looks at the most talked about trends
online in 2014 and ranks them in order of
percentage increase throughout the year.
This helps us understand what will make
a real impact in the New Year.
Apple’s entry to the market represents a
critical piece of the mobile payments jigsaw.
This is a pivotal moment for digital payments
and one that demonstrates the momentum
behind mobile and contactless services.
Apple’s i Watch category launch will be one
of its most important and brand-reinforcing
launches in years.
4. 9 billion connected “things” will be in
use in 2015, reaching25 billion by 2020.
By 2017, HALF of today’s smartphone
users will be using mobile wallets as
their preferred payment method.
Businesses will spend more than
implementing and operating
the Internet of Things in 2015.
Steve Perry, Chief Digital Officer at Visa Europe
James McQuivey, Vice President and Principal
Analyst at Forrester Europe
estimated wearables sold next year.