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McDonald's and Its Many Mobile Payment Pilots

McDonald s has more than 34,000 locations in nearly 120 countries, making it an ideal testing ground for payments innovation. As such, many payments providers try get on its menu.
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McDonald in France is trying site-to-store payments, not PayPal mobile payments - NFC Mobile ...

McDonald in France is trying site-to-store payments, not PayPal mobile payments - NFC Mobile ... | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

That McDonald's-PayPal trial in France you've heard so much about for the past week? Turns out it's not actually a PayPal trial at all. McDonald's France, ... has been experimenting with online ordering since 2010, .. [...]

 

More in the related article by same author Frank Hayes:

http://storefrontbacktalk.com/e-commerce/yes-mcdonalds-is-testing-mobile-payment-in-france-paypal-not-so-much/#ixzz24f8WrNKH

 

[...] on August 17, a Reuters reporter mixed that fact [McDonald’s display of PayPal technologies at its franchisee conference this spring] with the six-month-old news of McDonald’s 30-location site-to-store trial in France, known as “GoMcDo.”...

 

Therese's comment: major confusion !

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Contactless payments:UK fFast food fans get an appetite for quicker way to pay

Contactless payments:UK fFast food fans get an appetite for quicker way to pay | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"A third of cardholders paid remotely for food in the last quarter of 2011, according to Visa, with the Olympics expected to provide a further boost to the system."

 

Comment: Interesting details of the results of the McDonald pilot: usage doubled in the past quarter. But Visa admits retailers' resistance. Contactless does not benefit every purchase situation.

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McDonald's, PayPal expand mobile payments system in France

McDonald's, PayPal expand mobile payments system in France | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
After conducting a mobile payments trial in France last year, McDonald's said it will integrate the system into all of its in-store ordering machines by the end of the year.
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PayPal to heat up mobile payments race if McDonald's test In France pays off - Reuters

PayPal is in the early stages of what may be a blockbuster mobile payments deal with McDonald's Corp, the world's biggest hamburger chain.[...]

PayPal is racing against start-up Square Inc and other technology companies to become the mobile payments service of choice as consumers increasingly use smart phones to make purchases in shops, restaurants and other retail locations. [...]

Square struck what could be its most important partnership to date last week when it teamed up with Starbucks Corp, the world's largest coffee chain.

PayPal, owned by eBay Inc, has signed up more than 15 retailers, including Home Depot and Office Depot, to accept PayPal payments in their stores.

But landing a partner the size of McDonald's, with over 30,000 restaurants, would be a big win, according to analysts....
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