AIRTAG has been included as a competitive mobile wallet player in the 2014 “Competitive Mobile Wallet Landscape” report by Gartner Research. The report focuses on key trends in mobile wallets as well as players with great GO TO market strategies for 2014.
A key finding in the report was that mobile wallet providers which are able to leverage existing payment and retail set-ups, will stand out in the increasingly crowded mobile wallet marketplace. In addition, the key drivers of mobile wallet (...)
Enabling the provision of contactless payment apps with remote secure element features through the addition of HCE support
New York & Paris- 19 March 2014- AIRTAG, the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions today announces the addition of Host Card Emulation (HCE) support, to its AIRPASS SDK solution. The AIRPASS SDK, is an API based developer kit that payment issuers such as banks, mobile network operators and retailers, can use to provision contactless mobile payment (...)
The AIRTAG team will be exhibiting at the Retail Business Technology Expo on March 11 and 12 next week. If you are in London or heading to the event: don’t be shy and stop by the AIRTAG Booth #323.
At the RBTE AIRTAG will be presenting:
The KFC Fast Track Mobile Wallet: Order & Pay in advance for KFC meals on the go, mobile check-in on the go with Geofencing and Skip the Line in-store to save more timeDia Discount: Click & Collect mobile grocery shopping: Order and Pay in (...)
AIRSHOP APIs streamline mobile ordering at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via venue
New York & Paris - AIRTAG, the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions today announces a partnership with Fira de Barcelona, to launch the venue’s first ever mobile ordering solution. Mobile ordering at Fira’s restaurants has been integrated into the current app using AIRTAG’s AIRSHOP API solution, which are white label mobile libraries that connect with a retailer’s existing (...)
Headed to the Mobile World Congress 2014? Then, don’t forget to stop by the AIRTAG Booth, 7J17 in Hall 7 in the Mobile Payment Pavilion. The Mobile World Congress is taking place from February 24-27 at the Fira Gan Via conference venue in Barcelona, Spain. We’ve got lots of exciting new mobile shopping news coming out for the MWC so be sure to Check Back Soon and stop by our booth during the congress.
A preview of what we’ll be showing this year’s MWC:
DIA Grocery (...)
A “mobile to store” grocery ordering service with a simplified in-store pick-up
Paris, 21 January 2014 – AIRTAG, the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions today announces a new partnership with DIA to launch the grocery chains mobile wallet for advanced ordering and payment, called “diadiscount”.
DIA is using AIRTAG’s AIRSHOP mobile commerce platform, which enables retailers to launch self-branded wallet apps with customized functionalities. Unique to diadiscount are the (...)
AIRTAG is headed to Retail’s Big Show, being held from January 13-14 2014 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. This year the AIRTAG team will be exhibiting at Booth 1109, in Hall 1 during the show, so if you are there don’t forget to stop by our booth.
We’re exhibiting at Retail’s Big Show to share our AIRSHOP white label mobile wallet for ordering, payment, loyalty and couponing. AIRSHOP is our fully customizable mobile and web solution for retailers, (...)
Today at AIRTAG we are releasing our Amazonification infographic comparing Amazon to lunch time mobile commerce behavior in the QSR industry.
In the last 20 years, Amazon has grown from an emerging threat in the book business to the ‘everything store.’ To illustrate “The Age of Amazon’s” proliferation in the US alone, 69% of consumers have shopped at Amazon.com in the last 12 months, more than at Wal-Mart or Target.
AIRTAG’s experience providing mobile wallet solutions, (...)
A seamless way to login and pay for KFC orders
Paris & New York – 3 December, 2013- AIRTAG, a leading provider of mobile shopping solutions, today announced a collaboration with PayPal to bring new seamless features to the KFC Fast Track mobile wallet. Launched by KFC UK & Ireland and AIRTAG earlier this year, Fast Track enables customers to order and pay in advance for their meals before they arrive at the restaurant. Now, Fast Track users can login and check-out with PayPal making (...)
Article originally appeared on Payments Source
AIRTAG figures it has landed its mobile payment system in the right places at the right time, concentrating on the fast-food and grocery markets.
