Observations from Abroad: An Infamous Sample of One


When a payments analyst (Ken Paterson) goes abroad, he sees the world in terms of… payments. Despite this limited “sample of one,” implications are apparent for U.S. stakeholders to see: can chip & PIN be avoided, surcharging is OK (when you have no choice); wireless POS is everywhere, the sovereignty metaphor for prepaid transit.

Author: Mercator Research
Published on: December 9, 2008



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