This announcement, as well as prior mergers highlighted this year (especially in the field of payments processing), stresses a need for longstanding players to scale up, for the sake of maintaining their leadership. Gemalto’s assimilation by Thales should give rise to a cybersecurity giant, with a card industry activity and dematerialisation-related plans.
Shared expenses and group purchases have become prevailing trends, leading well-established players and new entrants to include them in their developments. Groups are now considered as “individual” targets, with specific expectations and needs.
Likewise, PayPal started proposing a free online money pot service called Money Pools a short while ago. These launches are highlighting an ongoing evolution towards including groups in the e-commerce industry.
FinTech companies and neo-banking players are still in process of structuring their offers, and refining their business models. In many cases, they also turn to a BtoB approach featuring white label offers. This evolution should benefit from the Open-Banking trend, as well.
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