The Paris-based company also provides white label software-as-a-service technology for mobile ordering and payments at fast food locations in the retail space, as well as mobile wallet development for financial institutions.
"We use the buzzword ’Amazonification’ of payments in explaining what (...)
AIRTAG is a finalist in the 8th annual Cards and Payment Innovation Awards hosted by the “Publi-News” publication! The awards recognize the best in card and payment technology; which is quickly being transformed into new mobile based mechanisms that enable consumers to order, pay and collect loyalty rewards.
This year AIRTAG is a finalist in two categories: Loyalty and Wallets.
In the Loyalty Category, AIRTAG was nominated for an innovative mobile loyalty project launched earlier this (...)
AIRSHOP Order, AIRTAG’s white label mobile wallet solution, wins this year’s Sesame Awards in the Retail/Loyalty/Banking category. The whole team is very excited and honored to win this award!
The annual Sesame award competition corresponds with the Cartes conference in Paris from November 19-21, 2013. The Sesames recognize the 10 best innovations in contactless technology and cloud security and this year AIRSHOP Order, was a finalist in both the Retail/Banking/Loyalty and Mobility (...)
The AIRTAG team will be at this year’s Cartes conference in Paris, France taking place from November 19-21. This is one of our teams favorite annual events to exchange on the future of mobile shopping and mobile money with industry leaders from around the world. If you are attending the Cartes event don’t forget to stop by the AIRTAG booth 4M 020 in Hall 4.
At our booth this year AIRTAG will be showing:
The KFC Fast Track Mobile Wallet: Order and pay for KFC (...)
Looking for a new and exciting role at a dynamic and innovative start-up with offices in Paris? Then, join us at AIRTAG.
What is AIRTAG exactly?
AIRTAG is a fast growing start-up and the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions. Our team of 50+ experts in mobile shopping is comprised of engineers, web designers, project managers, business development, sales and communications. With our sense of humor and spirited nature, we have a great company working culture that makes everyday a (...)
We’re happy to share that AIRSHOP Order, AIRTAG’s white label mobile wallet solution, is a finalist in two categories for this years Sesame Awards!
The annual Sesame award competition corresponds with the Cartes conference in Paris from November 19-21, 2013. The Sesames recognize the 10 best innovations in contactless technology and cloud security and this year AIRSHOP Order, is a finalist in both the Retail/Banking/Loyalty and Mobility categories.
AIRSHOP Order is our retail focused white (...)
AIRTAG thoughts on building customer loyalty with Mobile Shopping Solutions
We recently shared thoughts with Business Review Austalia, on the value of a loyalty program and its causing of some great debates amongst marketers and retailers alike. This is because, traditional paper and plastic loyalty programs ran into a series of problems while also bringing about the question as to whether loyalty programs could actually make customers loyal at all.
With the emergence of new digital (...)
Whether you are a marketer or brand, designing a first class mobile experience is top of mind for everyone at this point in time. While many are moving forward with their strategies, consumer expectations for mobile commerce services are also on the rise.
To this effect, mobile commerce services that do not meet consumer expectations, can even hurt a brand or drive traffic to competitors. A recent study by Econsultancy, highlighted that 79 percent of consumers interviewed, admitted (...)
Mobile is proliferating everywhere. With smartphones in the hands of more than 125 million U.S. consumers, it isn’t a surprise that mobile is changing the way that consumers go shopping. In today’s world, a shopping trip could start anywhere; by reading a review on a blog, browsing on a tablet, receiving a mobile coupon, or purchasing in-store.
At AIRTAG, we just released our latest video about the AIRSHOP mobile shopping solution. AIRSHOP is our all in one solution, that (...)
The French Journal L’Express has officially named AIRTAG number 28 on their yearly "Most Promising Companies" Ranking.
The L’Express* ranking is based on a company’s annual 2012 global revenues.
2012 has been an exceptional year for AIRTAG. With the opening of a new office in New York, the launch of the AIRTAG Kit, a toolkit to assist the development of MasterCard NFC PayPass apps and the signature of global partnerships with international Grocery and Quick Service (...)
