Overview of cash usage in Mexico.
An estimated 2 billion adults worldwide live without a bank account, according to the World Bank. Unable to provide financial security for themselves or their families, this vulnerable “unbanked” part of the population relies primarily on cash for survival. As
Industry veteran Michael Hudson, of MF Hudson Associates, LLC, predicts strong growth ahead for cash management automation in the nation’s retail sectors. Unlocking the economic drivers of retail automation, the author stresses the benefits to businesses of expanding automation capability
The overall costs of the payment system to society are considerable. These costs depend on the relative usage of the available payment instruments, which differ in the costs that each entails to market participants in the payment chain. In the Netherlands, debit card
Using the results of a survey on accepted means of payment, the authors examine merchant preferences and perceptions of retail payment reliability, risk, and costs; the share of each type of payment method over total sales; and the costs involved in accepting
The European Central Bank (ECB) carried out a study of the social and private costs of different payment instruments with the participation of 13 national central banks in the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). It shows that the costs
This report provides Tremont Capital Group’s estimates of the U.S. consumer payment industry “wallet share” trends between 2012 and 2018. Tremont Capital Group U.S. Consumer Payments Trends Executive Summary ATMIA members can download the full report here.