QR code payments could break $3 trillion in 3 years

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A new Juniper Research forecast suggests that the mobile transactions will reach the milestone by 2025. QR code payment trends have shown that the transaction method is taking off, even if it has experience broken global growth over the last few years. Quick response barcodes have been used for payments far more in some regions than in others. The low-cost, easily recognizable and simple to use technique of QR code payments have high appeal to many merchants and consumers globally. Though the popularity differs from one region to the next.…

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Gen Z prefers mobile wallets to cash and bank accounts

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Millennials are also open to accepting digital transactions as well as cryptocurrency. As the American government takes steps to adopt but also regulate cryptocurrency, research is showing that some people in the US and a dozen other countries are more willing to use mobile wallets with those digital coins than others. Younger customers find crypto to be more appealing than cash and bank accounts. Survey results from global payment platform provider Thunes recently showed that Gen Z is interested in using cryptocurrency for making purchases and investments, among other transactions.…

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Block is working on creating a new crypto wallet gadget

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Jack Dorsey’s company formerly known as square is using a hexagonal device for the purpose. Block, Jack Dorsey’s mobile payment company formerly called Square, is currently working on a new gadget that will work as a crypto wallet. The hexagonal device has a finish that makes it look as though it is one of several types of rock. These hexagonal rock-like crypto wallet gadgets are equipped with USB ports and, according to an image tweeted by Block hardware head Jesse Dorogusker, it may also feature a fingerprint reader. That said,…

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More than 1 in 4 patients want to use mobile wallets for healthcare payments

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A recent study showed that 28 percent of US patients would like to pay digitally or by app. According to the results of a recently conducted payments study, 28 percent of US patients would like to be able to make medical payments using mobile wallets or digital transactions. One of the biggest points of friction patients suffer in accessing medical care is in making payments. Certainly, the cost of care is a heavier burden, but the transaction methods available can also add substantial friction to a patient’s ability to conveniently…

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Businesses will want to pay attention to this mobile wallet trend ahead of Black Friday

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Companies accepting this form of transaction are seeing improved loyalty from consumers. Retailers are getting ready for their pre-Black Friday sales that will all be a build toward the big day, something that hasn’t been seen in two years in many parts of the country, and mobile wallet trends are being taken very seriously. Merchants across the country have seen a dramatic trend toward contactless payments. As lockdowns and stay-at-home orders eased from the pandemic crisis, consumers heading back into stores have shown a substantial preference toward contactless payment methods…

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