Global consumers now expect real-time interactions with brands on a platform of their choosing. These interactions should be highly personalized and relevant, and as ever, consumers expect to be rewarded for their continued custom. Brands that are not innovating and addressing evolving customer expectation will simply be left behind. New research from the UK’s Collinson…
IL-based Infinite Peripherals has unveiled an all-in-one EMV/Chip and PIN mobile POS solution. The Infinea mPOS and Infinea mPOS Flat solutions are for the iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5th and 6th generation.
Beijing-based Alibaba Group disclosed its omni-channel retailing plans for the 2015 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. This year, more than 1,000 retail brands, with 180,000 stores in 330 cities across China, will participate in this year’s 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. In Beijing alone, more than 8,000 stores will join the 11.11 festival.
Moneris Solutions Corporation announced it will be entering into a relationship with Powa Technologies to be the preferred Canadian provider of PowaTag, a unique mobile solution that extends the world of online commerce to traditionally offline environments.
American Express has qualified Galitt KaNest-ICC test tool as conforming to its AEIPS 6.0 specification. AmEx is now including Galitt KaNest-ICC AEIPS TTS 2.00.00 test tool in its Approved Product List for the AEIPS 6.0 specification.
Prepaid card giant Blackhawk Network has beefed-up its digital services platform with exchange services, which allows users to instantly sell their retail, restaurant and a large variety of other brands’ gift cards.
Chicago-based Vibes has released mobile ad technology that allows consumers to “tap and save” branded content and offers to Apple’s Passbook or Google Wallet directly from a mobile ad.
A new report has found U.S. companies and marketers are overcoming their concerns about diluted brand identity and joining a nationwide, coalition loyalty program giving consumer fuel rewards.
Despite rumors brick and mortar retailers are dead, a new survey shows only 27% of U.S. consumers say they shop online weekly. Nearly 70% of U.S. respondents say they have intentionally browsed products at a store but decided to purchase them online.
Men’s fashion brand 2(X)IST via “Virtual Stores” has partnered with innovative mobile platform PowaTag to transform the way people shop.
Millions of passersby in December will be able to browse and purchase the latest 2(X)IST underwear ranges by using their phone to scan tags on virtual storefronts across key locations in the heart of the city making ordinary street corners a virtual marketplace for 2(X)IST.
VeriFone Systems, Inc. announced that The Jones Group Inc. has selected VeriFone solutions to enable mobile payment acceptance and enhance customer experience for its internationally recognized brands, including Jones New York and Nine West. VeriFone will upgrade the brands’ payment environments with its PAYware Mobile e210 mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution and the MX 915, an NFC-enabled, multi-media payment terminal.
Tsys successfully achieved Europay/MasterCard/Visa (EMV) payment processing certification. This certification signifies that all TSYS processing platforms have achieved the card brands’ mandated requirement that acquirer processors be able to process EMV chip-based contact, contactless and mobile transactions. TSYS passed extensive test parameters on its payment processing platforms for each card brand. EMV provides another layer of protection against the use of counterfeit, lost, or stolen payment cards and also against skimming. Issuers, merchants, and consumers as well as acquirers/processors all benefit from EMV.