MasterCard announced that it has published the “Emotion of Safety & Security Survey”, conducted by Braun Research, which finds that 67 percent of Americans have heard of biometric payment solutions and 82 percent have heard of contactless or tap-and-go payments.
Leading payments processor First Data is going up against younger startups such as Square, Shopkeep, and Poynt with the Clover Mini, a device equipped to take virtually any kind of payment. The seven-inch tablet terminal handles checks, magnetic and chip-and-PIN cards, and mobile payment systems, and includes a receipt printer.
Four years later, the evidence against merchants continues to pile up. Four years of consumer research by Phoenix Marketing International (PMI) has found that consumers continue to say they are not seeing savings.