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EMarketer Apple Pay Forecast Estimates, US Mobile Proximity Payment Forecast Estimates

“Apple Pay’s dominance, as well as increasing retailer adoption of proximity mobile payment technology, is driving transaction volume growth in the US, according to our latest forecast. We estimate US proximity mobile payment transactions will total $98.88 billion in 2019, growing 31.8% to $130.36 billion next year. By 2021, the total transaction value will reach […]
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Russia, China & India to Set up Alternative to SWIFT Payment System to Connect 3 Billion People

“Members of the BRICS trade bloc Russia, India, and China have decided to connect their financial messaging systems to bypass the SWIFT international money transfer network. Russia’s financial messaging system SPFS will be linked with the Chinese cross-border interbank payment system CIPS. While India does not have a domestic financial messaging system yet, it plans […]
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Companies

Amazon Will Launch New Grocery Store As Alternative to Whole Foods

“Amazon on Monday said it plans to open its first new brand of grocery store in California next year, as it amps up its ambitious push to become a bigger name in food. “Amazon is opening a grocery store in Woodland Hills in 2020,” an Amazon spokesperson confirmed to CNET on Monday morning, soon after […]
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American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa Implement Click to Pay to Make Online Checkout Simple and Secure

“Today, American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa announced the arrival of faster, more secure online checkout based on the new EMV® Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) industry standard, establishing a simplified way for card payments to be made across web and mobile sites, mobile apps and connected devices. The networks have tested SRC technology in market […]
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Paymentus and Amazon Team up to Provide an Easier Way for Customers to Manage Their Bills With Alexa

“Paymentus Corporation, a leader in customer engagement and bill payment technology, today announced that billers on the Paymentus Instant Payment Network can soon offer customers a more intuitive way to interact with and manage utility bills via any Alexa-enabled device. With this announcement, customers of participating billers will soon be able to link their utility […]
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Xoom Rolls Out Domestic Money Transfer Services in the U.S.

“Xoom , PayPal’s international money transfer service, today rolled out the ability for customers to send money to recipients in the U.S. for the first time. Through strategic alliances with Walmart and Ria, Americans can now use Xoom to send money fast for cash pick-up typically in minutes at nearly 5,000 locations across the country.”