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    French electronic wallets merge to create ‘universal mobile payment solution’

    October 21st, 2016

    French bank BNP Paribas and supermarket giant Carrefour are to merge their Wa! and Fivory electronic wallets to create a “unified, universal mobile payment solution”, allowing customers to make payments, receive loyalty rewards and make… More

    Apple Pay goes live in Russia

    October 4th, 2016

    Apple Pay has begun rolling out across Russia, allowing consumers to pay in-store and make in-app and online purchases. The service is currently supported by Mastercard and Sberbank and is accepted at branches of Atak, Auchan,… More

    French retail giant to support Fivory NFC mobile payments

    July 4th, 2016

    Customers at supermarket giant Auchan Retail France stores will soon be able to pay for purchases on their mobile phone using NFC or QR codes through the Fivory mobile wallet. The retailer has teamed up with payment solutions provider Oney and MasterCard to support the service which was piloted by French bank Credit Mutuel-CIC in April 2014. More

    Auchan rolls out Bluetooth and NFC payment beacons in Luxembourg

    September 30th, 2015

    Supermarket chain Auchan is installing Digicash Bluetooth and NFC payment beacons at checkouts at its hypermarket in Luxembourg to enable shoppers to pay for purchases and collect loyalty points with their mobile phone. The rollout by… More

    French bank card association backs biometric payments

    June 16th, 2014

    Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB, the French bank card association which pioneered the use of chip cards for payments in the 1980s, expects to enable member banks to issue customers with keyfobs supporting fingerprint payments… More

    SES ships 4m NFC tags to retailers

    October 2nd, 2013

    France-based Store Electronic Systems has deployed more than four million NFC electronic shelf-edge labels to a dozen retailers — and expects to sell a total of 5m this year and at least another 10m next… More

    Auchan picks mobile barcodes for France’s MCX

    December 12th, 2012

    “Our goal is to create the m-payment standard within the retail sector, independent of any telephone operators and banks,” says the head of Flash’n Pay, a new mobile wallet brand that has been created by one of the country’s largest grocery retailers and is set to go head to head with the French carriers’ NFC-based Cityzi service. More

    French retailers, financial services providers and mobile operators publish NFC adoption plans

    French retailers, financial services providers and mobile operators publish NFC adoption plans

    October 8th, 2009

    The Ergosum consortium, comprising France’s leading retailers, store card providers and mobile operators, has published detailed specifications and use cases for the implementation of NFC payments, coupon redemption and loyalty points management at the point of sale, ahead of planned large scale consumer testing. More

    French retailers, operators publish NFC adoption plans

    French retailers, operators publish NFC adoption plans

    September 27th, 2009

    The Ergosum consortium of French retailers and operators has published its specifications and two use cases, for both traditional points of sale and self-checkout scenarios, ahead of planned large-scale testing of NFC in the French… More

    Carrefour announces major move toward contactless — and NFC

    Carrefour announces major move toward contactless — and NFC

    January 27th, 2009

    The world’s second largest retailer, part of the French Ergosum consortium aiming to launch a large scale NFC project by the end of this year, will begin converting its own brand credit/loyalty cards to contactless next month… More

    French retailers commit to large scale NFC trials in 2009

    French retailers commit to large scale NFC trials in 2009

    December 5th, 2008

    France’s largest retail chains have agreed to work together with the country’s leading mobile operators to put in place a series of large scale near field communication trials that will see consumers using NFC phones to make payments and manage their loyalty cards. More

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