Co-op partners Mastercard to trial in-aisle mobile payments

Co-op partners Mastercard to trial in-aisle mobile payments

Shoppers at UK supermarket the Co-op will soon be able to bypass the checkout and instead pay for their groceries with their own mobile phones. The Co-op has teamed up with Mastercard to trial a new app at the retailer’s support centre in Manchester ahead of a wider rollout this summer. Customers will be able […]

Mastercard and Swarovski team to launch a virtual reality shopping app

Mastercard and Swarovski team to launch a virtual reality shopping app

#AtelierSwarovski Virtual Showroom, a revolutionary virtual reality experience by #Swarovski & @Mastercard offers a seamless new way to shop pic.twitter.com/OaIJ8RpOtD — Swarovski (@swarovski) September 26, 2017 Mastercard has teamed up with jewellery firm Swarovski on a virtual reality app that immerses shoppers in a “home” where they can browse and purchase items using Masterpass. The […]

MasterCard Teams with Turkish Mobile Retailer for Messenger Payments

MasterCard Teams with Turkish Mobile Retailer for Messenger Payments

MasterCard has partnered with Turkish mobile retail firm Getir to integrate Masterpass – MasterCard’s digital wallet and mobile payments platform – into Getir’s bot on Facebook Messenger in Turkey. With this ‘first use’ of Masterpass through a bot on Messenger, customers can chat with Getir’s bot on Messenger ‘in a natural, conversational way’ to choose […]

Byron and TGI Fridays go bill-free with Mastercard’s Qkr! app

Byron and TGI Fridays go bill-free with Mastercard’s Qkr! app

TGI Fridays and Byron will soon be accepting the Qkr! with Masterpass app throughout its restaurants, letting UK customers pay from their smartphone using the app- speeding up the bill paying process. Group Individual Restaurants has also signed a deal with Mastercard to implement Qkr across their UK sites early in 2017, which will soon […]

Mastercard app lets online shoppers pay with a selfie

Mastercard app lets online shoppers pay with a selfie

Mastercard is about to start letting customers in the UK and Europe pay for goods online by using their face instead of a password. Having already been trialled in the US and Canada, the service, called Identity Check Mobile, asks for customers to pose for a photograph of their face to authenticate online purchases. Shoppers […]

MasterCard Invests In Razorpay; Duo To Collaborate In Accelerating Mobile Payments Among SMEs

MasterCard Invests In Razorpay; Duo To Collaborate In Accelerating Mobile Payments Among SMEs

Online payment gateway Razorpay is collaborating with MasterCard to speed up the adoption of online and mobile payments among small businesses in India. As part of the collaboration, MasterCard has also invested an undisclosed amount in Razorpay. Additionally, Razorpay has integrated the MasterCard Payment Gateway to enable merchants and card issuers to authenticate each other […]

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard is teaming up with British Airways and TfL as part of its ‘Trip Hack’ hackathon that will aim to create payments-enabled travel apps that help consumers make journeys across multiple forms of transport, whether its the everyday commute or an international holiday. More than 100 coders, designers and developers from around the UK will […]