Counterpoint Research PoS Journey

Smartphones as PoS Terminals Fill Digital Gap But Face Challenges

COVID-19 has led to the speedy adoption of digital payment methods across India. However, many small merchants, local vendors and self-employed…

Counterpoint- Digital Contact Tracing are Shields from Global Pandemic

Digital Contact Tracing Effective Shield Against Pandemic

History tells us pandemics like COVID-19 can recur in some form or other. Their basic characteristics of mutating and spreading quickly among large…

Counterpoint-Blockchain, IoT to Streamline Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Blockchain, IoT to Streamline Global COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Blockchain-based solutions for managing secure databases for the supply chain management of the COVID-19 vaccine, along with IoT solutions such as…

Counterpoint Research-Survey -60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

Survey: 60% in Spain to Cut Budget for Next Smartphone

45% of the respondents will cut down their budget for the next smartphone by more than 10%. Nearly 60% of the respondents will wait longer than usual…

Counterpoint-PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

PayPal Second Quarter Numbers Get COVID Push

The second quarter of 2020, which was all about COVID-19, turned out to be a phase of accelerated growth for PayPal with the pandemic providing…

Counterpoint Research-37% Cut Down their Budget for Next Smartphone in Germany

More than a third of Germans to spend less on next smartphone: Survey

34% of respondents will wait longer than usual for their next smartphone purchase 42% of prospective iPhone buyers have postponed their next purchase…

Counterpoint Research-UK Six in Ten surveyed hearable users Plan for TWS Within a Year

UK: Six in Ten Surveyed Hearable Users Plan To Buy TWS Within a Year

One in two respondents plans on having ANC in their next TWS device. Apple and BOSE are the most preferred brands for future TWS purchases.  New…

Counterpoint COVID-19 as a catalyst in the deeper acceptance of digital payment platforms

COVID-19 as a Catalyst in the Deeper Acceptance of Digital Payment Platforms

Looking at the impact of COVID-19 on digital payment platforms, its acceptance in the near term will be improved leading to a stronger role in the…

Counterpoint Kenya Smartphone Market 2019

Transsion Led the Kenya Smartphone Sales in 2019

Transsion Group contributed to 44% of the smartphone sales during 2019 Smartphone sales grew by 10% YoY in 2019 with the highest ever in 2019 Q4 with…

Counterpoint Kenya Mobile Banking

Kenya, Prioritizing Banking Over Banks

Kenya is a leading example of how technology complements developing the banking and finance sector. While mobile banking is a path to financial…