Four mobile payment trends to watch for in 2019

Mobile payments have been thought to be on the cusp of widespread adoption for several years now. But most US consumers have responded to the technology with a noncommittal shrug. Here are four key trends you can expect out of mobile payments in 2019.
No. 1: Proximity Mobile Payment Growth Will Remain Tepid
Proximity mobile payments—those used at the point of sale—haven’t quite taken off the way that payment platforms hoped they would. On paper, the idea of a consumer whipping out a smartphone, tapping it against a payment terminal and going on their merry way seems like a no-brainer. The reality has been a bit different. Read more…