Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mobile in Retail and Dining: Access to Data and Analytics

Without a doubt, data is the most overlooked aspect to mobile payments, with perhaps the largest potential. In the age of big data, smartphones have become particularly integral, being able to retrieve information on anything from one’s checking account to … Continue reading

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Mobile in Retail and Dining: An Enhanced Purchasing Process

Let’s get this out on the table: your physical wallet isn’t turning fully digital anytime soon. The idea that mobile will supplant your card at the Shell station, cash on the train and check to your babysitter by next month … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Mobile Payments Playing Field

                Without even knowing it, we pay a lot of different people through a number of different channels. Over the course of one day, you might mail a check to a utility provider, … Continue reading

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LoseIt Weight Loss System

With summer festivities underway, many Chicagoans are looking to go from beer belly to beach body overnight. LoseIt doesn’t create said magic but provides the exact health guidance and consumption tracking features sought after by the dieting community. Through the … Continue reading

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Ditch the Cab and Get a Lyft

Why wait for a cab when your friend with a car can give you a lift at your convenience? That’s the mindset that Lyft wants its customers to maintain as the ridesharing startup continues to penetrate urban neighborhoods across the … Continue reading

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