Payments in a Time of Social Distancing
As the biggest pandemic in a century, COVID-19 has resulted in health and economic challenges unprecedented in the Information Age. In this paper, PPRO recaps how the novel coronavirus has accelerated a host of changes in eCommerce and which sectors have thrived. The focus then turns to the growth of local payment methods, including wallets in the Asia-Pacific region and online banking in Europe. The document closes with five post-pandemic opportunities for online retailers and a brief overview of PPRO.