Revenues from digital financial services in six of Southeast Asia’s largest markets are forecast to soar to at least US$38bn by 2025, up from US$11bn in 2018, according to a joint report from Google, the Singapore state investment fund Temasek, and ...
Aditya Kilpady, WARC Exclusive, Spotlight India, October 2019
India is still at an early adoption stage and it is critical that the right environment for digital payments must include a comprehensive cyber security strategy supported by a robust framework to help all stakeholders in the ecosystem.
Indian consumers are gearing up for the festive season, especially Diwali at the end of October, but a recent nationwide survey provides a mixed picture for retailers and FMCG brands in the months ahead.
Alex Brownsell, WARC Exclusive, August 2019
Amy Moussavi, Snap’s soon-to-depart Head of Consumer Insights, and Jason Mander, Chief Research Officer at GlobalWebIndex take a closer look at the Gen Z cohort in an effort to better understand their motivations, attitudes and purchasing power.
Frictionless commerce is on the rise but what remains important for retailers is “to look at what triggers the customer to buy, and how they actually buy it”, said Anke Zeller, vice president of group strategy for payment solutions ...
More people now have access to mobile devices (96%) than bank accounts (89%), so it is not surprising that established financial institutions are increasingly forming partnerships with mobile payment providers or developing their own services.
There is a paradigm shift coming as the retail experience moves from being centred on checking out to checking in, but an industry observer warns of possible privacy issues and discrimination against low-income people.
Singapore Life, a five-year-old fintech startup, turned a profit in its first year of trading in a fast-changing landscape thanks to a focus on giving the customer the sort of straightforward experience the sector hasn’t offered before, ...
The August issue of Admap puts the spotlight on the future of payments. Sanjib Kalita, from Money20/20 and Guppy, explains key trends in payments, including digital identities, data as a value driver and the importance of brand trust.
Fred Bronner and Robert de Hoog, International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 61, No. 4, 2019, pp. 430-446
Consumer behavior recently underwent three main developments: a shift from material purchases to immaterial experiences, a shift from signaling status and wealth by means of consumer behavior to signaling identity, and increased social visibility due to the growing importance of social media.