Ebay – 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, 25 Jul 2018 12:50:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Ebay – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 eBay to add support for Apple Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/07/25/357665/ebay-to-add-support-for-apple-pay/ Wed, 25 Jul 2018 12:04:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=57665 “Earlier this year, eBay announced it will manage the end-to-end payments flow on its platform to further simplify and improve the buying and selling experience. The company is on track to start managing payments on a limited scale in the US early this fall, at which time buyers will be able to use Apple Pay […]

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eBay to replace PayPal as its main payments provider https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/02/01/356368/ebay-to-replace-paypal-as-its-main-payments-provider/ Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:01:52 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56368 “eBay intends to further improve its customer experience by intermediating payments on its Marketplace platform. In doing so, eBay will manage the payments flow, simplifying the end-to-end experience for buyers and sellers… eBay will move as quickly as possible to complete this process within the parameters of the operating agreement with PayPal, which remains in […]

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Samsung Pay hands out US$30 gift cards to S7 users https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/03/14/343256/samsung-pay-hands-us30-gift-cards-s7-users/ Mon, 14 Mar 2016 14:36:26 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=43256 US consumers who make their first purchase using Samsung Pay on a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge device this month are being offered a gift card worth US$30 from one of five selected Samsung Pay merchants — Best Buy, eBay, Whole Foods, Nike or Regal Cinema.

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Samsung Pay adds gift card support in the US https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/12/11/340562/samsung-pay-adds-gift-card-support-in-the-us/ Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:17:57 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=40562 Samsung Pay has added support for gift cards in the US, letting users store, pay with and share gift cards through the mobile payments service. “Samsung Pay supports 50 popular merchant gift cards including Babies R Us and Toys R Us, Bass Pro Shops, Domino’s, eBay, GameStop, Nike, Regal Entertainment Group and Staples in partnership with […]

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PayPal set to float on 17 July https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/06/29/336283/paypal-set-to-float-on-17-july/ Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:31:16 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=36283 Ebay’s board of directors has approved the completion of the separation of eBay and PayPal into two independent publicly traded companies. The split is expected to take place on 17 July 2015 and “will occur through a pro rata distribution of all of the stock of eBay’s subsidiary PayPal to eBay stockholders,” the company says. […]

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PayPal begins piloting NFC and records 40% growth in mobile payments https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/04/27/334990/paypal-begins-piloting-nfc-and-records-40-growth-in-mobile-payments/ Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:24:03 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=34990 Online payments giant PayPal has revealed it is again testing NFC, though the company’s president has made clear that he’d like the company’s platform to be technology agnostic and he doesn’t see the long-term success of NFC as assured. “We are obviously doing trials around NFC ourselves at this point, but I think the real […]

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Ebay outlines terms of PayPal split https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/04/10/334851/ebay-outlines-terms-of-paypal-split/ Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:27:03 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=34851 eBay will be prevented from setting up its own payments company when it spins off PayPal to operate as a standalone business later this year, an SEC filing has revealed. An operating agreement which will remain in effect for six years will allow eBay to offer customers alternative payment providers as long as the company […]

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PayPal curtails in-store ambitions https://www.nfcworld.com/2015/02/04/333919/paypal-curtails-store-ambitions/ Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:58:41 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=33919 The team working on PayPal’s move into in-store payments has been among the hardest hit by layoffs across parent Ebay Inc’s three divisions, Re/code reports, adding that “PayPal’s in-store initiatives, which includes mobile payments and a credit card reader called PayPal Here, have largely been viewed as big disappointments inside the company”.  Don Kingsborough, PayPal’s […]

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US consumers trust banks most with card data https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/12/17/333280/us-consumers-trust-banks-card-data/ Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:41:59 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=33280 Three in four online buyers (76%) are dissatisfied with the strength of credit card and personal information security among retailers with some 72% of respondents saying they trust their own bank the most with credit card data and personally identifiable information, US research from Bizrate Insights reveals. 48% trust PayPal with their payment and personal […]

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Half of Brits interested in mobile payments https://www.nfcworld.com/2014/12/15/333216/half-brits-interested-mobile-payments/ Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:10:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=33216 Almost one in two (47%) UK consumers are interested in mobile payments, research from Oxygen8 has found, with 11% saying they would like to use their mobile phone only, replacing the use of credit and debit cards altogether. 25% of respondents have purchased an item on eBay using their mobile device, 14% have paid bills, […]

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