ArcTouch CXO Adam Fingerman predicts what he thinks are going to be the top trends in mobile and the IoT during 2018.
Source: Top IoT and Mobile Trends to Watch For in 2018 | ArcTouch
Among top pharmacy retailers, Walmart has made the most deals and acquisitions, but Walgreens has been the most active in healthcare specifically.
Source: Aetna Isn’t The Only Target: Here’s Where Else Pharmacy Giants Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, And Rite Aid Are Placing Private Market Bets
Geographically, CVS is even more ubiquitous than Amazon.
Source: Eight out of 10 Americans are within 10 miles of a CVS
Customers sent $9 billion through PayPal’s mobile person-to-person payment service in the third quarter. That’s up six times since the first quarter of 2015.
Source: The amount of money flowing through Venmo has surged — at least before the launch of Apple’s rival service
U.S. student loan debt now equals the size of the $1.3 trillion U.S. high-yield corporate bond market, presenting investors with a whole different range of risks.
Source: Student Loan Debt Is Now As Big as the U.S. Junk Market
About 10% of all Starbucks stores are in China, now the company’s second-largest market.
Source: Photos: The largest Starbucks is 30,000 sq ft and just opened in China
From car-sharing services and alternative financing options to dealership enablement software, startups in the auto commerce space are changing the way cars are sold, leased, and financed.
Source: Market Map: 70 Auto Commerce Startups Attacking Traditional Dealerships