Conversational Commerce: Chatbots & Virtual Assistants in the Payment Landscape

Retail brands constantly look for ways to make their shopping and payment experience more convenient for customers. With the increasing importance of mobile commerce among younger shopping generations and the rapidly developing artificial intelligence (AI) technology, conversational commerce, a new tool in the e-commerce field, has been born. Let’s imagine: you want to purchase a [...]

The Internet of Things (IoT) in Payment

It is estimated that, by 2020, approximately 20.4 billion connected devices will be in use around the world, all interacting with one another in a Big Data sharing network, which has become known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The idea behind the IoT is to create an interactive web of connected devices that can [...]

Payment Trends for Subscription Businesses: An Interview with Viktorija Gileva (Part 2)

Optimizing Payment Structure for Subscriptions An integral part of offering a seamless customer experience for subscriptions lies in optimizing the payment infrastructure. Subscription-based businesses should seek a payment solution that will provide connectivity, protection against risk, and offer them unique tools that can efficiently manage the challenges of subscription payments. Global connectivity is key when [...]

Payment Trends for Subscription Businesses: An Interview with Viktorija Gileva (Part 1)

The modern economy is witnessing a gradual shift in what consumers value and what they expect businesses to provide. Customers want more flexibility from the products and services they purchase while businesses seek a way to increase the value gained from each additional customer. At the moment, the “Subscription Economy” is on the rise,  driven [...]