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…)
According to a new report by Timetric, a rapid growth in online shopping is expected to create new opportunities in Finland for mobile commerce and mobile payments.
From its origins in the early 1980s, Office has grown steadily and is a staple of the British high street and now has more than 150 global sites, including concessions in Selfridges IRDX RSEL], Topshop and House of Fraser . It is now one of the IRUK Top 500 retailers, (more…)
One company that is tapping into this boom in China for m-commerce, is Powa Technologies. It has formed a 10-year strategic alliance with to create a ubiquitous new standard in mobile commerce for China UnionPay’s (CUP) 1.3b credit and debit card users.
The UK is increasingly becoming the go to country for online shoppers from across the world, with China leading the way – and 83% of these Chinese shoppers are using mobile.
Verifone and Swipp, a leading Danish mobile payment app, are to integrate Swipp as an accepted payment method for more than 30,000 Danish merchants using Verifone devices. The development of the app has been supported by more than 70 banks in Denmark.