Gaming companies are taking digital authentication to the next level. Smart agents are rising to bring better customer service and fraud prevention to financial institutions (FI) and other digital players. In eCommerce, digital innovators are combining the ongoing consumer desire for online subscription retail with the rise of craft distilleries. And, in retail, Tivoli Audio opened a brick-and-mortar store to showcase its products on Boston’s Newbury Street. All this, Today In Data.
1933: The year prohibition ended in the U.S. on a federal level.
500: Square footage of Tivoli Audio’s brick-and-mortar store on Boston’s Newbury Street.
88 percent: Share of consumers who cited security as the most important factor when opening accounts.
66 percent: Increase in phishing attempts this year to date.
41.1 percent: Share of commercial banks that are “very” or “extremely” interested in adopting smart agents.