7-Eleven – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:19:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png 7-Eleven – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 7-Eleven to open unmanned convenience stores in Japan https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/19/358806/7-eleven-to-open-unmanned-convenience-stores-in-japan/ Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:31:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58806 “Convenience store giant Seven-Eleven Japan Co launched a trial 7-Eleven store with a self-checkout system using facial recognition technology here on Dec 17 as it aims to promote labour-saving measures and introduce cashless payments amid concerns of labour shortages… Seven-Eleven Japan Co plans to install the system at small-scale 7-Eleven outlets, such as those inside […]

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7-Eleven pilots mobile self-checkout in 14 US stores https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/11/06/358467/7-eleven-pilots-mobile-self-checkout-in-14-us-stores/ Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:34:23 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58467 Convenience store giant 7-Eleven is piloting a mobile self-checkout service in 14 stores in the Dallas area, just two months after it began accepting contactless and mobile payments across its 8,000+ US stores. To use the service, customers need to download the 7-Eleven mobile app and join the retailer’s 7Rewards loyalty program. The Scan & […]

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Visa CEO forecasts ‘significant contactless growth’ in the US https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/11/05/358451/visa-ceo-forecasts-us-contactless-growth/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:46:42 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58451 “The US market is poised for significant contactless growth over the coming year,” Visa CEO Alfred F Kelly has told analysts. “We expect that there will be over 100m Visa contactless cards issued in the United States by the end of 2019.” “On the issuing side, several of our largest clients will begin issuing contactless […]

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Gaming hardware maker Razer signs up 300,000 mobile payments users in 48 hours https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/09/357512/gaming-hardware-maker-razer-signs-up-300000-mobile-payments-users-in-48-hours/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:34:50 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57512 “Within 48 hours from the launch of Razer Pay on 4 July 2018, over 300,000 users in Malaysia downloaded and signed up for the Razer e-wallet app designed for youth and millennials… Also within the same 48 hours, over 11,000 transactions were made by first-time Razer Pay users at Berjaya Group stores (such as 7-Eleven […]

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Gaming hardware maker Razer moves into mobile payments market https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/05/357499/gaming-hardware-maker-razer-moves-into-mobile-payments-market/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:10:59 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57499 “Razer Pay is the e-wallet designed for youth and millennials… Over 6,000 major retail and F&B outlets will accept Razer Pay, with participating brands such as 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Singer, Cosway, Greyhound Café, Wendy’s, Kenny Rogers, Krispy Kreme, 99 Speedmart, Tealive, Thundermatch, Sweet Hut and more… Razer Pay will roll out in other Southeast Asian countries […]

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Bank of Korea signs up retailers for coinless society trial https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/04/20/351748/bank-korea-signs-retailers-coinless-society-trial/ Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:08:03 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=51748 The Bank of Korea (BOK) has signed up retailers including CU, 7-Eleven, E-Mart, Lotte Mart and Lotte Department Store to begin trialling a service that will give customers change in the form of a top-up to a prepaid card. “Cha Hyeon-jin, an official handling the issue at the BOK, said no decision has been made […]

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Android Pay launches in Hong Kong https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/10/20/347897/android-pay-launches-hong-kong/ Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:48:43 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=47897 Google is rolling out its Android Pay mobile payment service in Hong Kong with support for Mastercard and Visa cards from The Bank of East Asia, DBS, Dah Sing Bank, Hang Seng Bank, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank. The service is also available in more than 5,000 retail locations including 7-Eleven, Circle K, Fortress, Mannings, Maxim’s […]

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Apple Pay launches in Hong Kong https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/07/20/346316/apple-pay-launches-hong-kong/ Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:39:12 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=46316 Apple Pay has launched in Hong Kong with support from Mastercard, Visa and American Express. Participating banks include Bank of China (Hong Kong), DBS, Hang Seng Bank, HSBC and Standard Chartered, with support from The Bank of East Asia (BEA) and Tap&Go “coming soon”.

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Android Pay launches in Australia https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/07/14/346166/android-pay-launches-australia/ Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:55:44 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=46166 Google has begun rolling out its Android Pay mobile payment service in Australia with support from American Express and Visa. The service will be available from 27 banks and credit unions at launch and from an additional seven financial institutions “soon”. MasterCard support is expected “in a few days”.

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Android Pay launches in Singapore https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/06/28/345814/android-pay-launches-singapore/ Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:08:48 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=45814 Google has begun rolling out Android Pay across Singapore, marking the mobile payment service’s debut in Asia. It will work with MasterCard and Visa cards from DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, POSB Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB.

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