Increasingly it's getting harder to tell where debit and credit end and BNPL picks up, as the share of wallet fight escalates.
With a billion credit cards in use in the U.S., and BNPL gaining fast, primary card status is tougher to achieve (and more vital) than ever.
Banks will make better use of data to enhance decision making, automate processes and personalize CX. Here's how they can get
Fintech firms like Klarna, Affirm and PayPal face a brand-new regulatory regime for buy now, pay later plans as bureau clamps
As inflationary realities, worries about recession, and potential regulation for fintech BNPL firms increase, Citizens Pay keeps
Higher interest rates and alternative lending options, especially BNPL, prompt financially strained consumers to spend less on
Buy now, pay later was a wave that never crested, until now. Market saturation, regulation and a possible recession are dragging it down.
The Apple Pay Later product slams other BNPL players, but its effect on banking could be bigger, especially as part of a payments
Bad headlines for Klarna and other BNPL providers have traditional competitors cheering, but writing off BNPL is a big mistake. Here's
To avoid ceding the fast-growing buy now, pay later market to a few aggressive fintechs, banks should focus on partnering and niche
BNPL is expected to hit $680 billion in e-commerce transactions by 2025. 30 more stats cover consumer attitudes, demographic use and
Klarna's 'Pay Now' service, piggybacking on bank debit and credit, and its coming Klarna Card, greatly expand its
Bank buy now, pay later efforts must go beyond splitting up credit card payments. Competing head on with BNPL debit cards is one
Buy now, pay later programs from banks have an advantage over those by fintechs. Banks understand compliance far better than
Banks building their own Buy Now, Pay Later programs can avoid regulatory headaches by looking at the mistakes fintechs have
Consumers report strong credit performance but higher usage by financially vulnerable must be monitored closely as inflation and rates
Banks must address gaps in digital capability to retain small business customers. Innovative features and ease of use are both
The three major credit bureaus now collect BNPL data, which could alter the competitive balance between fintechs and banks and fuel growth.
Many banks are unsure about offering 'buy now, pay later', but one thing they should do now is educate consumers on using it
New financial products' growth amid increasing economic turmoil means that banks must figure out how to relate or face creeping obsolescence.
Consumers see 'Buy Now, Pay Later' as a new way of buying, not borrowing. It is actual debt, but its impact on credit scores is
Data from a comprehensive Federal Reserve study puts real numbers behind the massive changes in consumer and business payment