This second volume of What’s New in Payments features in-depth articles on the mobile payments market in China, the rise of mobile money, the potential of mobile-only banks, the bank of the future, the role of the IoT and artificial intelligence in payments, the retailer wallet opportunity, the market in Russia and the challenges and possibilities created by Europe’s new PSD2 regulations.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to completely transform the in-store payment and shopping experience and retailers must now ask themselves how they can use this technology to bring new and meaningful experiences to their customers, says Wirecard’s executive vice president of mobile services Jörn Leogrande.
A Dutch theme park explains why it is an early adopter of Bluetooth beacons, Starbucks’ CEO outlines his mobile payment vision, and Apple’s chief exec signals interest at iPhone maker’s payments opportunity…
94 mobile payments startups raised a total of $287m last year, CB Insights CEO Anand Sanwal tells The Mobile Wallet Report. Also, Jordan is getting ready to launch a national mobile payment platform and BLE beacon interest runs high at the NRF Big Show.
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