FitPay: A Truly Wearable Payment Option

In the fragmented world of mobile payments, one company is taking advantage of unifying existing technologies for the benefit of shoppers. FitPay is a California company that was envisioned by veterans of the mobile payments industry. This innovative tech firm has paid close attention to shoppers who have been largely underwhelmed by “contactless” mobile payments…

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More Businesses Than You Think Still Pay By Check

Modern payment methods in the United States range from EMV chip cards to digital wallets to bitcoin; however, there’s one traditional form of payment that has managed to survive the shift towards digital. The use of paper checks by American business entities and individuals remains uncomfortably high in the 21st century. A 2013 survey by…

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Mobile Rent Payments May Kick off Soon

For the majority of individuals in the property management sector, a checkbook is a vital device that lets vast sums of money be transferred from one point to another without carrying briefcases full of bills. It is also a perfect way of making payments tenuously (mainly rent payments and even utility bills). With millennials promptly…

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Walmart Pay to Deepen Information about Shopper Habits

Businesses are striving to stay on top of trends in consumer behavior, and mobile payments have been a hotbed of activity. Walmart Pay just rolled out nationwide, and the company is hoping that the app will help them collect more information about how customers use their products and make purchasing decisions. Credit card processing has seen…

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5 Signs Its Time To Upgrade

Your technology is outdated. Although upgrading your payment hardware every time a fancy new solution arises isn’t necessary, your technology has an expiration date. Since updating to the new iPhone or Android seems like an annual occurrence for most consumers, your business’ technology has the shelf life to be in use a little longer than…

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October Is Around The Corner, But What About EMV?

EMV, a supposedly more secure method of payment has been receiving much criticism in the past months and isn’t exactly being accepted with open arms. A recent survey conducted by Gfk Public Affairs shows that the major shift from mag-stripe to EMV has much farther lengths to go before the Oct. 2015 deadline. The survey…

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BLE and the power of the individual in the mass market

The story of retail has largely been a story of shift in focus from individual customers to the mass economy, but there’s a push to take everything back to the personal level. Recent studies about consumer preferences indicate that consumers are more receptive to personalized shopping experiences and service. If you can make the customer…

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