It is surely only a matter of time before man’s best friend proves his worth and buys his owner a drink. Barclays, in fact, saw that day coming and recognised it with their PayWag April Fool’s joke last year. Their video of a contactless payment pilot showed a dog, Smiler, paying for a toy in a pet store through an NFC chip concealed in its collar
By Donal Conaty
In a recent entry from the Lafferty weblog, Group Thinking, Owen Sweeney unravels the modern day concept of the hackathon
In recent years online banking has become widely embraced for so many transactional needs that it has truly begun to chip away at the branches’ hold on customers, Karen Epper Hoffman reveals
In a new entry from the Lafferty weblog, Owen Sweeney comments on the shock departure of PayPal’s David Marcus for Facebook
Dominic Hofer, CEO of Loylogic, talks to Insights about the company’s new PointsPay solution that converts loyalty points to cash via a payments card or e-wallet
By Owen Sweeney
In a guest article for Insights, Eric Grover of Intrepid Ventures outlines his belief that consumers are being ‘fleeced’ by modern dynamic currency conversion practices
Two new series of executive research reports covering the credit and debit cards markets.
Each databank is available by region – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, North America, Middle East and Western Europe.
Risk is not a Number -
The impact of UK banking standards around the world
Thursday 21 August, 10am BST
Author, Commonsense Risk Management, published by Lafferty Group