Post Tagged with: "mobile commerce"

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.

Flex Shoppers, Millennials & Banking [SPONSORED]

Flex Shoppers, Millennials & Banking [SPONSORED]

by July 16, 2014 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

Smartphones, tablets, and computers: each of those has changed how and where we get things done. And even though each has been heralded as the death of the other, we’ve not discarded one for the other or eliminated any of them from our lives. Instead, we use each of themRead More

VIDEO: Standard Bank Launches Mobile Payments — With 3% Fee

by May 22, 2014 at 11:20 am 0 comments

Standard Bank in South Africa introduced a new mobile payments option for merchants called SnapPay — and the bank is still charging merchants a hefty processing fee. There is a hope that direct connections between banks and retailers would help merchants avoid card fees. That is not the case here.Read More

What Premier League FinTech Team Are You?

What Premier League FinTech Team Are You?

by May 19, 2014 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

Javelin Strategy Group coined the term “The Gang of 5” in a white paper published in 2013. This select group (Google, Facebook, Amazon, eBay/PayPal, and Apple) represent the key payment tech disruptors in Javelin’s view. While other companies are obviously engaged in disrupting payments these key players have both theRead More