Author: John Wiggins

Marchbank Bakers Case Study

Marchbank Bakers Case Study. With over sixty years of history as a trusted local bakery, Marchbank wanted to evolve its service to ensure it met the needs of its loyal customers. Listening carefully to feedback, Marchbank decided to transition to accepting card payments and Valitor has enabled them  to provide this new level of convenience […]

The security of contactless payments – What to tell your customer

The security of contactless payments – What to tell your customer. Many shops offer contactless payments, and customers are quickly responding to this new trend. Given that contactless payments are fast and easy, the increased speed of payment has benefits for both the consumer and retailer, which is fuelling the rise in use. However, there […]

The Flower House values Valitor’s can-do attitude and excellent service

The Flower House values Valitor’s can-do attitude and excellent service. The Flower House Cheshire is a boutique florist and gift shop that takes 80% of its sales through card payment. However, its card payment supplier was expensive and they received very little in terms of service and support in return. Significant savings on processing costs. […]

Taking payments in a gig-economy world

Taking payments in a gig-economy world. The world of business has loosened up in recent years, losing its rigid format. No longer does a person need to have a company name, registered head office, or even have fixed office premises in order to run their business. Often, contractors can work from home – or while […]

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Why SMEs benefit ‘massively’ from contactless payments

Why SMEs benefit ‘massively’ from contactless payments. A recent study has declared that SMEs benefit ‘massively’ from accepting cashless payments from customers. According to the research, which was carried out by e-commerce giant ECC Köln, more than half of the businesses surveyed (53%) stated that they have seen ‘positive improvements’ since embracing cashless payments, with […]

Tokenisation: A brief introduction to its history and how it works

Tokenisation: A brief introduction to its history and how it works. Unsure about tokenisation? Here is a guide to its history and how it facilitates customer experience today. While tokenisation might seem like a relatively new concept, it’s really not. The original concept can be traced back to “spintria” in the Roman Empire. These were […]

How embracing technology can help your hospitality business

How embracing technology can help your hospitality business. Trying to get a foot hold – a toe hold, even – in the hospitality business can be hair-raising, scary and frustrating. It is also magical when all your hard work begins to pay off and your little business begins to spread its wings and take off. […]