Mobile wallet market to break $16.2 trillion by close of 2031

Mobile wallet - Payments via smartphone

The world is moving evermore cashless, and consumers are turning to their phones for payments. As a growing number of countries worldwide trend toward cashlessness, the mobile wallet market worldwide is seeing striking growth. Even before the pandemic, it was already taking off, but contactless trends sent its use skyward. In 2015, the mobile wallet market was valued at $675 billion. By 2018, it had already risen to 1602.4 billion, and the number has only continued to climb. Among the factors that have helped to drive the use of payments…

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Mobile Tap to Pay trend picks up speed among US retailers

Tap to Pay - Mobile Phone & POS Terminal

Shoppers have started to see the appeal of using their smartphones to pay for purchases in-store. Compared to many other countries worldwide, the US has been slow to adopt mobile payments, but Tap to Pay technology has started catching on among American shoppers. Adyen, one of the largest US payment services providers is now supporting this tech for retailers. Adyen has now officially launched support for Tap to Pay in its merchant networks and retailers. This has opened the door to allowing people using iPhone XS or newer, as well…

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The consumer shopping experience is increasingly dependent on mobile payments

Consumer shopping experience - mobile payment

A new Buyer PaymentsInsights Survey by Mercator Advisory Group examined this trend. Mercator Advisory Group has released the outcomes of its recent Primary Data report, Buyer PaymentsInsights – Payment Behavior: Younger Shoppers Lead a Change, showing that mobile payments has become highly critical to the consumer shopping experience. The report’s conclusions are based on Mercator’s 2020 Buyer PaymentsInsights Survey. This online survey involved the participation of 3,000 adult consumers in the United States. It was conducted before the outbreak of the pandemic in the U.S., in February 2020. It examined…

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Mobile shopping payment trends are shifting due to pandemic trends

Mobile shopping payment - paying via smartphone

A new Paysafe study showed that consumers are changing the way they want to pay online. The results of a new Paysafe report show that over half of consumers in the United States are shopping online due to the pandemic and mobile shopping payment preferences are shifting. Shoppers can’t access brick-and-mortar retail stores because of social and distancing regulations. Without being able to shop in-person, many consumers are looking online to a far greater extent than they had before. In fact, 54 percent of American shoppers are turning to online…

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US mobile wallet use is about to become greater than credit card usage online

Mobile wallet use - mobile payments

The slow adoption of m-payments in the United States is finally taking off to mainstream levels. Mobile wallet use in the United States has been slow to take off, particularly when compared to countries in Asia and Europe. That said, the use of m-payments has finally started taking off and will eventually overtake credit cards. The adoption rate for mobile wallet use in the U.S. is rising. A new F.I.S. report predicts that the use of smartphones to complete online payment transactions will overtake credit cards. This is an important…

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