PayPal Rockin ’n Rollin - Profits +43% TPV +29% YOY

PayPal Rockin ’n Rollin – Profits +43% TPV +29% YOY

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PayPal continues to rock ’n roll as profits soared 43% year-on-year (YOY) in the first quarter (1Q/16) driven by total payment volume (TPV) up 29% YOY. However, the transaction margin declined 380 basis points (bps) in the quarter, compared to 1Q/15. Transaction revenues for 1Q/16 increased 17% YOY to $2.24 billion,…

Mobile Operators Could Fully Exploit m-Commerce

Mobile Operators Could Fully Exploit m-Commerce

A new report projects mobile operators could be handling US$142 billion in m-commerce revenue by 2020 if the barriers currently facing carrier-driven payments are overcome. The report, which was independently conducted by Ovum Research on behalf of DOCOMO Digital, claims if operators, vendors and regulators don’t work together to clear these barriers, carrier-driven payments as…

Visa’s U.S. PDV Growth Hits a Three-Year High

Visa’s U.S. PDV Growth Hits a Three-Year High

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Visa’s U.S. payment card (credit+debit) purchase dollar volume (PDV), for the first quarter (1Q/16), logged its highest year-on-year (YOY) gain since mid-year 2013. However, there was slight erosion in the average purchase transaction YOY. Even though the big Visa issuers struggle with stagnant growth in accounts (GAC) and cards-in-force (CIF), Visa…

Back Office Fraud Plagues Small Biz; Need Anti-Fraud

Back Office Fraud Plagues Small Biz; Need Anti-Fraud

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] An annual study has found small businesses were fraud victims and had an average of $12,139 stolen in back office fraud in 2015. Javelin’s “2016 Small Business Fraud Report: Small Businesses are Big Targets for Fraudsters” reports finds small businesses are slow to adopt anti-fraud tools, indicating either the tools are…

MasterCard’s U.S. PDV Growth Hits a Four-Year High

MasterCard’s U.S. PDV Growth Hits a Four-Year High

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MasterCard’s U.S. payment card (credit+debit) purchase dollar volume (PDV), for the first quarter (1Q/16), logged its highest year-on-year (YOY) gain in exactly four years (1Q/12). However, there was noticeable erosion in the average purchase transaction YOY. Even though the big MasterCard issuers struggle with stagnant growth in accounts (GAC) and cards-in-force…