We are happy to let everyone know, that AIRTAG has been nominated for best Mobile Wallet, in the 2013 Emerging Payment Awards, for our AIRSHOP Solution. The awards winners will be announced, on 2 October 2013, at the Lancaster Hotel in London.
The AIRSHOP mobile wallet solution has had a breakout year, with the highlight being, deployment for KFC UK as the KFC Fast Track advanced ordering and payment wallet.
What is AIRSHOP?
AIRSHOP is a fully customizable white label mobile shopping (...)
We are very happy to announce that AIRTAG is a finalist in the E-commerce Awards, in the Customer Loyalty Category for our AIRSHOP Loyalty Mobile Wallet Solution.
The E-commerce awards competition recognizes the most innovative digital commerce solutions, and the winners will be announced on 24 September 2013. So stay tuned!
What is AIRSHOP Loyalty?
AIRSHOP Loyalty is a white label solution for retailers, which leverages mobilized loyalty to deliver a more seamless in-store customer (...)
Inspiring Ronde des Pains bakeries to build better customer relationships with a mobile loyalty program
Paris, May 28 2013- AIRTAG, the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions, today announces a partnership with Grands Moulins de Paris, to offer the brands network of approx. 2,000 bakeries called “Ronde des Pains”, the AIRSHOP Loyalty Solution. This partnership enables Ronde des Pain bakeries to easily offer customers a multi-channel loyalty program including a mobile app and is (...)
New AIRSHOP feature enables retailers using Magento to deliver mobile wallet apps complete with mobile-to-store features and payment schemes
NEW YORK, May 7 2013- AIRTAG, the leading provider of Mobile Shopping Solutions, announces today that the AIRSHOP advanced ordering & payment solution has been fully integrated with Magento; the eBay owned open source e-commerce platform used by more than 150,000 retailers.
This integration enables retailers currently using Magento for their (...)
KFC streamlines the customer journey with Airshop interactive mobile ordering platform
New York & Paris, 3 APRIL 2013- AIRTAG, the leading provider of Mobile Shopping Solutions, today announces a partnership with KFC UK & Ireland to launch the chain’s first ever mobile and web app for ordering and payments called “KFC Fast Track.” KFC is using AIRTAG’s Airshop Solution, which is an all in one package platform that enables proximity retailers to launch self-branded (...)
A comprehensive mobile wallet that doesn’t compromise the user experience
NEW YORK & PARIS, FEB. 21, 2013- AIRTAG; the leading provider of Mobile Shopping Solutions, today announces the launch of AIRPASS, a fully customizable white label mobile wallet for retailers, banks and mobile network operators, enabling each provider to distribute their own self-branded virtual wallet with NFC payment capabilities. Ready for distribution on 22+ Smartphones including Android, Windows Phone (...)
Paris, 26 February 2013- eServGlobal announced a partnership with AIRTAG, a leading provider of mobile shopping eco-system innovations and secure applications, to supply an NFC mobile transit app for a leading mobile network operator in the Middle East.
eServGlobal and AIRTAG will work together on provisioning a mobile application for contactless ticketing for a public transport system so that travellers carrying an NFC enabled phone can use their phone as a transportation pass, access (...)
This year’s Mobile World Congress is just around the corner and AIRTAG would like to see you there. Come by the AIRTAG Booth #75A7 during the Mobile World Congress, taking place in Barcelona, Spain January 25th-28th at the Fira Gran Via. This year we will be demo’ing our newest and latest additions to our Mobile Shopping Solutions:
AIRSHOP Order for McDonald’s, with the GoMcDo; advanced ordering and payment solution. Order and pay ahead for your favorite McDonald’s (...)
With the NRF 13 right around the corner, we would like to invite you to come by the AIRTAG Booth #2483 during the “Big Show” on January 14th and 15th at the Javits Convention Center in New York to see firsthand our latest innovations in Mobile Shopping.
AIRTAG has some exciting demos lined up for this year including Virtual Grocery Shopping; Try our virtual walls to scan products and add them to your shopping basket. We will also be demo’ing the McDonald’s, GoMcDo solution. Order (...)
