One of the key challenges presently facing the mobile payments market is the high level of market fragmentation, defined both by the multiplicity of platforms/solutions technologies being deployed and the increasing range of service configurations being offered. This slows down merchant acceptance and makes it difficult for providers to gain scale. We expect the market to reach a point where consolidation among players and solutions becomes the best way to drive address this issue.
PayNearMe has inked a deal with 7-Eleven to introduce the PayNearMe Bill Pay app, enabling U.S. consumers to pay over 17,000 national and local billers with cash using a convenient barcode scan at participating 7-Eleven stores.
First Data and Pivotal announced they will bring First Data eCommerce services to Spring developers. This new collaboration is designed to make it simple and safe for developers seeking to add payment services to their applications.
Customers expect a personalized, seamless brand experience across digital and physical commerce touch points and unified commerce is key to delivering this experience. This is the new mantra in retail, according to the 2015 E-Commerce Survey, 43% of the respondents indicated that a consistent brand experience across channels is one of their top commerce priorities.
North American Bancard says the newest version of its PayAnywhere Mobile credit card reader is now available for purchase in all U.S. Apple Stores and Apple.com.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: CHASE (Epcot); CONSTELLATION (website); TIMETRIC (Morocco); and NWA (Visa).
Shift4 has unloaded to the payments market VT4, the most secure, flexible, and feature-rich mobile point-of-sale solution. Following exclusive use with select merchants, including the PGA TOUR, VT4 is now available to merchants in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.
MyCheck announced a new innovative product feature that enables guests to easily select items from their running tab and reorder straight from their smartphones.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: IZP (Globebill); VIACOM (MDI); COLDWELL (Millennials) and SYNCHRONY (JA).
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) says when it comes to the EMV migration banks and credit unions are not meeting the retail investment with the same commitment to consumer protection.
[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Creditcall, the EMV-ready payment gateway and EMV migration specialist, has partnered with trusted credit card processing and financial services company Gravity Payments to simplify and speed up the EMV migration process for ISVs, VARs, and developers. With the October 1st Liability Shift looming, the integration of Creditcall’s ChipDNA EMV SDKs for…
Ducks Unlimited and First Bankcard launched the new Ducks Unlimited Visa Card products. The cards will be available to the Memphis-based nonprofit’s more than 600,000 members.