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Payments

17 Feb 2021

Paying the way through 2020

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

Cash crisis, credit risk: use of physical cash and credit cards contracted majorly in 2020 as consumers flocked to debit and digital payments.

11 Feb 2021

Consumers buy into buy now, pay later – for now

Alan Shields | Managing Director, Research and Advisory, RFi

It’s not just young consumers using buy now, pay later schemes anymore. And regulators are taking notice.

15 Dec 2020

Partnering to push payments into the future

Mark Hand | Group Executive Australia Retail and Commercial Banking, ANZ

ANZ and Worldline have created a new joint venture to enhance the payments experience for both consumers and merchants

20 Oct 2020

Have payments changed forever? Or just temporarily shifted?

Alan Shields | Chief Operating Officer, RFi Group

The move away from cash emerged as one of the biggest digital shifts from the pandemic as consumers seemed to fully embrace mobile wallets.

14 Sep 2020

Are fraudsters really that clever?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Modern fraudsters are digital, agile and flexible. Are they actually the epitome of a successful business model?

11 Sep 2020

Payment technology is changing, the reason for payments isn’t

Ciyi Lim | Head of Innovation - Asia Pacific, Visa

Customers don’t want to think about how their payment is processed, they just want it to work seamlessly.

30 Jul 2020

Cashing out to flatten the curve

Karly Dwyer | Contributor, bluenotes

Consumers and businesses have turned to contactless payments in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and a greater focus on hygiene.

19 Jun 2020

Simplifying Australia’s payments industry

Jackie Kallman | Head of Payments Industry & Engagement, ANZ

Three of Australia’s major payments companies are on the brink of a ground-breaking merger. What does it mean for competition?

25 May 2020

The culture of cash

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

The perceived decreasing value of cash during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the same across the globe.

04 May 2020

Two decades on, will COVID-19 alter payment patterns?

Mike Ebstein | Director, MWE Consulting

The payments landscape has changed entirely in two decades. Will COVID-19 alter the course of history?

05 Feb 2020

Banks and payments: take your pick

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Incumbent banks and new players keep coming up with even more ways to pay – but is it musical chairs or deckchairs on the Titanic?

25 Nov 2019

Challenger banks: still a challenge?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

Before fintech, before neo-banks, there were ‘challenger’ banks. Where are they now?