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Research : Brits spend £1.46 billion a month via mobile payments

Research : Brits spend £1.46 billion a month via mobile payments

by on October 31, 2016

New research from VoucherCodes.co.uk has found that Brits are spending, on average, £36.76 of their monthly disposable income via their mobile devices. This equates to a huge £1.46 billion spent using mobile technology in the UK every month*.

The digitally savvy younger generations are leading the charge in mobile payment adoption, with those aged 18 to 24 spending £67.59 of their monthly disposable income via their mobile devices compared to just £16.89 amongst those aged 55 and over. Currently, men are over twice as likely as women to shop using mobile payments in store (12% vs 5%).

https://www.vouchercodes.co.uk/

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1 in 4 UK shoppers intend to make a contactless payment with their smartphone in the next 12 months, says MasterCard

1 in 4 UK shoppers intend to make a contactless payment with their smartphone in the next 12 months, says MasterCard

by on June 6, 2016

Following the recent UK launch of Android Pay, new MasterCard figures show that one-quarter of UK shoppers intend to use their mobile to make contactless payments in the next 12 months.

Despite the relative infancy of contactless mobile payment technology in the UK, 1 in 20 people are using it once a week or more. With more mobile handsets enabled for contactless payments, reservations are slowly beginning to disappear and as many as 13% of British consumers have no reservations at all, says the study.

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Awards : SkyParlour PR – “more focused than a heat-seeking missile”

by on June 20, 2014

@SkyParlour!  lands small consultancy gong at CIPR awards

SkyParlour has picked up the Outstanding Small Consultancy Award at the CIPR Excellence Awards in London.

The Manchester-based PR firm was described by the judges as being "more focused than a heat-seeking missile" and was praised for its strong brand and culture, as well as its deep knowledge of the sector, which makes it ideally placed to take advantage of the growing mobile payments and m-commerce market.

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18m consumers will have access to mobile payments when Zapp launches later this year

by on January 15, 2014

Zapp: Could this be the key to m-payments?

Huge news from Zapp this morning, which will massively impact consumers. Five of the major retail banks have today signed up and are backing Zapp, meaning 18m consumers will have access to mobile payments when it launches later this year.

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Events / Mobile Marketing Live – 3 October 2013 London

by on September 13, 2013

Welcome to Mobile Marketing Live

3 October, 2013, London | Call us now on +44 (0) 207 183 2920 Book Now

The Mobile Marketing Live Conference Programme brings together leading brands who have successfully deployed mobile in their business, and expert practitioners who have their finger on the pulse of the latest developments in their area of expertise.

The Conference Programme consists of two streams, running concurrently, with speakers drawn from a host of global brands across multiple sectors including Retail, Financial Services, Technology, Publishing, Consumer Goods and the Charity Sector. [more…]

Mobile Marketing Live / The latest developments in mobile advertising, mobile messaging, mobile payments, location-based services, mCommerce and more

by on September 8, 2013

Welcome to Mobile Marketing Live

3 October, 2013, London | Call us now on +44 (0) 207 183 2920

The Mobile Marketing Live Conference Programme brings together leading brands who have successfully deployed mobile in their business, and expert practitioners who have their finger on the pulse of the latest developments in their area of expertise.
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Smartphone shopping in-store – connecting digital commerce with bricks and mortar / Dan Hartveld, Red Ant

by on April 16, 2013

Dan Hartveld, Red Ant’s technical director writes  ..  As mobile continues to be a hot topic for everyone – tech pundits, brands and industry mavens – there’s still a question over exactly how consumers use their smartphones when they’re out shopping. We all think they’re doing it, we feel in our collective gut that they’re going to do more of it as digital commerce and multichannel experiences get better.

But are consumers actually getting out their smartphones in-store and using them to compare, share and buy?

The short answer is yes, they are – but it’s currently a fringe activity which has yet to realise its full potential as a revenue driver. [more…]