TRENDING: mPOS Goes Globetrotting

PYMNTS

For a roundup of the latest developments around the mPOS space, check out the News and Trends section in the latest Tracker. To read the story, along with the latest mPOS headlines and trends, and for rankings of 290 major providers — including four new additions — download the mPOS Tracker.

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TRENDING: The Overdue Overhaul For Insurance Settlements

PYMNTS

To read more on these and other stories throughout the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. In the aftermath of an accident or loss, filling out an insurance claim is never an enjoyable experience.

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The Top FinTech Trends of 2017 … were they?

Chris Skinner

The other forecasting I made at start of year concerned the big FinTech trends of 2017. Removing friction from the customer journey I guess this is a given, and wasn’t a big trend of 2017 … just a big trend … The post The Top FinTech Trends of 2017 … were they?

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TRENDING: Inside GDPR’s Enforcement Strategies

PYMNTS

The move seems to be part of a larger trend, as Mastercard also said it will shift away from “what [consumers] know” factors, like passwords, and instead focus on “what [consumers] are” factors, including fingerprints, iris scans and facial recognition. .

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Facebook Will Remove Trending News Feature

PYMNTS

Four years after rolling out Trending news on its homepage, Facebook is taking down the feature. In addition, Facebook plans to remove third-party partner integrations and products that rely on the Trends application programming interface (API), a representative for the social media platform said in a blog post. Facebook Cambridge Analytica Facebook Changes Facebook news Facebook Publishers Facebook Trending mobile News social media

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TRENDING: How AmeriCommerce Powers Tailored Pricing

PYMNTS

To read the feature story, along with the latest Payments Powering Platforms headlines and trends, and rankings of 87 industry providers, download the Tracker below. . . Platform Payments americommerce News payments powering platforms payments powering platforms tracker platforms Tracker Series WePay What's Trending

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TRENDING: Why Simple Is What Sells mPOS

PYMNTS

For more details and the rest of the latest news and trends, download the mPOS Tracker. The U.S. is home to more than 8,700 registered farmer’s markets, not to mention thousands of crafts and arts fairs, holiday festivals and other events, where small vendors come together to sell their wares.

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Transformative Trends

Independent Banker

Here are a dozen technological and socioeconomic predictions of trends that I believe will continue to reshape, transform and disrupt every business and human being in the months and years to come. Photo by Matthias Maraczi. A dozen technological and socioeconomic shifts. By Brian Solis.

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Nine eCommerce Retail Trends For 2017

PYMNTS

Between consumer confidence trending upward and more people spending — and racking up some debt — retailers are slated to be pleased when the ball drops and the confetti settles. And in this case, we’re reflecting on 2016’s eCommerce trends. Here are nine concepts PYMNTS believes are the most useful eCommerce trends coming out of 2016, propelling 2017 forward. With more people having smartphones and retailers going mobile, this trend isn’t slowing.

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New Global FinTech Deal Highlights Collaborative Trend

PYMNTS

The latest global FinTech collaboration ties together Singapore and Dubai in a deal designed to encourage innovation in digital payments, online and mobile commerce, and related areas. According to a recent statement , the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have signed a deal “that provides a framework for cooperation and referrals between the innovation teams of each authority.”.

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Digital Payment Trends 2018

Mobile Payments Today

2018 promises to be an exciting time for the payments industry. We share some of our predictions. What are you expecting to see in the New Year

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Halloween 2017: Costume And eCommerce Trends

PYMNTS

Lucky for them, Google Trends has suggestions. Costumes Trending Up This Halloween. Clearly the most important trend of Halloween 2017, DC’s Wonder Woman is the most searched-for costume across the country. Titular heroine of the second highest grossing movie of the year, only lagging behind Beauty and the Beast , Wonder Woman is trending sky-high among women with a college degree, according to marketing intelligence firm Hitwise. Costumes Trending Down.

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Business Trend Lines

Independent Banker

Several trends have arisen that are likely to continue shaping the commercial lending market. Here are five commercial lending trends from some of the industry’s top commercial lenders. Photo by Getty Images / Henrik Sorensen.

