Packers converting to mobile tickets only starting this season

Packers converting to mobile tickets only starting this season

Courtesy of Packers.com: Mobile tickets allow for safe, secure ticketing and help prevent fraud; Commemorative paper tickets will be sent to Season Ticket Holders after the season. Starting this season, the Green Bay Packers will accept only mobile tickets for entry to Lambeau Field during Packers home games and will not accept paper tickets as […]

Google’s Redesigned Digital Wallet Tries to Make Payments Feel More Personal

Google’s Redesigned Digital Wallet Tries to Make Payments Feel More Personal

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal: Alphabet Inc.’s Google is trying to draw more people to its payment app and keep them there longer with features such as a reward system, new financial management services and a format for listing payments that evokes text-message conversations. The Google Pay app will eventually offer Plex, mobile checking and savings […]

McDonald’s enters final phase of testing a U.S. loyalty program ahead of nationwide launch

McDonald’s enters final phase of testing a U.S. loyalty program ahead of nationwide launch

Courtesy of CNBC: McDonald’s on Wednesday said that it has entered its final phase of testing a U.S. loyalty program before it launches nationwide later this year. The fast-food giant has successful rewards programs in other countries, like France, but this is the closest it’s come to bringing one to its home market. In November, the company began […]

Loyalty Rewards Boost Takeout Spend For A Third Of US Consumers

Loyalty Rewards Boost Takeout Spend For A Third Of US Consumers

Courtesy of PYMNTS.com: The pandemic may have shuttered many brick-and-mortar venues, but countless restaurants have adapted their business models to capitalize on what has rapidly become the most common way consumers now order and eat their food: online takeout. United States consumers spent a collective $486 billion on takeout orders in 2020. PYMNTS research shows […]

What Is Google Pay, and What Can You Do With It?

What Is Google Pay, and What Can You Do With It?

Courtesy of HowToGeek.com: Everyone has a smartphone in their pocket these days, so it makes sense to use it to pay for things. That’s where mobile payment platforms like Google Pay come in. Google Pay is much more than that though. We’ll explain. Google relaunched Google Pay in late 2020, and with it came a bunch of […]

Dunkin’, Stadiums Try Checkout-Free Shopping as Social Distancing Remains a Priority

Dunkin’, Stadiums Try Checkout-Free Shopping as Social Distancing Remains a Priority

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal: Checkout-free technology comes with behavioral barriers for customers—and financial uncertainty for retailers. Coffee chain Dunkin’ and hospitality stands at sports stadiums are testing a new checkout-free payment system from Mastercard Inc. as retailers try to meet shoppers’ desire for speed and reduced human contact. Their initiatives are similar to Amazon.com Inc.’s Go technology, which uses […]