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.
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?
Most retailers are at a loss as to how to implement an omnichannel strategy in their physical and online stores. However, there are a number of solutions available to help retailers of all sizes cater to the consumer expectation for a personalized cross-channel shopping experience.
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.
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.
Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s to help launch Apple Pay; same-day delivery to be piloted in fall 2014; new POS technology and customer service enhancements in testing; new apps, web functionality and mobile wallet launched; RFID being expanded to fashion categories.
How will Apple Pay work, will it make mobile wallets go mainstream, and what does it mean for omnichannel retail? Ralf Gladis, CEO of payment services provider Computop, shares his thoughts with Multichannel Merchant.