Evolving Retail Trends to Watch in 2016

| Dax Dasilva

2015 has come and (nearly) gone, and for the retail industry, it has been a year of big change. From a variety of new payments options and requirements to new ways to sell online, there are a number of trends propelling the industry forward. Here are Dax Dasilva’s predictions for which retail trends will bubble to the top in 2016, and how winning retailers will react.

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36% of Global Mobile Payments are Made on iPhone

| Tim Parry

iPhone devices account for a massive 35.6% of all browser-based transactions made using mobile devices, and are now used for 10.2% of all global online transactions, according to the most-recent Adyen Mobile Payments Index. So is it time to work on your Apple Pay strategy? Find out more here…

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Idea of Apple Pay Growing on American Shoppers

| Tim Parry

Four out of 10 US online buyers like the idea of using a phone for payment instead of carrying around a wallet, according to The Bizrate Insights Apple Pay and Payment Security Study #1. But whether or not Apple Pay becomes the standard for wallet-less payment systems still remains to be seen.

Breach Could Spell Real Trouble for CurrentC

| Tim Parry

Just eight weeks after it announced a private pilot mode launch of its customer-centric and secure mobile payment solution, CurrentC, the Merchant Customer Exchange announced its email database has been hacked. So what does this mean for CurrentC?

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Will Apple Pay Outperform Google Wallet? [Video]

| Mike O'Brien

Is Apple banking too much on its brand strength as it launches Apple Pay? What kind of lessons can it learn from Google Wallet? In this video, Multichannel Merchant Senior Editor Mike O’Brien asks ACI Worldwide Director of Product Management John Gessau these questions and more.

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Will Apple Pay Launch This Week?

| Daniela Forte

For customers using Apple Pay wanting to pay for something in an app, can just tap “Pay with Apple Pay” by putting their finger on the fingerprint reader. The charge will go straight to the credit or debit card.