

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rogers Communications has taken yet another step into the mobile payments sector in the country. Rogers Communications has announced that it has now launched its suretap wallet, which is an NFC technology based mobile payments app that gives consumers with enabled smartphones the ability to store their credit and debit cards in digital form so that they can make purchases at tens of thousands of retailers throughout Canada. The suretap wallet app is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications

Mobile payments options to be offered by Facebook

Mobile payments options to be offered by Facebook

The social network giant has nearly obtained the necessary Central Bank of Ireland approval for funds exchange. Facebook Inc. is extremely close to being able to join in the race for mobile payments, in which there are a rapidly growing number of participants, as it works to boost the availability of its electronic money services. The company is moving ever closer to receiving the approval they need to allow users to send and receive funds. At the time … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Payments, Social Media Marketing

Retail mobile commerce will expand this year

Retail mobile commerce will expand this year

Industry forecasts predicts a bright future for the retail mobile space A new industry forecast from eMarketer has been released that focuses on the growth of mobile commerce in the retail sector. Retailers have been becoming more mobile-conscious in recent years, hoping to cater to consumers that are beginning to use their smartphones and tablets for shopping purposes more regularly. Over the past two years, retailers that have embraced the mobile space have managed to find … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Why are mobile payments the future of commerce?

Why are mobile payments the future of commerce?

Mobile payments have become more than a novelty Mobile commerce has blossomed from an unassuming novelty trend to a phenomenon that is, quite literally, forcing businesses to revamp their business models. Global society is becoming more reliant on mobile technology and mobile devices are becoming more fundamental to the daily lives of people everywhere. New generations are growing up utterly saturated in technology and digital media, creating an environment wherein separation of these two things seems … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

PayPal to expand Partner Program in order to promote growth of mobile commerce

PayPal aims to bring new mobile solutions to the retail sector E-commerce giant eBay has been working to partner with retailers in order to help them achieve omnichannel success. As the company begins to partner with retailers that have a physical presence, PayPal is looking to do the same. PayPal has announced that it is expanding its Partner Program in order to accommodate additional types of retailers. The expanded program will be launched during the summer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce is growing throughout Europe

Mobile commerce is growing throughout Europe

New report highlights the trends emerging throughout Europe Market research firm yStats has released a new report concerning the mobile commerce sector in Europe. The report, called “Europe M-Commerce Snapshot 2014,” suggests that more consumers are becoming interested in the idea of shopping online and purchasing products from their mobile devices. Mobile shopping is praised among consumers for its convenient nature as it can take place anywhere and at any time. Mobile shopping is particularly popular … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce may account for half of online sales by the end of this year

Mobile commerce may account for half of online sales by the end of this year

Retailers are feeling the need to embrace mobile consumers more aggressively Retailers throughout the world have taken note of the promise that exists in the mobile space and many have begun making moves to be make themselves more attractive to consumers with mobile devices. Mobile commerce has once been considered a temporary phenomenon that would eventually lose momentum and become nothing more than a gimmick that consumers appreciate from time to time. Now, however, consumers have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments

Report highlights trends affecting mobile commerce

Report highlights trends affecting mobile commerce

Mobile devices are becoming more abundant, opening the way for a new kind of commerce Market research organization yStats has released a new report concerning the major trends affecting mobile commerce. The report notes that mobile shopping has become quite popular throughout the world, and this may be largely due to the growing penetration of mobile devices. Smartphones and tablets are becoming more plentiful and readily available to a wide range of consumers. As more people … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Apps, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Tablet Commerce, Trends

New mobile app aims to promote mobile commerce among local businesses

New mobile app aims to promote mobile commerce among local businesses

Mobile commerce app launches in Palo Alto, California A new mobile app has been released in Palo Alto, California, that aims to make it possible for local businesses to better engage mobile consumers. People are beginning to shop on their mobile devices more frequently, and some have taken to shopping online over visiting physical stores. Retailers are having to adapt to this change in consumer behavior by embracing mobile commerce and providing consumers with mobile-centric services … Read entire article »

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