Shopping without cash: the emergence of the e-purse
This article finds that successful e-purse programs tend to have a captive audience that drives critical mass, such as those found in the transportation industry or government sector; an affordable cost structure relative to other payment instruments; compelling incentives for consumers and merchants; and technology that is well tested and addresses standards issues before rollout.
Volume (Year): (2005)
Issue (Month): Q IV ()
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