Dual-Purpose Payment

Seeking productivity, consumers turn to multifunctional credit card options

Implications - As technological integration expands, a reliance on speed and efficiency becomes commonplace, prompting a desire for more productive methods of everyday routine. Seeking to make daily transactions more economical, consumers are turning to dual-purpose payment options to add diversity to traditionally single-serving credit sources. Multifunctional payment innovations speak to a desire for more utilitarian, yet equally effective methods of day-to-day purchase.
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Warm Top 5 Examples: 22,908 Total Clicks Jan 14 - May 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechGadgets
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SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 5,140 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 14
Smartwatch Payment Systems
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SCORE: 6.6
Hot 12,033 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 14
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SCORE: 5.2
Warm 1,591 Clicks Pub: Apr 30, 14
Suave Payment Suits
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SCORE: 4
Warm 3,744 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 14
Card-Generating Smart Wallets
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SCORE: 1.2
Untested 400 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 14
Bulk-Free One-Swipe Wallets
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