The gap in the market left by Semble has been filled. New Zealand’s first mobile wallet app pulled the plug on contactless payments back in July, but now, Apple Pay has gone live. The mobile wallet service allows shoppers to load their credit card details onto their iPhone, Apple watch or late-model iPad and use the device to pay in stores via contactless terminals.
Young Male Entrepreneur of the Year, law student and New Zealand representative in business strategy, Jesse Medcalf, discusses why retailers need to keep up to date with technology to retain Millennial engagement and loyalty.
Is it time to invest in a wireless payment terminal? Mobile payment app company Semble thinks contactless payments may soon equal eftpos in popularity.
Approximately one million NFC-enabled smartphones are in use in New Zealand and as more and more humans become accustomed to paying via contactless terminals, those two technologies are edging ever closer.