Most Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) companies say they don’t sell debt — but they will still sell your debt to a debt collector. And if the debt collector is not collecting debt, what’s it collecting? Such is the twisted game of semantic linguistics the BNPL sector plays as it

PayPal today announced the launch of PayPal Pay in 4 in Australia as it seeks to claw back market share from local sector leaders like Afterpay and Zip. The company says it will provide an interest-free buy now, pay later solution to consumers at no additional cost to PayPal business

A new report today from PayPal Australia says COVID-19 will create a dramatic shift to online shopping this Christmas including a desire to buy and support local, and more support for Christmas traditions, especially among the younger generations. PayPal’s research reveals the amount of online Christmas shopping in Australia is

PayPal has acquired Honey, a shopping and rewards technology platform for US$4 billion. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.  The payments giant said the deal enhances its value proposition with an extensive set of consumer commerce capabilities.  Honey was founded in 2012 and helps

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Social commerce has grown rapidly in Australia, according to the PayPal mCommerce Index 2019. Almost a fifth of (18 per cent) of surveyed businesses are now selling via social media, an increase of 38 per cent YoY. An additional 21 per cent of businesses indicated they intend to sell via

Facebook’s biggest partners for its upcoming Libra payments network have backed out of the project less than four months after it was announced. Mastercard, Visa, and eBay said Friday they are dropping out of the partner group working on Libra, joining Paypal which backed out a week earlier. Libra is

Consumer spend via digital wallets across Europe and North America will increase by 40 per cent this year to nearly $790 billion, according to a new study from Juniper Research. It argued that the largest growth in 2019 would come from instore payments, with mobile contactless payments more than doubling

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Australians are avid online shoppers and known to love a bargain as new research shows a large portion of consumers are always on the hunt for a discount code or online sale. However, only 39 per cent of businesses say their discounts drive an increase in revenue. The new PayPal

PayPal today announced the launch of PayPal Giving Fund Australia, a registered charity that facilitates digital payments options for other Australian charities. The initiative is designed to combat an increasingly cashless society, a trend PayPal says is hurting donation levels. PayPal will provide the technology and, along with partners, cover

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Service NSW now accepts PayPal as a payment option, making online and mobile payment for NSW Government services faster and easier. Starting with Roads and Maritime Services, PayPal will be progressively be available on all of the NSW Government agencies that accept payments via the Service NSW website and mobile