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Kohl’s Pay, the Latest ‘Pay’ To Emerge from the Ruins of MCX

Kohl’s Pay, the Latest ‘Pay’ To Emerge from the Ruins of MCX

by October 5, 2016 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Another merchant has launched a mobile payments app — Kohl’s Pay, announced in September, is live nationwide today, the retailer said. Kohl’s was one of the larger members of MCX, the merchant-run mobile payments scheme whose technology, CurrentC, now seemingly exists only as a component of Chase Pay. Many of theRead More

As MCX Shuts Down, Chase Pay Adds Merchants

As MCX Shuts Down, Chase Pay Adds Merchants

by June 10, 2016 at 11:06 am 1 comment

Is this (finally) the end of MCX? When the Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) deal with JPMorgan Chase made news last fall, it was clearly important. The country’s largest bank was teaming up with merchants, and taking on the card networks. Now it seems Chase Pay will be the only placeRead More

Chase Pay Wallet Delayed, Even Though It’s Live with a Few Partners

Chase Pay Wallet Delayed, Even Though It’s Live with a Few Partners

by May 18, 2016 at 6:55 pm 3 comments

The Chase Pay mobile wallet from JPMorgan Chase was slated for rollout in mid-2016, but it likely won’t see light of day until the fourth quarter, it emerged today at the Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas. The news came from Chase Commerce Solutions head of global e-commerce and large omnichannel solutions,Read More

Moribund MCX Delays Rollout, Cuts Staff

Moribund MCX Delays Rollout, Cuts Staff

by May 17, 2016 at 11:21 am 2 comments

Just a day after Walmart Pay began its rollout, troubled mobile payments consortium MCX announced it was just about shutting down. MCX, formally the Merchant Customer Exchange, announced yesterday it was laying off 30 employees and delaying, yet again, the launch of its mobile payments platform, CurrentC. Announced in 2014 as aRead More

Walmart Pay Won’t Make a Dent in Card Usage, For Now

Walmart Pay Won’t Make a Dent in Card Usage, For Now

by May 17, 2016 at 11:06 am 5 comments

First announced in December 2015, the latest in the mobile wallet pipeline – Walmart Pay – is live as of yesterday to Walmart shoppers at 110 branches in Arkansas and a further 500 in Texas. The feature will be available in all stores “soon,” the company said. Card transactions carryRead More

MCX Is Dead (Again) Thanks to Target Pay

MCX Is Dead (Again) Thanks to Target Pay

by December 18, 2015 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

MCX: It’s alive! It’s dead! It’s alive again! Actually, does the recent news about a forthcoming Target Wallet, announced just a week or so after Walmart Pay, means it’s really and truly dead? MCX and its long-promised app, CurrentC, have delayed coming to market for so long that it’s becomeRead More

Walmart Pay: Why Now?

Walmart Pay: Why Now?

by December 10, 2015 at 2:26 pm 1 comment

Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, is launching its own mobile payment service. It was announced late last night that Walmart Pay would join the growing parade of branded mobile payment platforms: Chase Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and Apple Pay. Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart had previously been known in the mobile payments spaceRead More

When Will Mobile Wallets Be Commonplace?

When Will Mobile Wallets Be Commonplace?

by October 20, 2015 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Not long ago, debit cards were a relatively small percentage of the total payment card volume. I had a friend who made a prediction each January that, “This was the year that debit cards would take off.” I asked him why he kept making the same prediction each year, onlyRead More

How Starbucks Rewards Will Work Through Apple Pay

How Starbucks Rewards Will Work Through Apple Pay

by October 13, 2015 at 11:17 am 0 comments

Rewards are arguably the key driver in mobile payments. That’s because: 1) swiping a card is as easy as tapping a phone, though dipping a card may be another matter; and 2) mobile payments in the U.S. basically means Starbucks. The rest, for now, are used only occasionally by earlyRead More

Coolest Brands 2015: The Meh List

Coolest Brands 2015: The Meh List

by March 15, 2015 at 10:08 am 0 comments

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