January 12, 2015

While an increasing number of retailers are using smartphones and tablets as mobile payment terminals, the payment process can be tricky. Now leading payments provider Verifone has a solution to that problem: PAYware Mobile e355. 

August 13, 2014

Amazon launched a mobile point-of-sale solution called Amazon Local Register that gives merchants a low-cost payment acceptance method while providing it with new insights into offline commerce.

July 25, 2014

Visa has rolled out Visa Digital Solutions, a comprehensive suite of offerings that facilitate secure payments across a broad range of Internet-connected devices and wearables.

May 20, 2014

PayAnywhere, a professional grade mobile point-of-sale solution from North American Bancard, has released PayAnywhere Storefront, its free touchscreen tablet and stand with built-in credit card reader. PayAnywhere Storefront provides new simple pricing, security protection and advanced business analytics.

February 26, 2014

MasterCard and Syniverse are partnering to deliver a number of mobile and payment services for consumers to use when traveling abroad. The two companies are currently in pilot-phase for an opt-in service that will enable card transactions for users only when they have their mobile device switched on in a specific geolocation abroad.

February 18, 2014

With approximately 1.5 billion smartphones currently in use today, it is safe to say mobile is radically changing consumer retail behavior. To maximize in-store sales opportunities and minimize hurdles to purchase, retailers must change their approach to reach a new generation of customers steeped in a mobile lifestyle.

February 3, 2014

Many fingers pointed at Target after the retailer suffered a massive data breach during the holidays, but preventing the next cyber attack is beyond the scope of any single company, according to testimony retail representatives shared with lawmakers on Monday.

January 22, 2014

eBay performed strongly during the holiday. Mobile exceeded expectations for the year, allowing the global commerce platform and payments leader to finish the fourth quarter on a high note.

January 12, 2014

Mobile point of sale (mPOS) technology promises to continue to transform the customer’s shopping experience in 2014 and beyond. Gartner forecasts an mPOS market valued at $617 billion with 448 million users by the end of 2016, representing 42% annual growth.

December 16, 2013

Merchant Warehouse, a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant account services, has appointed Christopher Wuhrer as SVP, strategic initiatives and product marketing.

September 30, 2013

Homeland Stores, a 78-store regional supermarket chain headquartered in Oklahoma City, has launched a mobile payments pilot program with mobile payments technology provider DoubleBeam. Homeland's SwiftScan mobile application allows customers to pay for purchases with a smartphone.

August 6, 2013

Specialty retailer and direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise, Cabela’s, has selected Sage North America payment solutions as the sole mobile payment processing provider for its seven 2013 Cabela's Club Family Outdoor Days events.

June 20, 2013

Point B, a management consulting and venture investment firm, has partnered with BusyLife Software so it can streamline its mobile commerce platform for retailers.

March 13, 2013

PaySimple, the cloud-based platform for managing and growing small businesses, has launched a redesigned mobile payment and business management iOS application accompanied by a new mobile credit card reader.

March 8, 2013

NEW YORK — More than half (53%) of industry leaders believe that improving customers’ retail experience is essential to creating a successful mobile payments scheme, according to a recent survey by SAP.

The study, SAP’s third consecutive GSMA Mobile World Congress survey, found that the “secret sauce” for creating a better retail experience includes POS services such as near-field communication (28%), facilitating universal acceptance of mobile payments (25%) and location-based point-of-sale offerings (24%).

March 6, 2013

SecureNet announced that it will launch its next generation of Mobile Payments API libraries (version 2.0) early next month, enabling quick and easy integration with mobile and point-of-sale applications for seamless mobile checkout.

January 29, 2013

NAPLES, Fla. — Though PayPal remains a popular online payment solution, Google's mobile wallet service is poised to take over the top spot.

January 15, 2013

Mozido, a cloud-based, white-label integrated platform of mobile payments, commerce and marketing, has appointed former senior CorFire executives Steve Bacastow and Charlie Wiggs to its management team.

October 31, 2012

Leading payment processor Vantiv said it signed an agreement to acquire Litle & Co., a leading mobile payment processor in a deal valued at $361 million.

August 17, 2012

Merchant Customer Exchange is the name of a new mobile payments group in which Walmart and other leading retailers are involved.

July 20, 2012

Mobile payments and technologies such as near field communications are a double-edged sword.

June 8, 2012

People today seamlessly integrate the use of all types of technologies in their lives, including the way they shop – at any time, at any location. As a result, they are more informed and selective about the products and services they want and use, and are more empowered towards the industries that serve them.

May 30, 2012

PayPal has confirmed partnership with 15 national retailers, including JCPenney, American Eagle Outfitters, Toys“R”Us and Foot Locker, for its mobile wallet service.

April 27, 2012

The National Retail Federation on Thursday urged the Federal Trade Commission to move cautiously in establishing regulations for mobile payments, and said any rules that are adopted should parallel those for the underlying form of payment and not be specific to the technology.