According to new research 60% of Americans created or used an online account with a retailer in the last 12 months, which suggests convenience ranks top-of-mind for U.S. shoppers. In fact, 47% said they create online accounts because it is quicker and easier to shop.
TouchSuite Firefly Salon POS now enables users to simply program appointment reminders to send to clients at a preselected time frame prior to their scheduled appointment for 10 cents per text.
TX-based Sigma Payment Solutions announced an alliance with KISS Concepts Group to market their solutions to auto dealers in the buy-here-pay-here industry, as well as finance companies, credit unions and banks throughout the USA.
Lightning Payments has finally come to the Canadian market, creating the first and only processing alternative for the county’s QuickBooks’ software and Point of Sale (POS) users.
Oberthur Technologies has gone over the top with the unveiling of the first payment card integrating a dynamic cryptogram solution. This world-first replaces the three-figure security code on the back of the card with a ‘mini-screen’ displaying a code that automatically changes periodically.
Men are twice as likely to use some form of mobile payment compared to women. Plus, millennials are the highest percentage of mobile payment users.
The TouchSuite Firefly point of sale systems is now equipped to support the company’s newly-acquired processing solution, Lightning Payments.
Through TouchSuite’s Gift Card Exchange (GCE) merchants of TouchSuite’s Lightning Payment solution may now accept the gift cards of more than 100 top brands as a form of payment from their customers.
IL-based Infinite Peripherals has ankled payment industry veteran Tom McCole to the newly created position of mobile commerce strategy director.
TouchSuite has become one of the only payment processors integrated with QuickBooks. The auto-sync payment interface, Lightning Payments, operates within QuickBooks POS and accounting software and offers users a significantly lower processing fee than the software’s native payment solution.
The bank-led mobile payment scheme Digicash has launched a pilot-project using the Beacon model in Luxembourg. Digicash Beacon devices at the point of sale combine Bluetooth, NFC and QR Code technologies. Its integrated with Digicash Apps that are issued by retail banks and conducts payments using SEPA Credit Transfers straight from the payer’s current account. Just a year after the launch of its mobile payment solution based on QR Codes, Digicash is innovating again by testing its new Digicash Beacon solution under field conditions together with three retail banks: BCEE, POST and BIL. The Beacon wireless data transmission model was announced recently by several global players as the customer experience revolution at the point of sale. Terminals at the POS use the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, as well as NFC and QR Codes, automatically providing the customer with the best user experience based on the features of his smartphone.
PayLane.com online payments has been registered on Visa Europe Merchant Agents List. Visa decreased doubts and help control the risk in online payments with its Merchant Agents List. The Merchant Agent list is a catalogue of different companies that provide payment-related services such as Payment Gateways, Payment Service Providers, Internet Payment Service Providers etc. In order to be listed in the catalogue, the company has to be compliant with PCI DSS and approved by Visa as a as a company that provides full protection to their customers.