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Labor shortages and higher costs may drive self-checkout adoptions

Labor shortages and higher costs may drive self-checkout adoptions

  • Date: October 28, 2022
  • Thought Leadership by: Daniel Keyes
"Self-serve is a necessary step on the way to checkout-free," said Daniel Keyes, an analyst atJavelin Strategy & Research. While self-serve does reduc...
Boost Mobile launches mobile banking for the underbanked

Boost Mobile launches mobile banking for the underbanked

Emmett Higdon, director of digital banking for Javelin Strategy & Research, is skeptical. Forone, depositing and withdrawing cash to and from accounts...
JPMorgan Chase offers faster paychecks to battle inflation

JPMorgan Chase offers faster paychecks to battle inflation

While banks may not be inventing the wheel with two-day early direct deposits it can be a way for banks to keep up in a race against fintechs, accordi...
Why neobank Current left its main tech provider for Visa

Why neobank Current left its main tech provider for Visa

  • Date: October 20, 2022
  • Thought Leadership by: James Wester
"It does seem like it's an elevation in scale for them," said James Wester, director of thecryptocurrency practice at Javelin Strategy & Research. "No...
The Oldest U.S. Bank Will Now Hold Crypto, Adding an ‘Aura of Legitimacy’ to the Market

The Oldest U.S. Bank Will Now Hold Crypto, Adding an ‘Aura of Legitimacy’ to the Market

  • Date: October 17, 2022
  • Thought Leadership by: James Wester
BNY Mellon's entrance into the space is notable because the bank is first and foremost a financial institution, not a cryptocurrency company, says Jam...
Schwab Advisor Services refuses to flinch in the face of fresh claims that TD Ameritrade RIAs will do 'significant' repapering when Schwab accounts for all aspects of the merge

Schwab Advisor Services refuses to flinch in the face of fresh claims that TD Ameritrade RIAs will do 'significant' repapering when Schwab accounts for all aspects of the merge

"It wouldn’t be surprising if 20% of TDA RIAs had papering that required extra attention,” says Will Trout, director of wealth management at Javelin Strategy & Research, via email.
Fintech using behavioral science to monitor consumer debt

Fintech using behavioral science to monitor consumer debt

"For millions of Americans, it's a serious burden [as] one missed statement or one late payment can jeopardize consistent cash flow and create this wh...
More than a gig: Uber's new card targets professional drivers

More than a gig: Uber's new card targets professional drivers

"This is certainly a way to deepen relationships with gig workers, earning them revenue and loyalty while fending off financial institutions," said Da...
Venture debt, events, APIs: Small-business neobanks get creative

Venture debt, events, APIs: Small-business neobanks get creative

  • Date: September 30, 2022
  • Thought Leadership by: Ian Benton
"If you want to start a neobank, you can't be everything to everyone," said Ian Benton, senior analyst in digital banking at Javelin Strategy & Resear...
Shopify is upping its brick-and-mortar game

Shopify is upping its brick-and-mortar game

  • Date: September 28, 2022
  • Thought Leadership by: Daniel Keyes
Shopify's name is practically synonymous with digital commerce — which is why it's well suited to follow tech-savvy consumers back into stores as more people return to in-person shopping.