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Mobile commerce venture approved by the EC in Spain

Mobile commerce venture approved by the EC in Spain

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This new program will be a partnership between the Spanish banks called Banco Santander and CaixaBank and Telefonica. The latest addition to the mobile commerce environment in Spain is a new joint venture that has just been cleared by the European Commission among CaixaBank, Banco Santander, and Telefonica. They are hoping to form an online community for consumers and merchants alike. The mobile commerce venture is meant to be the first of its nature. … Read entire article »

Filed under: International, Mobile Commerce

Mobile commerce sees growth of 24 percent

Mobile commerce sees growth of 24 percent

The latest statistics have been released by comScore and have found that the market is growing fast. According to the most recent data release by comScore, the mobile commerce market has increased by 24 percent over the last year, and this has represented a massive spike in sales to $4.7 billion dollars. The year over year data is very promising as it showed that considerable progress has been made. The report indicated that while the increase that was … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Mobile Commerce, Trends

Mobile commerce strategy at Walgreen’s attracting industry attention

Mobile commerce strategy at Walgreen’s attracting industry attention

While some feel that the effort is a tremendous one in this channel, others are expressing their doubts. Walgreen is a company that is known for its regular and continuous innovation, and its mobile commerce strategy is now attracting attention from those in the industry who are seeking to decide whether the company has upheld its reputation over this channel, as well. This company invented the malted milkshake in 1922 and has been introducing firsts since then. The … Read entire article »

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

Mobile commerce environment shows ongoing strength

Mobile commerce environment shows ongoing strength

A new report has shown that this channel is rapidly on the grow, but mobile payment methods remain shaky. A new report released by Information Week which is called “Mobile Commerce: State of the Market” has revealed that the channel is continuing to grow with considerable strength and speed. The data used for the report was from a survey that was conducted with the participation of 500 company execs. It illustrated the strong and rapid growth being see … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Trends

What is mobile commerce and how it affects the way we do business

What is mobile commerce and how it affects the way we do business

Mobile commerce – creating a more convenient economic ecosystem within the palm of your hand Commerce is changing; it is becoming more mobile as smartphones and tablets become more prolific. Consumers are finding that their mobile devices are more convenient to use than traditional methods of commerce due to the vast assortment of applications that are available to them. The convenience and availability of these devices has caused a spike in mobile commerce activity and interest, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments

Mobile commerce battle stepped up by Square

Mobile commerce battle stepped up by Square

The smartphone payments startup has introduced digital gift cards into its mix to compete with PayPal. Smartphone payments startup, Square, Inc., has upped the ante in the battle against PayPal for a dominant position in the mobile commerce environment, with a new feature that allows retailers to sell gift cards to shoppers. This updated version of the Square Wallet application allows for the purchasing and redemption of gift cards. The app is compatible with both iPhone and iPad … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Trends

Isis to be trialed in Aramark cafeteria in New Jersey

Isis finally goes on trial An Aramark cafeteria located in Verizon Wireless’ headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, will be the first place in the U.S. to official trial the Isis mobile payment platform. Isis has become one of the most hyped and anticipated mobile commerce platforms to date. The platform represents a partnership between AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and T-Mobile, and is expected to be the most prominent platform in the burgeoning mobile commerce industry. After years in development, the platform will finally be tested in a commercial setting. Mobile commerce platform considered ready for limited testing Isis had been scheduled for trials in both Texas and Utah this summer. Problems concerning the platforms features and its popularity put these trials on hold. This caused some dissension amongst Isis supporters who were eager to get … Read entire article »

Filed under: Commercial, Featured News, Mobile Commerce, Mobile Payments, Technology News, United States