Surprise Walmart Pay is winning the Payment Wars

Around 6% of 58,000 customers surveyed by Forester Research said they used Walmart Pay, Bloomberg Technology reported. About 7% of the same group said they had used Apple Pay in the past three months. That means the adoption rate of the two apps is about the same.

The number of active Walmart Pay users will surpass the number of Apple Pay users sometime next year, Richard Crone; the CEO of Crone Consulting told Bloomberg Technology on 7 November. Walmart Senior Vice President for Services and Digital Acceleration Daniel Eckert thinks his company’s victory in the payment wars will come sooner than that.

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Walmart Pay is far more than just a Simple Payment App

If news stories about Walmart Pay are correct; the app is an impressive piece of retail technology that puts Walmart well ahead of competitors. The new app actually gives Walmart some capabilities that even Apple Pay lacks.

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Walmart Pay in 4,600 Stores

It looks as if Walmart might become the new leader in the payment solutions industry. One has to wonder how the Apple Zombies will react to that. Will it actually get them to start shopping at Walmart or not?

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Will Artificial Intelligence and Robots Pay Off for Walmart?

“The focus will be on learning from the technology and not implementing changes to operations in haste,” Walmart writes of the IRL. Thus, Walmart is committing to AI for the long-haul.

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Walmart to Use Tencent Holdings’ WeChat Pay

News stories did not say whether WeChat Pay will be integrated with Walmart’s QR-code based payment app Walmart Pay. Walmart Pay is one of the fastest growing payment solutions in the United States.

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Walmart to Accept Chase Pay

Starting in 2017 customers will be able to use Chase Pay at more than 5,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club Stores in the United States, a Chase press release indicates. Chase users that do not want to wait until then can use Chase Pay through Walmart’s, Walmart Pay app right now.

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Current C is dead, Walmart building own Payment Ecosystem

t looks as if Current C is probably dead, but at least two major new payment apps are rising from its ashes. Both Walmart Pay and Chase Pay have the potential to be far larger than Apple Pay, which is bad news for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Those brands and not Apple Pay could be the future of payment.

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Walmart Enters the Payment Wars

One interesting possibility is that Walmart is planning to start accepting Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple Pay and Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android Pay in its stores when Walmart Pay appears. There is a strong incentive for Walmart to do so; accepting such electronic payment decreases costs by increasing efficiency and eliminating paperwork, something Walmart loves.

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What Value Could a Walmart Cryptocurrency Have?

I think stablecoins are a more advanced payment mechanism rather than a true cryptocurrency. Therefore, I think Walmart is trying to develop a better payment application for fiat currency rather than an altcoin.

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America needs to pay a Dividend

Sadly, seniors are just one of many groups being ripped off and short-changed in our current economy. Workers receive some of the worst return on their investment (ROI) in exchange for breaking their backs, sacrificing their time, and risking their lives and health on the job.

Disgustingly, the median income for an American man with a job in 2017 was $44,408 a year, the Census Bureau estimates. Meanwhile, the 2017 median income for a woman with a job was $31,610 a year.

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