Branch Banking: Change the Mindset from 'Survive' to 'Thrive' April 03, 2014In the first article of our four-part series we explore why branches still matter in a world dominated by mobile devices. "Alternative" Payments Dominate E-Commerce March 17, 2014A report from Javelin Strategy & Research finds that most who shop online use non-bank payment methods.
Cutting Complexity Out of Mobile Payments March 03, 2014The announcement by MasterCard and Visa that they will support Host Card Emulation could set a simpler path for mobile payments innovation and adoption. How MasterCard Is Pushing Mobile Payments Ahead February 25, 2014MasterCard unveiled a number of new initiatives at Mobile World Congress this week that could help further mobile payments in the U.S. and abroad. Mobile Banking Trends For 2014 February 20, 2014Mobile banking will continue to evolve as more nuanced offerings come to the marketplace.
Banking on the Death of Cash December 13, 2013Virtual currencies and new types of digital payments could reduce consumers’ reliance on cash. 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. Cash Not Accepted Here December 02, 2013Smart phones are chipping away at the physical dollar's dominance.
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. How Retailers Could Dominate the Mobile Payments Market November 12, 2013The concept of the mobile wallet hasn’t gained a foothold with consumers, which could open up an opportunity for merchant apps to grab the mobile payments market. How Banks Can Leverage Mobile Network Operators for Security October 30, 2013Mobile network operators are starting to take steps to open up their security infrastructure for other enterprises to leverage. Low Value Transactions: A Mobile Payments Dilemma October 15, 2013Lowering processing costs cloud open up an opportunity for mobile payments to gain traction in low value payments. The Future Marriage of Virtual Currency and Mobile Payments in Canada September 27, 2013Virtual currency and mobile payments could make a perfect combination in Canada, which could also lead to wider virtual currency adoption elsewhere.
Apple, Always the Elephant in the Mobile Payments Room September 26, 2013As Blackberry and Samsung have enabled NFC on all of their new handsets sold in Canada, Apple has conspicuously refused to join the growing mobile payments market. Geography, Collaboration and Innovation in Canada’s Mobile Payments Market September 25, 2013Canada’s major banks, telcos and IT companies are all neighbors in Ontario, and have been quick to partner on mobile payments solutions. Mobile Wallets, Tailored For Credit Unions September 24, 2013Mobile payments technology provider CU Wallets has launched a mobile wallet application for credit unions.
Mobile Payments and Our Neighbors to the North September 24, 2013This week BS&T will be examining the development of the mobile payments market in Ontario, Canada, and looking for lessons that could apply to the U.S. market. The Death of the NFC Mobile Wallet? September 18, 2013Developments in the mobile wallet space this week seem to indicate a shift towards cloud-based payment methods.
MasterCard Shows Off Its Vision of the Future of Mobile Commerce September 12, 2013At its Innovation Showcase in New York City MasterCard demonstrated a number of new capabilities to elevate customer experience in mobile commerce. PayPal’s New App Adds New Payment Options and Shopping Features September 06, 2013PayPal aims to offer more flexible payments options for customers to use their mobile device for in-store purchases, and made improvements to the customer shopping experience.