Post Tagged with: "mobile commerce"

Apple Sees ‘Record’ Growth in China; But Is Still in Ant’s Shadow

Apple Sees ‘Record’ Growth in China; But Is Still in Ant’s Shadow

by February 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm 1 comment

Apple’s plans for China seem to be going—well, going. During the company’s Q1 2017 earnings call yesterday, CEO Tim Cook reported record revenue for the quarter at about $78.4 billion. $7.2 billion of that was generated by revenue from Apple services—including digital content and services, AppleCare, and Apple Pay, whichRead More

Button Begins Move Into Payments to Push M-Commerce Forward

Button Begins Move Into Payments to Push M-Commerce Forward

by January 30, 2017 at 9:51 am 1 comment

The goal of seamless m-commerce between apps is stuck on several factors, but one key hurdle is payments. Startup Button is looking at ways to fix this problem. With $20 million in new funding from Norwest Venture Partners, New York-based Button — which connects the mobile apps of commerce brands such asRead More

Mobile Wallet Use to Grow Thanks to Popularity of Mobile Shopping, Says Study

Mobile Wallet Use to Grow Thanks to Popularity of Mobile Shopping, Says Study

by December 23, 2016 at 9:59 am 2 comments

Mobile wallets are set to become more popular bit by bit across the globe over the next four years, according to a study by Technavio, which cites the much more rapid growth of “m-commerce,” or mobile shopping, as one of the primary factors that will bring consumers to mobile wallets.Read More

Security Trumps Convenience for Online Shoppers, Study Finds

Security Trumps Convenience for Online Shoppers, Study Finds

by April 7, 2016 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

Online retailers prize a smooth checkout and one-click checkouts, but it turns out customers care more about security than convenience when shopping online. (We’ll leave aside Domino’s Pizza’s “zero-click ordering for now.) Nearly half of e-commerce consumers — 48% — want more assurance that their transactions are secure, while only 20%Read More

1 Second Delay in Transaction Time Costs 12 Customers, Braintree Says

1 Second Delay in Transaction Time Costs 12 Customers, Braintree Says

by August 3, 2015 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Slower transaction times mean lost customers and lost revenue. Literally. Tyson Hackwood, head of Asia for PayPal subsidiary Braintree, said recently that reducing friction in the payment process is a key to payments success, which not exactly a secret. But he added in the video below that for every second a paymentRead More

American Express Introduces Checkout, Includes Stripe Tie-In

American Express Introduces Checkout, Includes Stripe Tie-In

by July 9, 2015 at 11:58 am 2 comments

American Express launched a checkout service to rival PayPal today. Buy buttons are a hotly contested space, with Google, Amazon, Visa, Venmo, and MasterCard, among others, jockeying for space on checkout pages. American Express’s option is somewhat different — a result of watching and learning, according to the company. ForRead More

What’s the Role for Banking and Payments at This Week’s CES?

What’s the Role for Banking and Payments at This Week’s CES?

by January 5, 2015 at 10:54 am 3 comments

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, which officially begins tomorrow in Las Vegas, is the country’s premier event for introducing high-tech gadgets. This year will see a plethora of wearable technology, supposedly capable of measuring everything from the wearer’s mood to turning his thoughts into speech. The buzzy-est item so far appears toRead More

60% of Amazon Shoppers on Dec. 26 Used Mobile Devices

60% of Amazon Shoppers on Dec. 26 Used Mobile Devices

by January 2, 2015 at 11:03 am 1 comment

It was a very happy holiday season for mobile commerce. Happy, that is, if Amazon is any indicator for the rest of the industry. The online retail giant released data indicating that nearly 60% of shoppers on the day after Christmas did so using mobile devices, according to a report from Mobile CommerceRead More

LoopPay’s New Card Case: Brilliant or Just Loopy?

LoopPay’s New Card Case: Brilliant or Just Loopy?

by November 4, 2014 at 11:55 am 0 comments

LoopPay, the transitional mobile payment technology launched last year at Money2020 is back at the big show in Vegas with an update to its form factor.

Putting Forms Online – Responsively – Is the Responsible Choice [SPONSORED]

Putting Forms Online – Responsively – Is the Responsible Choice [SPONSORED]

by July 31, 2014 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

We live in a multi-channel world, where customers can and will move between devices during the course of a single transaction, whether it’s a retail transaction or a more complex transaction like a loan application or insurance claim.