This white paper examines the opportunities for financial institutions (FIs) and mobile network operators (MNOs) to generate new revenue streams in the “mobile first” environment, which is becoming a reality in developed and emerging markets.
Smartphones are driving an e-commerce revolution. While mobile payments can adversely affect the need for kiosks in some situations, most industry observers see mobile payments as another payment option that kiosk operators need to consider to meet consumer buying habits.
All the signs seem to point to Sweden becoming an entirely cash-free country. However, the phasing out of a payment method that has been in use for centuries will not be simple, and it's possible that the country will never become truly cashless.
Talbott Roche, the CEO and president of Blackhawk Network, discusses some ways smart brands are leveraging mobile payments systems through branded value to influence consumers' choices, generate engagement and create loyalty.