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6 Hottest Trends for Banking 2017

Bank Innovation

Commerce E-Commerce Online Payments Startups Technology Internet of Things smart homes Trends in Banking voice commerce voice paymentsChange is imminent in banking, and as we begin the new year the only debate seems to be what is going to be driving that change.

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TRENDING: Challenger Bank Finds Instant Rewards In Faster Payments

PYMNTS

To read more on these and other stories from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. Around the globe, new payment schemes are on the rise. In the Eurozone, the Eurosystem’s new process for settling instant payments is slated to go live this November.

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TRENDING: Honeyfund CEO: Payments Powering Honeymoons

PYMNTS

For more on these stories and the rest of the latest headlines from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. A lot of that has been the result of that experience-giving trend.”.

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TRENDING: Making Mobile Order-Ahead Appealing To App-Weary Customers

PYMNTS

The Mobile Order-Ahead Tracker , powered by Kount , serves as a monthly framework for the space, providing coverage of the most recent news and trends, along with a provider directory highlighting the key players contributing across the segments that comprise the mobile order-ahead ecosystem.

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10 big FinTech trends in New Zealand

Chris Skinner

One such moment occurred last week at The Point, … The post 10 big FinTech trends in New Zealand appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I present a lot around the world, and I am always delighted and honoured when a conference asks me back for a second visit. It reaffirms that you were ok the first time around and so a second bite is delightful.

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TRENDING: Robots And Humans Join Forces To Speed eCommerce, Together

PYMNTS

In the latest IoT Tracker, Cacioppo spoke to PYMNTS about how warehouse robot assistants can be a safer bet to help warehouses up their speed while staying flexible to changing business trends. Companies recognize the need for IoT security, but few are acting on those concerns.

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TRENDING: How Qüero Walks The Omnichannel Line

PYMNTS

For more of the latest notable Omni Usage news and trends, as well as the data Deep Dive, check out the report. . Customers are increasingly making purchases online and making decisions based on shipping – namely, how fast and how cheaply a retailer can get products to their doors.

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India e-commerce trends

Mobile Payments Today

Click to view our latest infographic on trends shaping the India commerce market Online Commerce in India is poised to reach $79.4 billion by 2020; accounting for 50% of organized retail sales. FSS, India’s largest payment processor, with 40% share of the market, is helping acquirers ride the growth wave.

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Online Payment Trends in USA

Mobile Payments Today

Click here to view our latest infographic on key payment trends USA is experiencing a boom in digital commerce. Mobile-based platforms are generating the bulk of growth, as consumers opt to shop on-the-move.

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TRENDING: AI Tech That Doesn’t Break The Banking Experience

PYMNTS

To see the rest of the latest headlines from around the Digital Banking space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. Digital banking offerings might not be new in countries like the U.S. and U.K., but it’s still an emerging offering in some.

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11 FinTech trends you need to follow

Chris Skinner

I’ve now analysed them all and identified the top 11 trends that the leading banking and FinTech experts agree we should be following now. Here’s the trend breakdown: Removing friction from the customer journey Rise of insurtech Rise of regtech … The post 11 FinTech trends you need to follow appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. The first few weeks of 2017 bombarded us with articles predicting the future of fintech and financial services.

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Digital Payment Trends 2018

Mobile Payments Today

Five themes are driving change in payments today. Individually they have a significant impact on the way we pay. Combined, these effects are amplified, creating a powerful force on the payments landscape

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The Future of Customer Experience: Top 10 Trends for 2018 and Beyond (Infographic)

PYMNTS

So what’s trending in the world of CX today? Articles Infographics customer experience customer experience infographic customer experience trends customer service infographics

Trend Lab Nabs $12.7M To Boost Corporate FinServ With AI

PYMNTS

Trend Lab, a startup developing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the FinTech market, has revealed it secured new funding. Trend Lab was established in less than three months by its Founder and CEO Tin Mok, reports said, who wants to enhance FinTech across Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. According to the company, Trend Lab includes involvement from key players in the industry, including Tencent and 360.

