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Ex-Walmart Exec Says ‘Fairy-tale’-like Amazon Go Won’t Win the Future of Retail

Joel Larson, the former head of checkout innovation for Walmart, says Amazon Go’s technology has too many limitations to succeed in large stores. The technology’s accuracy rates decline in stores with too many products that are similar in appearance, he said.

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Integrating Payments Into Workflow, Workforce

Much has been made of the Uberization of payments, where transactions are done in-app, on the go and 24/7. The payment is cued up at the beginning of the ride, completed at the end and money changes hands with nary a thought between the parties involved.

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5 Credit Card Trends to Watch in 2019

Credit card users enjoyed a bounty of rewards in 2018: Thanks to a relatively healthy economy and competition for consumers, issuers launched new products with attractive incentives. But there was a downside: Rising interest rates made carrying credit card debt more expensive. NerdWallet found that the average U.S.

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Could Mobile Payments Save Physical Retail?

The death of physical retail is a hand wringing refrain thats been going on for some time now. The rise of online and mobile shopping, backed up by declining fortunes at shopping malls and physical stores, is enough to make one wonder if maybe retailers can pull out of that crash via technology thats already […]

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Customer Experience and Engagement | I2c Inc

Engagement in payments really matters. FIs that focus on consumer engagement and experience strategies are more tuned in to their customers’ needs. The result: They’re able to differentiate their brand and roll out new products and features they say are more successful in market.

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Consumers Credit Union and the Future of Banking

With trust in banks declining, people are looking more and more to alternate options. Credit unions are appealing to many. Consumers Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions, is leading the way with its forward thinking services.

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How Will FinTech Offer Disruption to Financial Services in 2019?

Financial technology (FinTech) solutions are poised for an exceptional year in 2019, particularly with new solutions designed to assist the unbanked and underbanked populations. According to media sources, there are believed to be an estimated 1.7 billion adults across the globe who do not currently enjoy access to traditional financial services.

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Wirecard Has A $17.5 Billion Question to Answer

Wirecard AG has strongly denied fraud allegationsreported by the Financial Times last week. But that hasnt stopped about 5 billion euros (5.7billion) being wiped from the German fintech darlings market value in a matter of days.

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Credit Squeeze Unlikely Following Inquiry – 9News

Potential home buyers are unlikely to find it harder to get loans despite the raft of changes being recommended by the banking royal commission and other recent reforms.

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Customer Experience Is Just as Important for B2B

A logical start to this referenced article about UX for B2B use cases, in particular the growing preference for digital channels by corporate buyers.

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The State of Mobile Payments Going Into 2019 and Beyond

Its no secret that smartphones pay a huge role in the customer journey, right down to the physical store experience. People research the items in their hand and compare prices and smartphones ultimately influence 56 cents of every dollar spent in brick-and-mortar stores, according to Deloitte Digital research.

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Are Apple Pay-Style Mobile Payments Doomed?

February 4, 2019 By: Steven Anderson For a while, mobile payments were largely run by original equipment manufacturer (OEM) mobile payment systems, which is to say, payment systems that came with a mobile device. This included such things as Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay, and for a while, they were really the only […]

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