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David W. Schropfer Delivers Keynote Addresses at Upcoming Mobile Commerce Events

RED HOOK, NY – April 5, 2013.  The Luciano Group announced today that its Founding Partner, David W. Schropfer, has been invited to deliver keynote addresses and panel discussions at several upcoming industry conferences. His speeches will illustrate new data and real-world examples of both successful and unsuccessful business models in the exploding industry of [...]

International Voice Showing Strong Growth in 2012

International voice traffic for the first three quarters of 2012 was 8% greater than the same period in 2011 according to Global Voice Tracker, our independent industry tracking service. This is double the 4% annual growth rate the industry experienced last year. Terminating minute volumes showed growth to nearly all regions of the world, with [...]

The Luciano Group's Mobile Commerce Event Calendar

Over 50 New Mobile Commerce Events

Looking for a sign that the mobile commerce space is growing?  Take a look a the swelling number of conferences on our updated calendar of mobile commerce events. It includes over 50 new events scheduled over the course of the next twelve months. In addition, some events that were rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy are [...]

New Record: 18 Mobile Commerce / Mobile Payments Events in March

New Record: 18 Mobile Commerce / Mobile Payments Events in March

The month of March, 2012, will break the record for mobile commerce and mobile payments events in a single month with 18 total events currently scheduled.  For a full listing, see our Mobile Commerce Events Calendar. “This is a clear sign that the Mobile Commerce industry is gaining momentum,” said David W. Schropfer, Partner and [...]

The Luciano Group Re-Launches Web Site, Improving Access and User Experience

RED BANK, NJ – July 29, 2011. The Luciano Group announced today that it is re-launching its website.  The current website (www.thelucianogroup.com) will soon begin forwarding to the new, simpler URL:  www.LucianoGP.com. The new site offers visitors an in-depth view of Google+

Impending Mobile Payments Format War Could Jeopardize Privacy and Economic Benefit

Impending Mobile Payments Format War Could Jeopardize Privacy and Economic Benefit

RED BANK, NJ – January 25, 2011. A new book by mobile payments industry expert David W. Schropfer challenges retailers and consumers to demand a new economic value from emerging mobile payments providers. The book: The SmartPhone Wallet – Understanding the Disruption Ahead is the first of its kind written for the benefit of consumers [...]

The SmartPhone Wallet – Available on Amazon.com

A torrent of advertising and promotional marketing is heading your way to try to get you to use new services on your SmartPhone at retail stores.  Perhaps you have already seen some, or signed up for some.At stake is the future of the credit card system that moves over $11 Trillion per year from consumers [...]

Isis Market Opportunity Will Exceed $50 Billion by 2014

Isis Market Opportunity Will Exceed $50 Billion by 2014

RED BANK, NJ – November 30, 2010 – Analysts at The Luciano Group have forecasted the entire mobile commerce opportunity in the United States will be $72 Billion by 2014. Their forecast is the first known model to incorporate all three major revenue components of the emerging mobile commerce market. Download PDF Version Google+

Industry Experts at The Luciano Group Challenge Speculation that ISIS will compete directly with Visa and Mastercard

Industry Experts at The Luciano Group Challenge Speculation that ISIS will compete directly with Visa and Mastercard

RED BANK, NJ – November 17, 2010 – After extensive analysis, leaders at The Luciano Group challenge the speculation that the recent announcement made by ISIS – the new mobile payments joint venture of AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless – points to direct competition for Visa and Mastercard. Download PDF Version Google+