Payments Trends

cash and debit preferred for small payments

For small payments, will that be cash or debit?

In China and Europe, contactless cards and mobile payments are commonplace, even with small payments. But in the US, cash and debit for small purchases are still king, ...
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Aug 16 Global payments news roundup

As the end of the dog days of summer approaches, we’ve got our weekly global payments news roundup for you. First, we look at the 25th anniversary of ...
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Aug 9 Global payments news roundup

Hola! Our payments news roundup covers the latest from around the world starting with a look at MSTS’s “Credit as a Service™.” Then there’s the growing problem of ...
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MSTS credit as a service

What’s new in B2B payments? Credit as a Service

If you’re a typical SMB, one of your biggest challenges is managing B2B accounts receivables (AR) and slow-paying clients, particularly when you offer net 30- to net 60-day ...
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PULSE contactless payments research

Debit payments growing and going digital

US consumers are paying with debit more often, and in more ways, including online shopping, online bill payments, and person-to-person (P2P) payments and momentum is building according to ...
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AI moves into debt collections

AI approaches for a new debt-collection era

For decades, debt collection has relied on the same methods: repeated phone calls and letters to consumers. Not only does this take a lot of time and energy, ...
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July 26 Global payments news roundup

We’ve got our weekly global payments news roundup ready for your reading pleasure. We start with a look at ActiveViam research showing 71% of retailers are concerned about ...
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alternate payments in travel industry

Alternate payments in the travel industry are taking off

A new research report from PPRO and Amadeus shows alternate payment transactions in the global travel industry have taken off and surpassed more than half of e-commerce travel ...
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Research: Consumers opening their digital wallets in US, EU

Consumers will open their digital wallets 40% more and spend nearly $790 billion this year across Europe and North America, according to a new report from Juniper Research. ...
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July 19 Global payments news roundup

Another week, another $6.2 billion+ in record Amazon Prime Day sales. That’s our lead story and we’re sticking to it, even though some are saying it might have ...
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