The Data Point

The Data Point: Now Hear This — Voice Recognition Cut Australian Shopping Friction by 89%
The Data Point: Now Hear This — Voice Recognition Cut Australian Shopping Friction by 89%
June 20, 2022  |  Retail

Australia is both leading and lagging when it comes to the digital transformation of shopping, as the nation that arguably ignited the current buy now,...

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The Data Point: Brazil’s Smartphone-Centric Shoppers Report 58% Less Friction
The Data Point: Brazil’s Smartphone-Centric Shoppers Report 58% Less Friction
June 16, 2022  |  Retail

Taking a different path to digitization, Brazil is a nation where more people have smartphones than they do bank accounts, creating a unique mix of...

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The Data Point: Nearly 50% of Consumers Highly Interested in Digital-Only Banking
The Data Point: Nearly 50% of Consumers Highly Interested in Digital-Only Banking
June 15, 2022  |  Digital Banking

Branch banking didn’t vanish as many believed it might during the pandemic’s worst, but millions were introduced to digital banking, and a great many are...

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The Data Point: 44% of Consumers Say They Would Switch Merchants Over Card Surcharges
The Data Point: 44% of Consumers Say They Would Switch Merchants Over Card Surcharges
June 14, 2022  |  Credit Cards

Credit card surcharges are permissible in most states and are useful to merchants for what those fees cover, but many consumers dislike these charges even...

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The Data Point: 56% of Consumers Bought Food Online in April, Up 9% Over March
The Data Point: 56% of Consumers Bought Food Online in April, Up 9% Over March
June 13, 2022  |  Connected Economy

People are undoubtedly back outside, soaking up sunshine and enjoying the sensation of not breathing through a paper mask. Some slowed their online activities in...

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The Data Point: 31% of North American Firms See 24/7 Access as Major Benefit of Real-Time Payments
The Data Point: 31% of North American Firms See 24/7 Access as Major Benefit of...
June 10, 2022  |  Faster Payments

In the five years since The Clearing House launched its RTP network, real-time payments have been making an ever-larger difference in speed, accuracy and security...

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The Data Point: 65% of ‘Grab-and-Go’ Restaurant Clients Have a Taste for Digital Wallets
The Data Point: 65% of ‘Grab-and-Go’ Restaurant Clients Have a Taste for Digital Wallets
June 09, 2022  |  ResTech

Are you a “grab-and-go” restaurant customer, favoring whatever’s fastest? Perhaps you’re more of a “dine-in” fan who prefers the full tableside experience. Maybe you’re the...

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The Data Point: 42% of FIs Say Cross-Border B2B Transactions Suffer From Lack of Supplier Portals
The Data Point: 42% of FIs Say Cross-Border B2B Transactions Suffer From Lack of Supplier...
June 08, 2022  |  Payments Innovation

Neither the pandemic nor economic cooling is stopping the progress of cross-border trade, but companies doing business internationally know their payments tech needs attention. Needing...

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The Data Point: 80% of Consumers Want Better Security for Their in-Demand Personal Data
The Data Point: 80% of Consumers Want Better Security for Their in-Demand Personal Data
June 07, 2022  |  Fraud Prevention

If knowledge is power, then data is money. That is, data directs merchants and brands to who’s spending and on what, making it a precious...

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