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Mobile payment is being touted as the next big thing in retail payment technology. With contactless payment options quickly gaining popularity amongst smartphone savvy users, you can now leverage the power of mobile payment at the pump and give your customers a simple and effective way to pay for fuel and other in-store items.
The intuitive mobile communication channel also helps incentivize the sales process and helps you grow and maintain a regular stream of repeat customers.
With technologies like Near Field Communication (NFC) and cloud based network interaction, mobile payments are extremely easy to setup and integrate, allowing secure and seamless integration between mobile devices and a point of sales system.
Mobile payments at the c-store not only allow your customers make transactions in a safe and secure manner, but also adds a lot of value to your operations including media and marketing message integration such as issuing electronic coupons and receipts.
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Two technologies are typically referenced in mobile payment discussions: Near Field Communication (NFC) or Cloud (network)-based interaction.
1. Near Field Communication:
- Payment, Loyalty, and Coupons transmitted from phone to POS via contactless chip
- Uses EMV contactless reader
- Required POS integration work
2. Cloud-based (network):
- (QR-code or unique transaction ID)
- Payment, Loyalty, and Coupons exchanged in the ‘cloud’
- Mostly POS development work
Mobile Payment Benefits
- Adds value to the transaction
- Enhanced loyalty / media integration with targeted messaging
- Electronic coupons and receipts
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