At the 2017 Mobile Payments Conference, Jack Connors, Head of Commerce Partnerships at Google – who leads Google’s merchant partnerships for Android Pay, showed his in-depth understanding of how merchants can use mobile payments as a way to address a broader set of business objectives. His message is especially invaluable for merchants who may have implemented one or more mobile pay options in their stores, but just aren’t getting the returns they hoped for.
“Mobile Wallets Help Sales,” Said No Retailer Ever.
Connors got the audience’s attention by showing that he understands the frustrations many merchants feel trying to keep up with all the latest mobile payment offerings only to find that customers barely use it. He then made the case for why Android Pay is different from the myriad of other mobile payment options. First, for every smartphone owner walking into a store, there’s a nearly 82 percent chance that they’re using an Android phone, according to Gartner’s latest projections on worldwide smartphone sales. “And, Android Pay is pre-installed on 90% of those phones via carrier relationships,” said Connors. Continue reading →
At the 2017 Mobile Payments Conference in Chicago, one of the most memorable presentations was moderated by Brett King, founder of Moven and host of the BREAKING BANK$ radio show on Voice America. On the panel was Travis Dulaney, Co-founder & CEO of PushPayments and Dan Gonzalez, VP … Continue reading →
“These acquisitions mark the next phase in USPack’s expansion, both geographically and in vertical expertise,” said Mark Glazman, Executive Vice President of USPack Logistics. “Best Courier and JS Logistics are tenured service providers, each of which bring specialized services and highly-coveted attributes that not only reflect USPack’s commitment to customer satisfaction, but also align with our strategic roadmap for both the current environment and future growth.” Continue reading →
– Jellyfish Online Marketing (www.jellyfish.net), an award-winning, global digital marketing agency has appointed Jim Hamilton, previously Vice President and Managing Director for iCrossing, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Agency for Jellyfish. Operating from the Agency’s U.S. headquarters in Baltimore, Jim … Continue reading →
Best Buy, Crate & Barrel, Discover, FIS Global, Sears, Celent, Hipcricket, Pandora, Chico’s, Softcard, Spindle, VeriFone, and Paydiant Executives Presenting at Mobile Payments Conference Fall 2014 in Chicago Leadership Forum to Address Most Pressing Issues Affecting Financial, Consumer and Retail Constituencies … Continue reading →
“During my presentation, I will articulate the overwhelming need and demand for a real-time global, non card-based money movement network that provides real-time access to deposit accounts while enabling instant authorization of transactions. Once accepted, digital payments and mobile will be simplified; real-time verification of funds availability benefitting both the consumer and the financial institution which will experience lower fees and less risk.” Continue reading →
As someone who’s been covering the IT financial services industry for nearly two decades, I’ve been very interested in the recent upsurge in mobile payment adoption, which Gartner pegged at a little over $235 billion at the end of … Continue reading →
Leadership Forum Will Convene Retail, Banking and M-Commerce Thought Leaders to Address Issues Affecting Mobile Payment Adoption Mobile Marketing & Technology today announced that it has extended the deadline to submit for the Call for Speakers for the Mobile Payments … Continue reading →