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10 DECEMBER 2018
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article thumbnail Friday, 07 December 2018

Shopping on mobiles now accounts for one quarter of spending
Continued e-commerce growth leaves British high street spending lowest in Europe
The UK now has the lowest proportion of high street spending in Europe – caused by the exponential growth in e-commerce shopping. Read more ...

 
     

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SPECIAL REPORT: Chinese payment giants “light years ahead”

Customer loyalty chief tenet of model
Alipay acceptance at 7-Eleven
US$15.5 trillion in mobile payments in 2017

China has embraced mobile payments with such enthusiasm, the rest of the world appear to be technology deniers. Alipay and WeChat, the main protagonists, score in terms of technology, user friendliness, number of users and ubiquity. Their data analytics are central to everything they do.


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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 07 December 2018

Tesco latest store to remove £30 limit on mobile transactions
Tesco is set to abolish the £30 limit on Apple Pay transactions in its stores. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 05 December 2018

Smartphone scan and pay deployed by giant electronics group
Europe’s largest consumer electronics retailer MediaMarktSaturn is deploying MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution in the world’s biggest electronics store in Hamburg.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 04 December 2018

Mobile accounts for 30% of cyber weekend sales
Smartphones driving conversions

The annual Cyber e-commerce sales event achieved US$7.9m in online sales, with a third of them made by mobile payments, according to new data from Adobe. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 05 November 2018

Carrefour Italia chooses mobile payments provider

Carrefour Italia’s iper -  market and express stores – payment by smartphone direct from a current account.   Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 31 October 2018

2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money
Report and infographic on global growth

A number of new trends in mobile money were established in 2017 – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region, and a raft of innovations designed to reach the most underserved.  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 08 August 2018

Samsung Pay now available to Cornercard UK users
Samsung says its mobile payment and digital wallet, Samsung Pay, is now available to Cornercard UK card holders. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 30 July 2018

Chase bank concedes to Samsung Pay - with a rewards incentive
A doubling up of customer rewards points is the added carrot for US bank Chase, which has given up the fight to run its own exclusive payments app by signing a deal with Samsung Pay. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 08 June 2018

Ant Financial achieves record single fundraising
Cash to be spent on accelerating Alipay global expansion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 29 May 2018

Processor plans 9bn IPO
Flotation set for next month Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 28 March 2018

Belgian payments apps to merge
New company plans pan-European wallet
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 23 March 2018

UnionPay rolls out international m-payments platform
Service offers access via open API
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 28 February 2018

MWC 2018: Digital transformation in Africa, AI driven cars and blockchain loyalty
A major focus at MWC 2018 is how mobile technology is already transforming lives in developing nations and enabling cashless payments. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 27 February 2018

MWC 2018: Banana phone helps drive Nokia revival
Brand also launches blockchain payment offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 27 February 2018

Barclaycard trials ‘Dine & Dash’ technology
Pilot at high street restaurant chain Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 23 February 2018

Google accepts M-Pesa payments
Users without cards can pay for downloads Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 07 December 2018

Tesco latest store to remove £30 limit on mobile transactions
Tesco is set to abolish the £30 limit on Apple Pay transactions in its stores. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 05 December 2018

Smartphone scan and pay deployed by giant electronics group
Europe’s largest consumer electronics retailer MediaMarktSaturn is deploying MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution in the world’s biggest electronics store in Hamburg.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 04 December 2018

Mobile accounts for 30% of cyber weekend sales
Smartphones driving conversions

The annual Cyber e-commerce sales event achieved US$7.9m in online sales, with a third of them made by mobile payments, according to new data from Adobe. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 05 November 2018

Carrefour Italia chooses mobile payments provider

Carrefour Italia’s iper -  market and express stores – payment by smartphone direct from a current account.   Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 31 October 2018

2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money
Report and infographic on global growth

A number of new trends in mobile money were established in 2017 – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region, and a raft of innovations designed to reach the most underserved.  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 08 August 2018

Samsung Pay now available to Cornercard UK users
Samsung says its mobile payment and digital wallet, Samsung Pay, is now available to Cornercard UK card holders. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 30 July 2018

Chase bank concedes to Samsung Pay - with a rewards incentive
A doubling up of customer rewards points is the added carrot for US bank Chase, which has given up the fight to run its own exclusive payments app by signing a deal with Samsung Pay. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 08 June 2018

Ant Financial achieves record single fundraising
Cash to be spent on accelerating Alipay global expansion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 29 May 2018

Processor plans 9bn IPO
Flotation set for next month Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 28 March 2018

