mobile wallet

T&T Supermarket Chain Launches Alipay, WeChat Pay

Canada's largest Asian grocery store T&T Supermarket has just become the first supermarket chain in the country to accept payments through mobile wallets, allowing customers to pay using Alipay and WeChat pay (via Richmond News). All T&T locations across Canada have been equipped with the new payments system by AlphaPay, creating a convenient payment method for the...

TransLink’s Tap-to-Pay System Hits One Million Contactless Payments

TransLink, which operates the regional transport network in Metro Vancouver, has reached a big milestone. Since the introduction of its new Tap-to-Pay system on May 22, the company's 160,000 unique users have made more than one million contactless payments. The new payment option for the transit company allows customers to use tap-enabled credit cards and...

Target Reportedly Developing its Own Mobile Wallet

The fourth-largest U.S. retailer Target is said to be working on a mobile payments system of its own and is believed to have already reached the "early stages" of developing an in-house mobile wallet, according to an exclusive report by Reuters. The news comes just a week after the retail giant Walmart announced its own Walmart Pay feature. The source...

Apple Pay’s Convenience Factor Leads Many to Adopt Mobile Wallets

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple Pay's convenience is persuading people to use it more than any other mobile wallet solution in the market. Before Apple Pay, consumers didn’t see an advantage of making payments with a mobile phone over swiping a credit or debit card. However, the report claims that early signs...

Hands-On Videos Demo New Apple Pay Mobile Wallet [WATCH]

At a media event today, Apple announced its new mobile payment solution called Apple Pay. The company’s new payment system uses the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a new “Secure Element” feature, and the built-in NFC chip on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in conjunction with a credit card stored on iTunes. Here are a...

RBC Clarifies Whether New RBC Wallet Will Reach iPhone Users

RBC has launched their own mobile wallet platform, announced yesterday and known as the RBC Wallet, available first on Android smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy SIII and S4, using NFC-enabled SIM cards on the Bell network. Both companies previously announced their mobile wallet plans last May. RBC says they are the first Canadian financial...