A new survey from Worldpay has revealed that one third of consumers believe cash will become obsolete by 2020. With London busses rejecting cash in favour of contactless payments and Waitrose opening the first entirely cashless store this month, the
Contactless spending in UK pubs, bars and restaurants rockets following £30 limit increase, Barclaycard reports
Contactless payments now account for one in 10 card transactions, and with contactless spend nearing £1bn a month, Barclaycard research indicates contactless is a huge potential growth area for UK retailers.
Businesses risk losing sales this Christmas due to reluctance to introduce contactless payments, Barclaycard reports
Despite the fact that seasonal spending using contactless is expected to be almost three times higher this year than last, many merchants could be missing out on valuable sales by failing to offer the option of contactless payment at the
MasterCard has announced that everyone will be able to pay with their contactless-enabled device for high value payments (above £30 in the UK) at all contactless terminals in Europe by 2017. MasterCard already announced last year that contactless would be accepted
Blakemore Trade Partners has announced a plan to roll out contactless payment technology across its independent Spar estate following a successful trial. The business will introduce contactless payment kit to all EPOS stores over the coming months, with the rollout
Payments, insights and loyalty specialist, The Logic Group, has announced retailer Pret A Manger has chosen its Solve Centurion Managed Service platform for quick and secure payments in its European stores. The company will be able to support the latest contactless payment cards,
The use of contactless cards to make payments has continued to gain monthly momentum in the UK, according to figures released by Visa Europe today. Consumers made almost 20 million (19.7 million) contactless transactions across the UK in May 2014,
Worldpay has had its biggest month ever for contactless, processing almost £50m in payments, the greatest seen since the UK launch of the technology in 2008. During March 2014, Worldpay processed 6.8m contactless payments, up from 5.5m in February 2014.
Marks & Spencer has introduced contactless payment in 25 stores across London, including its flagship Marble Arch, Stratford City and White City branches and a number of Simply Food stores. These stores are expected to go live throughout summer 2012. The
Optimised retailing is the buzzword of the moment, but how can retailers achieve the right balance of process, technology and enhanced customer experience? Scott Storey, managing director at retail software and solutions provider, CTS Retail, gives his top tips for