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What happens if my Chip & PIN card machine loses signal?

What happens if my Chip & PIN card machine loses signal?  The UK officially adopted Chip and PIN back in 2006, as a way to significantly increase the security surrounding payments made by credit and debit cards. In 2016, payments made by Chip and PIN cards overtook payments made by cash, showing that it is […]

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How retailers can increase conversion rates for mobile commerce

How retailers can increase conversion rates for mobile commerce Conversion is the bread and butter of eCommerce platforms. Without conversion, everything – your clever PPC campaign, your beautifully designed newsletter, your intuitive UX – has gone to waste. How can retailers improve their rates of conversion? Crucially Valitor’s answer to this question is very simple. […]

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The benefits of chip & pin for small businesses

The benefits of chip & pin for small businesses SMBs have a host of benefits to enjoy from adopting as wide a variety of payment methods as possible. Ultimately any way you can serve the customer better is going to drive your sales and encourage your growth. If you’re a small business, installing a chip […]

How retailers can enhance their customers’ payment experience

How retailers can enhance their customers’ payment experience Keeping pace with the expectations and demands of modern consumers is far from easy, but it’s vital if you want to survive. There’s much talk of the “customer experience” and how important it is. Consumers can now buy goods and services around the clock, on their devices, […]

How does Tokenisation work?

How does Tokenisation work? Tokenisation is a practical and effective security measure that secures sensitive data from potential risks and fraud. Tokenisation enables merchants to make financial transactions without the need to store credit and debit card information on their payments systems, helping them to reduce their expenses and their PCI scope. Credit and debit […]

How SMBs can achieve a better work life balance?

How SMBs can achieve a better work life balance? Running a business can be incredibly challenging. These challenges are only increased when the business is just getting off the ground or is making its first significant expansion. Therefore, many entrepreneurs or owners of SMBs find themselves continuously absorbed in the daily affairs of their business, […]

5 tips for reaching your goals in 2019

5 tips for reaching your goals in 2019 Now 2019 is finally upon us, it’s natural to start thinking about how you can thrive in new ways. As personal and service-based technologies advance, there are so many easy changes you can implement which will automate your menial tasks, enhance your experiences and empower you to […]