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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly of APEX

The good, the bad and the ugly of APEX. In the ever-increasingly competitive business world, retailers are faced with the need to maximise their customer engagement, retention and spending drive if they are to survive. This calls for businesses to focus on the customer emotional experience in order to attract and retain as many customers […]

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Valitor’s new A920 card terminal

Valitor’s new A920 card terminal. If you’re looking for an intelligent payment solution for your business, the PAX A920 Android Mobile Terminal may be the answer. The hand-held terminal helps payments to be made more quickly and efficiently, offering both businesses and customers a secure payment option. So, what exactly makes the PAX A920 Android […]

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Next profits boosted by continued online growth in H1

Next profits boosted by continued online growth in H1. Group profit before tax was up 2.7% for the period, after the retailer increased its profit forecasts earlier this year. Fashion retailer Next has recorded a 2.7% rise in profits for the 26 weeks to July 2019, aided by a 12.6% increase in online sales. Pre-tax profits for […]

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How biometrics will be the future for online payments

How biometrics will be the future for online payments. Biometrical data is becoming an increasingly frequent way to log into phones and tablets, due to it being quick and unique to each person. What’s more, with the popularity of cashless payments exploding in the last couple of years thanks to contactless, a need for secure […]

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Revolutionary trends in e-commerce

Revolutionary trends in e-commerce. The convenience and effectiveness of e-commerce have made it a rapidly growing method of transaction globally. The constant technological advancements in online payments, coupled with developments in related areas such as financial technology (FinTech) have made it difficult to keep up with the latest trends. Staying up to date with the […]

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Do you need Wi-Fi for a card reader to work?

Do you need Wi-Fi for a card reader to work? We are becoming an increasingly cashless society. More and more people are utilising contactless card payments, which means fewer people carrying around physical cash to spend in stores. Therefore, any business that does not cater to people wanting to pay with plastic is likely to […]