Google turns focus to customer loyalty on Android Pay

Google turns focus to customer loyalty on Android Pay

Google has introduced a loyalty API that enables merchants that accept Android Pay to provide customers with offers, rewards, and information about new items. The Card Linked Offers API provides a new channel for businesses to deliver targeted offers, once a person has added their loyalty card to Android Pay. US bakery company Panera Bread […]

Pret A Manger Hints At Imminent Android Pay Launch in UK

Pret A Manger Hints At Imminent Android Pay Launch in UK

Google’s launch of its Android Pay platform in the UK may be extremely imminent, according to tags seen on payment terminals at fast food chain Pret A Manger, which suggested that the brand was now accepting Android Pay. According to The Telegraph, multiple Pret A Manger branches in London have added tags to credit card […]

Barclays Launching Mobile Payments Service to Compete with Android Pay

Barclays Launching Mobile Payments Service to Compete with Android Pay

Barclays is rolling out its own contactless payment service for Android phones this summer, enabling customers to pay at over 400,000 locations in the UK and placing the bank in direct competition with the upcoming launch of Android Pay. The service, simply called ‘Contactless Mobile’, will build upon the functionality launched to Barclaycard customers earlier […]