Target mobile payments will include Apple Pay, contactless cards and beyond

Target Mobile Payments - Target Store

Soon Target customers will have the option to pay with their smartphone using multiple methods. Target mobile payments are set to expand to include Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay as well as “contactless cards” from credit card giants Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Target customers can use both smartphone or compatible wearable devices to make their purchases. One of America’s most popular department store retailers, and the 8th largest in the nation, Target mobile payments were first rolled out in 2017. At the time, the popular wallet feature,…

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New Target augmented reality tech helps make holiday home decorating easier

Target augmeted reality app feature - Christmas Tree

American retail giant rolls out new augmented reality (AR) feature for its app. If you still need to put up a Christmas tree or you have some last minute holiday decorating to do, the new Target augmented reality feature introduced in its app earlier this month, could be a big help. The “See It in Your Space” tree feature helps you find the perfect artificial tree for your space. All homes are not created equal. Rooms come in all shapes, sizes and angles, which can make finding the right sized…

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Mobile wallet based on QR codes under development at Target

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This announcement has made it one of the latest retailers to step into smartphone payment transactions. A recent report from Reuters has revealed that Target is in the early phases of the development of a mobile payments solution using QR codes that could become available to consumers as early as 2016. This helps to reveal why Target has been among the large chains that have held out against using Apple Pay. The fourth largest retailer in the United States appears to be set on using QR codes as a part…

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CurrentC mobile payments service may not be launching until 2016

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MCX announces that payment service is not likely to see a launch this year The Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), comprised of several retail organizations, has announced that its mobile commerce platform, called CurrentC, may not launch until 2016. The platform was meant to compete with other services coming from Apple, Google, and Samsung, providing retailers with a tool that they can use to effectively engage consumers that are interested in mobile payments. Retailers have been expressing doubt concerning CurrentC because of its lengthy development and testing phases. Service could see…

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Target finds success in mobile commerce

Target mobile commerce

Target manages to recover from major data breach and find success in the fourth quarter of 2014 One year after Target suffered a major data breach, the retailer is experiencing a surge in mobile commerce. The retailer has posted its fourth quarter results from 2014, showing that the quarter exceeded the company’s expectations by a significant margin. Target executives are citing the company’s digital channels, specifically mobile, for the success that it experienced in the fourth quarter of last year. Target’s mobile commerce initiatives have been quite popular among its…

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