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What Ails the Mobile Wallets?

General-purpose mobile wallets have yet to convince most merchants and consumers that they have real value. Can that change, and if so, when? The hype over mobile wallets hasn’t ceased ever since Google Checkout launched way back in 2006, and it’s only become louder since Apple Inc. unveiled Apple Pay …

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Mobile Wallets Team Up With Networks, Issuers, and Merchants for Consumer Attention

The holiday shopping season may be coming to a close, but mashups between mobile-wallet providers, merchants, payment card networks, and card issuers are likely to continue indefinitely as all groups seek more transaction volume from consumers. Apple Inc. has been active this holiday season. In one promotion, Apple is offering …

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COMMENTARY: Transforming Mobile Wallets from Payment Tools Into Engagement Tools

Mobile technology has enabled people to be connected virtually anywhere and use their smart phones for pretty much anything, including gaming, photography, GPS navigation, and online shopping for both big and small purchases. However, there is one element of smart-phone technology that isn’t being utilized to its fullest extent. Adoption …

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48% Don’t Use Mobile Wallets and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/21/17

Some 48% of surveyed U.S. consumers don’t use Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, Venmo, or Bitcoin and 46% say not enough places accept these payment methods, according to invoicing and payments firm Viewpost, which canvassed 1,000 people. Mobile-payments provider LevelUp announced a link to, which serves more than 12,000 restaurants. The connection …

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While Mobile Wallets Have Gone ‘Mass-Market,” Adoption Has Leveled off

Ever since Apple Inc. raised the profile of mobile wallets with its launch of Apple Pay in 2014, observers have questioned how widely consumers would take up the newfangled payment gadgets. The latest study shows that while adoption is widespread, it has stalled in recent months. The good news for …

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What is the Future of Mobile Wallets? Anticipation and Waiting, Expert Panel Says

As mobile-wallet backers wrestle with the right mix of features and functions—loyalty, offers, and payments—to incentivize consumers and merchants to use their products, they should get accustomed to waiting. That was the word Thursday in Orlando, Fla., from speakers at the 2017 Payments Summit, sponsored by the Secure Technology Alliance. …

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