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Consumers Have No Reservations About Using P2P Payments To Give Cash During the Holidays

The surge in popularity for peer-to-peer payments is making itself felt in the realm of holiday gifting, helping to erode a longstanding cultural taboo against giving cash during the annual gift-giving season. Gift transactions rose 47.2% in December 2017 over the monthly average for the previous August through October, according …

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BigCommerce Gives a Lift to Venmo’s Commerce Strategy As It Adds the P2P Service And Masterpass

The e-commerce platform BigCommerce Pty Ltd. on Wednesday announced two new supported payment methods, including PayPal Holdings Inc.’s Venmo service. With the addition of Venmo, Austin-based BigCommerce gave a big lift to PayPal’s strategy  to find revenue for what has been a fast-growing but free peer-to-peer payment service, though merchant pricing …

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The Zelle P2P Payment Service Posts 83% Transaction Growth in the Third Quarter

The Zelle person-to-person payment service continued to gain traction in the third quarter. Zelle Network reported Tuesday that it processed $32 billion in the three months ended Sept. 30 on 116 million transactions. The latest figures represent a year-over-year growth rate of 67% in payment value and 83% in transactions. …

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Eye on P2P: Venmo Jacks up Its Fee for Instant Transfers; BofA Touts Zelle Results

In the hotly contested market for person-to-person transactions, PayPal Holdings Inc.’s Venmo unit has rarely made a misstep. But over the weekend the popular service said it will raise its fee from 25 cents to 1% for so-called instant transfers users make to move money from their Venmo account to …

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Apple Pay on Top of Consumer Reports’ Mobile P2P Assessment

With a focus on data privacy and security, a review of five mobile person-to-person payment services places Apple Pay at the top, Consumer Reports says. Released Monday, the report from the product-review magazine evaluated Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay, PayPal Holdings Inc.’s Venmo, Square Inc.’s Cash app; Facebook Inc.’s Messenger, and Early …

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Reports Show How Fast P2P Payments Are Growing for Bank And Nonbank Providers

Long an afterthought in payments, peer-to-peer transfers are top-of-mind in the industry just now, and this week three reports emerged to show just how fast the payment type is growing for bank and nonbank networks alike. The bank-owned Zelle network processed 100 million transactions totaling $28 billion in the three …

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PayPal Looks to Cash in on P2P And Stresses It’s Shopping for More Acquisitions

Person-to-person payments are hot these days, and PayPal Holdings Inc. has one of the hottest products in the market with its Venmo service. But as PayPal revealed Wednesday, Venmo can create some friction for its parent even as it vitally expands its payments business. PayPal reported $14.2 billion in payment …

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