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Seven brands who are using Apple Passbook well

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Apple’s Passbook which had a soft launch alongside iOS6, seems to have been met with a lukewarm reception by those in mobile. Hoping for NFC in the iPhone5, people were naturally disappointed that Apple delivered something lacking in originality. However, that might be its strength. A combination of user familiarity, native integration, alerts to the […]

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Posted in Apple Passbook, Google Wallet, mCommerce, mobile loyalty, mobile payments, mobile vouchers, Passbook, Research and Insight | No Comments »

Apple’s Passbook: Early evidence is that it’s a hit with users

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Whilst many commentators were discussing the features of the iPhone 5, one announcement that received less notice was the introduction of Passbook in iOS6. Many industry figures had been holding out for NFC to be introduced in Apple’s new handset, so Passbook barely counted as a consolation prize. However, this feature may turn out to [...]

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The Rise of MCommerce

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

The Rise of MCommerce

New figures released from eBay suggest the UK mobile payments market is expected to be worth £2.5bn by 2016, and worth up to £19bn to the UK economy in 2021. Shoppers in the UK are now spending a massive £4.5bn … Continue reading

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Posted in ecommerce, M-Commerce, mCommerce, mobile payments, mobile shopping, Online shopping, Ve Interactive, Ve Interactive UK | No Comments »

Are you prepared for the year of the mobile?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Are you prepared for the year of the mobile?

Infographic courtesy of Acquity Group

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More Smartphones means shops won’t be shops anymore

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

More Smartphones means shops won’t be shops anymore

Major changes in shopping have on the cards for a while, but it now seems that we’re close to tipping point where shops, as we know them, will no longer be shops. The internet started the trend, for sure. Consumers became better informed, comparing prices and product reviews. And it had an impact in many [...]

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Posted in Homeplus QR, mobile payments, mobile retail, Net-A-Porter AR, retail, Tesco QR, The Shop Window | No Comments »

Waiting to pay your bill in a restaurant? Don’t worry, you can now do it by phone

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Waiting to pay your bill in a restaurant? Don’t worry, you can now do it by phone

In a joint venture between PayPal and Pizza Express, the two companies will now let you pay your restaurant bill from your phone. No waiting for staff to bring your bill, you can do it from the table via your mobile. This is obviously a trial venture and the app is iPhone only, PayPal users [...]

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Posted in Brand Campaigns, mobile payments, PayPal, PayPal Mobile, Pizza Express App | No Comments »