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TRENDING: Blockchain And Loyalty’s $7B Problem

PYMNTS

The post-holiday, mid-winter blahs can make people antsy to jet set off and travel to new locations. When they get to their destinations, payments platforms are prepped and ready to unlock traveler spending. It turns out consumers aren’t the only ones on the move, though.

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US Gets Attention Amid Late Payments Trends

PYMNTS

B2B Payments B2B cross-border payments Featured News gig economy late payments News Payment Trends supplier paymentsTurns out the U.K. has some competition when it comes to late payments. We are being tongue-in-cheek, of course. Late payments are everywhere, it seems – a fact of life in the B2B realm. And the impact or epidemic varies depending where you look.

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The Internet Trends Are In!

PYMNTS

Season of BBQ, vacations and Mary Meeker’s internet trends report. However, trends indicate that cord-cutting is carrying on, and that in fact media providers are just seeing the very tip of that iceberg as Facebook and Snapchat are both stepping into the arena. So coming out of this trends report, the incredibly large dimensions of the digital future becomes a bit clearer. To view Mary Meeker’s full 2016 internet trends report, click here. Ah, summer.

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TRENDING: Can mPOS Solutions Win Over Cash-Centric Industries?

PYMNTS

Hotelogix , a cloud-based property management systems provider, is also joining the trend — thanks to a new deal with Airpay Payment Services. Players in the mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) space are focusing on catering to payment needs of small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

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5 Banking Tech Trends for 2017

Chris Skinner

… The post 5 Banking Tech Trends for 2017 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I kept Tuesday’s blog entry short because I knew that everyone was making predictions and writing much more in-depth pieces. Today’s guest blog entry is from Finanser friend David Horton. David wrote a great piece on LinkedIn over the holidays providing his five banking technology predictions for 2017 and has kindly allowed me to replicate it here.

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2018 HR Trends to Watch

ATM Marketplace

They’re more than hot topics, these are the trends that will be top-of-mind for HR leaders in the coming year. Here are the top HR trends we’ll see in 2018: Make people analytics actionable. Blog ATS Integration HR Technology HR Trends Organizational Culture

Top 3 Fintech Trends in May

Bank Innovation

Here are some of the important trends that Bank Innovation pulled out of the fintech chatter […]. A lot happened in the digital banking world this month, from major events in the payments worlds like PayPal acquiring iZettle for $2.2

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The Strange Spending Trends Around Sales Tax Holidays

PYMNTS

The first income tax holiday experiment was done in New York State in the summer of 1997, and the perception that the high-tax state had managed to achieve a signifiant revenue boost via a weekend-long tax holiday kicked off the trend in the U.S. Retail Back-to-School federal reserve Massachusetts News Spending Trends tax holidays

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Reverse Trend

Independent Banker

Though a specialty niche, reverse mortgages are meeting a growing, demographically driven financial need. By Howard Schneider. More senior citizens are living longer, and some are falling short of the financial resources they anticipated they would need in their golden years.

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Google’s Consumer Trends For The Holidays

PYMNTS

Just in time for Black Friday, Google Data released its consumer trends report and predictions for the upcoming holiday shopping season. Here are the key findings, insights and trends to expect from consumers in the coming weeks.

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TRENDING: mPOS And Transit: Where’s The Fit?

PYMNTS

From Jamaica to Canada, mPOS solution providers are seeing growth in adoption among cash-centric businesses. That kind of growth is slated to continue, with researchers predicting that by 2023, the volume of mPOS transactions will increase threefold over an estimated 28 billion in 2018.

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TRENDING: Real-Time Payments Networks — For Real In Retail?

PYMNTS

Across the U.S., financial players are still exploring the best practices to offer faster payments to corporate clients. A recent survey of 20 of the nation’s top-60 banks found that there’s a lack of consensus among banks when it comes to managing and charging businesses for real-time payments.

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10 insurtech trends for 2017

BankNXT

Roger Peverelli provides a list of 10 insurtech trends to set the stage for the digital insurance agenda in 2017. 10 insurtech trends for 2017 on BankNXT.