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PayPal Can Be a Merchant’s Best Friend

PayPal discovered early on that consumers like convenience and consistency in their buying habits.

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Payment Service Toss Becomes Korea’s Newest Unicorn After Raising $80M

Founded by a dentist, the startup wants to change how Koreans bank South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised an 80 million round at a valuation of 1.2 billion. This new round is led by U.S.

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A Year on From the First Us Real-Time Payment. Where Are We Now – And Are You Ready to Take the Plunge?

Within the last year we’ve witnessed two major milestones related to faster payments in the U.S. In September 2017, the Zelle Network (Zelle) was released by a consortium of banks.

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How Accurate, Speedy Supplier Payments Start With the PO

The procure-to-pay process can be like a game of dominoes stacked up and ready to fall into place. The first domino in the set is the purchase order, and unless that PO is correct, everything else, including invoice and payment, can quickly fall into disarray.

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Decoupled Debit — Again?

The year is 2007. Headlines are filled with news of a “revolutionary” product that will change the fortunes of merchants and unlock countless benefits for consumers when using it.

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VIDEO: Consumers Compare the Experience of Using a Mobile Payment App vs a Plastic Card (Part 1)

Mercator Advisory Group takes a look at how consumers compare the experience of using a mobile payment app vs a plastic card. This is part 1 of a 2-part video.

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VIDEO: Mobile Payment App vs Plastic Card (Part 2) 

This episode is part 2 of Mercator Advisory Group’s survey results asking the question, “Thinking of the last time you used a mobile payment app that can be used to pay for merchandise in a store, how would you compare your experience with using a plastic payments card?”.

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Searching for ROI in Real-Time Payments

No area of banking is changing more dramatically than payments. As banks in developed countries which rely on legacy batch systems move toward real-time, they may require significant technology investments. Real-time will create some new business cases, but few can predict what they will be and how, or if, banks can charge for them.

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Nonprofits Up Their Payments Game With mPOS

Cash is no longer king when it comes to taking payments. In fact, it’s sharing the crown at best. Seventy-six percent of Americans surveyed by U.S. Bank in 2017 said they carry less than 50 in cash, and 45 percent use it fewer than eight days per month.

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Data: The Newest Holiday Fraud Threats

The first wave of data from this year’s holiday shopping season is in, providing insights into where the biggest fraud threats are likely to originate in the final weeks of the year.

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VIDEO: Recurring Debit and Credit Transactions Are at $290b a Year, but by 2021…

Recurring payments online or by mobile are growing in frequency and complexity.

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Mergers and Acquisitions Activity in the Payments Space

The Paypers presents an overview of the most relevant strategic and financial buys in the payments industry, of last year Payment Service Providers’ market is highly diversified, but we’re witnessing a change in this state of affairs, mainly as a result of two factors.

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