Why Apple Pay is important for Mobile Payments

Sep 15, 2014
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Apples recent and long awaited announcement of Apple Pay which brings mobile payments to the iPhone 6, is an important step forward in Mobile Payments for a number of reasons. Firstly Apple have been building towards this over a number of versions of iOS and the iPhone, it has not just suddenly appeared with the […]

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Next Generation Point of Sale

Jun 5, 2014
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Mobility and Payment is changing the game for retailers.  By using a mobile POS device you can know get to know a lot more about your customer.  Instead of POS systems simply processing the sale and capturing information about items, mobile POS focusses on the customer experience. Consumers today have taken over control of how […]

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Changing the Economics of Retailing with Mobile POS

Apr 8, 2014
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The shift to mobile POS has benefits beyond just lowering your POS costs.  MPOS is often understood as a payment specific device or dongle but true mobile POS provides complete POS functionality – product files, pricing, promotions, settlement etc. Mobile POS can help motivate staff to get out from behind the cash register and reduce […]

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Business advantages of mobile payment

Mar 26, 2014
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Mobile payment applications are set to transform work process.  In the article that “Payments work at the heart of multi-channel”, Edgar, Dunn & Associates paint an accurate picture of the way that mobile payment applications will change e-commerce behaviour.   Consumers became very aware and capable of performing on line purchases – especially for pre-planned […]

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Retail Payment Market R-evolution

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Mobile payment will change the way retailers engage and transaction with their customers.  The years of inflexible, fixed, bulky POS systems is shifting to more personal interaction.  When you think about it, POS systems were dictated by the size of the cash drawer and POS terminals fit that space. With the adoption of debit and […]

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Mobile Commerce Market Survey

Feb 26, 2014
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When it comes to consumers’ love of all things digital, using tablets and smartphones to interact with retailers is high on their list. According to a report produced in partnership with comScore and The Partnering Group  released at Shop.org’s Annual Summit in June 2013, more than half (55%) of all retail-related Internet time originated on […]

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Mobile Payments: The future of retail

Jan 30, 2014
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Apple Retail Store on 5th avenue in New York City. Photo Credit: Mark Sebastian (Flickr)

I love to shop, but usually, when I head to the mall or a specific store, I know what I am heading out to buy. Yes, there are the few occasions where I might be swayed by a spot of window-shopping, but on the whole, I know what I want and most of the time […]

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A Revolution is required in mobile shopping

Oct 3, 2013
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One of our goals is to demystify the technology and help retailers identify practical workable solutions for processing in-store transactions with customers. The evolution of m-commerce stems from e-commerce and therefore adds complexity, time and effort to processing the sale. In this article, Mary Monahan of Javelin Strategy describes her experience and the frustration.  The process to […]

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