SmartPhones: Leveraging Technology to Improve the In-Store Shopping Experience

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November 7, 2013

Leveraging Technology to Improve the In-Store Shopping Experience

 If you own a brick-and-mortar retail business and cringe whenever you witness customers wielding smartphones, you might want to rethink things a little. We've all heard horror stories about people visiting local businesses, scoping out the merchandise and then using their...

Payment Technologies: Analysis and Guidance for Merchants

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October 22, 2013

Payment Technologies: Analysis and Guidance for Merchants

In the past five years, the point-of-sale (POS) terminal landscape has changed significantly. Prior to the launch and mass consumer adoption of smartphones, merchants relied exclusively on legacy POS systems for consumer checkout, but in the years since, new technologies and...

Comparing QR Codes vs NFC in the Battle for Your Mobile Wallet

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

October 7, 2013

Comparing QR Codes vs NFC

Currently two forms of mobile technology are leading the charge in the race to for mobile wallet supremacy. The major players in the field are currently focused on leveraging either QR codes or NFC technology in their efforts to replace your current credit card, with their...

EMV – Merchant Benefits Beyond Security

Marc Castrechini | VIEW PROFILE

August 20, 2013

EMV – Merchant Benefits Beyond Security

As the US payments space continues its evolution to EMV for brick and mortar merchants (card-present transactions), ATMs and fuel stations, there are additional opportunities for payment processors, point-of-sale (POS) developers and merchants to leverage EMV. While enhanced...

The Mobile Payments Revolution

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April 18, 2013

The Mobile Payments Revolution

2012 saw some major leaps forward for the payments industry. Between Square, PayPal, Google Wallet, Isis, LevelUp and MCX, the mobile payment wars have just started to get exciting. This report from Merchant Warehouse will provide you with an up-to-date overview of the current...

Google Wallet

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January 16, 2013

Google Wallet is a mobile payment system, first demonstrated in May 2011 and released in September of that year, that allows users to store credit and debit card information and make payments through near field communication (NFC) technology. Through the MasterCard PayPass...

Is There a Mobile Wallet Race, or Is It Really About Data?

Dan Dufault | VIEW PROFILE

September 14, 2012

Mobile Wallet Data

As Google, ISIS, Visa, Sprint and dozens of others dominate media coverage around mobile wallets and their adoption via near-field communication (NFC) technology, thousands gathered around their computers, tablets and smartphones on Wednesday, September 12th to hear whether or...

Mobile Payments and Consumer Security Concerns

Marc Castrechini | VIEW PROFILE

August 29, 2012

Mobile Payments and Customer Security

Security breaches continue to impact American consumers. Whether it’s credit card fraud, the hacking of a major national retailer, or compromised social network passwords, security of personal information is an ongoing concern. It’s estimated that more than 30 percent of...

What are Mobile Payments?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

August 22, 2012

Mobile Payments

Mobile payments are a new form of transaction that uses mobile devices to make payments from a user’s bank account or credit card account. Mobile payments require both a software and hardware component to operate. The software component of a mobile payment system includes a...

Mobile Payments: Big Names Converging

Dan Dufault | VIEW PROFILE

August 8, 2012

Mobile Payments

Forecasts for mobile payments, including digital and physical goods, mobile money transfers, and NFC transactions are expected to nearly triple from 2012 to 2015, growing from $240 billion to $670 billion, according to Juniper Research. Companies like Starbucks have already...