A fast and easy way to develop your Mobile PayPass™ Wallet Application
NEW YORK, Oct. 17 2012 – AIRTAG(r), the leading provider of Mobile Shopping Solutions, today announces the launch of the AIRTAG Kit, an all-in-one toolkit designed for banks, financial institutions and mobile network operators to help reduce costs and simplify the development of MasterCard(r) Mobile PayPass™ Wallet Applications. The AIRTAG Kit was designed to be used in conjunction with the recently (...)
Source: Inspired from GIZMODO (in French)
We can often say that often geeks and gamers are the ones immersed in new technologies and fast food. So, when a fast food chain implements new technologies, it’s always intriguing to us.
Launched for some time now, the GoMcDo service enables by mobile application, the placing of orders online, which can be picked up at the nearest restaurant (with the condition that the location already has the service). The new evolution of the GoMcDo (...)
The yearly held MAPIC awards seek to pay tribute to “excellence, innovation and creativity” in retail. The 2012 MAPIC awards winners were announced on November 15 at the Martinez Hotel in Cannes and we are very happy to announce that our partner McDonald’s has succeeded to win for “Best Multi-Channel Strategy,” category with the GoMcDo solution. AIRTAG has been working together with McDonald’s on the GoMcDo project since 2010.
The GoMcDo service now live in 55 restaurants, (...)
The G20 Mobile Grocery Shopping app enhances product knowledge so users can make more informed buying decisions by mobile phone
Paris, 2012 – AIRTAG(r), the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions today announces the launch of a mobile ordering and payment app for G20 grocery chain. The G20 app, “G20 Minute” includes for the first time in mobile grocery shopping, 3D product visuals, including a magnification tool. This innovative feature will add value to the mobile shopping experience, (...)
An innovative Mobile Loyalty program to build strong customer relationship
Dennys coffee bar has chosen the AIRFID solution by AIRTAG, to launch an innovative Loyalty program including a mobile application.To enroll in the program, Dennys patrons can choose from either a Loyalty card or an iPhone application.
At the check-out, users accumulate points by scanning their chosen Loyalty card on the AIRTAG pad. The AIRTAG pad, is an innovative device that is connected directly to the POS, (...)
McDonald’s Mobile Ordering & Payment App Streamlines Shopping Experiences for iPhone Users
NEW YORK AND PARIS, OCT. 03 2012 – AIRTAG(r), the leading provider of mobile shopping solutions, today announces Apple Passbook support for McDonald’s mobile ordering and payments application, GoMcDo. By integrating with Passbook, GoMcDo users can further streamline their ordering process, which already includes paying ahead of time and skipping the line when picking up their order. (...)
Meet the biggest player in Mobile Shopping
NEW YORK AND PARIS, Sept.10 2012 - AIRTAG, the leading provider of Mobile Shopping Solutions, today announced the opening of a new U.S. office in New York. The new office will be aimed at further accelerating business partnerships for mobile ordering, loyalty and NFC payments & mobile wallets across North America, specifically in Canada and the U.S. The new regional headquarters will be led by AIRTAG’s long time CEO & co-founder Jérémie (...)
AIRTAG integrates the AIRSHOP solution with Paypal for the Mcdonald’s mobile ordering and payment service; GoMcDo.
GoMcDo, the mobile ordering and payment service, is powered by the AIRSHOP solution by AIRTAG. The solution is currently in trial in more than 50 McDonald’s Restaurants across France.
With GOMCDO shoppers can order food and pay by mobile App on their iPhone or Andoid device before even getting to a McDonald’s restaurant. The payments are processed by PayPal. Once in store, (...)
Source: NFC Times
Retailers in Paris have launched a pair of pilots with an NFC option, one for loyalty and the other to identify customers when they pick up purchases after shopping online at home.
Mexican fast food chain Chido recently announced that its first restaurant in Paris will feature a mobile-loyalty program from France-based vendor Airtag. Customers can tap their NFC-enabled smartphones on a tablet with a built-in NFC reader at the register to connect to Chido’s (...)
