Yet another key Twitter executive has left as the company struggles to make money and innovate its core product. Twitter's vice president of global sales, Richard Alfonsi, announced on Friday that he is joining payments startup Stripe. Show More Summary
The Bookseller is hosting the FutureBook conference in London today. I’m not speaking there, but here I am speaking in October 2016 at Digital Commerce Summit on some of my thoughts on the future of book sales and publishing in the next 5 – 10 years. I love all this futurist stuff ???? The short […]
London (AFP) – Over 40 percent of the world’s professional footballers have experienced delayed payment of wages, according to a wide-ranging survey published by global players’ union FIFPro on Tuesday. In the survey, carried out byShow More Summary
[UPDATED] When Irving Azoff launched Global Music Rights, he promised to battle what many see as too low payments from Pandora, YouTube and other free music streamers, and an impressive group of songwriter's signed on. But a group representing 10,000 U.S. radio stations, say Azoff's tactics are “anti-competitive." _____________________ By...
Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB PayPal Cross-Border Consumer Research 2016 - PayPal GlobalShow More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. American Express and Global Payments Inc., the US-based payment processor, announced an agreement that willShow More Summary
What happens when you pair a global payment company like MasterCard with a rising online money transfer service like WorldRemit? Conventional wisdom has it that fintech startups are going to eat financial company’s lunch in no time. And yet, existing financial companies have been surprisingly resilient. That’s why I’m excited to announce that MasterCard President of… Read More
Every year, an estimated US$7.7 trillion worth of payments flow from people to governments worldwide. Not surprisingly, taxes make up a significant portion of these payments. In 2015, a global agreement for financing the Sustainable Development Goals recognized domestic resource mobilization as essential to inclusive growth. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The amount of debit cards is growing at a faster rate than that of credit cards, according to RBR’s Global Payment...Show More Summary
Canada's about to make it a lot easier for low-earning graduates to repay their college debt, Global News reports. A new plan allows those earning less than CAD $25,000 (USD $18,650) per year to defer payment on government loans until they secure a higher-paying job. Almost 750,000...
The payments industry has been evolving rapidly, especially in the last few years with the growing shift to digital. The global payments ecosystem is constantly changing as new startups try to change the way we move money around the world. Show More Summary
E-commerce has become increasingly mobile. Euromonitor estimates that mobile commerce will amount to $972 billion by the end of this year. By 2021, it is expected to reach $3 trillion.
Indian mobile payment and commerce company, Paytm has announced that K. Guru Gowrappan, Global Managing Director of the Alibaba Group will join
Fraud losses incurred by banks andmerchants on all credit, debit, and pre-paid general purpose and private label payment cards issued globally hit $21.84 billion (bn) in 2015, with the United States (US) accounting for almost two-fifths (38.7%) of the total at $8.45bn. But by 2020 it could surpass $12bn, were [...]
Egypt is in talks with global shipping firms to change the way it charges vessels to pass through the Suez Canal, offering discounts for advance payments as it seeks to raise much-needed hard currency from a struggling industry. Denmark's A.P.
By Nikolaj Skydsgaard COPENHAGEN, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Egypt is in talks with global shipping firms to change the way it charges vessels to pass through the Suez Canal, offering discounts for advance payments as it seeks to raise much-needed hard currency from a struggling industry. Show More Summary
Payments used to be a simple one-on-one transaction. You'd hand cash to a clerk in exchange for whatever goods you needed, and that was that. But today, the payments ecosystem has evolved into a complex global machine. This world ofShow More Summary
Buy global, pay local -- companies like Uber use Adyen to make payments easy from around the world.
The US payments ecosystem is in the midst of a shift toward mobile, and countless new and old stakeholders are attempting to accelerate this migration, which is moving at a glacial pace relative to other markets globally. But mobile payments can rise to the mainstream. Show More Summary
He vowed to “cancel the Paris Climate Agreement and stop all payments... to U.N. global warming programs.”