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Reshaping Payments And Commerce

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Unattended payments are among the forces shaping — or even reshaping — payments and commerce. So are the actions of government when it comes to financial circumstances for consumers and businesses alike. In the skies, point-of-sale financing is having an impact, and around the world, women are reshaping business.


80 percent: Share of customers with a credit score of 550 or better who pay back loans.

1.1 million: Number of U.S. consumers hit by fraud in 2017.

38 percent: Share of U.S. businesses run by women.

$12 million: Average deal size for men-led firms.

47 percent: Share of transactions in Canada done via contactless.