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The UK’s biggest retailer, Tesco, is reported to be trialling a checkout-free method of payment for its convenience stores, allowing customers to scan products on their mobile devices and then walk out with them. The supermarket group is testing the smartphone app at the Tesco Express convenience store located in the campus of its headquarters [...]
Samsung has celebrated the third anniversary of its mobile payment platform, Samsung Pay. Originally launched in South Korea on August 20, 2015, Samsung Pay has experienced significant global growth and is now available on six continents and 24 markets, including the latest market, South Africa. Thanks to the support and partnership of thousands of banks [...]
UK contactless payments continue to flourish, with almost one in two transactions now tap and pay, according to Mastercard figures. There has been a 95 percent increase in contactless transaction in the year to date, with the technology now representing 46 percent of all transactions every month, says Mastercard. This puts the UK at the [...]
The number of people using mobile contactless payment, such as Apple Pay or Google Pay, will continue to grow to more than 760 million by 2020, with Apple’s digital wallet leading the way, according to new research. An estimated 440 million people will use contactless mobile services in 2018, Juniper Research said. Apple Pay will almost double its number [...]
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By the end of this year, a quarter of US smartphone users — 55 million people to date — over the age of 14 will make an in-store mobile payment, according to new data from research firm eMarketer. More than 40 percent of those people will pay through Starbucks’s mobile payments app. The Starbucks app, [...]
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