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Beyond The Apocalypse

As featured in Mobile Marketing Magazine on December 30, 2018. https://mobilemarketingmagazine.com/beyond-apocalypse-omnyway-retail-social-ar-personalisation BEYOND THE APOCALYPSE Mobile Marketing RETAIL2019 PREDICTIONSOMNYWAY      In the latest in our series of predictions pieces running between Christmas and the New Year, Amitaabh Malhotra, CMO of Omnyway, says it’s time for the retail industry to put a bad couple of years behind it, […]

China Calling

As featured in Digital Transactions on September 2, 2018. By John Stewart China Calling John Stewart September 2, 2018 The mobile-payments giants Alipay and WeChat Pay  are working hard to expand acceptance outside China, and the United States is a prime market. Here’s what that could mean for U.S. merchants— and for the comparatively less successful U.S. […]

Is it time for retailers to adopt the WeChat Pay model?

As featured in PaymentEye on July 18th, 2018. Author Michael Hocking | Interview More News | Customer Experience | Mobile solutions   “WeChat Pay has transformed the digital world”, Ashley Guo, Regional Director of WeChat Pay, Tencent Holdings, said onstage at Money 20/20, Amsterdam. “We continue to shape the future of payments and commerce, bringing the new age of smart retail.” WeChat Pay have seen […]

Steady 6.5% Growth Rate Projected for China for Second Half

As featured in Womens Wear Daily (WWD) on May 30th, 2018. Author Vicki M. Young | BUSINESS / FINANCIAL Growth of the middle class will boost sales of higher end goods, including luxury items. While the growth trajectory of China’s economy is easing a bit, it’s still higher than that of its more mature counterparts in the West. […]

Trump’s Threats to China will Fracture Payments Partnerships First

As featured in PaymentsSource on March 29, 2018. https://www.paymentssource.com/news/trumps-threats-to-china-will-fracture-payments-partnerships-first By John Adams, Executive Editor of PaymentsSource   President Trump’s isolationism is colliding head-on with a lucrative trend of Chinese tourists coming to the U.S. looking — and payments companies are caught in the crossfire. Trump’s recently announced tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese imports are […]

Retailers Dabble in Selling With Bitcoin

As featured in Apparel News on February 8, 2018. By Andrew Asch https://www.apparelnews.net/news/2018/feb/08/retailers-dabble-selling-bitcoin/ Maya Reynolds         Since August, designer Maya Reynolds, whose brands include Clade and Uncommon Thrds, has ventured into the cryptocurrency world by doing a handful of sales in bitcoin. It started with an inquiry from a client who wanted to pay for a […]

LG Pay Brings More Questions Than Answers

As featured in Mobile Payments Today on November 20, 2017. https://www.mobilepaymentstoday.com/articles/lg-pay-brings-more-questions-than-answers/ Jan. 16, 2018 | by Will Hernandez Last week brought with it yet another announcement about a new mobile wallet launching in the U.S. LG Electronics plans to launch its mobile wallet service — LG Pay —  in the U.S. by July 1, almost a year after the system first […]

U.S. must embrace mobile payments: Interview with an innovator

BY TIM SANDLE     SEP 25, 2017 IN BUSINESS   http://www.digitaljournal.com/business/usa-must-embrace-mobile-payments-interview-with-an-innovator/article/503379   Last year the number of mobile payments processed in China was 50 times greater than the number processed in the U.S. To change this, the company Omnyway wants to disrupt the payments status quo. We spoke with the company’s CMO to find out more. It […]
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