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November 18, 2015 by Julie Conroy

As we approach the final weeks of the year, the Aite Group team took a look back on the big events in retail banking and payments in 2015. What a year it was! Here’s a roundup of some of the notable events, all of which have the potential for long-term ripple effects. 


  • U.S. Federal Reserve publishes faster payments roadmap.


  • Google partners with AT&T Wireless, Verizon, and T-Mobile USA for Wallet.
  • Samsung acquires LoopPay and sets the stage for a differentiated mobile payments play (and future data breach headlines).
  • CostCo announces end to U.S. partnership agreement with Amex.