Tag Archives: smartphone

Beware of overspending when shopping on your smartphone

Kelly Dilworth

Shopping on your smartphone may be more convenient than visiting a brick-and-mortar retailer, but it could also cause you to spend more than you would otherwise, according to a new study published in the Journal of Retailing.
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I’m 23 and refuse to use my phone’s mobile wallet

Sienna Kossman

Even though a recent FICO survey revealed that millennials are more likely to use mobile wallets than other age groups, I’m perfectly happy swiping my old-fashioned plastic cards. Here’s why:
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Starbucks’ mobile payment app sees explosive growth

Matt Schulz

Millions of people have made purchases at Starbucks using just their smartphones, the coffee mega-retailer said.

That announcement on March 23 — perhaps our strong indication yet of people’s appetites for using mobile payments to buy everyday items — made headlines, but it’s just the latest example of the continued mainstreaming of mobile payments.

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