Women’s fashion magazine Elle has launched a promotion across the US that makes use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons and geofence technology to trigger exclusive content and offers in a shopper’s smartphone when they are within range of a participating store partner... More
More than six million customers have signed up for Visa Checkout since its launch last year, Visa reports... More
The slides suggest the US carrier, which has previously chosen to avoid Isis and partner with Google for NFC, is preparing to launch its own “Sprint Touch” mobile wallet service. More
PayPal has signed up a further 15 national US retailers and completed deals with a suite of POS vendors as it rolls out its plans to become a major offline payments brand... More
The payments network has announced PayPass Wallet Services, a digital wallet platform that will support NFC. Eighteen financial institutions, American Airlines and bookseller Barnes & Noble are among those who have signed up for the service. More
With an NFC-enabled Nook, you could “walk up to any of our pictures, any [of] our aisles, any of our bestseller lists, and just touch the book, and get information on that physical book on your Nook and have some frictionless purchase experience. That’s coming, and we could lead in that area,” the US bookseller’s CEO has told Fortune. More
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