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Digital wallets and account-to-account payments are growing fast – but contactless cards are currently Europe’s most popular way to pay, and will remain central to the payments mix. By now,... read more
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Smart Payment Association (SPA), the trade body of the smart payments industry, has published its 2018 annual top smart payment card shipments. Data from SPA members shows the continued year-on-year... more
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Card payments online are growing at double digit rates and will continue to increase significantly faster than card spending at physical outlets to account for nearly a quarter of all... more
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Payment cards were used for purchases with a value of $25.1 trillion worldwide in 2017, an increase of 13% on the year before. Although card expenditure is growing strongly, it... more
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2018 has seen the once futuristic biometric smartcard go from talk to trial. From the US to France, Lebanon to Japan, momentum is gathering as the benefits of fingerprint sensors... more
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