With technology on the rise, it is no surprise people are becoming accustomed to paying for items with their phones. With applications such as Apple Pay, PayPal, and Google Wallet making it easy for customers to pay online, companies of all sizes started to accept mobile payments as well. While the convenience of paying for everything with a smartphone brings plenty of benefits, it certainly brings a few drawbacks with it. It is important to take these risks into consideration before switching your startup over to accepting mobile payments. The trend is quickly catching up with customers.
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Overnight, in a country where over 95 percent of transactions happen in cash and banks remain largely inaccessible in rural areas, people and financial institutions were left scrambling to replace their useless notes with the limited supply of fresh currency. As basic transactions became difficult for the population at large, several technology companies started building mobile apps to meet their needs. Already in development when demonetization happened, the Tez team pushed to launch ahead of schedule, in August At the time, with the advent of these cheap and rudimentary Android devices, rural India was experiencing explosive growth in mobile internet users: the Internet and Mobile Association of India reports 26 percent year over year as opposed to 9 percent in urban areas , where the market was closer to saturation.
In December , the management of Starbucks Canada, an autonomous subsidiary of the U. While the company has currently been using a mobile application to accept payments through its proprietary Starbucks Card, rival Tim Hortons has recently introduced a more advanced mobile payment solution. Will these systems allow for an enhanced store experience? Are customers ready to start paying with their smartphones? And which payment service will be the Canadian lead going forward?