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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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“Retailers who deliver a more personalised consumer experience in 2014 will sail ahead. Are you prepared?”

by on January 18, 2014

In an opinion article from Ben Gale, Vice President Sales, The Logic Group he looks at the top retail technology trends that will play out in 2014

According to Ben the top retail technology drivers this year will be: .....

  • 1. Smartphones continuing to transform the retail landscape
  • 2. MPOS – From Mobile Point of Sale to Mobile Point of Service
  • 3. Convergence of payments and loyalty
  • 4. Striking a balance between convenience and security will continue to be a top priority for retailer
  • 5 Contactless payments
  • 6. The role of data and insights
  • 7. Individualised service will be a differentiator
  • 8. Retailers will have the opportunity to cater to a growing global audience

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