Plastic holders can make purchases easier, faster, and usually in greater quantities than they would if they were paying with paper. This makes transacting credit cards for sales a necessary evil.
Apple has added private-label and loyalty card support to its mobile payment system. The company also has announced that Apple Pay will launch in the UK next month.
Google is back in the game with another mobile payments product, but how does it stack up against Apple Pay and Samsung Pay? Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines where Android Pay stands at this point.
Although technology continues to enhance the customer experience, retailers are still guarded when it comes to embracing upgraded payment options.
While enthusiastic about the virtual currency's future, bitcoin experts sounded a note of caution about retail consumer adoption.
With a reach of more than 600 million active monthly mobile users, Facebook Messenger as a business platform has the potential to make quite an impact. Alex Hum considers the possibilities.
Tim Hackbardt, VP of Marketing for BJ's Restaurants, talks about the many ways the chain's mobile app improves the customer experience.
Len Dudis describes SeaWorld's folio approach to guest payments via its mobile app.
Crooks have been using a surprisingly low-tech tactic to worm their way around Apple Pay's tokenization and biometric safeguards.
Apple revealed new details about its latest device as the wearable market received a major shot in the arm Monday.