Pharmacy store giants Rite Aid and CVS have recently blocked the integration of Apple Pay’s technology in favor of a mobile payments app called CurrentC, which is developed by Paydiant. Source: www.bizjournals.com
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only — apply here. Ticket prices increase on March 6 Pacific! Source: venturebeat.com
The Shopify point of sale app has come to the iPhone.The e-commerce software company announced this week that Shopify POS is now available for the Apple iPhone and iPad, and it is free for all Shopify merchants. Source: www.pymnts.com
Ever closer, the Apple Watch’s release will have far-reaching implications on retailers like Whole Foods Source: www.psfk.com
Context believes home automation is growing Source: www.pcr-online.biz I am with this fellow when it comes to emerging market.
MasterCard is partnering with mobile ticketing and “intelligent travel solutions” provider Cubic Transportation Systems to stitch payments and retail offers Source: www.pymnts.com MasterCard is partnering with mobile ticketing and “intelligent travel solutions” provider Cubic Transportation Systems to stitch payments and retail offers into Cubic’s public transit ticketing and trip-planning app, the companies announced at Mobile World Congress. The deal,… Read More »
Berg Insight, a dedicated M2M/IoT market research firm based in Sweden, has found that the global installed base of connected vending machines grew by 18.4 percent to 1.16 million units in 2014. Around 0.56 million of these machines have been installed in… Source: www.vendingmarketwatch.com The connected vending market has gained momentum as vending operators have started to deploy… Read More »
TGI Fridays has completed a six-city pilot in Texas and Minnesota, and it will deploy the tablets in 80 additional restaurants, with more than 2,000 tablets by March Source: news.microsoft.com The devices use Windows 8.1, running Oracle’s MICROS Restaurant Enterprise Solution (RES) 5.4 on Oracle’s MICROS mTablet E-Series mobile point of sale devices.
Explanation by Panera CEO of 2.0, The five elements: web/mobile ordering, operations integrity, extra labor, delivery to table and finally The Wall. Source: kioskindustry.org
NCR will provide European discount retailer, TEDi with innovative point-of-sale (POS) solutions to improve customer service and drive sales. Source: www.ncr.com NCR RealPOS™ 50 systems will be deployed at TEDi’s approximately 1,400 stores across Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia and The Netherlands in the next two years. Four hundred units have already been delivered to TEDi stores.