UK mobile contactless spending reached £975m in 2017, according to Worldpay

UK mobile contactless spending reached £975m in 2017, according to Worldpay

126m in-store contactless purchases were made via mobile devices in the UK last year, with spending passing £975m. According to payment processing company Worldpay, this spending accounted for a 328 per cent year-on-year growth of in-store mobile spending in 2017. The supermarket sector saw 59 per cent of all in-store mobile transactions, while pubs, bars, […]

Worldwide app spend reached nearly $200M on Christmas day, up 12 percent from 2016

Worldwide app spend reached nearly $200M on Christmas day, up 12 percent from 2016

Consumers spent $196 million on apps, in-app purchases and subscriptions on Christmas Day 2017 across the App Store and Google Play, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The report, while excluding Android revenue in China, represents a 12.3 percent increase over 2016’s spending of approximately $174 million. That speaks to a still-growing market for […]