More than three quarters of US retailers (76%) plan to accept Apple Pay by the end of 2017, research released by the National Retail Federation and Forrester reveals. More
Fewer than a quarter of the National Retail Federation’s list of the top 100 US retailers are now accepting Apple Pay, with nearly two-thirds saying they will not be accepting it this year and only four saying they have plans to add support in the next 12 months, research conducted by Reuters has found... More
“Merchants large and small make business decisions every single day based upon what makes the best sense for the business, their associates and most importantly, their customers,” says Mallory Duncan, senior vice president of the US’s National Retail Federation, in a statement issued in the wake of the decision taken by CVS and Rite Aid to stop accepting Apple Pay and other NFC payments... More
Leading merchant groups in the US have come together to call for the creation of an alternative set of open standards for tokenized payments that would be managed by an independent body such as ISO or ANSI — rather than by the payments industry. More
NFC and RFID tag provider Smartrac has partnered with a number of NFC and RFID specialists to provide visitors to the National Retail Federation’s annual convention and expo in New York on 14-15 January with an interactive retail experience area... More
The NFC standards organisation has signed partnership deals with the NRF’s ARTS division as well as the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association and the Open Mobile Alliance. More
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