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Six reasons travel businesses must offer more ways to pay

Our latest whitepaper argues that the evolution of the travel industry compels businesses operating in this sector to strongly consider upgrading their checkouts by offering more payment methods.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Two minutes
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Our latest whitepaper argues that the evolution of the travel industry compels businesses operating in this sector to strongly consider upgrading their checkouts by offering more payment methods.

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Key takeaways: what did we learn at SaaStr Annual?

The software-as-a-service community met to discuss the most pressing issues and greatest opportunities currently affecting the industry. Here are my highlights from the conference.

  • Carla Erlick, Senior Vice-President, ISV Channel
  • Three minutes
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The software-as-a-service community met to discuss the most pressing issues and greatest opportunities currently affecting the industry. Here are my highlights from the conference.

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An introduction to credit risk in payments

Credit risk is often overlooked by acquirers, and this can be catastrophic. In this article we take a closer look at what credit risk exists for payment processors, and how it should be managed.

  • Daniel Stanbridge, Head of Global Credit Risk
  • Five minutes
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Credit risk is often overlooked by acquirers, and this can be catastrophic. In this article we take a closer look at what credit risk exists for payment processors, and how it should be managed.

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Winning players in the online sports betting market

Our consumer research report examining online betting trends and preferences in the US

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Are vehicles the next payment platforms?

Developments of the Internet of Things and voice activated technology mean that consumers will soon be able to make online purchases through their car without taking their hands off the wheel.

  • Adam Hollenberg, Strategic Partnerships Manager
  • Three minutes
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Developments of the Internet of Things and voice activated technology mean that consumers will soon be able to make online purchases through their car without taking their hands off the wheel.

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Pay later solutions: the modern-day layaway?

Layaway was once one of the most popular schemes for paying in instalments, but came with the downside that you had to pay off the total cost before taking items home. Now there is another solution.

  • Claire Gates, CEO Paysafe Pay Later
  • Four minutes
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Layaway was once one of the most popular schemes for paying in instalments, but came with the downside that you had to pay off the total cost before taking items home. Now there is another solution.

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Can a merchant’s fraud rate ever fall to 0%?

For every online business, minimising the amount of fraud it suffers is a priority. But is it possible for online businesses to be completely fraud-proof, and if so how can this be achieved?

  • Tom Pilling, Head of Risk, Acquiring Europe
  • Four minutes
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For every online business, minimising the amount of fraud it suffers is a priority. But is it possible for online businesses to be completely fraud-proof, and if so how can this be achieved?

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Can payments save in-store retail?

The UK high street is struggling. Retailers are going out of business and national chains are closing stores. But could improved payments technology make in-store retail competitive with online again?

  • Oscar Nieboer, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Five minutes
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The UK high street is struggling. Retailers are going out of business and national chains are closing stores. But could improved payments technology make in-store retail competitive with online again?

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How close are we to the end of the traditional checkout?

12% of North American in-store retailers told us they plan to introduce an Amazon Go-style, checkout-free experiences in six months’ time. But is this achievable? And are consumers ready for them?

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Four minutes
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12% of North American in-store retailers told us they plan to introduce an Amazon Go-style, checkout-free experiences in six months’ time. But is this achievable? And are consumers ready for them?

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Payments: what happened in 2018?

We look back at the predictions we made at the beginning of 2018, including our vision for voice-activated payments and cryptocurrencies, as well as a new role for cash online and the impact of PSD2.

  • Oscar Nieboer, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Five minutes
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We look back at the predictions we made at the beginning of 2018, including our vision for voice-activated payments and cryptocurrencies, as well as a new role for cash online and the impact of PSD2.

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Looking for the right payment provider for your business?

According to Forrester, Paysafe is the best fit for merchants positioned to take advantage of our value-added services and consumer businesses

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