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What’s a Virtual Terminal?

What’s a Virtual Terminal? The future of chip and pin technology centres around two main goals in payment processing: to be faster and to be more secure for customers. Many barriers in the way of making such technology faster and more secure have already been broken down, thanks to contactless debit cards and virtual systems […]

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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

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. Give the customer a reason to purchase from you […]

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The Benefits of Chip & Pin for Small Businesses

The necessity 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 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 can SMBs achieve a better work-life balance?

How can SMBs 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, and […]

5 tips for reaching your goals in 2019

5 handy tips to help achieve your 2019 goals. 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 […]