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In a Twist on Contactless, PayPal Rolls Out a QR Code App for Small And Occasional Sellers

In an effort to reach occasional and very small sellers struggling with restrictions imposed to deal with the novel coronavirus pandemic, PayPal Holdings Inc. on Tuesday launched a Quick Response code capability for its mobile app. The feature allows a buyer to scan a QR code displayed by a seller …

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With Travel Spending Nearly Grounded, Visa Looks to Online And Contactless Payments as Bright Spots

Visa Inc. divulged both grim and hopeful payment data Thursday that largely reflects what its rivals have been seeing after the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic. “After strong growth in January and February, payments volumes dropped precipitously in the second half of March as lockdowns went into effect across …

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More Than Half of U.S. Consumers Now Use Some Form of Contactless Payments, Mastercard Says

Contactless payments may finally be gaining further adoption by U.S. consumers. Spurred by prevention efforts in reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, many consumers—51%—use some form of contactless payment, Mastercard Inc. says. In what may be the most detailed data yet publicly released about U.S. consumers and contactless payments, Mastercard’s survey …

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COMMENTARY: Contactless Payments Are Paying Off for Consumer Health

The onset of the novel coronavirus has caused a seismic shift in the daily lives of Americans. While recent data in the fight against this pandemic are encouraging, we’re not out of the woods yet, and we will be slow to return to life as we once knew it. Social …

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Card Networks Up Canadian Contactless Transaction Limits To Limit Physical Contact

Contactless payments already capture a big share of point-of-sale purchases in Canada, and that share is sure to grow with recent announcements by Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. that they are raising their contactless transaction limits to C$250 to limit the handling of cards that could spread the coronavirus, according …

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Grocer Publix Activating Contactless Payment Acceptance and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 4/3/20

Supermarket giant Publix said it is installing contactless-payment capability in all 1,242 of its stores in an effort expected to be completed by Saturday. The move will allow customers with mobile devices to pay via Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung Pay. The chain also said it is beefing up efforts to …

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