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Tips to make queuing a less painful experience for customers

1. Provide entertainment Distraction is the name of the game when it comes to a waiting line. Populating your waiting lines with digital displays will keep the attention of shoppers on what’s playing and keep their minds off of the … Continue reading

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The most robust P2PE service they have seen

P2PE is the current hot topic surrounding card payments in retail, hospitality and leisure. It is understandable why P2PE is of interest to any business that accepts card payments via a pin entry device as it significantly reduces the scope … Continue reading

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Store of the future: Revolutionary retail technology trends

As retailers gear up for their busiest shopping season, many have undergone massive changes in their stores to provide ever more value to their tech-savvy customers. Retailers work around the clock to navigate a digital world that continues to evolve … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Transactions

Richard Cottrell talks about ‘Retail Transactions’ with Dave Birch from Consult Hyperion. Richard discusses how traditional POS has transformed from just a method of cash for goods transaction to a digital onramp to a retailers superhighway of information. Richard talks … Continue reading

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4 ways in-store mobile improves the shopping experience

How are bricks-and-mortar retailers using mobiles to their advantage – and what should they do to keep consumers from going elsewhere to shop? Here are 5 simple ways that some retailers have embraced mobile. Provide free Wi-Fi Many consumers now … Continue reading

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P2PE – Are you prepared to take that risk?

As Data Security is in the news again, is it time for retailers to think about their Credit Card Security? Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) is the latest encryption/decryption framework, devised by the PCI Security Council. A P2PE solution is … Continue reading

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Apple Pay – what you need to know

It’s Here! Apple’s new contactless payment system Apple Pay has been activated in the UK this week, allowing people to pay for items costing up to £20 with a wave of their device. Here’s what you need to know about … Continue reading

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Your face could be more than just pretty…it could be your wallet

Biometrics is more personal than a passport photo or a Pin number; it uses using traits such as fingerprints, face or eye “maps” as key identifying features. Some organisations are experimenting with biometric technology as an alternative form of identification. … Continue reading

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Will we see the demise of cash?

The way we pay for everything has changed considerably in recent years, with more digital transactions than ever before. The UK card association found that in 2014 the UK consumers spent more than £19,000 every second using credit, debit and … Continue reading

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Wearable technology set to influence the way shoppers pay (Part 3)

The big concern for shoppers wanting to use wearable devices to pay for goods is the security of the device itself although manufacturers are already addressing this by introducing biometrics to either authenticate the customer at the point of transaction … Continue reading

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