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Netherlands leads in growing wearables payments market in Europe

Friday 29 November 2019 | 12:23 CET | News
Europeans are using wearable devices more for payments, a study by Mastercard shows. In the past year, the number of transactions over wearable devices increased eight-fold. The Netherlands shows the highest use of wearable payments, according to the report. 

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