In 2018, more than a third of smartphone users worldwide will use their mobile phone to pay for a purchase at a physical point of sale (POS) at least once every six months, eMarketer estimates. By 2021, that figure will reach 39.8%, or roughly 1.12 billion people.
Visa’s online payment method, which enables consumers to pay securely in just a few clicks on any device across the internet with some of the world’s top merchants – Visa Checkout – has surpassed 1 million enrolled accounts in the UK.
Fulham Football Club is allowing fans to conduct fast and seamless mobile payments and giving charitable donations to charity Pennies, as the club hones its focus on driving an omnichannel retail success. Using the services of the leading omnichannel payments provider Optomany, the club says it aims to improve the customer experience and sales (more…)
Judopay, an m-commerce payments platform, is partnering with Visa to offer shoppers a more seamless digital payment experience and greater choice in how they pay on mobile – be it by cards, card-on-file, wallet or at the point-scale.
Proximity mobile payments are becoming more popular in the UK, but it’s still far from mass adoption
With the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) set to come into force across Europe on 13 January, new research from independent technical consultancy Consult Hyperion and tech PR consultancy CCgroup, reveals that major UK retailers are unaware, unprepared and paralysed about what it means.
Payments platform Adyen has rolled out WeChat Pay, one of the most popular mobile payment apps in China, allowing Adyen merchants to offer WeChat Pay on their point-of-sale terminals worldwide.
Three quarters (75%) of charities don’t offer apps capable of making or managing payments, despite almost half (45%) of UK consumers making donations via a mobile device in the last year and 65% using their smartphone or tablet to pay for goods or services.
Jeremy Gumbley, CTO at Creditcall, explains how smartphones are poised to become payment terminals for anyone
We’ve all been hearing that mobile will reach a ‘tipping point’ for a long time. But it seems that data now shows that more than half of actual global online purchases now happen on mobile.
As the recently launched iPhone X makes mobile payments even easier with Face ID, MoneySuperMarket reveals that a quarter (23%) of Generation Z predicts physical cards will soon be obsolete as mobile payments reign supreme.
New research released reveals retailers are missing a huge opportunity to increase sales by failing to address customer payment pain points. Most retailers admit a poor payment experience is a key reason for lost sales, but only 27% are investing to prevent these issues.
While UK shoppers complain about payment pain points in store – and online – US shoppers are embracing Apple Pay with alacrity.
Users of Fitbit can start to use their devices to pay contactlessly in stores a la Apple Pay from today.
SPAR, a leading UK convenience store group with 2,700 stores, is to launch a mobile payments and loyalty app into multiple SPAR stores starting in the South West this month.
Don Zhao, co-founder of Azoya, examines the latest developments in this crucial aspect of cross-border ecommerce, and why offering mobile payment options are prerequisite when selling in China.
Almost half of UK shoppers feel ‘educated’ about mobile payments, making the UK third in the world behind Canada and Sweden when it comes to embracing mobile payments.
Ted Baker is to roll out an app-based in-store payment solution, which brings the online and in-store experiences together.
More than half (55%) of UK consumers expect to abandon using cash for shopping in the next two years – with a quarter adopting mobile wallets.
Tesco has revamped its PayQwiq digital wallet app and is being re-launched as Tesco Pay+. Further details about Tesco Pay+ will follow later in September.