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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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Wearable technology set to influence the way shoppers pay (Part 2)

U.K. retailers have already started investing in chip and pin devices that will accept contactless payments, some have installed the devices but as yet do not take the payments via this method, others have actively encouraged shoppers to pay via … Continue reading

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Wearable technology set to influence the way shoppers pay (Part 1)

Wearable technology is not only quickly becoming mainstream fashion but is also influencing the way in which retailers sell their goods and how shoppers pay for them. At the Wearable Technology Show at the ExCel in London in March 2015, … Continue reading

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Shoppers using average 5 ‘connected’ devices

Consumers are now using an average of 5 ‘connected’ devices in the purchase process, research from digital marketing specialist agency DigitasLBi. Shoppers are increasingly adopting a multitude of devices to browse, research, compare prices and also purchase products: • PCs … Continue reading

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The ten-point plan for retail mobility success

Mobility is on the march in retail as increasing numbers of store-owners deploy tablets and other hand-held technology for assisted selling, customer self-service, staff training and visual merchandising. The technology is being embraced in many different retail sectors where it … Continue reading

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Retail technology in-store is big business

Providers of technologically innovative solutions will be the big winners this year. A recent report titled ’2015 Purchasing Forecast’ shows that 46% of retailers are saying they would be increasing spend on in-store technology this year. Technology has undoubtedly become … Continue reading

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