Javelin in the News

Jan 27, 2015

BloombergBusiness - “It seems that Apple Pay was a motivating factor for people buying the iPhone,” Nick Holland, an analyst at financial-services consultant Javelin Strategy & Research, said in an interview. A “double-digit” percentage of about 2,000 consumers Javelin surveyed last year after the service debuted said Apple Pay was part of the reason for their decision to buy a new Apple device.

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Jan 26, 2015

eWeek.com - Nick Holland, Director of payments at Javelin Strategy & Research, regards the launch of the Coinbase Exchange as a positive development in the Bitcoin space. "I would hope that this will lay to rest rumors of Bitcoin's untimely demise," says Holland. "We've seen plummeting prices over the last month and widespread discussion of whether this is the end of Bitcoin, but I would like to think that this cements some legitimacy back into the existence and longevity of cryptocurrencies."

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Jan 26, 2015

BANKING exchange - “Mobile bill payments are primed for rapid growth, but consumers will not scrap their bill-paying habits if mobile bill payment offers little more than another way to pay,” says Mark Schwanhausser, Director of Omnichannel Financial Services for Javelin Strategy & Research. “Paying bills on a smartphone or tablet won’t become their habitual, primary way to pay bills unless mobile bill pay developers offer an obvious upgrade and allay security fears—both of which are areas critical to holdouts.”

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