November 25, 2014

For children on a long journey, the typical refrain is, “Are we there yet?” However, for retail IT practitioners and executives, the challenge is not in waiting to get “there,” but figuring out what “there” even is. The question for the IT journey on which retailers are now traveling can be more appropriately phrased as, “Where are we going?”

November 4, 2014

Apple Pay is off to a fast start—but will it last? Will any of these mobile wallet systems gain traction, or will they remain a novelty for a small subset of consumers?

October 30, 2014

CurrentC, a mobile payment service still in pilot mode from a group of retailers known as the Merchant Consumer Exchange (MCX), has reportedly been hit by hackers.

October 27, 2014

The two pharmacy chains are part of a retailer consortium known as Merchant Customer Exchange, or MCX, which is planning its own rival mobile payment service called CurrentC.

October 14, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9th iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

September 26, 2014

By Howard W. Herndon

September 23, 2014

Behind the glitz and window dressing “wow” factor of Apple’s Sept. 9 iPhone 6/6 Plus and Apple Watch announcements, the meaty Apple Pay announcement was really the star of the show.

September 11, 2014

Near Field Communication (NFC) POS payment terminals from Pax Technology Inc. now support Apple Pay. Pax has a portfolio of products including countertop, mobile and multi-lane NFC-equipped terminals tested to work with Apple Pay.

August 25, 2014

As payment and POS technology continues to evolve ever more rapidly, it is more critical than ever to make sure that your POS equipment is up-to-date.

May 27, 2014

While the reach of mobile devices has grown dramatically in recent years, we’ve failed to realize the promise of using this ubiquitous device as a mobile wallet.

October 31, 2008

Anything that makes shopping easier and faster for consumers is a win for retailers—and...

October 20, 2008

Moving to expand its position in the near field communication (NFC) market in North America,...

February 29, 2008

Commuters relying on San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) have been tapped to...

April 30, 2007

Like most mothers and daughters, my 15-year-old daughter and I share many similarities: We love...