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Encoded, a leading Payment Service Provider and pioneer of innovative secure payment solutions for contact centres, has announced a new partnership with Cambridge-based Omni-Channel Payments Provider, Cashflows. The partnership will leverage the knowledge and technology of both companies to
MYPINPAD, a global leader in secure personal authentication for payment solutions, has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council (SSC) certification for its Android software-based PIN entry on a Commercial off-the-shelf (SPoC) solution –the first software only Android SPoC
VibePay, the ecosystem behind the fast growing social payments app, today announces its open banking driven offer for businesses.
Zalando, a leading European online platform for fashion and lifestyle, aims to accelerate its platform business in 2020. The company has introduced several new initiatives to support fashion brands and retailers during the coronavirus crisis. These will allow partners to
Fluent Commerce, a provider of Fluent Order Management software, today announced a global partnership with commercetools – the world’s leading headless platform for B2B and B2C commerce.
Scottish technology company Miconex has announced a partnership with Collection Pot, bringing to market at a critical time the ability for local communities and social networks to collect money online and then load the funds onto local Town and City
Ethoca, a Mastercard company, today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft that will bring Microsoft customers simple access to their digital purchase receipts through their banks’ mobile applications, enabled with Ethoca’s Digital Receipts service.
As COVID-19 lockdown continues in the UK, the 50 per cent of the population reliant on repeat prescriptions could save unnecessary trips to pharmacies and GPs by ordering medication through prescription delivery app, Healthera.
As a response to the coronavirus crisis, Ashoka and Zalando will scout and identify 50 social entrepreneurs working on projects specifically targeting the current challenges. The chosen project teams will receive additional support from Zalando employees who will invest their
Premium denim brand, 7 For All Mankind EU, has increased online conversion rates since implementing data-driven, fashion personalisation platform True Fit on its e-commerce site.
Retail businesses across Europe are under severe pressure from the COVID-19 crisis, but can now sign up for free, to a gift voucher system to sell online vouchers for future purchases in just a few short clicks.
The unprecedented numbers of employees now working from home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a 20 times increase in Zoom meetings since January 2020, demonstrating how collaboration software is now a crucial tool for business, says
The digital revolution has dramatically altered the way that consumers can browse and purchase a range of products and services. In the past decade we have seen a huge trend for people in the UK switching from visiting high street
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel retail chains (LSE and MOEX ticker: "FIVE"), has begun installing self-checkout (SCO) machines developed in-house at Pyaterochka proximity stores across all of its geographies. Through
Leading parcel delivery firm DPD has joined forces with 3DCrowd, the community of 3D printer owners who are using their machines to help alleviate the acute shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers.
A global leader in background screening services, Sterling, is delighted to announce a landmark partnership with Costa Coffee to provide its ‘ID as a service’ product to support the company’s Right to Work process.
Two weeks in to the coronavirus crisis, Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Brian Aoaeh, founders of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation (#TWSCF), knew they had to help. “The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators was staggering; not to mention the
To help retailers navigate through these unprecedented times and continue to trade, international online marketplace Fruugo has developed a new courier dashboard – tracking the status of couriers across the globe – and summarised the variety of schemes launched by
Today sees the official launch of mayathon, a brand new, free app aimed at helping people improve their physical and mental wellbeing and to stay connected, particularly during this period of social distancing.
McColl’s, the UK convenience retailer, has today announced a new partnership with Deliveroo to offer home delivery of convenience goods.
xSellco, a leading e-commerce software provider, is making its eDesk solution completely free for new customers for the next six months, in order to help struggling store owners respond to an increase in customer support demands relating to supply chain,
ImLive.com, a site that offers the largest variety of adult webcam experiences, announced today the launch of a Panic Button that allows users to override any stream on its site and switch screens to a site of each users’ personal
Skrill, the online payments company, is offering its wallet and Quick Checkout solution free of charge to the many small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) around the world which are providing products or services supporting communities during the COVID-19 outbreak. The
From today [1 April 2020] the spending limit for contactless card payments has increased from £30 to £45 across the country, UK Finance has announced. The change means retailers in the UK can now update their payment systems to accept
UK homeware ecommerce brand Cox & Cox has announced it has selected Akeneo, a global provider of Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions, to help ensure a high standard of product data accuracy and customer experience as it implements growth plans.