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
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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 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
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
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 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
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
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, 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.
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.