Payments

Stephen Goodrich takes charge of National Payment Card Association as the new CEO

Payments Veteran and Current President Tapped by NPCA Board to Drive New Business, Partnerships, and Technology Innovation September 10, 2014—(Coconut Creek, Florida)-- National Payment Card Association (NPCA) www.nationalpaymentcard.com, a leading provider of mobile and card-based decoupled debit (ACH) payments for merchants, today announced its Board of Directors has named Stephen Goodrich...

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Enabling Technologies

The Savvy Shopper

Today’s shopper is very savvy, powered with smartphone and other wonderful technologies to help her. Retail technologist have this idea to bring contextual interaction through mobility. Innovative companies are applying strategies where customers are profiled and segmented to send specific offers & coupons to enhance the experience. Technologies in the...

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Payments

Thinaire comes up with a new Solution to Deliver In-Store Digital Coupons

Ready for NFC/Beacon Solutions from iPhone 6, Samsung and Others NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coupon clipping just got a boost with in-store mobile coupons delivered from the shopping aisle to smart phones... instantly redeemable at checkout.  Thinaire, the leader in proximity marketing solutions, today introduced its ActiveShopper digital-coupon-solution that...

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BankTech

Insights & Quotes from Day 1 at The Money Event

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Money Event and the CTIA Super Mobility Week. It was a great first day with 71 speakers and 15 sessions. Some of the sessions held under the tracks and some quotes are: LD2: How Marketplace Lending is Disintermediating the Borrowing & Investing Experience Karim...

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Payments

Coming soon to Tweets near you, the BUY button

Social-media giants’ intention to get into social commerce has been well publicized. Facebook has been testing a “buy button” to integrate a purchase option into its users’ newsfeeds. But we believe Twitter has the upper hand in this market, primarily because people can retweet what they like. This feature means...

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BankTech

Mobile Money Accounts are Outnumbering Bank Accounts in Africa

It is a popular fact that remittance via mobile has picked up a rapid pace in Africa. The most prominent example that can be cited is that of Kenya where people have been using mobile money for over seven years. M-Pesa is Kenya’s dominant mobile-money provider. Such mobile money services...

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Payments

Tapcentive Extends Mobile Platform Capabilities with NFC/BLE Devices

Marketers Can Now Bridge Mobile and Mortar Environments with NFC- and BLE-Powered Visible Touchpoints That Deliver Immersive In-location Experiences and Drive Loyalty SAN FRANCISCO--September 08, 2014--Tapcentive announced today the launch of its NFC- and BLE-Connected Touchpoint devices for use with its cloud-based Mobile Engagement Platform. Tapcentive Touchpoints offer marketers visible,...

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Enabling Technologies

The future of Alternate Payment Technologies depends upon Millennials and not Apple

In 2013, we saw the following three retailers/merchants (illustrative) embracing mobile payment methods: Walmart – “Scan & Go” app for iphone to scan barcodes of goods and pay at checkout terminal Disney – NFC enabled “MyMagic+” smartbands for payment across terminals at rides, hotel, etc. Subway – Cloud based mobile wallet app for...

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