Mobile Payments

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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A Peek Into the Future of Digital Payments

Driven by increased smartphone penetration and a rise in digital payments adoption, Asia is widely accepted to be leading in mobile payments globally.

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Cyber Security: A Must for the Retailers in the Mobile Era

According to data published by the consumer financial services company, 60 percent of the U.S. consumers believe that on an average, a lot many shoppers will carry a phone but no physical wallet.

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Internet Giants Such as Alipay, Amazon Pose Existential Threat to Banks, Says Bank for International Settlements Chief

Internet and “big data” giants like Amazon.com and China’s Alipay pose an existential threat to traditional banks, the head of the Bank for International Settlements, Agustín Carstens, said on Tuesday.

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Why China Needs More Than Mobile Payments

The smartphone sits at the heart of modern China. With the success of AliPay and WeChatPay – both boasting hundreds of millions of users in China alone compared to Apple Pay’s total 127 million users – paying with mobile is commonplace. In fact, card is quite the novelty.

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Holiday Shoppers Boost Mobile Volume on PayPal

Black Friday to Cyber Monday proved to be a mobile payments bonanza on PayPals platform. As the following Mobile Marketing article reports, mobile volume set records for the beginning of the holiday shopping season.

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3 Drivers Helping Bridge the Gap to a Cashless Society

Today, only 41 percent of Americans regularly carry cash, creating a demand for alternative payment methods and unlocking a world of potential for innovation in Fintech.

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Conquering the World One Mobile Payment at a Time

According to data from merchant account and card payment fee comparison service Merchant Machine, China, Norway and the UK are streets ahead of all other markets when it comes to the uptake of mobile payments. And I mean streets ahead. China is way out in front, with 47 of mobile phone users using mobile to […]

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U.S. Millennials Still Shop in Stores, but Increasingly With the Help of Smartphones

Globally, 82% of millennials (aged 18-38) prefer to shop in stores rather than online, according to a survey of 6,000 consumers in the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China and Brazil conducted by Accenture.

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Five Digital Transformation Lessons

In a final write-up on leadership, there was a fantastic presentation about the lessons DNB had learned in trying to make digital change happen. Solveig Hellebust, Group Executive Vice President for People Operations at DNB or, as she called it, POP, talked about the five things that make the difference.

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Quicken, US Bank Launch Co-branded Mastercard With Mobile Payment, PFM Features

Quicken Inc. has launched a co-branded MasterCard with U.S. Bank, featuring contactless payment and which integrates directly with the company’s personal finance software and mobile app, according to a company release.

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