QR codes make foundation of new Brazilian payment solution

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Kiik and Stone will be working together to offer this mobile payments service with quick response codes. A new partnership between Kiik and Stone has been launched to draw the use of a new mobile payments solution based on QR codes, with the goal of reaching mover one thousand participating merchants before the close of 2015. The companies then want to stretch the use of the service to over 20,000 retailers by their first anniversary. Merchants being pursued for the use of this mobile payments solution are from virtually every…

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Mobile commerce is struggling in Brazil

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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 payments because of limited profit margins. These issues are making Brazil a relatively unattractive…

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Claro to launch new mobile payments service in Brazil

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New service to be made available in summer Brazilian mobile operator Claro has unveiled plans to launch a new mobile payments service throughout the country. The launch of this service is being slated for summer and Claro has partnered with Bradesco, a prominent financial institution, and Giescke & Devrient, makers of SIM cards, in order to make the service come to life. Mobile commerce has been gaining momentum in Brazil recently as more consumers gain access to smartphones and tablets. Service to be based on NFC technology Through Calro’s service,…

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eBay prepares to bring mobile commerce to Brazil

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eBay to launch new application to boost mobile commerce presence in Brazil Retail giant eBay is preparing to enter into Brazil’s e-commerce space and is set to launch its first fashion-centric mobile application. The application is meant to help the company establish a strong e-commerce presence among fashion consumers. The eBay Fashion application will be made available for both iOS and Android platforms and will allow users to browse and purchase clothing and other fashion products from select brands. The application will also serve as a modest mobile commerce platform,…

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Interactive technology comes to the world of banking

Firm develops interactive technology project that makes use of augmented reality The demand for interactive technology is beginning to permeate into the world of commerce. YDreams, a design and technology firm, has taken note of the rising demand coming from tech-savvy consumers and has developed a new banking system that makes use of augmented reality. The system was commissioned by Banco Bradesco, Brazil’s largest banking and financial services company. The system, called Bradesco Next, is currently installed at the JK Iguatemi shopping center in Sao Paulo. YDreams shows off the…

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