Source: NFC News
Mexican fast food chain Chido has announced that its first restaurant in Paris, France will feature a mobile loyalty program from Airtag.
Using Airtag’s AIRFID solution, Chido customers can earn loyalty loyalty points using a traditional Chido loyalty card with a printed 2D bar code or by launching a free app on their smart phone that contains an NFC tag based loyalty card. The system also accepts contactless Navigo transit passes.
To earn points, the customer must (...)
Paris 9 July 2012 - For the opening of their first restaurant in Paris, Chido has chosen the AIRFID solution by AIRTAG. This innovative loyalty solution will help Chido establish strong customer relationships and increase the frequency of store visits.
AIRFID offers a simple and quick user experience, suited to the world of fast food especially in urban areas. At the Chido restaurant, an interactive tablet has been installed at the checkout with a real-time connection to the online Loyalty (...)
28 May 2012
AIRTAG has developed a solution for online ordering to improve the customer buying experience. The product has been designed for retail players and the platform is AIRSHOP; currently being tested in Nooï restaurant locations in France.
The specialist in mobile shopping has worked with McDonald’s, La Croissantrie, and now joins the NooÏ restaurant chain for the launch of its new website for taking orders. AIRTAG’s technology is connected (...)
Source:mobileservices.fr: Interview with Jean-Noel Penichon Digital Director of McDonald’s
In the United States Starbucks has exceeded 42 million mobile transactions (since 2011), showing that mobile payments are a reality. A U.S. report showed that 63% of people are uncomfortable using mobile applications that store their credit card information. Contrary to this, a recent report in fact found that, 45% of consumers are not at all uncomfortable with the option and 24% are expressing some (...)
Châtillon, April 20, 2012-NOOÏ, has chosen to develop an online ordering system with the AIRSHOP solution by AIRTAG. NOOÏ will now offer a variety of fast food take away pastas that can be conveniently ordered online and delivered to your door.
By joining AIRTAG, NOOÏ has launched a technologically innovative application, that offers online ordering and a home delivery option.
The customer experience is enhanced by a simplified ordering process:
1. Connect to the NOOÏ website at (...)
Châtillon, March 21th 2012 – CARREFOUR CITY has chosen to develop mobile ordering with the AIRSHOP solution by AIRTAG. “Mon Panier Carrefour City” will be introduced at the new store location CARREFOUR CITY ST LAZARE.
MON PANIER CARREFOUR CITY is a web and mobile ordering application, which will improve Carrefour’s customer relationships
1. The customer places an order on their smartphone.
2. The Carrefour City Team has two hours to prepare the order.
3. For the customer, it’s (...)
Paris, March 20, 2012- Ouest Express has chosen the AIRFID solution by AIRTAG, to develop an innovative loyalty program. Ouest Express is introducing dematerialized loyalty cards now available in the form of smartphone application. Loyalty rewards can be accumulated by scanning a Smartphone which contains a 2D Barcode in the mobile application.
An better customer experience
In Ouest Express restaurants, AIRTAG PADs; interactive loyalty card readers, have been placed at every checkout to (...)
Châtillon, March 29, 2012- PI Electronics; specialist in POS terminals for the restaurant and hotel industry and AIRTAG; innovative Mobile Shopping Solutions, have combined their expertise to develop solutions for convenience stores, packaged goods distributors and for the restaurant/hotel industry.
The service is aimed to improve customer service and relationships. PI Electronics and AIRTAG will offer a variety of solutions ranging from POS systems to loyalty programs.
AIRTAG reinvents (...)
Thanks to its expertise in loyalty programs and mobile applications, AIRTAG has built strong partnerships with major companies such as McDonald’s, Casino, MasterCard etc…
Come to our booth (Hall 2.1 - 2.1B77) and try out AIRTAG’s innovative mobile solutions for retail on smartphones, iPads and AIRTAG Pads, and our latest NFC solutions.
Want to meet us there? You can send an email at email@example.com and come directly to our booth!
More about MWC’s Big (...)
