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Payment Card Use Grows Worldwide, Driven by Government Initiatives, Consumer Demand

The number of merchant outlets accepting card payments worldwide grew 13 percent in 2017 to reach 69.2 million by year-end, according to the RBR report, Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2023. Card acceptance grew fastest in Asia-Pacific and central and eastern Europe, driven in part by new regulations.

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Card Issuers Make Progress Toward Seamless Mobile Transaction Protocols

As mobile payments expand, credit card issuers find themselves challenged to develop technical protocols that ensure a seamless shopping experience for consumers.

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Mobile Wallet Use Growing Fast, Research Finds

Apple Pay is far and away the leader for mobile wallet transactions, according to new research from Auriemma Consulting Group. The app accounts for 77 percent of mobile wallet transactions, while competitors Samsung Pay and Google Pay account for just 17 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

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4 Ways an FI Can Leverage Its Digital Wallet to Boost Revenue

In this day and age, consumers have come to expect digital applications that are speedy, secure, personalized and, ultimately, able to facilitate their various tasks and transactions. When it comes to payments, there are myriad digital wallet options available, offered by players ranging from card networks (e.g.

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Contactless Payments Win the Day at World Cup Matches

Approximately 1 in 5 purchases made with Visa cards at World Cup soccer matches in Russia used contactless payment technology, including smartphones, bracelets and rings, according to a press release from the card network.

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