Posts for category: Mobile Payments

Posted by Guest Perspective | Apr 27, 2017

The Future of Mobile Payments – Safer and More Convenient

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Mobile Payments

Today’s post was written by guest blogger, Beth Kotz, a contributing writer to Credit.com. Thanks to credit and debit cards, we know that you can walk around with no cash in your wallet and still be ready to make a purchase just about anywhere. However, thanks to mobile payments, people are now able to forego […]

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Posted by Melissa Hourigan | Apr 25, 2017

USAT Hosted the First Annual USAT Retail Round Table at NAMA OneShow

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Cashless Trends

USAT Kicked off the 2017 NAMA OneShow in Vegas by hosting the first annual USAT Retail Round Table, a discussion of how the vending business is paving the way for retail to embrace technology by way of mobile payments, advertising opportunities, and digital displays. Our panel, kindly sponsored by Chase, and Grab and Go, consisted […]

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Posted by Melissa Hourigan | Mar 14, 2017

Ready to Turn on Mobile Payments? Fear Not

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Even though mobile payments are becoming more commonplace, not all consumers trust that mobile wallets are secure forms of payment. You’ll be surprised to learn that mobile wallet payments are in fact far more secure than even credit card payments. Amelia Powell of USA Technologies shares more in this episode of USA Technologies Stories.

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Feb 28, 2017

Mobile Payments Take the Stage at Mobile World Congress

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Apple Pay

Saludos desde Barcelona! As Mobile World Congress (MWC 17) kicks off, the usual agenda is the introduction of new phones – from Nokia’s debut of the retro 3310 to Huawei’s P10 and LG’s G6. Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR & AR) enthusiasts are waiting with baited breath for the latest developments for developing applications on mobile platforms. All […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Dec 28, 2016

2017, The Year Mobile Payments Win

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Mobile Payments

Change is hard. And nothing underscores that point more than today’s payment environment. With 62 percent of Americans surveyed in a June 2016 Gallup poll  predicting a cashless society in their lifetime, the vast majority of Americans can agree that cash is going the way of the dinosaur in the not too distant future. However, […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jun 16, 2016

USAT Study Shows Consumers Respond to Apple Pay POS Messaging with More Payments

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Apple Pay

In March, 2016, we embarked on a study to test whether targeted, point-of-sale advertising of Apple Pay acceptance could increase usage of mobile payments by consumers.  We rolled out digital advertising through our ePort Interactive platform and digital touch-screen cashless device focusing on promoting Apple Pay on 35 select machines that had currently displayed traditional, […]

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Posted by Emily Porro | Apr 14, 2016

NAMA OneShow Learnings: The Millennial Effect: How a Generation is Changing Unattended Retail from Food to Payments

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This guest post was written by Emily F. Porro Tech savvy millennials have been on the minds of retailers for some time, and it is this generations that is helping to drive the adoption of mobile payment technology pushing retailers towards wide-scale adoption of cashless technology solutions. Representing about a fourth of the entire population […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Apr 8, 2016

Have Cashless Payments Arrived?

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Cashless Trends

2015 was the year cashless payments moved from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have as retailers, brands and technology innovators connected the dots to unveil what was truly possible in a connected world.  And nothing was more telling than Apple, Android, Samsung and even Starbucks putting their brands front-and-center in a burgeoning new mobile payments space. […]

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Posted by Maeve Duska | Dec 16, 2015

Cashless, Healthy Vending Go Hand in Hand

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Cashless Trends

At USA Technologies, we watch vending trends closely. One trend, in particular, that continues to gather attention is healthy vending. According to the Snack Food Association, 74 percent of consumers “are trying to eat healthier,” while 65 percent eat specific foods with weight loss in mind. Additional research compiled by the Center for Science in […]

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Posted by Maeve Duska | Nov 30, 2015

The Vending Industry Is Ready for the Mobile Wallet Holiday Shopper

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Mobile Payments

The holiday season is upon us again, and while most consumers won’t be thinking “vending machines” when they head out to shop, many are setting out ready to buy with their phones. And for the vending industry, this time of year means increased holiday traffic, hungry, thirsty and rushed consumers looking for quick convenient refreshment […]

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