This Mercator Advisory Group research brief looks at the intersection of loyalty, mobile, and payments. Examining the examples of Starbucks and others, we pinpoint elements of successful loyalty program design and identify some of the new technological tools that merchants can use to build a seamless omnichannel experience.
Digital currencies represent both innovations in payment systems and a new form of currency. This article examines the economics of digital currencies and presents an initialassessment of the risks that they may, in time, pose to the Bank of England’s objectives for monetary and financial stability.
'Person-to-Person Payments: An Update' explores the innovation and changes that have occurred in the P2P space and the opportunities that exist. This special whitepaper is published by Mercator Advisory Group and sponsored by Discover Financial Services.
The 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study Recent and Long-Term Payment Trends in the United States: 2003 – 2012 Summary Report and Initial Data Release Research Sponsored by the Federal Reserve System Revised July 2014 (Original Release Date: December 2013) Copyright 2014, Federal Reserve System 2013 Federal Reserve Paym
The BBA is the UK’s leading association for the banking sector, presents a paper on current banking trends with an emphasis on mobile banking.
In "Mobile Wallet Ecosystem Overview and Market Analysis," Rob Stringer, VP Products, Cortex MCP, Inc., says to succeed in creating value in the mobile wallet ecosystem, it helps to understand the roles, ambitions, strengths and weaknesses of the marketplace. His eBook tends towards the payment side of wallets rather than brands.