Thanks to its expertise in loyalty programs and mobile apps AIRTAG has built strong partnerships with major companies such as McDonald’s and Mastercard and Casino, etc…
Come to our booth (#2182) and try out AIRTAG’s innovative retail solutions on mobile phones, iPads and AIRTAG Pads.
Want to meet us there? You can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and come directly to our booth!
More about NRF’s Big Show:
NRF is the biggest retail convention of the year, For (...)
Paris, the 19th of September 2011 – AIRTAG partners with ORANGE to show on its booth at the NFC World Congress 2011 (19/21 September) the first secure NFC Android app on the SAMSUNG GALAXY S2. AIRTAG thus confirms its leadership in NFC technologies and strengthens its mobile strategy.
The application, based on AIRTAG fidBook technology, developed for the Samsung Galaxy S2 NFC, allows users to collect loyalty points and download coupons on their phone, communicating directly with an NFC (...)
Airtag will speak at a conference on the Shopper Marketing services at the NFC World Congress 2011 in Nice, the 19th-21st of September 2011.
You can meet the team at the booth.
More information : www.nfcworldcongress.com/
The fidBook application is available on the Samsung Wave 578, the first 3G phone equipped with NFC chip.
The Samsung Wave 578, which just started selling in Orange stores, is completing the middle range offer for Cityzi NFC phones in France.
fidBook, released in 2010 and edited by AIRTAG, is an NFC wallet already containing "La Croissanterie" and "Game" loyalty cards. More cards are to come later this year, with support for new NFC devices to be announced at the same (...)
Casino Proximité has chosen AIRTAG to develop an innovative loyalty program, in its new store, Casino Shopping in Marseille.
AIRFID is an innovative loyalty program which works with NFC loyalty cards and Smartphones. PADs are placed at every checkout and interact with customers, so they can benefit from personalized and special offers in real time.
The loyalty system is based on cash back, for every purchase, your earn euros on your loyalty account.
To interact more with customers, AIRTAG (...)
McDonald’s has chosen AIRTAG to develop his order iPad application in McCafé restaurants.
Crew members have an iPad and come directly to customers in restaurant to offer extra McCafé products. Products are putting forward on the iPad and whet the appetite!
Indeed, customers can browse intuitively on touchscreen and make up their own order.
Customer approach is easier and quality of service is heightened. IPads provide McDonald’s with an innovative identity and promote McCafé (...)
TOTAL has chosen AIRFID to develop new services in car wash.
AIRTAG has developed for TOTAL a friendly and interactive application on car wash terminal. This application is totally integrated and create a privileged customer relationship.
Several topics have been developed to enhance car wash experience:
A presentation of each “car wash steps” to inform customers A "to do and trick" category to get closer to customers A “questionnaire” to involve customers in the (...)
McDonald’s has chosen AIRTAG to liven up its restaurant in Milton Keynes in UK.
13 iPads has been installed in a Mcdonald’s restaurant in UK to enhance customer experience. To satisfy every customer, a large panel of applications is available:
Informative: NewspapersPlay: gamesCultural: e-bookPractical: nearbyInternet access
Customers come to McDonald’s Milton to relax and benefit from this unique service.
Thus, the solution creates extra traffic and secure loyalty of (...)
Paris may 2nd 2011 – AIRTAG partners with NOKIA for the first loyalty card using peer-to-peer NFC technology on the NOKIA C7.AIRTAG thus confirms its technological leadership in NFC and consolidates its mobile strategy.
The app, which is based on fidBook technology, allows users to collect loyalty points and download coupons on their phone, communicating directly with an NFC reader through peer-to-peer mode. The NFC P2P mode permits two-way information exchange between a phone and a device (...)
AIRTAG, a pioneer in “Shopper Marketing” and NFC technologies, announces a new fundraising from CM-CIC Capital Privé and its traditional investor Seventure Partners. AIRTAG is making its second fundraising since the company was formed in mid-2006.
The goal of this financial contribution is to support AIRTAG in accelerating deployment of its AIRFID platform, launched eighteen months ago, with major retail companies (fast food outlets, supermarkets, convenience stores and (...)