China sees growth in cash demand

China has been at the heart of payments innovation over the past decades leading some observers to boldly announce that cash is on its way out. But banknote demand is continuing to grow. The first notes appeared under the Song Dynasty, in China between AD 960 and...

The Cachet of Cash?

Despite consumer interest in and adoption of alternative payment methods—and a growing number of high-end retail and dining establishments going cashless – cash and coin remain a mainstay of the U.S. purchasing economy. In fact, there is more cash in circulation...

Cash continues to drive self-checkout systems

The self-checkout market is anticipating big growth during the next five years as businesses focus on improving the shopping experience for customers. Whilst electronic payments are seen to be a big influence on the growth of these systems, cash-based systems continue...