Digital Payments

Visa Becomes First Digital Payments Network to Issue Green Bond

Visa Becomes First Digital Payments Network to Issue Green Bond

Visa has priced its inaugural green bond offering, totaling $500 million, paying a semi-annual coupon of 0.75% and maturing August 15, 2027. The green bond, believed to be the first issued by a digital payments network, will be used to help advance the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and a sustainable payments ecosystem.

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The Digital Transformation of Payments Reaches Its Next Phase

The Digital Transformation of Payments Reaches Its Next Phase

Carl Slabicki is head of strategic payments, BNY Mellon Treasury Services. The views expressed herein are the author’s and may not reflect those of BNY Mellon. This does not constitute Treasury Services advice, or any other business or legal advice, and it should not be relied upon as such. A digital revolution is driving U.S.

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Juniper Sees Digital Loyalty Surge to 48 Billion

Juniper Sees Digital Loyalty Surge to 48 Billion

Membership in digital loyalty programs are expected to rise by 30% to reach 48 billion by 2023, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The projected digital loyalty membership compares with 37 billion currently.

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Visualizing the Rise of Digital Payment Adoption

Visualizing the Rise of Digital Payment Adoption

Digital Payments: The Evolution of Currency Over the last decade, the digital payments landscape has undergone a structural shift. Consumer behaviors are changing—moving towards contactless and cashless transactions. Meanwhile, as the magnitude of COVID-19 grows, these trends have only accelerated.

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Catching Hold of Rapidly Digitizing Consumer Bases

Catching Hold of Rapidly Digitizing Consumer Bases

Catching Hold Of Rapidly Digitizing Consumer Bases It’s been a busy week in payments and commerce as June kicks off and consumers around the world are ready to reemerge into the physical world.

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1 in 5 Small Businesses Don’t Accept Digital Payment, During COVID-19

1 in 5 Small Businesses Don’t Accept Digital Payment, During COVID-19

Consumers Have Rushed to Digital Payment Options Such as Paypal and Venmo to Avoid the Spread of COVID-19 During Transactions, but 19% of Small Businesses Can’t Accept These Payments. Small Businesses Struggling to Stay Afloat Should Accommodate New Customer Preferences by Adopting Cashless Payment Options. 19% of U.S.

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The State of Digital Payments Acceptance in US Online Retail

The State of Digital Payments Acceptance in US Online Retail

Amazon Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay; alternative payments are a hot topic. And they are key to seamless checkout experiences, especially while consumers shop on their smartphones.

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Zelle® Announces $44 Billion Sent on 171 Million Transactions in Q2 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator behind Zelle®, today announced $44 billion was sent through the Zelle Network® on 171 million transactions during Q2 2019. Year-over-year payment values increased by 56%, while transaction volume increased by 71%.

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Digital Payments to More Than Double to $235.2 Billion by 2023: Assocham-PwC Study

Digital Payments to More Than Double to $235.2 Billion by 2023: Assocham-PwC Study

The total volume of retail electronic payments witnessed about nine-fold increase over the last five years, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das had said in his keynote address at NITI Aayog’s FinTech Conclave in March. The future of the sector is likely to be far rosier.

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Why Facebook’s Digital Payments Project Could Succeed Where Others Have Failed

Why Facebook’s Digital Payments Project Could Succeed Where Others Have Failed

Facebook ( FB) clearly has an excellent grasp of the power of network effects — the way in which a platform’s total value grows as more participants are added — in the world of social media and messaging apps.

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Can the U.S. Ever Catch Up to China in Digital Payments?

Can the U.S. Ever Catch Up to China in Digital Payments?

While China has mostly adopted cashless and mobile payments, the U.S. is taking efforts to back stores that only accept credit or e-payments. With the approach, the U.S. seems to be taking a backward approach to payments which could harm the countrys economy while China is leading the way toward a mobile payment future? Maybe, […]

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Who Will Win Payment Race to Build “OS for Money”?

Who Will Win Payment Race to Build “OS for Money”?

In the USA Citi research shows that 55 of shoppers are using digital wallets. But what is a digital wallet? Will Hernandez, the editor of Mobile Payments Today, says that A digital wallet is essentially an electronic storage space for the plastic payment and loyalty cards in your physical wallet.

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