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Payment News for today:

1. Blog NRF - How TOMS and Sony use shoppable windows to build interactive brand experiences

Kate Spade Saturday’s digital storefront, a partnership with eBay, revolutionized sidewalk shopping and made retailers sit up and take notice. At Retail’s BIG Show, executives from Sony and TOMS discussed their own collaborations with Magento and eBay to place interactive touchscreens in high-traffic areas for the holiday season.

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2. Prnewswire - Parkmobile mobile payment solution now available in Volvo cars

Parkmobile, a leading provider of services that enable users to pay for parking from their smartphones, has announced its app is compatible with Volvo Sensus Connect. With a few pushes of the node, drivers will be able to pay for a parking space with an on-file credit or debit card, eliminating the need to touch their mobile phone while driving.

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3. Payon - Mobile - Enabling Technologies Payments: Safe enough to be entrusted?

Mobile devices are rapidly becoming the hub of people’s connected lives. As more and more people are using them for online shopping and browsing, mobile devices have additionally turned into a new payment technology. Consumers enjoy the convenience factor of mobile payments: Why should they carry a wallet and a mobile device if their mobile device can be their wallet? However, as mobile payments take hold the most important question is if they are safe enough to be entrusted.

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4. Bertelsmann - Arvato Financial Solutions Acquires Dutch Payment Service Provider Afterpay

Arvato Financial Solutions is taking over the Dutch payment services provider 'AfterPay.' The company, which the Arvato subsidiary has cooperated with for the past two years, is a provider of 'pay after delivery' payment solutions for online retailers. Payment after delivery, for example by open invoice, is a preferred payment method for online consumers and leads to significantly higher sales for merchants.

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