Biometric payments—scanning an iris or veins in a palm—seem like science fiction, but it’s a growing reality around the world.
In a February 2018 survey of US internet users and restaurant executives by BRP (Boston Retail Partners) and Windstream Enterprise, restaurant operators met consumer expectations on only two factors: contactless/mobile payment, for which 32% of consumers valued it and one-third of operators offered it, and Wi-Fi availability (44% both valued it and offered it).
A global survey found that among a variety of emerging concepts, cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, blockchain, leave the most people scratching their heads.
Starbucks will remain the most popular proximity mobile payment app, staying ahead of Apple Pay and other competitors. This year, 23.4 million people ages 14 and over will use the Starbucks app to make a point-of-sale purchase at least once every six months.
This infographic illustrates just how much data media platforms ranging from Twitter and YouTube to Netflix and Spotify generate by the minute.
The use of mobile peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps such as Venmo in the US will continue to grow by double digits through 2021.
Consumers aged 14 and older access apps more frequently on smartphones than tablets, with social media the top app type on both devices.
This infographic illustrates the mCommerce market, from rising regions, to average order value, to mobile coupon use and payments.
Mobile devices and other digital technologies continue to have a growing impact on retail, including in-store shopping.
Nearly three-quarters of mobile banking app users use a mobile payment app to pay a bill.