ASOS and Klarna expand global payments partnership into the US

ASOS and Klarna expand global payments partnership into the US

Always on trend global fashion destination, ASOS, and leading alternative payments provider, Klarna, take on the US. With the original UK partnership kicking off in 2016, ASOS and Klarna now extend their reach to the US market to offer flexible payment options to savvy shoppers. Global online fashion retailer, ASOS, sells over 850 brands as […]

TBWA\Group Singapore and Caltex launch Singapore’s first fuel payment app CaltexGO

TBWA\Group Singapore and Caltex launch Singapore’s first fuel payment app CaltexGO

Chevron Singapore, which operates the retail brand Caltex, has introduced Singapore’s first fuel payment app, CaltexGO. The fuel payment app with integrated loyalty is already gaining fans with its alternative refuelling experience from the comfort of your car, clocking 10,000 app downloads within the first few weeks of launch. The CaltexGO mobile app spent a […]

Snapchat is shuttering Snapcash, its peer-to-peer payments service

Snapchat is shuttering Snapcash, its peer-to-peer payments service

Snapchat is putting an end to its peer-to-peer payment feature, ending a four-year partnership with payment processor Square. According to TechCrunch, Snapcash will be dropped from the app on 30 August, as discovered in a deprecation message buried within Snapchat’s code. This has since been confirmed by Snapchat, saying: “Yes, we’re discontinuing the Snapcash feature as […]

Yoyo partners with Preoday for ‘order ahead’ feature

Yoyo partners with Preoday for ‘order ahead’ feature

Mobile payment and loyalty platform Yoyo has unveiled a partnership with digital ordering platform Preoday to create a new, integrated way for retailers and caterers to affordably provide pre-ordering services to their customers across the UK. Yoyo, which works with brands including Caffè Nero, Harris + Hoole, Planet Organic and Gather & Gather, will seamlessly integrate Preoday’s ‘order ahead’ […]

Uber Creates Double Decker Bus Dining Experience at SXSW

Uber Creates Double Decker Bus Dining Experience at SXSW

Uber, the taxi and food delivery app, has created a dining experience at the top of a double decker bus at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to promote its Visa card. The activation worked with chef Nic Yanes to create a menu that reflects Austin’s neighbourhoods with flavours including Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Tex-Mex and […]

Zap to Unwrap promotion proves a hit with convenience store shoppers

Zap to Unwrap promotion proves a hit with convenience store shoppers

Mobile payments firm Zapper says its ‘Zap to Unwrap’ Christmas promotion is proving a hit with convenience store retailers and their customers in the run-up to Christmas. After shoppers have paid with Zapper they are given the chance to quickly scan a bonus QR code which generates a random prize. This could be anything from thousands of […]

Mobile payments on Target with ‘Wallet’ debut

Mobile payments on Target with ‘Wallet’ debut

US retailer Target has embraced the mobile payments revolution with the launch of ‘Wallet’, a proprietary app that enables shoppers to check out in store via their smartphone by scanning product barcodes. Customers will benefit from exclusive perks such as coupons and discounts simply by utilising the technology through special barcodes that introduce savings at […]

Uber signs first Southeast Asian e-wallet deal with Vietnam’s MoMo

Uber signs first Southeast Asian e-wallet deal with Vietnam’s MoMo

US ride-hailing company Uber signed a strategic deal with Vietnamese financial technology firm MoMo to let passengers pay for rides using MoMo’s e-wallet, the pair said in a statement on November 29. The deal is Uber’s first e-wallet partnership in Southeast Asia, home to 600 million people, and could help the firm catch up with main […]