Amazon, Google, Starbucks and Deliveroo feature prominently in the Digital Retail Innovations Report 2016.
Walmart's in-house mobile payments platform is now available to use in all of the grocer's US stores, as it looks to make its mobile app the "remote control" for customers' shopping journeys.
The Emerging Payments Association has launched 'Project Europe' as it looks to bring the fintech community together following the EU referendum vote, and help impact policy, regulation and legislation.
Europe's largest end-to-end retail solutions event, RBTE, has launched a call for papers as the organising team look to put together another industry-leading conference programme in 2017.
Marks & Spencer is offering customers real-time coupons with receipts, following a partnership with Ecrebo.
Barry Smith, head of sales and marketing at retail data consultancy Ikano Insight, describes how mobile wallets can offer valuable insights into customer behaviour.
Ingenico Group and Bleep are providing point of sale solutions for the 50 pop-ups located around France during the 2016 European Football Championship.
Apple is extending Apple Pay to desktop shoppers who will be able to use their digital wallet to pay for traditional eCommerce purchases.
Visa is partnering with Blippar to introduce augmented reality payments.
James Pepper, technical services director at Vista Retail Support, provides tips on how retailers should approach payment data encryption.
The parent company of Bella Italia and Café Rouge has completed the roll-out of new point of sale technology across its estate of 300 restaurants, as Juniper Research says MPoS is about to become significantly more critical to businesses.
The design for the first polymer bank note has been unveiled, and it is apparently cleaner, safer and stronger than existing UK notes. However, industry commentators predict their introduction will be an expensive process for merchants.