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Retailers forecast record Xmas spending Posted on: 06-12-2019

Retailers forecast record Xmas spending

This Christmas, Australians are expected to spend a whopping $50.1 billion online and in the shops.

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Study: 85% Of Grocery Retailers Lack Capabilities To Use Insights To Monetise Data & Drive Customer Experience Posted on: 05-12-2019

Study: 85% Of Grocery Retailers Lack Capabilities To Use Insights To Monetise Data & Drive Customer Experience

The Future of Retail Revenues must be led by Data, a commissioned study by Forrester Consulting was released by Dunnhumby.

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Australian shoppers ready to cut the line with autonomous, cashierless retail Posted on: 04-12-2019

 Australian shoppers ready to cut the line with autonomous, cashierless retail

SOTI Inc., the world’s most trusted provider of mobile and IoT management solutions, conducted a research and found out that the majority of Australian shoppers are ready to embrace the move towards autonomous shopping experiences.

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Consumers are ready for m-commerce, but are retailers? Posted on: 27-11-2019

Consumers are ready for m-commerce, but are retailers?

Retailers are lagging in the crucial area of mobile commerce according to the new survey of Paypal.

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Retail Seeks More Loyalty From Sustainability-Minded Shoppers Posted on: 26-11-2019

Retail Seeks More Loyalty From Sustainability-Minded Shoppers

Judging by shifting consumer trends, especially the preferences of younger consumers, you can bet the sustainable notions of commerce are moving ever more to the forefront of retail.

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The future of retail? Woolworths opens cashless store in Sydney Posted on: 22-11-2019

The future of retail? Woolworths opens cashless store in Sydney

Woolworths unveiled the trail MetroGo store designed to offer breakfast, lunch or snacks to city workers.

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Aussies ditching debit cards for digital wallets Posted on: 21-11-2019

Aussies ditching debit cards for digital wallets

The financial technology company ‘FIS’, conducted a research and found out that 22% of online retail purchases in Australia in 2018 were made using digital payments and eWallets, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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Afterpay rival Splitit says it is happy to let merchants surcharge Posted on: 20-11-2019

Afterpay rival Splitit says it is happy to let merchants surcharge

Splitit is not worried by the threat of Reserve Bank to allow surcharging to its BNPL providers.

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Accessible payments for all users Posted on: 18-11-2019

Accessible payments for all users

Technological innovations in payments offers convenience and security at point-of-sale for both merchants and customers.

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PayPal Study: 38% Of Online Shopping Purchases Made Via Social Mobile Posted on: 15-11-2019

PayPal Study: 38% Of Online Shopping Purchases Made Via Social Mobile

According to the new research from PayPal, social media is now a significant eCommerce force.

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InstaReM Rebrands To Nium, Launches Open Money Network Posted on: 14-11-2019

InstaReM Rebrands To Nium, Launches Open Money Network

InstaReM, a digital cross-border payments provider, has announced its rebranding plan to to become part of Nium.

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Redefining Retail: Does 5G Signal the Next Big Retail Evolution? Posted on: 12-11-2019

Redefining Retail: Does 5G Signal the Next Big Retail Evolution?

5G networks, faster and more reliable than anything that’s come before, is poised to power the next generation of internet connectivity and e-commerce

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Is Visa Scared of Afterpay? Posted on: 08-11-2019

Is Visa Scared of Afterpay?

Afterpay a financial services from Australia, founded by Nick Molnar, a millennial entrepreneur, has declared war on credit and credit cards because millennials don't like credit.

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Square goes up against Aussie banks with new eftpos terminal Posted on: 07-11-2019

Square goes up against Aussie banks with new eftpos terminal

This new payment terminal, the upsized gadget will feature a colour touch screen, accept all cards bank terminals currently do but will not lock clients into annual or monthly contracts or minimum transaction volumes.

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Splitit Announces Partnerships With Shopify and Divido As Well As New North American Merchant Agreements Posted on: 01-11-2019

Splitit Announces Partnerships With Shopify and Divido As Well As New North American Merchant Agreements

The leading global monthly installment payment solution, Splitit Payments Ltd announced updates, and new partnerships, merchant agreements and a strengthened go-to-market infrastructure.

