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Two in Three Consumers Worldwide Say Covid-19 Has Permanently Changed the Way They Pay

“Just over two-thirds of consumers globally (67%) now expect bricks-and-mortar retail stores to accept contactless payments and just under half (44%) wouldn’t shop at a store that only offers payment methods that require contact with a cashier or shared device, a survey of merchants and consumers in nine countries around the world has found.”
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Fintech and Payments: Regulating Digital Payment Services and E-money

“Improvements in technology, coupled with growing demand for digital payment methods, are increasingly reshaping the way payments are made. Non-bank institutions now offer a wide range of retail payment services. This raises the question of where the regulatory perimeter should be drawn. Financial authorities now face the task of deciding whether the risk profile of […]

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“The State of Automation in Finance: What Comes After Digitization?”

“Yooz , the simplest, most powerful, and easiest-to-use Cloud-based Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) automation software company, commissioned the first edition of their global report based on the largest exclusive survey of over 1,000 Finance and Accounting decision-makers across eight countries (US, France, UK, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Belgium). The findings will be unveiled on August 18, […]
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Juniper Research: Contactless Card Transaction Values to Reach $2.5 Trillion in 2021, Dominating the Contactless Landscape

“A new report from Juniper Research has found that global contactless card transaction values will reach $2.5 trillion in 2021, from $1.7 trillion in 2020, with cards retaining the majority share of overall contactless transaction values at 79% in 2021. The pandemic has significantly accelerated an existing contactless card usage trend, and these value increases will […]
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Full Service Restaurant Transaction Volumes Climb Dramatically in Second Quarter

“TableSafe, Inc. , a leading innovator of pay-at-the-table technology designed for the hospitality industry, today shared insight into customer payment transaction data indicating that the recovery of the full-service restaurant industry continued in the second quarter of 2021. TableSafe’s data, gathered from full-service restaurants across the United States, reveals that customer transaction volume increased 47% […]
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Remote Authentication Fraud: Are You Who You Say You Are? – FedPayments Improvement

“Heightening the need for greater attention to authentication fraud, the COVID-pandemic increased demand for more consumers to enroll in online or mobile (digital) accounts to make remote payments. In fact, average U.S. consumer e-commerce spending was 36% of total spending in December 2020, up from just 26% in March 2020. [1] Unfortunately, fraudsters have noticed […]
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Accuity Study Reveals Failed Payments Cost the Global Economy $118.5 Billion in 2020

“The cost of failed payments is estimated to have cost the global economy $118.5 billion in fees, labor and lost business in 2020 according to the latest study from Accuity, a LexisNexis® Risk Solutions company. The total cost of failed payments regionally was $41.1 billion in EMEA, $33.7 billion in the Americas and $43.7 billion in Asia-Pacific (APAC). The report shows that the average cost […]
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