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5 Surprising Findings About How People Actually Buy Clothes and Shoes Posted on: 14-06-2018

5 Surprising Findings About How People Actually Buy Clothes and Shoes

Retail has been constantly reinventing itself, and participants race to keep up with what feels like a series of epic shifts in consumer preferences. To get a clearer picture, HBR studied actual decisions made by 1,500 apparel and footwear shoppers.

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Why Fishbowl, One of Sydney’s Fastest-Growing Food Chains, is Going Cashless Posted on: 13-06-2018

Why Fishbowl, One of Sydney’s Fastest-Growing Food Chains, is Going Cashless

Fishbowl prides itself on efficiency, cleanliness and style. But its latest push to become still cooler and less wasteful could prove divisive: the stores are currently in the process of becoming completely cashless.

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Tyro ‘Tap & Save’ Merchants Achieve Up to 20 Percent Savings Posted on: 12-06-2018

Tyro ‘Tap & Save’ Merchants Achieve Up to 20 Percent Savings

Tyro has achieved over 10 percent conversion of existing merchants and solid increase in new merchant sign ups since its launch of least cost routing in March 2018.

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Best POS Systems Posted on: 08-06-2018

Best POS Systems

Find the POS system that helps you run your business by accepting payments, recording transaction data, tracking inventory and more. Here's what you need to know about fees, terms and features.

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Top 10 Business Advantages of Accepting Payments Online Posted on: 07-06-2018

Top 10 Business Advantages of Accepting Payments Online

If you have created a website for selling some products or services, then implementing an online payment solution could be a good idea to increase your business prospects.

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Four Trends In the Retail World and How to Utilise Them Posted on: 06-06-2018

Four Trends In the Retail World and How to Utilise Them

There are many predictions about customer expectations and new trends. We always hear that online shopping affected the customer expectations highly and retailers have to improve their service according to the rapidly changing consumer habits.

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5 Best Cafe POS Systems for 2018 Posted on: 05-06-2018

5 Best Cafe POS Systems for 2018

The top 5 Cafe POS systems all deliver a good core set of features that any cafe or small eatery can put to good use. Which is best for you comes down to fine details.

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2018 Retail Technology Trends Posted on: 04-06-2018

2018 Retail Technology Trends

In 2018 retailers will look beyond traditional engagement channels to facilitate the sharing of thoughts and feedback in more creative and intuitive ways.

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The Best Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems of 2018 Posted on: 29-05-2018

The Best Point-of-Sale (POS) Systems of 2018

PC Mag compares point-of-sale (POS) software solutions focused on the restaurant vertical, which run the gamut from on-premises servers to mobile and cloud-deployed.

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MYOB and BPAY Join Forces to Offer a New Payment Option for Australian Small Businesses Posted on: 28-05-2018

MYOB and BPAY Join Forces to Offer a New Payment Option for Australian Small Businesses

MYOB’s customer data shows that, on average, businesses take 42.6 days to get paid, while those who convert to MYOB merchants and accept electronic payments directly through the platform are paid in under 10 days.

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2018: The Quest Toward Seamless Retail Posted on: 24-05-2018

2018: The Quest Toward Seamless Retail

According to Adyen, 63% of shoppers would also shop more often if they can do things like return items in a store that they bought from online and 86% want to be able to exchange or return digitally purchased items.

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Square Boosts Australian Business with New HQ and Engineering Hub Posted on: 23-05-2018

Square Boosts Australian Business with New HQ and Engineering Hub

Square is expanding its Australian operation, by launching the company’s first engineering hub outside of North America in Melbourne.

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PingData wins CeBIT - PitchFest 2018 Posted on: 22-05-2018

PingData wins CeBIT - PitchFest 2018

CeBIT awarded PingData as 2018’s winner - a company who wants to digitise the world’s paper receipts.

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$260 Billion are Recoverable through Checkout Optimisations Posted on: 21-05-2018

$260 Billion are Recoverable through Checkout Optimisations

Based on a recent study by Baymard Institute, 28% of US onlineshoppers have abandoned an order solely due to a “too long/complicated checkout process.”

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Tyro to Develop One-Stop POS and App Integration for SMEs Posted on: 16-05-2018

Tyro to Develop One-Stop POS and App Integration for SMEs

Tyro, Australia’s business-only bank, announced a deal that will see it deliver an API platform designed to remove the complexities and expense of integrating multiple apps and Point of Sale (POS) systems by providing a single integration solution.

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How Australian Tap and Go Coffee Shops are Killing Coins – and Could Turn Us Into a Cashless Country Posted on: 11-05-2018

How Australian Tap and Go Coffee Shops are Killing Coins – and Could Turn Us Into a Cashless Country

The simplicity of tapping to pay for a latte is making cash transactions less popular and could lead to the end of small change.

