Which UK payment providers accept Apple Pay?

By Ben Taylor| 2017-09-09T06:36:38+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Tags: |

After a successful roll out in America, which saw Apple Pay rapidly become the most popular contactless payment method across the US, Apple Pay has now launched in the UK. Apple Pay is already available in the UK in a vast range of big-name stores and restaurants, including Costa, M&S, [...]

Contactless payments taking off in the UK

By Francis Campbell| 2017-03-30T11:55:52+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Tags: |

After an initial slow start, contactless payment technology is now dramatically increasing in uptake across the UK market. Retailers and small businesses, take note if you want to stay relevant in today’s rapidly evolving business environment! The year when contactless payment volume exploded in the UK 2014 was a big [...]

Google Wallet – should you accept it in your store?

By Istvan Fekete| 2017-09-09T06:41:51+00:00 November 25th, 2014|Tags: |

When Google Wallet launched it was marketed by Google as the solution that would bring together the mobile phone and the wallet, as users would only tap and pay. The great fanfare around it, and the past three years, however, weren't enough for Google Wallet to reach a critical mass.Even [...]

Contactless Mobile Payments

By Oliver Wastie| 2017-09-09T07:26:27+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Tags: |

The advent of the smartphone is resulting in a revolution that few would have predicted when they first started to make their arrival on the world stage just a few short years ago. Who would have foreseen how they would revolutionize the way we pay for everything or the way [...]

Predicted Growth of Use of Mobile Wallet and NFC Payments

By Jamie Roberts| 2017-09-09T05:49:59+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Tags: , |

The growth in these areas of mobile payments is set to increase in line with the number of smartphone sales around the world. According to the latest research from Gartner, published on 14 February 2012, total smartphone sales in 2011 reached 472 million units and accounted for 31 per cent [...]

Different types of mobile payments

By Jamie Roberts| 2017-12-16T07:26:00+00:00 April 7th, 2013|

SMS payments have long been dominating the mobile payment field. With the increase in smartphones, however, other modes of mobile payments have seen faster uptake. But in addition to these, there are two other methods of using mobile phones to pay for items and services.  These are NFC payments and [...]