Month: August 2020

Contactless Payments: Are They Safe?

With the COVID-19 crisis and the increase of social distancing, the use of contactless payments is rising. What does this mean? Is it a safe method? Check it out! As a result of COVID-19, the use of contactless payments is expected to rise 10–15% in the U.S. according to  Mercator Advisory Group Analyst Peter Reville. …
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August 27, 2020 0

Amidst a Pandemic, Consumers Adapt by Adopting Touch-free Payments and Shopping

The use cases for contactless payments have been there all along, but the Covid-19 pandemic is turning out to be a major motivator in adoption of the touch-averse technology. Evidence comes in a roundup of data from the U.S. Payments Forum, a Princeton Junction, N.J.-based payments association. In its latest market snapshot, the Forum details…
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August 19, 2020 0

Kroger To Test Contactless Payment Acceptance and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/7/20

The Kroger Co. is testing contactless payments at some of its QFC (Quality Food Center) locations. The test includes acceptance of Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, mobile banking apps, and contactless NFC cards. Kroger already accepts its Kroger Pay app. The QFC division is based in Seattle. ATM operator Cardtronics plc said its ATM operating…
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August 7, 2020 0