Starting now, Airbnb users have the ability to split payments with their fellow travelers. Before now, one traveler was forced to front the cost of the trip and hope that their friends/colleagues/family were responsible enough to pay them back in a timely fashion.
Seventy-five percent of online shoppers said they rarely or never buy groceries online, according to the survey of nearly 8,600 adults from Aug. 12 to Sept. 1. Even among frequent online shoppers who make internet purchases at least weekly, almost 60 percent said they never buy groceries online or do so just a few times a year, according to the poll.
You don’t have to look far to notice that one of the biggest changes in how we pay for things is the explosion of “tap-and-go” payments. Whether it’s for a round of drinks or groceries, Australians are more likely to pay for something by waving a plastic card near a terminal than people anywhere else in the world.