November 21, 2019 11:00 AM
New data analytics could help provide more comfort to banks in doing business with the cannabis industry, despite restrictive federal laws.
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November 13, 2019 12:01 AM
Large brands such as Barclays and Amazon recently reversed course and allowed cash to accompany clearly digital strategies, moves that made more sense politically than economically. The question is how long public policy can be the main factor in slowing cash’s decline.
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November 8, 2019 1:19 PM
The adoption of payment cards over cash varies by nation, but debit ruled nearly everywhere on the continent.
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November 5, 2019 12:01 AM
Cash access has grown tighter in the U.K. as more consumers adopt digital payments and banks shrink their fleets of branches and ATMs. Could the U.S. could see a similar phenomenon?
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October 22, 2019 12:01 AM
Payments innovation is happening in small businesses like Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, which has to manage a shift in how people shop, order, pay and communicate — all at the same time.
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October 10, 2019 12:05 AM
Cash is not dead, but the burdens of ensuring access threaten to break long-standing ecosystems that sustain traditional payments.
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October 8, 2019 12:01 AM
The challenge with cash is its nature makes it hard to transition away from it. On the other end of the scale, digital-only businesses may never accept cash, meaning they may always exclude the cash-based consumer.
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September 18, 2019 9:00 AM
Months after retooling its Amazon Go store checkout process to accommodate customers who prefer to pay with cash, the e-commerce giant had added a way for consumers to pay for Amazon e-commerce purchases with cash at U.S. Western Union outlets.
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September 3, 2019 12:01 AM
Many in the payments industry insist that cash is becoming less important — but that doesn't mean it will ever go away.
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By David Cox
August 30, 2019 12:01 AM
As the U.K. rapidly transitions toward a cashless society — with U.K. Finance predicting that by 2028, just 9% of payments will be in cash — even pocket money is going digital. And the disappearance of tactile interaction with cash changes how kids learn about budgeting.
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