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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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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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: 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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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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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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TRENDING: Prepping Banks For AI’s Pandora’s Box

PYMNTS

To see the rest of the latest headlines from around the Digital Banking space, check out the Tracker ’s News and Trends section. .

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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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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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TRENDING: Can Crowdshipping Solve Delivery’s Last Mile?

PYMNTS

Whether it’s buying the latest fitness wristband or a smart toy for the toddler, it can often be like wrestling between the desire to pick up on the latest trend or waiting to see its demand and security issues play out in the news.

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Top 5 Trends to Watch in 2018

Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE — It’s not even a month into 2018 and already so much has changed. The cryptocurrency bitcoin, which shocked everyone by surpassing $17K, further shocked everyone by dropping below $10K.

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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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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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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: 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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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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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

FSS Payment Trends for 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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TRENDING: Vending Machines Come To The Dessert Aisle

PYMNTS

To find the rest of the latest Unattended Retail headlines, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. . To read this feature story, get the latest news and trends and peruse a directory of more than 100 providers, check out the Unattended Retail Tracker. .

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TRENDING: Making Local Shopping More Rewarding

PYMNTS

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Mobile wallet providers are running into much the same issue. In the U.S.,

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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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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

TRENDING: Buskers Add mPOS To Their Act

PYMNTS

For the full scoop and more of the latest mPOS headlines and trends, download the Tracker. For street performers who swallow fire or twist into contortions, not getting hurt might seem like their biggest concern. But, increasingly, buskers are facing a new hurdle, one that threatens their income rather than their bodies. The problem? With more consumers turning to mobile and card-based payments, few carry cash that can be spared for tips.

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TRENDING: When Brick & Mortar Goes Digital (In Store)

PYMNTS

To find the rest of the latest payments news, as well as the biggest headlines from around the space, check out the Tracker’s News and Trends section. Clothing companies can’t seem to please customers lately.

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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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The SIFMA Ops Report: Three trends in AI

Insights on Business

In what offered inside views of how leading financial institutions are prioritizing and planning AI adoption projects, the panel highlighted three trends that I’ve seen throughout the industry in my own experience: AI technology is coming at us quickly.

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The top trends in retail banking innovation

Chris Skinner

It also usually proves to be one of the most read items on my blog – here’s the 2015 and 2016 reports – so, as … The post The top trends in retail banking innovation appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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The 5 biggest technology trends affecting FinTech today

Insights on Business

Two years ago I wrote an article on the 6 biggest trends in FinTech. A year after that, I wrote Everyone is Talking about APIs to discuss a trend that, at the time, was new to the industry. Looking back, I’m happy to say that there has been significant progress in all the areas.

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KFC Takes A Bite Of Bitcoin Trend

PYMNTS

All these bizarre products indicate that KFC is probably just riding the bitcoin hype rather than setting some brave new industry trend, but the company did say that it might expand into other cryptocurrencies for future promotions, so maybe the Colonel really is trying to change the QSR space. Colonel Sanders wants customers’ bitcoins.

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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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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TRENDING: Why Tech-Savvy Customers Still Use Airline Call Centers

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. The Call Center Commerce Tracker serves as a monthly framework for the space, providing coverage of the most recent call center commerce news and trends.

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UK Commerce Trends

Mobile Payments Today

Online commerce is growing substantively in the United Kingdom. FSS offers a range of solutions on the issuance as well as the acquiring side to help payment service providers and banks ride the growth wave

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Ten mega trends that will drive the future of payments

Accenture

To help banks make sense of this fast-changing landscape, Accenture has identified ten payments mega trends from our 2017 North America Consumer Payments Pulse Survey. Another critical trend driving the future of payments is the democratisation of payments acceptance.

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TRENDING: Are Credit Unions The Hipster FI?

PYMNTS

The PYMNTS Credit Union Tracker™, powered by CO-OP Financial Services, serves as a bimonthly resource for staying up-to-date on the most significant trends and developments across the credit union market. The nation’s first credit union (CU) was founded in 1908 to serve mill workers in the Manchester, New Hampshire area. Today, more than a century later, that credit union is still operational and is now focused on serving a new type of member: millennials.

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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.

TRENDING: Sweat.com On Taking A Netflix-Based Approach To Fitness

PYMNTS

At some point, most have experienced “just one episode” turning into an all-day Netflix binge. So it may come as no surprise that the value of the over-the-top video services market is expected to hit $54.1

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TRENDING: Can IoT Bar Tech Help Sell More Brew?

PYMNTS

From smart safety shoes to augmented reality training materials, consumers and companies are seeing greater potential in the Internet of Things (IoT) – and, unfortunately, so are hackers. Reportedly, 55 percent of IT professionals said that security is their top priority in IoT deployment.

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Trends Shaping Machine Learning in 2017

Dataconomy

The post Trends Shaping Machine Learning in 2017 appeared first on Dataconomy. Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning Tech Trends algorithm economy artificial intelligence machine-human interactionTechnologies in the field of data science are progressing at an exponential rate.

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