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Emerging Payment Channel Winners

September 4, 2015

The evolution and revolution of payments continues to unfold before our eyes. Everyday there are more announcements of new products, partnerships and services that move us closer to the inevitable ubiquity of paying for nearly everything using new and exciting methods. Although there is much to …

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How Generation Z shops for fashion

July 8, 2015

How do today’s 16-21 year olds (aka Generation Z) shop for fashion compared with other consumer age groups? The answer is that their purchase journey differs according to the country they live in – as it does for other age groups. So while fashion retailers have more opportunities than ever to …

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Making the second-best solution shine

June 10, 2015

“So Jim, what’s the household chore you hate the most?” I queried my office mate. “Cleaning toilets” was his prompt reply. “And what would make it better?” He thought a moment, then, laughing, he said, “Having someone else do it!” Boom – he nailed it. In fact, cleaning bathrooms is …

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Women and mobile payments

April 29, 2015

I recently found myself at a ‘Women in Payments’ conference as part of Card Forum in Chicago earlier this April. I’ll admit, I had no intention of going to the women’s sessions, but I was lured by the offer of free breakfast. However, I am very thankful that my stomach made my decisions instead …

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