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: 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: Turning Office Fridges Into Vending Machines

PYMNTS

For 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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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

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: Why Cops Aren’t Well Served By Traditional FIs

PYMNTS

The Credit Union Tracker TM , powered by CO-OP Financial Services , is your go-to resource for staying up to date on a month-by-month basis on the trends and changes in the credit union industry.

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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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