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Archive for July, 2015

Samsung Pay moves to Europe, furthering mobile payments

Friday, 31 July, 2015
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A MasterCard and Samsung partnership will expand Samsung Pay to Europe, further securing the role of each within mobile payments and advancing adoption by retailers and consumers.

The more secure and developed mobile payment technology becomes, the more retailers and mobile providers are offering these services. Samsung Pay expanding into Europe …read more

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Subway catches up with mobile ordering blitz via PayPal collaboration

Thursday, 30 July, 2015
Subway is ramping up its mobile offerings to compete in the QSR industry

Subway is ramping up its mobile offerings to compete in the QSR industry

Made-to-order sandwich chain Subway Restaurants is playing catch-up to other quick service marketers via a collaboration with PayPal to garnish its mobile offerings with a new application for placing and paying for orders that could culminate in a …read more

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ING expands voice activation to mobile payments

Thursday, 30 July, 2015
ING's mobile app focuses on creating an easy experience for customers

ING’s mobile app focuses on creating an easy experience for customers

International bank ING is bringing the banking world into the future with voice-activated payments for users of its application to increase customer convenience and stay on top of cutting-edge technology.

ING customers in the Netherlands now have the option to complete …read more

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Visa bolsters mobile payments strategy with Stripe investment

Wednesday, 29 July, 2015
Stripe is a hot commodity in the payments space

Stripe is a hot commodity in the payments space

Visa’s determination to double up on its mobile payment strategy is evident in the company’s decision to invest in Stripe, a start-up that accepts debit and credit cards for merchants who have previously not accepted them.

Visa will also be working side-by-side with …read more

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Burger King taps MasterPass to gain wallet share among QSR fans

Tuesday, 28 July, 2015
Burger King fans can use MasterPass's payment options shortly

Burger King fans can use MasterPass’s payment options shortly

Burger King’s decision to offer MasterCard’s MasterPass alongside PayPal’s payment options speaks to its desire to market to Android customers and suggests more quick service marketers will broaden their mobile payment partners rather than rely on a single platform.

Burger King is adding …read more

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Why Commerce’s ‘Green’ Card Automates Environmentalism

Tuesday, 28 July, 2015

Commerce Bank of Kansas City, Mo., has found its customers want to save the planet, but don’t want to think too hard about it, so the issuer partnered with Sustain:Green for cards that offset carbon emissions. …read more

Source:: Payments Source – Credit

Caixa, Global Payments in Joint Venture for Central, Eastern Europe

Monday, 27 July, 2015

Spain’s largest bank, CaixaBank, has entered a payments joint venture with Global Payments and the Erste Group Bank for transactions in Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania. …read more

Source:: Payments Source – Processing

Why PayPal’s Independence Will Have A Huge Effect On Your Business

Monday, 27 July, 2015

If you?re a small business owner, you should be more than excited with the newly independent PayPal. You should be thrilled. …read more

Source:: Forbes – Technology

Discover Ready to Tiptoe Down the Credit Spectrum

Friday, 24 July, 2015

Discover Financial Services is ready to take a few steps — measured, tentative, exhaustively analyzed steps — down the credit spectrum, its chief executive said. …read more

Source:: Payments Source – Credit

Chipotle says mobile payments, not loyalty, will drive customer insights

Friday, 24 July, 2015
Chipotle's iPhone app

Chipotle’s iPhone app

While a number of food and beverage chains have embraced mobile loyalty, a Chipotle executive said this week that the company will buck the trend and lean on mobile payments – not loyalty – as a way to gather meaningful insights about its customers.

During a conference call with …read more

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