Starbucks is just about ready to cement its place as king of the coffee shops when it rolls out mobile app ordering tomorrow ( 1st October) I will soon be able to order a Starbucks coffee and let them know when I am ready to collect it. Details after the read more below
Now that the dust has settled on Apple’s launch of its stellar payment service in the US of A. Here are the best video summaries of what it does and how to use it.
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Tesco seem to be getting ready to show their hand when it comes to creating a mobile digital wallet/loyalty combination. Continue reading “Tesco trialling Digital Mobile Wallet for in store payment”
McDonalds have been really quiet for a while on the innovation front, but they have finally shown their colours in Australia when it comes to rolling out unique in-store technology in the form of their new “Gourmet Burger” order Touch Screen
O2, Vodafone, and EE have all got together along with Carrier billing provider Boku, to allow you to to pay for your packet of crisps at your local store using nothing more than your mobile phone number.
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Paypoint, the 26,700 strong convenience store payment network announced a massive step forward today. From early October, you will be able to purchase digital vouchers for popular video games networks using cash at your local newsagents.
After a few days of Apple tech, I thought it would be good to show that there are other potential solutions using Beacon Technology. Hands down, my favourite of the moment has to be PayPal’s solution for how Beacons are going to change our lives. ( and they are out now in the UK)
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The challenge with coming up with new in-store ideas, is that generally most retail stores look at what other stores are doing. When it comes to technology, we need to look at other sectors which focus on selling to consumers to find the really disruptive ideas. For me, cruise ships are a massively interesting sector. Here’s why:
Rumour posts are always a bit of fun when it comes to blogging. You get a chance to speculate and then when the announcement is made, you get a chance to review. Thanks to Apple’s leaky news ship I get a chance to share some of the rumours about their upcoming mobile in-store payments service.
This weekend, in the pursuit of finding even more amazing digital experiences, I took a trip to Argos’ new digital store that has opened in Tottenham Court Road, London. I was amazed and impressed by what I saw. Here is why.