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Huge economic benefits of ‘cashless cities’

Greater use of electronic payments could provide benefits of $470 billion across 100 cities included in a new Visa-commissioned study, a gain that is roughly 3% of their combined GDP.

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Latin America cashes in on cards

Cash has long been king in Latin America, but e-payments are quickly picking up speed as locals are lured in by the ease of digital shopping. 

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M-commerce will equal traditional methods in US

Mobile commerce will account for almost half (48.5%) of all online sales by 2020

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Sweden heads towards being a cashless country

Sweden lays claims to be the most cashless country on earth, with coins and notes used in less than a fifth of transactions as everyone and everything from public transport to homeless people switch to card or mobile payments.

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In-store mobile-payment volume soars

Researchers expect strong growth for contactless payments in the United States, despite the low adoption figures with American consumers.

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Chinese mobile payments 50 times larger than US

Chinese consumers made mobile payments worth $5.5 trillion in 2016, compared to the US’s $112 billion market, a new study has found.

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