Belgian payments apps to merge
New company plans pan-European wallet
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 23 March 2018

UnionPay rolls out international m-payments platform
Service offers access via open API
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 28 February 2018

MWC 2018: Digital transformation in Africa, AI driven cars and blockchain loyalty
A major focus at MWC 2018 is how mobile technology is already transforming lives in developing nations and enabling cashless payments. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 27 February 2018

MWC 2018: Banana phone helps drive Nokia revival
Brand also launches blockchain payment offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 27 February 2018

Barclaycard trials ‘Dine & Dash’ technology
Pilot at high street restaurant chain Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 23 February 2018

Google accepts M-Pesa payments
Users without cards can pay for downloads Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 07 February 2018

Apple links with Alipay to expand in China
Move tacitly acknowledges failure to launch of Apple Pay Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 01 February 2018

Europe mPOS provider launches in UK
Payments offering by-passes traditional bank accounts Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 22 January 2018

Amazon opens checkout-free physical store
Retailer makes latest move to transform shopping experience Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 January 2018

Google merges payment brands
Move to simplify and speed up checkout experience  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 21 December 2017

Kroger first retailer to offer JPMorgan digital wallet
Further programmes scheduled for 2018 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 07 December 2017

Comment: Revolution ahead, so hold onto your mobile device
Attending a banking conference these days can be compared with the apocalyptic predictions of prophets of doom foretelling the end of the world as we know it. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 30 November 2017

Android Pay makes first Latin America launch
NFC wallet competes with Samsung Pay, but Apple Pay yet to enter market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

WeChat Pay announces further expansion
Third overseas move in a week with transit trial Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

More than half global eCommerce payments now mobile
Mobile devices have lower drop-off rate  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

Wells Fargo app targets Millennials
Launch set for early 2018 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 23 November 2017

WeChat Pay expands in Asia Pacific
Growing economies targeted with Philippines and Malaysia moves Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 09 November 2017

Remote fuel payment app from Yandex.Money
System to roll out across Russia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 08 November 2017

WeChat takes stake in Snap
Chinese internet giant expands payments ambitions in US and Europe  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 02 November 2017

Turkish digital wallet approaches 5m transactions
Service has 1.5m active users Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 23 October 2017

Spar starts payments and loyalty app rollout
Brand buying data to enable more targeted campaigns
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 11 October 2017

Danske Bank terminates Norway m-payments scheme
Bank now in talks with rival platform Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 04 October 2017

SMEs fail mobile-friendly test
Number of mobile-enabled commerce sites up just 1% in a year Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 27 September 2017

Alipay integrated at Austrian luxury retailer
Rollout to appeal to brand-conscious Chinese tourists Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 19 September 2017

Google launches India m-payments app
Link with UPI platform enables bank-to-bank transfers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 15 August 2017

Alipay links with Yelp
Partnership to open up US local businesses to travellers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 14 August 2017

Chinese m-payment firms forced to share data
Government sets up central clearing house Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 07 August 2017

A standard to open up retail m-payments
PCI Security Standards Council director Jeremy King discusses the implications of the Council’s new software standard to enable PIN entry via commercial mobile phones and tablets.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 02 August 2017

Pay by Siri starts in Canada
Bank app users can pay bills via iPhones and iPads Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 02 August 2017

Payconiq buys Luxembourg m-payments provider
App is used by 25% of population in Grand-Duchy Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 28 July 2017

Axis Bank buys Indian payments wallet
Acquisition gives bank access to 54 million customers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 14 July 2017

Card giants plan to remove need for merchant terminals
New software standard by end of year to enable PIN authentication via smartphones Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 10 July 2017

WeChat strikes Europe POS payments partnership
European retailers can target over 938 million WeChat and Weixin users Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 15 June 2017

Google streamlines payments with new API
New Android Pay features also enable targeted merchant offers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 14 June 2017

Bink adds Iceland to retail partners
Three year agreement for Payment Linked Loyalty platform  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 05 June 2017

LG finally launches its m-payments app
Four issuers initially support payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 23 May 2017

Paytm names CEO for its Payments Bank
M-payments provider gets RBI approval Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Major retailer says mobile payment vendors are a threat
- Call for a retail consortium to make mobile payments work
- "Only benefit of mobile wallets is convenience" Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 16 May 2017

Massive French retail consortium achieves Lyf Pay wallet launch
Carrefour, BNP paribas, Crédit Mutuel, Auchan, Mastercard, Oney and Total among the partners Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 10 May 2017

Apple Pay catches up with PayPal
Apple users spend more at online checkout Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 May 2017

Alipay expands to the US
First major merchant acceptance partnership Read more ...

 
     
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