PayPal OneTouch “Keeps It Simple” – On Mobile and On Web

April 30, 2015    By : Ray

PayPal’s primary goal has always been to connect consumers (peer-to-peer) and merchants around the world across devices, platforms and channels in the most seamless and secure manner. When PayPal began pioneering the digital wallet more than 15 years ago, it

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MasterCard Acquires Applied Predictive Technologies for Big Data Analytics

April 30, 2015    By : Ocean

Cloud-based analytics and Big Data company, Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), has been acquired by MasterCard for $600 million. This move can be seen as part of MasterCard’s plan to expand its technological reach. The recent acquisition will benefit both MasterCard

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Apple Watch Shopping Apps With Voice Features and the Least Clicks

April 30, 2015    By : Shubha

JC Penny JC Penney’s Apple Watch app can quickly check the status of an online order to see the location along its journey to the customer’s doorstep. The app offers functions for both in-store and online shoppers. Users can spot

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Will the European MNOs Stay in the NFC Wallet Game?

April 30, 2015    By : Shubha

NFC payments are evolving as a result of network providers enabling their NFC wallet services to make payments via smartphones. Vodafone Wallet, which had earlier enabled users in certain European countries to add loyalty cards to the Vodafone Wallet, has

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Mozido is On Fire with Rapid Acquisitions & Investments

April 30, 2015    By : Kate

Mozido is a cloud platform based mobile payments and retail engagement solutions provider. Mozido’s mobile payments platform includes mobile financial services, loyalty programs, and mobile offers for business and retail. Through its white-label, cloud-based platform MoTEAF, Mozido serves people around

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Around The Coin: The Inspirational Story of Digital Finance Institute with Christine Duhaime and Sam Maule

April 30, 2015    By : LTP Team

Sam Maule and Christine Duhaime of the Digital Finance Institute share how their personal experiences in Istanbul and Toronto inspired them to use digital payments as a means to solve real societal problems. Listen to them recount their most authentic

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MCX CEO Dekkers Davidson Leaves & CurrentC looks Shaky for Summer Launch

April 29, 2015    By : Ray

MCX CEO Dekkers Davidson has left the organization to pursue other opportunities, according to an official press release. Dekkers has left the company at a time when the retail consortium is undertaking the mobile payments initiative CurrentC. MCX launched a

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How Are CPG Companies Connecting Directly With the Consumer? And Why?

April 29, 2015    By : Ray

The primary sales channel for CPG (consumer packaged goods) firms is through the retailers’ distribution networks. Retailers who are directly facing the end consumer have an upper hand in the CPG value chain. Furthermore, some of the retailers have their own

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Beacon Update: Two Case Studies of Retail Beacon Deployments Which Showed Impressive Results

April 29, 2015    By : Shubha

Chow Tai Fook: Chinese Jewelry brand Chow Tai Fook explored an opportunity using the beacon technology within WeChat mobile text and voice messaging service and Sensoro. The program generated more than $16 million in sales for the retailer. During the

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TradeGecko – For Simplified Online and Offline Sales Operations

April 29, 2015    By : Shubha

In a retail environment, the inventory to order cycle becomes cumbersome when there are not many effective and mission critical tools. Spreadsheets and ERP are “one-size-fits-all” solutions which do not necessarily cater to all the related functions in an Inventory to

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