Mobile Wallets 101

This report provides an introduction to mobile wallets, and explains why they should accept mobile proximity/point-of-sale payments through their own mobile app, through financial institution-issued mobile wallets, and through third-party mobile wallets.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today




mPOS 101

What merchants need to know about mobile point-of-sale technology.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today




Prepaid + Payment Kiosks = The Perfect Fit

Bill payment kiosks provide a boost for the launch of prepaid programs.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: U.S. Payments


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FEATURES


Amazon Go's impact on payments, self-checkout

The Amazon Go store has no cash register or payment kiosk. Instead, shoppers scan themselves into the store using the free Amazon Go app, shop as normal, remove items from a store shelf, place items in a shopping bag, and leave the store.

Digital gift cards proving popular with shoppers this holiday season

A First Data study reveals e-gift card usage is on the climb, driven by those ages 18 to 34. The biggest card buyers are those ages 35 to 54. The main reason is convenience.

Branded mobile pay bodes big promise for retailers

Check out a webinar presentation featuring an IBM expert that offers up terrific insight and knowledge regarding the branded mobile payment solution now available to retailers.

Live webinar: How merchant-branded payment boosts brand, loyalty and customer satisfaction

Mobile pay is an increasing want for consumers and now there’s a new opportunity for retailers wanting to provide more than just mobile device payment functionality.

5 tips for choosing a mobile POS

Shift4 systems architect Jeremy Fried outlines five key criteria for selecting the best mPOS system.

Tackling EMV: 4 action items to ease the deployment effort

BTM Global President Tom Schoen provides insight on preparing and executing a payment technology migration.

Tips, insight on how to boost customer interaction

Chris Poelma, president and general manager of NCR Small Business, offers up insight and tips on improving customer interaction in the retail environment.

Wal-Mart SVP: Mobile pay exceeding expectations, meeting consumers' needs

There are more than a few big reasons Wal-Mart is advancing its mobile retail customer experience and the big one is consumers want a smooth, fast, easy experience. In fact, they're demanding it.

3 steps to cutting 1 huge expense

Legal hacks of credit card fees may seem complicated at first, but once understanding the three basic components of payment processing statements, they become as easy as swiping the card.

When is it time to upgrade your POS?

More than half of the respondents to Hospitality Technology's 2016 POS Software Trends survey plan to research, test or install a new POS system this year. How do you know if you should be one of them?

Talking With: Visa digital executive about brand awareness, Pay with Amazon, and the IoT

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Vish Shastry at the Shoptalk conference to discuss Visa Checkout and where the card network plans to take it in the coming year.

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on connected experiences, Alexa and the IoT (Part 2)

In part two of a chat with Patrick Gauthier, Mobile Payments Today speaks with him about cart abandonment, Amazon's role in mobile commerce and how the way we pay is changing.

Talking With: Amazon payments exec on brokering consumer trust, solving customer pain points (Part 1)

Mobile Payments Today sat down with Patrick Gauthier at the Shoptalk conference to discuss a wide range of topics including e-commerce, the checkout experience and what makes Pay with Amazon different from MasterPass, PayPal and Visa Checkout.

Dunkin’ innovation chief: Hope is no strategy; retailers must differentiate or die

John Costello, Dunkin’ Brands president, global marketing and innovation, doesn’t mince words when it comes to the state of retail and what retailers must do to survive and beat the competition.

Kohl’s first retailer melding Apple Pay, store charge card, loyalty program

Kohl's customers can now tap Apple Pay to use their store charge cards and not miss out on earning loyalty rewards in the process.

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It's all about the money, and retailers that make it easy for their customers to pay for products and services increase their chances of making the sale. Payment technology is constantly evolving, too, meaning that retailers need to keep both themselves and their in-store systems up-to-date.

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