New research from PayPoint highlights a new wave of ‘convenience converts’ as our shopping habits have changed during the pandemic. Over half (56%) of people visited their local convenience store for the first time since lockdown started on 23 March,
PayPoint is set to launch a survey of its network of 27,000 convenience retailers on 1 September. The survey will provide the opportunity for PayPoint’s retailer partners to feedback on what could be improved, what works well and how they
PayPoint and RingGo have today announced the launch of RingGo Retail, a new offering that enables drivers to pay for parking at over 27,000 retailers across the UK.
Further to the announcement made on 19 March 2020 regarding the temporary suspension of the CEO search process, PayPoint has announced the appointment of Nick Wiles as chief executive.
PayPoint has today announced new measures to support the convenience retail community amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The initiatives include a campaign to celebrate Retail Heroes, a £25,000 contribution to the NFRN COVID-19 Hardship Fund, fee increase waivers, service fee changes,
PayPoint today announced a deal with Yodel to take full ownership of Collect+, the UK’s largest parcel network.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., the world’s largest express transportation company, announces a new partnership with PayPoint. Through the partnership with PayPoint, FedEx will join Collect+, the UK’s largest independent store-based delivery and returns service. The association
PayPoint is soon to launch the next wave of its national retailer survey, giving all independent retailers the opportunity to share their thoughts on how PayPoint is progressing and to help identify further areas for focus. This is in addition
PayPoint has today released new figures showing that it has helped over 2,000 of its ATM customers remove banking charges in the past year, all with the help of its unique Net Settlement facility. Retailers with a PayPoint ATM in
PayPoint has introduced a free iOS mobile app for PayPoint One retailers. The app helps retailers connect to their stores from anywhere via PayPoint One – PayPoint’s next generation EPoS platform designed with integrated bill payment, card and parcel services.
PayPoint today announces the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, a brand new, free-to-use app that enables retailers to process parcels quickly and easily, directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, Collect+ StoreScan means that retailers no longer have to
PayPoint’s ‘refer a retailer’ promotion, launched on 1 November, has now been extended until 31 January 2019. This gives even more of its retail partners the opportunity to benefit from the enhanced experience and insight that PayPoint One offers. Available for
PayPoint is delighted to have won the Best Collaboration Initiative category at the Emerging Payments Awards this week alongside i-movo for its CashOut service for the DWP. In April 2018, PayPoint collaborated with i-movo, the UK’s leading secure digital voucher system
PayPoint has announced the appointment of Gary Winter to the newly created role of parcel services director. Winter has worked in the e-commerce and delivery industry for 17 years and has held senior positions with a number of UK parcel carriers
On 28 March 2017, the Royal Mint released the new 12-sided £1 coin. It will replace all round £1 coins by October when they will cease to be legal tender. Judging by the stir caused from the introduction of the
PayPoint takes a look back at the history of the convenience store in the UK
Retailers can optimise the retail environment by using a customer feedback loop, says PayPoint Benefits of a happy customer base Customers are the most valuable asset of every business, particularly in the retail environment where maintaining strong and positive relationships is important
By 2020 many things will be different: London’s Crossrail will be in full service, England will be hosting the first international football tournament since 1992 and Britain may well be voting in the next general election. The UK payments landscape will
Almost half (46%) of corner shops see supermarkets as their biggest competition and are preparing to take them on through an increased adoption of retail technology. With the retail sector in a state of flux, driven by consumer preferences and
The payments landscape is constantly shifting and innovating, and right now it is doing so in particularly exciting and fast-paced ways. One of the most important areas of change and innovation is convenience retail, and the role the convenience store
PayPoint has today outlined a pledge to its retailers, building on its commitment to improve the way it does business with them. The new pledge confirms PayPoint’s intention to continue working closely with the retail community it serves and has been
2016 has so far been a year of significant change in convenience retail. Convenience multiples (+10.6%) and supermarket multiples (+4.0%) grew the fastest of any convenience sector players, growing by almost 13,000 stores to date, while over 18,000 unaffiliated convenience stores closed.
PayPoint, an international leader in payment technologies, has announced its third generation ‘Advanced Payments’ platform for mobile and online merchants. Four years in the making, the new digital platform has been designed from the ground-up to address the needs of fast growing businesses
Hunters of Helmsley, a family-run delicatessen in the famous market town in Yorkshire, has been named Britain’s Best Small Shop. The Nisa Local store in Toddington, Bedfordshire has been highly commended The Best Small Shops Competition, organised by the All-Party
Independent store, Russell’s Mini Mart in Scarborough, named first CollectPlus ‘Store of the Quarter’
CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel service, has unveiled its ‘Store of the Quarter’ awards programme, designed to recognise and reward the best stores in its network. With 12 regional winners chosen every three months, one is also named as the