Online Payment Environments Worldwide Remain Dynamic
A new update about the booming global online payments environment from the Germany-based secondary market research company, yStats.com highlights a wide variety of preferences of payment preferences of online shoppers. The report “Global Online Payment Methods: First Half 2015” also sheds a light on the competition in this growing industry, which remains fierce.
Competition among payment providers is also dynamic and fierce, with each of the major players trying not to lag behind the others in their online and mobile payment offering and innovation. Express checkout is a growing trend in the industry: American Express, Amazon, Visa and PayPal have all recently launched or updated their speedy and seamless checkout offerings. The battle of mobile wallets also continued in the first half of 2015, with Apple Pay expanding from the USA to the UK, Samsung launching Samsung Pay in South Korea and Google unveiling Android Pay.
Meanwhile, security remains a major concern both in online and mobile payments, with close to half of the merchant respondents surveyed in early 2015 indicating increased investment in payment and data security. With regard to mobile payments, over half of shoppers worldwide expressed safety concerns about their personal information when using a mobile payment app last year. Nevertheless, online and mobile payments are expected to develop and grow further alongside B2C E-Commerce and M-Commerce.
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