Arab Today, arab today emarketer mobile wallet adoption years away
Last Updated : GMT 16:35:27
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

eMarketer: Mobile wallet adoption years away

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today eMarketer: Mobile wallet adoption years away

eMarketer
San Francisco - AFP

Industry tracker eMarketer on Thursday said that use of smartphones as wallets will jump in the US next year, but shoppers won't be quick to abandon cash or credit cards.
"The more things change in the US mobile payments space, the more they seem to stay the same -- at least in the short term," eMarketer analyst Bryan Yeager said in a release.
"Despite a wider range of available technology and adoption from more merchants, consumers remain tepid about paying for goods and services with their phone at the point of sale."
The amount of money spent using smartphone wallets will climb in coming years, though, especially as consumers begin using them for big ticket buys, according to eMarketer.
A report authored by Yeager forecast that US consumers this year will consummate $3.5 billion worth purchases using smartphones, and that the amount would jump 150 percent in 2015.
A mainstream shift to mobile wallets in the US is still years away, climbing to $27.47 billion in the year 2016 and then quadrupling the following year to $118.01 billion, according to eMarketer.
Apple adding Apple Pay mobile wallet to its newest iPhone models and eBay splitting off its PayPal online financial services division have captured attention in recent weeks, but the overall market remains fragmented, the report indicated.
"Apple Pay will do a lot to bring consumer awareness to mobile payments, but it still has to work," Yeager said.
"If new Apple Pay customers get excited to try the product and there are hiccups the first time they use it, that's going to be a negative experience, and they might think twice about trying it again."
No matter how well smartphone wallets are designed, winning people over often depends on how well and how broadly merchants incorporate the payment systems into the check-out p

 

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today emarketer mobile wallet adoption years away Arab Today, arab today emarketer mobile wallet adoption years away

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today emarketer mobile wallet adoption years away Arab Today, arab today emarketer mobile wallet adoption years away

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam
Arab Today, arab today US travel restrictions are still 'Muslim ban'

GMT 00:54 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

US travel restrictions are still 'Muslim ban'
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Israel builds settlements 'at high rate'

GMT 01:04 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Israel builds settlements 'at high rate'
Arab Today, arab today Saudi clerics use Twitter, textbooks

GMT 10:13 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Saudi clerics use Twitter, textbooks
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Personality study finds fish have hidden depths

GMT 00:43 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Personality study finds fish have hidden depths
Arab Today, arab today China refuses visa to elderly India runner

GMT 15:01 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

China refuses visa to elderly India runner
Arab Today, arab today Botanical gardens a lifeboat

GMT 02:50 2017 Tuesday ,26 September

Botanical gardens a lifeboat
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today Chevrolet's first 9-speed auto debuts

GMT 18:58 2017 Monday ,25 September

Chevrolet's first 9-speed auto debuts
Arab Today, arab today Third generation adds more power

GMT 13:40 2017 Sunday ,24 September

Third generation adds more power
Arab Today, arab today Mai Kassab happy for participating in new film

GMT 09:33 2017 Friday ,22 September

Mai Kassab happy for participating in new film
Arab Today, arab today Conditions growing dire    

GMT 09:22 2017 Monday ,25 September

Conditions growing dire    

GMT 08:56 2017 Thursday ,21 September

Lebleba is preoccupied in filming 'Back Street'

GMT 10:27 2017 Sunday ,24 September

'Lady Beast' fights for girl gamers

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha

GMT 05:05 2017 Sunday ,24 September

Psychologists help Mexico deal

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 16:08 2017 Monday ,25 September

'World's heaviest woman' dies

GMT 12:09 2017 Sunday ,24 September

Taxi! Transport gets an overhaul

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 12:46 2017 Thursday ,21 September

Google likely to buy stake in Taiwan smartphone maker HTC

GMT 11:37 2017 Saturday ,12 August

Fashion designer reveals her new collection
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday