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Beyond Everyday Payments And Commerce

Beyond Everyday Payments And Commerce

It’s exciting times in the digital world. Amazon is trying to make a bigger play for control of connected vehicles, while the sale of eyewear is getting a 3D mobile makeover. AP management is moving beyond mere payments, student loan burdens are leading to innovation and the sharing economy is evolving.


54.8 percent: Share of consumers “very” or “extremely” satisfied with facial recognition.

8 percent: Portion of U.S. employers with student loan relief programs in place.

$185: Yearly cost for unlimited children’s eyewear subscription plan via Fitz Frames.

$230 billion: Annual value of commuter-related purchases.

9.2 percent: Share of consumers verified via fingerprints on sharing economy platforms.