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5 digital trends to watch in the hospitality industry

5 digital trends to watch in the hospitality industry. Hospitality is changing every day. As we embrace newer and more advanced technologies, the way we shop, book holidays and do just about everything else has changed. With digital now ruling supreme over just about every aspect of our lives, it’s no surprise that hospitality is […]

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Do your customers like tipping?

Do your customers like tipping? While we may not be quite as big on the tipping culture as other countries, such as the USA, there’s no doubt that tipping has become ingrained in our ‘dining out’ experience. UK consumers use tipping to show their approval of their experience with you and there are major variations […]

Leamington Really Awesome Coffee case study

Leamington Really Awesome Coffee case study. Valitor has enabled Leamington Really Awesome Coffee to offer a professional customer experience. Through using Valitor’s card terminals and PAX, managing director, Tom, has been able to accept a range of payment methods since the start of his business eight months ago. Operating in the Leamington and Warwick area, Tom’s […]

Irisia Jewellery case study

Irisia Jewellery case study. Through using the PAX A920 Mobile Payment Terminal, artist and creator, Patrick, has been able to accept various payment methods since implementing the terminal earlier this year. As such, Valitor has helped Patrick’s business, Irisia Jewellery, to offer a professional customer service. Patrick’s jewellery is inspired by the Peak District, the […]

Are customer returns the root of all evil?

Are customer returns the root of all evil?  The After Payment Emotional Experience (APEX) of customers is influenced by a lot of things, including marketing, returns, refunds, and complaints. The research outlined in the Valitor APEX Report shows that when it comes to returns, many retailers believe that they provide favourable terms and conditions, with 93% claiming that […]

Nordics retail report: Sales threaten brick and mortar stores

Nordics retail report: Sales threaten brick and mortar stores. Nine out of ten retailers stated that sales events like Black Friday scare away consumers from brick and mortar stores during non-discounted periods. At the same time, three out of four retailers stated that they cannot compete against online prices. Our new Nordic report also shows […]

The perfect recipe for easy payments

The perfect recipe for easy payments. Operating across 11 branches in Dumfries and Galloway, Marchbank Bakers has built up credibility and a loyal customer base over their 61-year history. As a trusted local bakery, Marchbank listened to customers, and wanted the business to evolve with their needs. Marchbank recently introduced card payments, using technology from […]

Why retailers should think after... before

Why retailers should think after… before?

Why retailers should think after… before?  For both retailers and customers, a smooth and easy shopping experience is critical. When it comes to shopping, customers want or rather need to be treated right for them to want to shop in your store again. Good customer service goes beyond how you treat the customers while they […]

Young people more likely to complain after a bad shopping experience

Report: Young people more likely to complain after a bad shopping experience

Report: Young people more likely to complain after a bad shopping experience. Generation Z, the 18-25-year-olds, are more likely to take some form of action to actively influence others after a negative in-store or online experience. Our new report looks into the consumer experience before, during and after an in-store or online purchase. Our report also […]