"Alternative" Payments Dominate E-Commerce March 17, 2014A report from Javelin Strategy & Research finds that most who shop online use non-bank payment methods.
Forrester: PayPal Most Trusted Provider for a Digital Wallet December 04, 2013A new survey found that more consumers would trust PayPal than their bank or card issuer to be their digital wallet provider. How to Change Consumer Behavior to Adopt Mobile Payments November 20, 2013Two mobile payments ventures, MyCheck and PayPal, explain how they think they can hook customers on mobile payments. Banks Don't Have Much Time To Embrace Digital Model November 13, 2013To compete with the new breed of financial services competitors, banks will have to adopt a digitally driven business model, specialize and simplify their operations, according the findings of new consumer research from Accenture. Banks Can Thrive in the New Payments World October 28, 2013A new NACHA white paper explores the payments crossroads banks currently face, and how to stay relevant amidst increasing competition.
PayPal Is The Most Trusted Brand For Mobile Wallets, Says Survey October 24, 2013PayPal tops Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon as the most trusted brand for mobile wallets according to a survey by Javelin Strategy and Research. Battling The Non-Banks on the Payments Front: Q&A With Wintrust Financial Corp August 02, 2013Illinois-based Wintrust financial is piloting a mobile cash withdrawal service to compete with services offered by the likes of Paypal
U.S. Bank Adds Square to its Digital Wallet Options July 18, 2013The bank said customers can now link their U.S. Bank credit, debit, or prepaid account to the Square application to make purchases from their smartphone.
Mobile Payments In Space? Get It Right On Earth, First June 28, 2013PayPal wants to support space tourists' mobile transactions, but speakers at the recent Mobile Commerce World suggested that businesses have much to learn about building a great mobile commerce experience. MasterCard, Western Union Partner on International Payments June 20, 2013The service will be made available to small and medium-sized businesses.
The PayPal vs. Square Battle: Who’s Your Money On? May 22, 2013After PayPal launched a program last week offering free transaction processing for merchants who switch to its point of sale card reader, Square hit back yesterday by announcing it will be offering a P2P payments service via email. Google Wallet Head Osama Bedier Quits May 09, 2013Osama Bedier, the head of Google Wallet, has quit the company after two years in charge in which the solution has failed to gain widespread appeal. How Apple and Amazon Will Shape Mobile Payments April 22, 2013Apple and Amazon will continue to drive customer expectations and create big shifts in the retail world even if they don’t release a mobile payments solution. PayPal Targets Customer Acquisition With Purchase of Start-Up Iron Pearl April 12, 2013PayPal has acquired Iron Pearl, a California-based start-up specializing in customer acquisition and engagement, and formed a new growth team to expand its customer base. PayPal Teams With Chilean Payment Network On International Money Movement April 09, 2013The payments company has formed a partnership with Chilean payment network Multicaja to allow businesses that accept international payments via PayPal to withdraw their funds directly into their local bank accounts.
PayPal Introduces Mobile Point of Sale Solution For iPad March 14, 2013PayPal launched an iPad version of its PayPal Here mobile mobile card reader solution that competes directly with Square’s card reader. PayPal Targets European Mobile Payments Market February 22, 2013The payments company is releasing a Chip-and-PIN version of its mobile credit card reader in the U.K.
Non-Banks Take Early Lead in Mobile Wallet Race January 28, 2013A report from Carlisle & Gallagher finds that nontraditional financial institutions are the current mobile wallet frontrunners, though the battle is far from over.
PayPal Adds Gas Stations, Grocery Stores in Retail Push January 14, 2013PayPal unveiled new deals
with a chain of gas stations and a grocery store operator on
Monday, as the payments division of eBay Inc tries to
expand its service further into physical retail locations. PayPal's President Weighs in On Payments Disruptions Coming in 2013 December 18, 2012David Marcus, PayPal's president, offered up his predictions for the innovations to come in the payments in 2013 yesterday on PayPal's blog.