Mastercard – VocaLink Deal Passes Crucial Regulatory Test

by April 19th, 2017

On Tuesday, 11 April 2017, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that proposed steps by Mastercard International Inc and VocaLinkHoldings Ltd had adequately addressed competition questions relating to Mastercard’s planned acquisition of VocaLink. The decision clears the way for the GBP700 million deal to close in the coming weeks. Once completed, the acquisition […]

Interview Series: Kamran Zaki, President of Adyen North America

by February 4th, 2017

Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview with Kamran Zaki, President of Adyen North America, about how payments fit into a global, omnichannel world. Can you tell us more about Adyen? What strategic advantage does Adyen offer retailers?  Adyen is a technology company that provides businesses with a single solution to accept payments anywhere […]

Recap of the Bank Customer Experience Summit in Chicago

by September 23rd, 2016

The recent Bank Customer Experience Summit in Chicago brought together several of the largest financial institutions and payment technology providers to discuss the changing financial service landscape. The challenges facing mainstream financial service providers included adopting technology preferred by younger consumers while maintaining services preferred by older consumers, transitioning to a lower cost branch network […]

Viewpoint – An Interview with Scott Galit, CEO of Payoneer

by July 29th, 2016

In this episode of Viewpoints, Digital Consumer Manager Michelle Evans interviews Payoneer CEO Scott Galit. The New York-based company empowers global commerce by connecting businesses, professionals, countries and currencies with its cross-border payments platform. The two discuss the challenges of enabling cross-border commerce, trends in online marketplaces and the impact of the gig economy on […]

Potential Conflicts Between Retailers and Consumer Finance Companies

by and July 21st, 2016

Retailers and payment companies continue to battle, but what about shoppers? Walmart’s tussle with Visa in Canada and Costco’s transition from American Express to Visa serve are the two most recent high-profile examples. Listen to Euromonitor’s Retailing and Consumer Finance analysts outline reasons for these conflicts and debate their potential effects. Listen as MP3