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The Mobile POS Tipping Point

The Mobile POS Tipping Point | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

During a recent webinar presented by Retail TouchPoints, titled The Mobile POS Tipping Point, Ken Morris, Principal of Boston Retail Partners (BRP), discussed two ways retailers can leverage mobile POS (mPOS) in stores: associate- and customer-facing mPOS. Associate-facing mPOS focuses on line-busting and allows store associates to provide product information and recommendations via smartphone or iPad. Customer-facing mPOS, however, allows shoppers to receive instant access to offers, inventory details, ratings/reviews and social media accounts directly on their personal mobile devices...

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Why mobile payments still haven’t revolutionized retail

Why mobile payments still haven’t revolutionized retail | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Mobile payments are a revolution waiting to happen. It just makes sense that, with so many of us carrying around increasingly advanced smartphones, we’ll be able to use them to pay at brick-and-m..."

 

Comment: Kris Hiiemaa, CEO of retail point of sale software and inventory system provider ERPLY, examines the hurdles and in particular the costs and investment issus that hamper the progres of mobile payments in retail.

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Google's 'Save to Wallet' simplifies adding coupons and cards to your Google Wallet

Google's 'Save to Wallet' simplifies adding coupons and cards to your Google Wallet | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it
At its I/O event, Google's Peter Hazlehurst unveiled a new Google Wallet feature that makes it easier to add offers and payment cards to your account. Called "Save to Wallet," the feature is a...
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Near Field Communication (NFC) is about Retail 2.0 not inventory tracking / Smart mCommerce

Near Field Communication (NFC) is about Retail 2.0 not inventory tracking / Smart mCommerce | Payments 2.0 | Scoop.it

"Still stuck on selling first-generation retail via Near Field Communication (NFC)... The industry is still selling first-generation retail where the new frontier is Retail 2.0."

 

Comment : Gary Schwartz, president/CEO of Impact Mobile,Toronto,and author of “The Impulse Economy” (Simon &Schuster,2011) says retail must raise the bar for its NFC/RFID tracking. He makes very strong points, check it out !

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