Tesco is planning to roll out its PayQwiq mobile payment app across all its UK stores by the end of the year following successful trials. The move would put it in direct contest with both Apple Pay, Android Pay and Google Wallet offering a much higher payment limit of £400.
More than a third of consumers believe their financial mobile applications are not secure enough – and that is going to have a massive impact on retailer plans to introduce mobile payments.
Rob Weisz, chief executive of mobile payments and messaging specialist Fonix outlines how the carrier billing – charging things to the mobile phone bill – could be the way to revolutionise online sales.
Retailers in search of an ever more flexible shopping have looked to mobile scan and pay technology to create an easier customer journey through the store or supermarket. It’s now common to see customers scanning and paying for products in store, before walking out with them. But criminologists from the University (more…)
According to new research from Visa, consumers across Europe are interested in using biometrics, such as fingerprints on mobile, when making a payment – especially when integrated with other security measures.
Mobile payments have long been touted as ‘big’ but a year after the launch of Apple Pay in the UK – and with no real figures from Apple – Nick Black, CEO of UK app developer, Apadmi, discusses the real impact Apple Pay has had on retail in the UK.
At this year’s WWDC developers’ conference, Apple announced that it is going to start offering the ability to pay by Apple Pay on websites using Safari on a mac, with authentication taking place using Touch ID on the phone, setting its sights firmly on PayPal
More than a third (39%) of Tube passengers are shopping underground daily, equating to 1.5 million people, according to mobile payment service, Pay by Bank app.
Zapper, a global data insights and mobile payment platform, has adapted its Pay-at-Counter solution – which has been used in restaurants across Europe – for convenience retail outlets in the UK.
Following the recent UK launch of Android Pay, new MasterCard figures show that one-quarter of UK shoppers intend to use their mobile to make contactless payments in the next 12 months.
Google has confirmed that Android Pay is now live in the UK, so millions of MasterCard cardholders can now use their Android device to pay in stores at more than 400,000 contactless payment terminals across the UK and millions more worldwide.
Barclays is set to out its own contactless payment service, which will allow Barclays customers with an eligible NFC-enabled Android phone to pay quickly and easily at any of the 400,000 contactless locations in the UK and across the London transport network.
Visitors to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) can pay for drinks – and possibly earplugs – simply by waving their arms about, rivaling some of the on stage dance routines.
Barclays is create a platform that will allow retailers and other businesses to send payments directly to customer bank accounts using only their mobile number in a move that will revolutionise how business refund consumers.
According to the latest data from the 2016 Mobile Payments & Fraud Survey, a majority of merchants are overwhelmingly incorporating mobile payment options into their online and mobile commerce strategies – but, they are unaware of the type of risks these new technologies bring – let alone what they even look like.
A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global value of mobile and wearable contactless payments is expected to reach $95 billion annually by 2018, up from less than $35 billion last year.
As a regular reader of Internetretailing.net you can’t have escaped the growing emphasis on mobile payments. But how do you get them to work for your business – and which of the many do you choose? Here Trevor Vagg, director at Kantar Media offers some advice.
Millions of MasterCard cardholders and Android device owners in the UK will soon have additional safe and secure ways to make mobile payments and purchases, as Google today announced it will launch Android Pay in this market.
PayPal and Vodafone have teamed up to create a payment tool to rival Apple Pay that will see Vodafone users able to pay using PayPal at contactless terminals – so long as they have an Android phone. And are in Spain or Mexico initially.
Young & Co.s Brewery has become the latest food retailer to introduce the Qkr! with MasterPass app that lets users pay at their table and speed up their departure.Customers ordering food at any one of 168 pubs across London and the south of England will have the option to pay (more…)