Tag: Apple Pay

Retail Types, Stores

How Amazon has eliminated friction at checkout

April 27, 2022

Via: Charged

Friction is one of retail’s biggest pain points, whether its for an ecommerce site or a bricks-and-mortar establishment, the less friction points for the customer, the higher percentage of conversion for the retailer. Checkout friction is one of the largest […]

Others, Tech

Nearly 70 per cent of debit card transactions were contactless in December

March 21, 2022

Via: Charged

Nearly 70% of debit card transactions are now contactless, as ‘tap and go’ payments hit record highs, according to trade association, UK Finance. The association said the proportion of contactless card payments continued to increase in December 2021. It reached […]

News & Trends

Tesco to offer 20 million Clubcard members a new payment method

January 10, 2022

Via: Charged

Tesco has announced it is to make sure all Clubcard members have access to a new debit card that it hopes it will transform the way shoppers pay. The Tesco Clubcard Pay+ will be expanded to all 20 million Clubcard […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple is launching its own ‘buy now, pay later’ service for all Apple Pay purchases

July 14, 2021

Via: Charged

Apple is planning to launch its own ‘buy now, pay later’ service allowing users to pay for any Apple Pay purchase in a number of installments. ‘Apple Pay Later’ will reportedly use Goldman Sachs as the loan provider, having has […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

More retailer mobile apps offer PayPal than Apple Pay: report

April 15, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, retailers have pivoted to give consumers more choices via their mobile apps. Incognia examined multiple retailers, including Best Buy, Costco, Walmart and Target, for traits ranging from the number of clicks and fields required to […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Kroger is giving Apple Pay and Google Pay a test run

August 11, 2020

Via: Retail Dive

Kroger has been promoting its Kroger Pay program during the pandemic, and likely hoped that would suffice for customers rather than bringing on the third-party payment systems it has resisted up until now. Walmart has taken a similar approach with […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Mobile payments now secure than physical cards

January 21, 2020

Via: Charged

Mobile phone payments are now more secure than traditional bank cards thanks to features like facial and fingerprint recognition technology. According to payment provider myPOS’ founder Christo Georgiev services like Apple Pay and Google Pay are “even more secure than […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

What to Expect From Payment Processing for Small Businesses in 2020

December 5, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

When it comes to payment processing, 2020 will bring more options to the table. As the ways consumers pay for goods diversify, there’s a need for stronger security. The Rise of Generation Z Generation Z (folks born from the mid-90s […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple Pay surpasses Starbucks as most popular mobile payment app

October 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

U.S. consumers have been slow to adopt contactless mobile payments compared with other regions, such as urban areas of China, but eMarketer’s research suggests that growth is picking up as more stores add the technology to their POS systems. Unlike […]

E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For mobile payment systems to gain traction with consumers they must first be accepted by a critical mass of stores. With 7-Eleven’s announcement, along with others, app-based payments may be starting to reach that tipping point. For example, Costco last […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Study: Shoppers prefer Apple Pay but spend more with Walmart Pay

July 19, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Merchants have a compelling reason to promote their own payment apps, if Walmart’s experience is any guide. Auriemma’s study suggests a mobile payment app can be a key way to build relationships with customers and drive higher spending. The research […]

E-payment & Data Security, News & Trends, Tech

Survey: Fewer online merchants accept payments from Apple, Google

June 15, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The drop in usage for Apple Pay and Google Pay is particularly notable, even if the reasons for the declines aren’t completely understood. Since launching Apple Pay in 2014, Apple has seen major retailers like Walmart forgo its platform for […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple To Debut Peer-To-Peer Payment System This Fall

June 6, 2017

Via: Consumerist

A month after the rumor mill began swirling with predictions that Apple would soon unveil a peer-to-peer payment system rivaling Venmo and Square Cash, the tech giant did just that: Pay Cash will allow users to send payments to friends […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple Pay catches up to PayPal as a preferred payment method

May 12, 2017

Via: FierceRetail

Retail purchases made with Apple Pay are on the rise, and the service is now tied with PayPal as consumers’ preferred method of mobile payment. According to research from retail app platform Branding Brand, in-app purchases with Apple Pay increased […]

Customer Experience, E-payment & Data Security, Point of Purchase, Tech

Driving The Store Further Into The Phone With Apple Pay

October 14, 2016

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

If I told you I stopped off at Starbucks for a latté and took an Uber back to the office, you probably would not be that impressed. It is a normal thing to do these days. Nothing to write home […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Apple Pay Is Coming to All Shopify Stores This Fall

June 14, 2016

Via: Shopify Blog

Typing your address and credit card details will soon be a thing of the past. By this fall, shoppers will be able to buy from Shopify stores using just a phone and fingerprint. Apple Pay is coming to the web, […]