Category Archives: Food & Dining

Transaction Volume to Play a Key Role in Mobile Wallet Traction

Despite all of the hype around mobile money at the beginning of 2013, your leather wallet will live to see another year. The blending of the physical and digital worlds at the point-of-sale has proven to be much clunkier than … Continue reading

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The Case for an OpenTable Mobile Wallet

What we’ve already established: quick-service restaurants (QSRs) don’t want third parties managing the mobile experiences of their customers. McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts and now Subway have all bucked third-party mobile wallets like Square, PayPal, LevelUp and ISIS in favor of an … Continue reading

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Mobile in Dining: A Branded Approach

It seems as though consumer interest in mobile payments is growing stronger by the day. Transit has been a hot space for mPay solutions like mobile wallets abroad while the restaurant industry has seen the lion’s share of such innovation … Continue reading

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Mobile in Retail and Dining: Marketing and Loyalty Opportunities

Shopping with a mobile device helps remind us why iPhones and Android-powered devices are termed smartphones. Loaded with digital receipting capabilities, location-based features and social media outlets, the smartphone is the perfect tool to help customers engage with retailers and … Continue reading

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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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