Digital Wallets Come in Handy, But Not Where You ThinkFor more information about BrandSpeak, click here. There's been an awful lot of media coverage lately about the promise of waving a digital wallet inside a smartphone at a counter in exchange for lunch. Surely, that has great appeal for someone, but doesn't it smack of a technology in search of a problem to solve? One day we may look back on the current payment system as anachronistic, but for now, it seems to be working just fine. Abandoned Carts Yesterday was Cyber Monday, the single-biggest online shopping day of the year. By some estimates, 70% or more of all ecommerce transactions are abandoned at checkout, valued at roughly $18 billion a year. A slew of trusted brands, startups and banks getting in on the action — and that’s probably too many. The Promise of Digital Wallets E-retailers are eagerly anticipating that day.