Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) reports the company’s mobile payment platform, CurrentC, is now available for use at participating Kmart, Sam’s Club, Sears and Walmart locations around Columbus, Ohio, as part of an expanding beta in that city.
The beta will soon grow to include select local Exxon, Mobil and Shell fuel stations, Mooney said. The Columbus beta launched in September at CVS/pharmacy, Giant Eagle, Giant Eagle Market District, Target and Wendy’s.
CurrentC combines users’ payment and loyalty rewards accounts, allowing them to pay and save in one seamless transaction from virtually any smartphone at leading retailers, grocery stores, restaurants and fuel stations.
CurrentC can deliver coupons for particular items, and apply merchant incentives in one seamless transaction. By implementing merchant specific programs, merchants are able to offer incentives or rewards that provide the most value for both merchants and consumers.
MCX is building CurrentC, a customer-focused and security-driven mobile commerce solution that will deliver a seamless and convenient payment and shopping experience for customers and merchants alike. MCX’s owner-members include leaders in the big-box, convenience, pharmacy, fuel, grocery, quick- and full-service dining, specialty-retail and travel categories. Collectively, these companies operate more than 110,000 locations and process more than $1 trillion in payments annually.
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