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New way to pay in the digital era Posted on: 31-10-2019

New way to pay in the digital era

For tech-savvy people who value convenience and ease of use, digital credit cards are a good option. With smartphones as part of our daily lives, it’s easy to see why digital credit cards are becoming more and more popular.

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Square serves up custom-built platform for Australian restaurants Posted on: 30-10-2019

Square serves up custom-built platform for Australian restaurants

Square for Restaurants, is the latest product of Square from its suite of tools, which was designed specifically for the restaurant industry.

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This is what 500 customers think about your online store Posted on: 25-10-2019

This is what 500 customers think about your online store

The second edition of their ‘APAC State of e-Commerce’ report by Rakuten Marketing was launched last October 4, revealing some surprising insights into Australia’s online purchasing habits.

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Is Your Business Prepared for 2020? Posted on: 24-10-2019

Is Your Business Prepared for 2020?

2019 is about to end, is your brand ready for the new decade --- new ideas, technology and innovations that will rock retail?

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'100 payments in seconds': Startup piques Visa's fintech interest Posted on: 23-10-2019

'100 payments in seconds': Startup piques Visa's fintech interest

A never been heard company, in an office in Melbourne suburb of Camberwell, has been helping to process more than $1 billion in credit card transactions from Australian businesses.

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BNPL: What’s the Catch? Posted on: 18-10-2019

BNPL: What’s the Catch?

Retailers and online marketplaces are taking all the opportunity to partner up with BNPL, a popular payment platform for shoppers.

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Visa’s CyberSource Teams With Sezzle On Installment Payments Posted on: 17-10-2019

Visa’s CyberSource Teams With Sezzle On Installment Payments

Visa’s CyberSource payment management platform and installment payment solution company Sezzle partnered to offer consumers interest-free “buy now, pay later” options on purchases.

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How far are we from a cashless society? Posted on: 16-10-2019

How far are we from a cashless society?

More digital payment applications and services are introduced and used by both consumers and businesses, a clear sign that Australia is rapidly moving towards a cashless, cardless society.

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Latitude Financial brokers make 'digital pitch Posted on: 11-10-2019

Latitude Financial brokers make 'digital pitch

Latitude Financial Services, credit cards and consumer finance company, has kicked off marketing for its run at the ASX-boards, with sponsor brokers sending detailed "investor education" reports to fund managers.

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Queensland boosting income from China with Alipay partnership Posted on: 10-10-2019

Queensland boosting income from China with Alipay partnership

The world’s largest online payment platform Alipay, help boost Queensland’s inbound tourism industry.

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From smart carts to computer vision, checkout innovations are multiplying Posted on: 09-10-2019

From smart carts to computer vision, checkout innovations are multiplying

Established technologies like self-checkout and scan-and-go are stepping up their game as tech firms race to bring the Amazon Go experience to supermarkets.

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Online spending on digital, physical goods forecast to pass US$6 trillion by 2024 Posted on: 03-10-2019

Online spending on digital, physical goods forecast to pass US$6 trillion by 2024

According to a recent Juniper Research report, a growth of 53% from 2019, from the total global transaction value of online payments for digital and physical goods will exceed US$6 trillion by 2024.

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‘By retailers, for retailers’: New Zealand buy-now-pay-later platform Laybuy launches Down Under Posted on: 01-10-2019

‘By retailers, for retailers’: New Zealand buy-now-pay-later platform Laybuy launches Down Under

Laybuy promised Afterpay a run for its money by offering Aussie retailers access to 500,000 Kiwi shoppers, after its official launch in the Australian market.

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Square Terminal Launched in Australia to Exploit Opportunities in Digital Payment Space Posted on: 27-09-2019

Square Terminal Launched in Australia to Exploit Opportunities in Digital Payment Space

Square, has launched Square Terminal in line with the expansion of its portfolio of hardware services in Australia.

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Twitter's Jack Dorsey Squares up against Aussie banks with new eftpos terminal Posted on: 25-09-2019

Twitter's Jack Dorsey Squares up against Aussie banks with new eftpos terminal

“New hardware, no merchant service fees, flat $439 price, 1.6 percent clip.”

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