Home Plus – 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 Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:20:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Home Plus – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Sixty banks and retailers sign up for new Korean mobile wallet service https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/12/12/321551/sixty-banks-and-retailers-sign-up-for-new-korean-mobile-wallet-service/ Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:56:07 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=21551 KT's MoCa combines payment cards, coupons and offers stored in the cloud with a mobile wallet app that allows consumers to make payments at merchants via traditional barcodes, QR codes or NFC — providing retailers with the flexibility to use their prefered choice of POS hardware to close the "last inch" at the point-of-sale.

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Mobile superstore trial sets out to discover how poster shopping will change the future of retailing https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/03/23/314738/mobile-superstore-trial-sets-out-to-discover-how-poster-shopping-will-change-the-future-of-retailing/ Fri, 23 Mar 2012 09:50:02 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=14738 Swedish ecommerce platform provider Jetshop has provided NFC World with the preliminary results of a landmark project designed to find out how the ability for shoppers to use their mobile phone to make a purchase directly from a printed poster will affect traditional retailing.

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Turkcell signs up 50k wallet users https://www.nfcworld.com/2012/03/07/314263/turkcell-signs-up-50k-wallet-users/ Wed, 07 Mar 2012 13:57:33 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=14263 Turkcell now has 50,000 active users of its Cep-T Cüzdan NFC mobile wallet service, the Turkish carrier’s Ergi Şener has told NFC World, and plans to expand the service to include mobile coupon and loyalty services in the near future. Overall, Turkcell now has more than 300,000 subscribers equipped with a T10, T11 or T20 […]

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SK Telecom to open NFC Zone in Seoul https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/06/30/38392/sk-telecom-to-open-nfc-zone-in-seoul/ Thu, 30 Jun 2011 09:41:43 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=8392 Korean mobile network operator SK Telecom is to open an ‘NFC Zone’ in Seoul, the company’s head of global partnerships has told delegates attending the GSMA’s Mobile Money Summit in Singapore. The NFC Zone will be opened during the second half of the year, Yu-Shik Kim told delegates. Major merchants including Dunkin’ Donuts, Home Plus, […]

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Tesco Korea points to the future of mobile grocery shopping https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/06/23/38280/tesco-korea-points-to-the-future-of-mobile-grocery-shopping/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2011/06/23/38280/tesco-korea-points-to-the-future-of-mobile-grocery-shopping/#comments Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:15:55 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=8280 A test conducted by Home Plus, Korea’s second largest supermarket chain and 95% owned by UK-based grocery giant Tesco, highlights the potential for mobile proximity technologies to transform the way retailers operate. The test saw Home Plus recreating the layout of a typical supermarket, but in a subway station and using images of products that […]

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Retail partnerships are the key to a new NFC business model https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/03/29/33333/retail-partnerships-are-the-key-to-a-new-nfc-business-model/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/03/29/33333/retail-partnerships-are-the-key-to-a-new-nfc-business-model/#comments Mon, 29 Mar 2010 22:08:40 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=3333 OPINION: Korean mobile network operator SK Telecom's new T Smart Pay service comes with more than one twist to the 'standard' NFC business model. Not only has SKT bought its way into a card issuer for the launch, but it is also signing distribution deals with leading retailers.

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SK Telecom and Hana launch SIM-based mobile contactless payments and promotions service https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/03/25/33318/sk-telecom-and-hana-launch-sim-based-mobile-contactless-payments-and-promotions-service/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2010/03/25/33318/sk-telecom-and-hana-launch-sim-based-mobile-contactless-payments-and-promotions-service/#comments Thu, 25 Mar 2010 18:48:31 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=3318 Korean consumers who sign up for a Hana SK Card credit account and pick up a new '13.56MHz RF SIM' via a retail partner will then be able to store multiple credit, loyalty and membership cards and discount coupons on their mobile phone.

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