July 10, 2017
WeChat Pay points the way – from mere payment to customer interaction channels
The history of payment is strongly linked to the history of civilization. It’s still evolving and now we’ve entered the phase of mobile payment. China takes the lead – e.g. with its payment solution WeChat Pay which is outstanding in many ways. When thinking about the history of payment, we’ve come a long way. We already talked about it more...
June 1, 2017
Why and How Artificial Intelligence is shaping the Future of Retail
The new power of today’s businesses is data. Learn more about where the key potentials for retail are. For a long time, the dynamic of economic growth was mainly based on technical, physical or software innovations. A functional, durable and well-conceived “hardware” and “software” were at the center of customers’ and companies’ attention. But this is no longer enough: In...
May 22, 2017
How to Effectively Use Big Data Streams from Customer Touchpoints
Learn more about how to increase profitability of sustainable customer relationships via Smart Data: In times of growing digitalization, today’s customers are more empowered and connected than ever before. Order new shoes with advice from family or friends while taking the bus to go to work – this is already the new normal: Today’s customer wants to buy anything anytime from...
February 10, 2017
Dynamic Fraud Prevention: It’s All About Combining Historic and Real-Time Data
As online fraud becomes more pervasive, merchants need to strengthen their defences against potential cyber thieves – by extending classical risk tools Online commerce has been steadily growing over the past years. Although ecommerce provides merchants with significant gains and consumers with the added comfort of making purchases in a real-time fashion, fraudsters are becoming increasingly sophisticated and more efficient...
February 3, 2017
Why This 5 Ultimate Payment Trends Will Play a Huge Role in 2017
A disruptive mix of consumer-behavioural changes and emerging technologies creates huge opportunities in the payment industry A hot topic for 2017: digitisation means that both shopping habits and payment preferences are changing. Current trends show that internet technology is being used more and more across all shopping channels. Below we look at five payment trends everyone should know about. Trend...
January 25, 2017
Technology Builds the Future Of Retail: It’s all About Combining Different Shopping and Payment Channels Seamlessly
Retailers spend millions on digital change. This will result in more success as consumers are becoming ever-more mobile and connected What is the future of retail about and what does it take to make this future a reality right now? This was just one of the many topics covered at the Digital Life Design Conference (DLD) in Munich. On Monday,...
December 5, 2016
Travel and Mobility in Europe: Digital Channels are on the Fast Track
Today, about two third of the booking volume is made via online portals – but mobile booking is growing rapidly The travel industry is a competitive space, with airlines trying to keep up with consumer demands while providing comfortable and convenient experiences. As the latest Statista research shows, traditional offline channels play a minor role whereas the newest technology is...
September 28, 2016
The Future of POS: Shoppers and Retailers are Ready for Digital Innovation
This infographic shows how retailers will reinvent POS in the next few years by realizing a bunch of the latest trends like in-store mobile solutions In the last years, the modernization of POS systems got more and more important for retailers. We have seen a lot of merchants venture into omnichannel solutions and try in-store marketing solutions to enrich the...
August 3, 2016
What is the Secret Recipe for the IoT? Invisible Apps and Seamless Payments!
As we conduct more and more aspects of everyday life online, we yearn for greater simplicity in the digital world. This is the next evolution in connected living. Connected living is all about making life easier and more convenient: A fridge that tells us when we’re out of milk, a thermostat that adjusts itself according to our preferences. These innovations...
April 13, 2016
The Future of Retail is Based on the Seamless Connected Consumer with a Focus on their Needs
The retail sector is in the middle of a revolution. During the Wirecard Exchange Day we discussed how managers can play a part in this change The retail sector has grown strongly in recent years. Small shops have become large stores and huge shopping malls have appeared. But at the same time, a conflict has arisen: The more companies grow,...