Mike Yakel

Manager, Product Management at ACI Worldwide

Mike Yakel is a Principal Product Manager in ACI's Merchant Payments team. Mike has been with ACI for five years and has over 30 years experience in the payments industry including work at Visa, American Express, First Union Bank and several start-ups.

Articles by Mike Yakel

Customer making in-store payment using tap card


Touchless Payments: A Major Opportunity for Grocers

The grocery shopping experience has changed significantly in recent years. What was once a simple, traditional trip to the store has now evolved into a variety of consumer journeys spanning multiple delivery channels.


Grocery Shoppers Show Omnivorous Appetite for Omni-Channel

Digital acceleration and the massive growth in eCommerce sales in 2020 have not gone unnoticed by those in the connected world. Largely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, ACI Worldwide data analysis showed that global online sales in the general retail sector were up 209 percent in April and 81 percent in May (compared to the previous year), and overall eCommerce sales continued to show an uplift of more than 20 percent compared to a year earlier in November.

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Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?