TSYS Research Reveals Canadian Consumers Prefer Credit Cards as Payment Choice

TSYS announced the results of its 2015 Canadian Consumer Payment Choice Study. The second annual research found that when given a choice, 46 percent of Canadian consumers prefer to pay using their credit cards more than any other payment method. That’s up from 34 percent in 2014. The recent online survey of more than 1,200

Mobile Commerce Poised to Eclipse Traditional Online Spend

New research from PayPal and Ipsos shows that mobile commerce is growing at nearly three times the rate of overall ecommerce. From 2013-2016, the multi-country average compound annual growth rate for mobile commerce is projected at 42 percent vs.13 percent for overall ecommerce (including mobile commerce). The research, which investigated the mobile shopping habits of

Net1 Launches ZAZOO in the UK

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. announced that it has established a new subsidiary in the United Kingdom called Zazoo Limited (“ZAZOO”) to oversee the global expansion of Net1’s mobile payments and value-added services businesses, including the activities currently conducted through its Net1 Mobile Solutions (“N1MS”) business unit based in Johannesburg, South Africa. ZAZOO’s management will

Security Fears Throttling Mobile Commerce

Half of consumers would never use mobile banking apps due to fears about the level of security on their devices, according to wide-reaching consumer survey Leading digital identity expert Intercede today revealed the results of its new research The Rise of the Identity Centric Economy which found that 53% of UK consumers would never use

Retail Sector Raises Investments in Omnichannel Commerce

German retailers expect the impact of digital sales channels on their business to increase strongly. This is just one result of a study commissioned by Wincor Nixdorf, among others, from the leading European market research company, Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC). This study, “Omnichannel commerce in Germany”, delivers current data and facts on the omnichannel strategies

ATMIA Releases Research Paper on Bitcoin

The ATM Industry Association has announced the release of a commissioned research report into the digital currency BitCoin and what it might mean to the industry. The paper, written by Tremont Capital Group, one of the nation’s leading consulting firms specializing in the ATM industry, is called “An Introduction to BitCoin ATMs” and contains special

Capitec, FNB and Nedbank Bank Accounts Most Popular with South African Consumers

In recent ThinkMoney research, Capitec, FNB and Nedbank were revealed as the leading consumer bank accounts in South Africa. This was according to nearly 7 000 bank account reviews written by ThinkMoney users, who voted Capitec, FNB and Nedbank accounts as the most popular, both in terms of the number of reviews and a high

South Africans Highly Satisfied with Online Shopping – MasterCard Survey

The latest MasterCard Online Shopping Survey has revealed that a substantial 91% of South Africans who shop online are highly satisfied with their overall experience, a 4% increase from the 87% who said the same thing in the 2012 survey. A further indication of South Africans’ positive sentiment for online shopping is that 76% of

Javelin Releases Report on US Mobile POS Acceptance and Leading Vendors

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Mobile POS (point of sale) acceptance is attracting small merchants to big-box retailers, posing a growing threat to traditional terminal-based solutions and vendors. Javelin Strategy & Research released the firm’s first “Mobile Point of Sale (POS) Business and Market Impact 2013″ report, which provides a  market sizing of the US merchant marketplace and comparisons among 14