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February 8, 2019

#pex19: How to make a Light Bulb from a Candle – Learnings from the Payment Exchange

What are the topics, challenges and trends that currently occupy the payment industry – and what are the experts’ answers?  These are precisely the questions that this blog regularly deals with. However, to get the bigger picture, the Payment Exchange, or PEX for short, is the place to be. Not long ago, PEX took place in Berlin and was organized...
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September 4, 2018

6 Reasons why Singapore is the Hidden Champion for E-Commerce

The e-commerce market in Singapore has the best chances to continue its current success story in the future, with smartphones being the preferred device for ordering online – no wonder mobile payment has more than doubled since 2013 and e-wallets are very widespread. "We can together become Singapore unlimited. Unlimited by our geography, unlimited by our size, unlimited by our...
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July 16, 2018

Wirecard Study: The 5 Big Lessons We Learned from US Shoppers

Where do customers prefer to shop – online or in-store? Do they want to see robots in stationary retail? What are consumers buying when using voice commerce? In retail we know how important it is to keep tabs on consumers’ payment preferences and shopping habits – and how difficult a task that can be, with technology, tools, and tastes constantly...
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March 14, 2018

6 Surprising Facts about Payment in Asia You Should Know

Did you know which nation is the fastest-growing mobile commerce market worldwide? In which country mobile payment is most widespread? And which mobile payment app has more users in only one Asian country than there are EU citizens? Here are six current facts about payment in Asia that you should know – and that might surprise you! 1. Asian emerging...
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February 9, 2018

The 6 Payment Megatrends – #5:
Financial Inclusion

How do you receive your salary? By a transfer to your bank account? If your answer is “yes, of course,” then quite likely you’re from a high-income OECD country. But what about the other regions of the world where people often don’t have a bank account or lack access to financial services? In this article, which is the 5th of...
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February 2, 2018

The 6 Payment Megatrends – #4:
Borderless Payment

Borderless – this is how we like to think about our world when we dream of traveling, roaming with the finger on the map. However, in reality there are all kinds of borders and restrictions; not only for people, but also for money transfer. In this 4th part of our Payment Megatrends series (see an overview of all articles at...
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January 24, 2018

The 6 Payment Megatrends – #3:
Internet Technology and IoT

A world without internet? Nowadays, this would almost be like a world without electricity – both seem completely unimaginable. This is why most people take the internet for granted, using it daily, without really thinking about it. However, in order to understand how internet technology is enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), a major innovation that will fundamentally change our...
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January 17, 2018

The 6 Payment Megatrends – #2:
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Some may think of Hollywood movie-inspired dystopian future worlds, but what was considered a technical utopia a few years ago, has now become reality – although it comes in a subtler form. In fact, AI has already arrived in our everyday world: Just think about your e-mail spam filter, natural voice recognition, online shopping recommendations – or...
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