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Archive for January 2015

France: 91% of merchants offer multiple payments methods

The majority (91%) of French retailers selling online have implemented multiple payments methods for digital buyers, according to recent research figures.
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В Германии открылся банк исключительно для смартфонов

Онлайн-банк Number26 начал принимать вклады клиентов из Германии и Австрии по предварительной записи. Деятельность стартапа регулируется немецким учреждением Wirecard Bank, которое уже выдало соответствующую лицензию.
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Amazon Kills Its Mobile Wallet App Just Six Months After Release

Amazon’s foray into the world of digital wallets started in July of last year. The company released the Amazon Wallet app on the Play Store and its own Appstore. If you go looking for it today, you’ll come up empty handed. Amazon has pulled the apps and ended support for Amazon Wallet.
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Belarus requires Visa, MasterCard alternatives

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed that the National Bank of Belarus should take into consideration other payment schemes besides Visa and MasterCard, pymnts.com reports.
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Ecommerce will be carried out significantly via mobile in 2015 – report

Ecommerce businesses are expected to adopt the mobile channel at large scale for increased sales, recent findings indicate.
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BRIC: a notable ecommerce market – report

BRIC countries, made up of Brazil, Russia, India and China, have become a notable ecommerce hotspot, recent findings indicate.
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Deloitte: Mobile payment volumes to increase 1000% in 2015

In-store mobile payments will increase by more than 1,000% worldwide this year with 5% of the world’s smartphones being used to make a payment in a store at least once a month, up from under 0.5% in mid-2014, according to the new edition of Deloitte’s annual Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions report.
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Italian ecommerce reaches EUR 3 billion in 2014 Christmas period

The Italian ecommerce sector, during the 2014 Christmas period, yielded a EUR 3 billion retail turnover, meaning a 28% annual increase.
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MasterCard переводит транзакции по своим картам на процессинг в НСПК

АО «НСПК» и MasterCard 30 декабря 2014 года заключили двусторонний договор об оказании операционных услуг и услуг платежного клиринга по операциям внутри страны с использованием карт платежной системы MasterCard процессинговым центром НСПК.
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Hungarian ecommerce predicted to reach EUR 833 million in 2014 – study

The Hungarian ecommerce industry was predicted to reach EUR 833 million (HUF 266 billion) in 2014, recent findings indicate.

The prediction takes into account the country’s rising trends over the previous years starting from 2001, and the 2014 prediction means a 22.5% increase over 2013 (EUR 626 million), according to intelligence issued by the consultancy firm eNet, e-commercefacts.com reports.
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UnionPay to expand overseas to over 148 countries

UnionPay International has revealed plans to expand their presence and services to over 148 countries and regions outside mainland China.
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The global biometric market to reach 4.8 billion devices by 2020

The high demand for smartphones, tablets, and wearable mobile devices will drive a global market of 2.5 billion users, a recent report unveils.
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In 2015 VAT applied in e-commerce will be the buyer’s one

Yesterday the new EU rules on VAT electronic commerce entered into force.
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