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1 in 4 UK shoppers intend to make a contactless payment with their smartphone in the next 12 months, says MasterCard

1 in 4 UK shoppers intend to make a contactless payment with their smartphone in the next 12 months, says MasterCard

by on June 6, 2016

Following the recent UK launch of Android Pay, new MasterCard figures show that one-quarter of UK shoppers intend to use their mobile to make contactless payments in the next 12 months.

Despite the relative infancy of contactless mobile payment technology in the UK, 1 in 20 people are using it once a week or more. With more mobile handsets enabled for contactless payments, reservations are slowly beginning to disappear and as many as 13% of British consumers have no reservations at all, says the study.

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How do financial institutions make sure their campaigns stand out and resonate with today’s audience? / SPA Future Thinking

by on February 20, 2015

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Research : “A fifth (20%) of Brits now buy more items online than they do in store”

by on August 28, 2013

Today, Rakuten, one of the world’s largest online marketplaces and owner of Rakuten’s Play.com, releases its latest e-commerce index revealing that a fifth (20%) of Brits now buy more items online than they do in store, while a further 18% buy the same amount on the web as they do offline.

Other key findings of the independent study include:  Global e-commerce sales are being driven by consumer demand for clothing and accessories, with two-thirds (66%) of Brits now buying clothes online and one-in-four (26%) recommending items to friends and family via social media

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