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  • 14 April 2021

    Visa's tokenization strategy accelerates, reaches two-billion-token milestone

    The card network launched the Visa Token Service in 2014 to enhance the security of digital payments by replacing the primary account number with a token during a transaction. Visa has seen accelerated ecosystem adoption as of late, increasing from one billion to two billion tokens issued in under a year.

  • 9 April 2021

    The rise of BNPL, Part 1: Overview and providers

    'Buy now, pay later,' also referred to as point-of-sale lending, has gained traction in Australia and select European markets, and is rapidly expanding worldwide. In this first of a four-part series, we examine several key BNPL providers and trends.

  • 6 April 2021

    Coverage Initiation: Mollie positions itself as a European payments specialist for SMBs

    The Netherlands-based payments service provider hopes to become the 'most loved' PSP in Europe. It is aiming to help merchants sell in this fragmented market by offering the ability to accept a variety of local and international payment methods with minimal setup and complexity.

  • 24 March 2021

    NCR doubles down on its integrated payments strategy

    The company, a long-standing player in the enterprise point-of-sale segment, sees a large opportunity for growth in payments. Its goal is to be a single-source provider by bundling payments with its POS software for both new and existing customers. NCR's 2018 acquisition of JetPay laid the foundation for this strategy.

  • 23 March 2021

    Forter connects merchants with issuing banks to help increase trust and authorization rates

    The overarching goal of Forter Trusted Authorization is to increase the level of trust between banks and merchants. By putting card issuers in a position to make authorization decisions based on deeper intelligence about the authenticity of a transaction, better customer experiences and increased revenue are plausible outcomes.

  • 16 March 2021

    Changing power dynamics in the payment processing sector

    To quote Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin' in the payments industry. New distribution channels, new core competencies and new challenges to economics are increasingly disrupting the status quo for payment processors, and the balance of power within the ecosystem.

  • 15 March 2021

    Evoque wins LATAM mobile payment company Unipagos, highlighting new cloud connectivity suite

    With its payment processing platform, the Mexican company has settled on a hybrid infrastructure approach to its IT stack, and made its physical home in the Phoenix facility of Evoque Data Center Solutions. The cash-alternative platform from Unipagos allows users to send and receive payments.

  • 1 March 2021

    VoCUL: Connected Customer, Consumer Representative, Disruptive Technologies 2021 - Crosstabs

    451 Research's Voice of the Connected User Landscape (VoCUL) conducts a population representative survey of US consumers about technology adoption, usage and buying intentions to understand how various tech trends are materializing in the mass market. Topics covered in our connected customer end-user survey include spending and shopping expectations, adoption and usage of connected experiences, tracking of the ideal customer experience, digital payment utilization and preferences for online vs. in-store shopping experiences. It also includes tracking of millennials and other age groups, customer service behaviors and demand for new customer touchpoints. The Disruptive Technologies survey was fielded from January 5 to January 22, 2021 among approximately 5,000 respondents.

  • 1 March 2021

    VoCUL: Connected Customer, Consumer Representative, Disruptive Technologies 2021 - Charts & Figures

    451 Research's Voice of the Connected User Landscape (VoCUL) conducts a population representative survey of US consumers about technology adoption, usage and buying intentions to understand how various tech trends are materializing in the mass market. Topics covered in our connected customer end-user survey include spending and shopping expectations, adoption and usage of connected experiences, tracking of the ideal customer experience, digital payment utilization and preferences for online vs. in-store shopping experiences. It also includes tracking of millennials and other age groups, customer service behaviors and demand for new customer touchpoints. The Disruptive Technologies survey was fielded from January 5 to January 22, 2021 among approximately 5,000 respondents.