Category Archives: Retail Systems

Apple Pay Would Be Great, If We Could Use It

As a proud Apple iPhone 6 Plus owner, editor Angela Diffly ponders why Apple Pay remains intangible – even for those who hold the digital keys to this magic payments kingdom. Source: vsr.edgl.com No one said it would be easy to change consumer behavior from something so ingrained, like swiping a credit card, to something so cool, like… Read More »

What the Apple Watch means for retail

its most immediate potential for retailers is to increase use of the Apple Pay mobile wallet system. Source: www.retaildive.com its most immediate potential for retailers is to increase use of the Apple Pay mobile wallet system. What the Apple Watch means for retail was last modified: March 16th, 2015 by scoop it

Retail automation – Sephora’s digital gifting gift card revenue takes off with CashStar

By partnering up with CashStar, the brand is now able to allow customers to instantly purchase and send personalized digital gift cards from any smartphone, tablet or desktop. Source: www.mobilecommercedaily.com The brand has also experienced a 51 percent redemption rate from consumers within the first month of activation, and an initial purchase value 30 percent higher compared to… Read More »

Why Western Union’s days on the high street are numbered (video)

In this video interview PaymentEye Editor Lucy England speaks to Michael Kent, founder and CEO of remittance specialist Azimo, about the future of the market. Source: www.paymenteye.com Western Union with 15% and conventional payment is the big player but the growth belongs to digital payments. WU and MoneyGram both know that mobile is quicker, easier and most importantly,… Read More »

Retail automation – LL Bean to triple US stores by 2020

E-commerce came naturally to the retailer, which has sold boots, apparel, and gear through its catalog for more than 100 years. But now it needs more stores. Source: www.retaildive.com Retail automation – LL Bean to triple US stores by 2020 was last modified: March 12th, 2015 by scoop it