In Ireland, most of us are only just getting used to contactless payments, and are perhaps distrustful.
But resistance may be futile, says an Irish consultant who forecasts trends that will affect businesses and consumer behaviour.
Martin Raymond, the founder of The Future Laboratory, has worked with AIB to study what he describes as “mobile-first millennials” and he believes the future of financial services and retailing can be seen in their behaviour.
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