What It Takes for Your Clients to Accept Mobile Payments

There are a lot of theories about why mobile payments haven’t caught on faster in the U.S. Some analysts say they might not be user-friendly enough — people have to unlock their smartphones and open apps to use them. Others say that consumers are concerned about the security of their payment and personal data. And there are always questions about how data from mobile payments could be used and whether it could cross the line and become an invasion of privacy.

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Are Wearables the Next Big Thing in Payments?

You probably didn’t realize it, but the future of payments is already here. While you may not be able to ride a hoverboard Marty McFly-style to work each morning, you can use your smartwatch to pay for your coffee on the drive-in. Wearable technology – some of the most futuristic consumer technology innovations – is here, and is enabling nearly invisible payments.

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Mobile Wallets Should be Part of Your Payment Strategy

Do you remember the wonder in your eyes when mobile wallets were first introduced? The idea of just simply tapping your smartphone on a payment acceptance device to pay seemed magical and in many ways, it was! The fact that you didn’t even have to take your credit card out seemed like a dream and it made you think that someday you could leave your wallet behind at home.

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Contactless Payments for U.S. Transit: A Long Time Coming

When people talk about contactless payments being the norm in transit they most often think of Transport for London, which has been incredibly successful with more than a million taps a day. What they don’t typically think of: U.S. transit. But things are changing.

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Optimize Retail Customer Experience: Ask Yourself These Questions

Revamping the customer experience is all the hype in 2019 and according 451 Research, optimizing the checkout is central to providing a good in-store experience. All too often, customers abandon carts because of long lines. In fact, 56 percent of consumers can recall doing this at least 1 or more times in the last six months. If you’re still not convinced that a frictionless checkout is important, consider Amazon’s 1-Click technology that is worth billions thanks to its method of capitalizing on impulse purchasing.

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