Samsung Pay launching Rewards Program

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At the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas last October, Samsung expressed their intention to turn Samsung Pay into a mobile wallet that, on top of payments, is also about convenience and loyalty benefits. Samsung already implemented part of the convenience part by enabling users to store more than just traditional payment cards in the mobile wallet, […]

Traditional marketing is becoming obsolete

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Consumers have come to expect the same level of personalisation and service in the physical store as well as they do in the e-commerce environment. How can brands and retailers step up their marketing efforts to better deliver to their target customers? Consumers have become increasingly informed and prepared on their purchase decisions. Shopping is […]

You can now add your Identity card to WeChat

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Chinese Tencent recently made it possible for Chinese citizens residing in Nanning to electronically link their ID cards to WeChat. Electronic identity cards will eliminate the need to carry a physical card around NOTE: you might also be interested in How to make a payment through WeChat. The Nanning Municipality signed a strategic cooperation with […]

How to Set up Apple Pay on the Web for your Website (Stripe)

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With the release of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra in September 2016, users can now seamlessly use Apple Pay to make purchases with Safari on their iPhone, iPad, or on their Mac. We’ve enabled one of our webpages, GemTot beacons, to accept transactions via Apple Pay (Stripe is what we use to accept payments). This […]

Shifting mindset about Mobile

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How is mobile changing consumers’ expectations? Consumers are highly mobile, with a forecasted 70% of world population owning a smartphone by 2020. In the US, adults spend almost 70 hours a month on their mobile.  Furthermore, around half of adult population in the US use a tablet. This is where there should be a shift on […]

Mobile Wallet Gift Cards will have an impact this Christmas

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Digital Gifts for Christmas In 2015 the number of e-gifts increased by 80% compared to the previous year*. There is a significant trend in how consumers are switching their preference towards e-gifts. Some of the reasons for this increased popularity are: Ease-of-use (can be spent online, in-store) Personalisation options Fast delivery (even virtually, or SMS, email, […]

How to make a payment through WeChat Pay

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Mobile payments through WeChat Pay In this article we will show the user experience of making a payment through WeChat pay. If you haven’t already, (or you don’t know WeChat very well) I would highly recommend you to take a look at the following articles: 4 reasons why WeChat shake can grow ROI How beacons […]

How to add your credit card to Android Pay

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Android Pay has just launched in Hong Kong. In this post we’ll show how to add your credit card to Android Pay step by step. Before you begin, please make sure your Android device: Is NFC enabled. Runs KitKat 4.4 or later Android version. Is not rooted*. *Rooting (jailbreaking for Apple devices) is a process that allows you […]

4 reasons why WeChat shake can grow ROI

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This article features the benefits of WeChat and the WeChat shake functionality, as well as giving a better understanding of how WeChat can be leveraged to increase in-store traffic, customer engagement and sales. Benefits of integrating WeChat and WeChat shake in your business #1 Cost: It is extremely expensive, both in terms of money and time […]

How to Distribute Mobile Wallet Content via Email

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In this article we are going to explain how to distribute mobile wallet content to contacts via email. We will assume you already know How to Upload your contacts to the CherryPie CRM, and How to create Customer Segmentations within CherryPie. If you don’t, please check out those articles first. NOTE: This process will be […]