Mobile Payments Today

Mastercard Taps Wirex as First Native Crypto Card Partner

Mastercard Taps Wirex as First Native Crypto Card Partner

Mastercard entered an agreement with Wirex to become the first native cryptocurrency platform to be granted a principal membership, which allows it to issue its own payment cards. The deal is part of an acceleration of Mastercard’s crypto card partner program.

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Amazon Launching Smart Shopping Carts That Eliminate Checkout Line

Amazon Launching Smart Shopping Carts That Eliminate Checkout Line

Amazon is advancing its contactless and cashierless shopping experience with a smart shopping cart, called a Dash Cart, that lets shoppers avoid the checkout line once done shopping. The carts will be deployed this year at a new Amazon grocery store in Los Angeles, California.

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Juniper Sees Digital Loyalty Surge to 48 Billion

Juniper Sees Digital Loyalty Surge to 48 Billion

Membership in digital loyalty programs are expected to rise by 30% to reach 48 billion by 2023, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The projected digital loyalty membership compares with 37 billion currently.

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Credit Sesame Acquires Canadian Challenger Bank Stack

Credit Sesame Acquires Canadian Challenger Bank Stack

Credit Sesame announced the acquisition of Canadian challenger bank Stack, a company that partnered with Credit Sesame in 2019 to create the Sesame Cash digital banking service.

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Big Tech, Disruption and Trust: Can Uber Cross Over From Mobility to Money?

Big Tech, Disruption and Trust: Can Uber Cross Over From Mobility to Money?

Sept. 24, 2019 By Monica Eaton-Cardone, co-founder and COO, Chargebacks 911 Uber is a major force in the tech industry. Despite consistently operating in the red, the company commands more than 70% of the U.S. rideshare market and reached an $82 billion valuation at the time of their initial public offering earlier this year.

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How Mobile Payments Are Changing the Restaurant Industry

How Mobile Payments Are Changing the Restaurant Industry

By Alex Barrotti, founder and CEO of TouchBistro Restaurants are diversifying the payment methods they accept. Cash, credit, and debit payments are almost universal across full-service restaurantsin the U.S., but restaurants are increasingly accepting digital walletslike Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay.

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Cashless Trend Becoming a Crisis Debate in UK, US

Cashless Trend Becoming a Crisis Debate in UK, US

The rise in mobile payments technology and the related pressure being placed on legacy banking systems is threatening the financial stability of millions of people in the U.K. and the U.S., experts say, as bank branches and ATM’s begin to pull back from unprofitable areas and retailers increasingly move away from cash. A report in […]

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Mobile Coupons Drive Loyalty, Customer Engagement

Mobile Coupons Drive Loyalty, Customer Engagement

Do you remember the last time you used a physical coupon? Chances are you probably don’t – and you likely won’t rush to go out of your way to use paper coupons any time soon. Consumers today value ease and convenience above everything else – and couponing is no exception.

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Mobile Coupons Drive Loyalty, Customer Engagement

Mobile Coupons Drive Loyalty, Customer Engagement

Do you remember the last time you used a physical coupon? Chances are you probably don’t – and you likely won’t rush to go out of your way to use paper coupons any time soon. Consumers today value ease and convenience above everything else – and couponing is no exception.

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Trends Driving ePayables Innovation

Trends Driving ePayables Innovation

When talking about trends in payments it’s natural to look at the consumer landscape to search for clues about what could be next in the world of epayables innovation.

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Legislators Move to Ban Cashless Payments at Retailers, Restaurants

Legislators Move to Ban Cashless Payments at Retailers, Restaurants

The rising adoption of contactless payments in retail and the restaurant industry is igniting a backlash in multiple cities and states as the business payment model requires customers to use mobile apps, credit or debit cards and is increasingly eliminating cash payment as a consumer option.

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8 Mobile Payment Trends That Matter for 2019

8 Mobile Payment Trends That Matter for 2019

What’s the future of the point of sale? We will see global, cross-channel, point of sale solutions integrated with the merchant back-office and financing options to reach scale. Globally, European open banking efforts will create the foundation of significant point of sale innovation.

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