Annual news recap 2/5: payments


Year 2018 in the consumer payments industry saw many new highs, but also lows - from the rise of mobile wallets to the fall of Bitcoin, it surely wasn’t a boring year. The border between cash, card and digital payments becoming less and less clear. Asian payments apps are already blending social media, commerce and banking. Check out what (mobile) payments news caught our eye last year and try to imagine what the future might bring in 2019.