Just finished come research on Square - really impressive mobile payments company that allows retailers to accept credit cards within minutes with a free square plugin for iPhone and iPad. It also comes with software to manage their entire POS system through their device. It’s now at over 9000 locations.
Beyond the card, Square released a free app called Card Case that allows customers to pay at Square retailers simply by saying their name. The retailer’s Square software detects your phone in the store and approves the payment in real-time.
To give it a try, Ogilvy employees can try je & jo organic ice cream on 47th between 10th and 11th.