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Cross-Border eCommerce Expansion: A Fraud Perspective Posted on: 07-05-2018

Cross-Border eCommerce Expansion: A Fraud Perspective

This study uncovers some of the essential fraud precautions that should be considered before expanding internationally.

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comScore Study: PayPal Checkout Converts 82% Higher Than Others Posted on: 01-05-2018

comScore Study: PayPal Checkout Converts 82% Higher Than Others

A comScore study of large merchants found that PayPal Checkout converts at 88.7% - 82% higher than all payment types combined and 60% higher than other digital wallets.

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Aussie Retailers Ramping Up Alipay Marketing Posted on: 27-04-2018

Aussie Retailers Ramping Up Alipay Marketing

Up to 57,000 retailers in Australia and New Zealand will be given the opportunity to target Chinese tourists with discounts and offers, under a new marketing arrangement through payments providers Smartpay and Incentiapay payments platform Alipay.

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Major Card Schemes Zero in on Single 'Buy' Button for Online Commerce Posted on: 19-04-2018

Major Card Schemes Zero in on Single 'Buy' Button for Online Commerce

Both Visa and Mastercard have set out their plans to support the new EMVCo Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) framework in a bid to create a ubiquitous online shopping technology standard backed by token-only storage of payment details.

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NAB is Creating Value for Merchants In-Store Using Ingenico’s Web App Marketplace Posted on: 06-04-2018

NAB is Creating Value for Merchants In-Store Using Ingenico’s Web App Marketplace

Ingenico has announced that National Australia Bank (NAB) has launched Ingenico's Web app Marketplace, allowing to deploy business services to NAB’s terminal estate.

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Westpac to Offer Cheaper Tap and Go Payments for Retailers Posted on: 05-04-2018

Westpac to Offer Cheaper Tap and Go Payments for Retailers

Westpac has joined its rivals in committing to give small businesses a choice by 2019 on whether they want contactless dual network debit card payments to be sent through the lower-cost eftpos network, rather than via the international card schemes.

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Deal Spotters—Millennials Prove to be More Frugal than Spendthrift Posted on: 03-04-2018

Deal Spotters—Millennials Prove to be More Frugal than Spendthrift

Despite rampant criticism by older generations when it comes to spending and saving, new data from Vantiv, now Worldpay, and Socratic Technologies suggest that millennials are one of the biggest deal-seeking groups of consumers.

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Blind Woman Takes Commonwealth Bank to Court Over 'Inaccessible' EFTPOS Machines Posted on: 16-03-2018

Blind Woman Takes Commonwealth Bank to Court Over 'Inaccessible' EFTPOS Machines

There are more than 88,000 Albert machines across Australia and they are entirely touchscreen. Blind and vision-impaired users say the terminals are virtually impossible for them to use because they don't have a tactile keypad.

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Tyro First-to-Market Ahead of Government Deadline on Contactless Payments Posted on: 13-03-2018

Tyro First-to-Market Ahead of Government Deadline on Contactless Payments

Tyro is first-to-market with least-cost routing for merchants on debit contactless payments with its 'Tap & Save' solution.

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Smartpay Signs Deal to Integrate Alipay on Its Terminals Posted on: 13-03-2018

Smartpay Signs Deal to Integrate Alipay on Its Terminals

Smartpay has signed a deal with Alipay, which has 520 million active users in China, giving its 25,000 merchant access to an estimated $11 billion in Chinese tourist spending across Australia and New Zealand.

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Here's What Happens When a Business Gets Rid of Cash Posted on: 09-03-2018

Here's What Happens When a Business Gets Rid of Cash

While stories about merchants going cashless in Sweden are common, a small but growing number of businesses in the U.S. are also going cashless.

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Cash or App? Cashless Payment Options for Tradies Posted on: 25-01-2018

Cash or App? Cashless Payment Options for Tradies

With the Australian home renovation market now valued at more than $31 billion dollars, tradies are busier than ever – and many are looking at ways they can use technology to be more efficient. One way to do this is cashless payments applications.

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Google Pay to Combine All Google's Wallet and Payment Solutions Posted on: 10-01-2018

Google Pay to Combine All Google's Wallet and Payment Solutions

Google has brought its various mobile wallet and payment solutions under a new umbrella - Google Pay. This includes Android Pay, Google Wallet, and the payments auto-fill feature in Chrome.

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EFTPOS Payments are Now Available on Android Pay Posted on: 12-12-2017

EFTPOS Payments are Now Available on Android Pay

Eftpos payments are now available on Android Pay, with ANZ and Cuscal being the first Australian financial institutions to make the service available to their 2 million eftpos-only cardholders.

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