Casino to open world’s first NFC-enabled supermarket

This Casino supermarket in Saint Didier, Paris is to be fully NFC enabled

Shoppers at the French supermarket chain’s Les Belles Feuilles branch in Paris will be able to use shelf-edge labels equipped with NFC tags to obtain details of each of 25,000 products on offer, scan items into their basket and then checkout by simply tapping their NFC phone to a reader attached to the retailer’s cash register. More



Hong Kong moves towards NFC payments

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the government body responsible for the maintenance and development of Hong Kong’s financial infrastructure, has announced plans to implement a series of retail payment initiatives, including a first step towards the introduction of an NFC payments platform... More





Deutsche Telekom unveils mobile payments plans

Deutsche Telekom and MasterCard

“We want to build a comprehensive ecosystem around mobile payment, helping Telekom to realise its strategy of being the first choice for customers regarding connected life and work,” says the T-Mobile operator as it signs a partnership deal with MasterCard and outlines four “strategic pillars” for its move into financial services. More









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