Mobile phones have increasingly become tools that consumers use for banking, payments, budgeting, and shopping. Given the rapid pace of developments in the area of mobile finance, the Federal Reserve Board began conducting annual surveys of consumers’ use of mobile financial services in 2011. This 78-page report, “Consumers and Mobile Financial Services” (March, 2015) examines trends in the adoption and use of mobile banking, payments, and shopping behavior and how the emergence of mobile financial services affects consumers’ interaction with financial institutions.
Nets, a payments service provider in Northern Europe, and OT (Oberthur Technologies), a global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, are partnering to service banks with a financial platform to support future international mobile payment means in the Nordics.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced today the nationwide launch of Kohl’s Pay, a mobile payment option which integrates the Kohl’s Charge private label credit card into Kohl’s mobile app. Kohl’s Pay allows more than 25 million active card holders across the country to pay for their in-store purchases with their Kohl’s Charge card directly from their mobile device. Kohl’s Pay also its customers to apply their Kohl’s offers, Kohl’s Cash and Yes2You Rewards with a single transaction right from the mobile device at checkout.
Apple Inc. is in discussions with U.S. banks to develop a mobile person-to-person payment service that would compete with PayPal Inc.’s popular Venmo platform, according to people familiar with the talks. The talks are ongoing, and it is unclear if any of the banks have struck an agreement with Apple, these people said. Key details […]
Though person-to-person transactions occur daily, electronic P2P is only now beginning to realize its promise. New payment methods are allowing consumers to exchange money digitally, and various industry stakeholders, bank and nonbank alike, are scrambling for their share of this near-greenfield pie.
Mobile payment is a form of payment where an end-user can initiate a transaction using amobile device for goods and services through communication networks or technologies.Mobile payment allows consumers to use a mobile device to pay for goods and services instead of using cash, check, and credit/debit cards. It is also referred to as mobile […]
New 163-page report available from Research and Markets: Uberisation means applying the Uber business model in different sectors from healthcare to real estate and food delivery, as well as financial and legal services. It means meshing smartphones, dynamic pricing and dynamic supply to create a disruptive and delightful user experience. The mobile payment revolution will […]