9 defunct mobile wallets — and why they failed
The success of the mobile wallet market was never guaranteed, especially in the U.S., where the concept took on many forms in recent years.
Amid success stories like Apple Pay, Google Pay and the Starbucks app, there are many wallet apps that failed to gain traction — or squandered it when they did. But there is a lot to learn from their experiences.
This story was compiled from reporting by PaymentsSource writers including John Adams, Kate Fitzgerald, David Heun, Michael Moeser and Daniel Wolfe.