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Does your small business need a card machine?

Does your small business need a card machine?  If you have recently launched your own business, you may think purchasing a card terminal is a low priority expense. However, in today’s modern world it is crucial you are able to offer customers a card payment option. Recent data revealed that card payments are now more popular […]

Valitor welcomes Apple Pay to Iceland

As of today, customers of Arion Bank and Landsbanki can make payments with Apple Pay. Valitor has in collaboration with Arion Bank, Landsbanki, Visa and Apple, implemented this exciting payment solution for Visa cardholders. Cardholders can now register their Visa cards in the Apple Pay Wallet. Apple Pay is a fast and secure solution based on […]

Powering Kaufmann’s expansion through payments

Powering Kaufmann’s expansion through payments. Retailer Kaufmann now offers its customers a fully customised and integrated shopping and payment experience. Thanks to a pan European omni-channel payments solution and combined with Valitor’s support, Kaufmann can focus on its core business while expanding to new European markets. Danish fashion retailer Kaufmann operates multiple successful websites in […]

Why Bridgewater turned to Valitor for an unbeatable combination of service and price

Why Bridgewater turned to Valitor for an unbeatable combination of service and price. “Since implementing Valitor’s payment solution, Bridgewater Menswear has seen significant operational savings on every transaction made in store, while customer payments have become quicker and simpler.” Conor Chappell, Owner of Bridgewater Menswear. Bridgewater is a local UK business that thrives on customer service […]

Will Brexit affect Valitor’s services?

Will Brexit affect Valitor’s services? There is still a lot of uncertainty around how the UK will leave the EU. With limited progress so far this year, the possibility of a Hard Brexit, in which the UK leaves the EU without formalising a withdrawal agreement, is becoming a more realistic outcome. Many business owners are […]

Why is PCI P2PE compliance important?

Why is PCI P2PE compliance important? P2PE (Point to Point encryption) is a secure way to process POS payments. The moment the card is swiped, the P2PE system converts information into a code that’s unreadable to the observer. This means the business taking the payment never holds customer card data in a format that could […]

What’s the difference between iPOS and EPOS?

If you’re new to the world of taking card payments, then there’s a lot of terminology to get to grips with quickly. One common confusion is the difference between iPOS systems and EPOS systems. Both use card terminals and both can appear to be fairly similar at first glance. The answer is that an IPOS system is […]

What’s the best type of card machine for my business?

What’s the best type of card machine for my business? The starting point for deciding on the best type of card machine is to work out exactly what your business needs are. Shopping list of card machine benefits. Modern card machines provide chip and pin solutions as standard. They also include contactless payment services. Taking […]