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Posts with tag „payment“

February 20, 2018

The 6 Payment Megatrends – #6:
The Frictionless Customer Experience

Your Windows is not booting up? That’s easy, just remember to modify config.sys in order to enable DOS to access the High Mem Area and do not forget to include EMM386.EXE for memory management – after that, just load your device drivers to High Mem with the DEVICEHIGH command, e.g. DEVICEHIGH=CDROM.SYS and you should have enough Base Memory to startup...
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March 29, 2017

5 New Insights about Payment in the DACH Region

The ECC Payment Study vol. 21 shows what online merchants need to know about payment to avoid discouraging shoppers. What payment methods are most popular in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with e-commerce customers – and why?  What are the payment methods of the future – and how intensively are they currently being used? These were some of the lead questions post...
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December 23, 2016

Christian von Hammel-Bonten Talks About The Next Big Wave of Digital Commerce

MEF’s Tim Green talked to Christian von Hammel-Bonten, Executive Vice President Global Product Strategy at Wirecard, about the next big wave of digital commerce on the high streets. By mastering digital-first commerce, Wirecard has become one of the world’s fastest growing companies. Now, it’s turning its attention to the digitalisation of the retail industry. MEF’s Tim Green talked to Wirecard’s...
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November 11, 2016

Part 4 of our “Simply Uncomplicated” Series: What is Open Payment?

Open Payment is the next big thing in the payment industry. But what is exactly behind it?   Today, merchants rely more than ever on offering customer-friendly, state-of-the-art payment solutions, at the POS, for e-commerce or for smartphones. This is where open payment concepts come into play: freely available, open-source platforms guarantee more freedom of choice and considerably reduce transaction...
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September 1, 2016

The Way in Which we Use Wearable Technology is Rapidly Changing

The concept of connected living is giving wearables a new lease of life: as a wallet. Advancing digitisation goes hand in hand with a boom in wearables, as the significance of the Internet of Things shifts beyond simply interacting with a smartphone touchscreen. Secure identification and new forms of real-time communication are at the core of payment processes using wearables....
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July 26, 2016

Three Trends Reveal: Online Games Enjoying a Major Renaissance

Are mobile games outpacing online games? Certainly not. In fact, three current trends prove that online games are on the verge of a comeback. The longevity and continued development of existing online games, together with new cross-platform and multi-device games, promise a successful future for the online games market. Reliable global payment solutions help companies to monetise their games sustainably...
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July 8, 2016

Why Alipay will become one of the most Popular Payment Methods in Europe

A further step towards cashless payments: Chinese tourists can now pay with their Alipay Wallet across Europe and outside China Europe is the most popular travel destination for Chinese tourists: In 2013, approximately 1.7 million Chinese tourists visited Germany. In 2014, there were even approximately 2 million tourists visiting from China and the number is on the rise. Shopping is...
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June 30, 2016

Romania Has the Fastest-Growing Rate of Card Payments in Europe

Contactless payments, e-commerce and investment in consumer education about financial cards are creating new opportunities for growth in Romania’s payments market. The future of payments is already tangible in some parts of Romania, if you know where to look. Commuters in Bucharest have been able to use their mobile phones to pay for public transportation since 2013, while shoppers at...
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