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All posts by tag Contactless
How Payments Technology is Revolutionizing the Restaurant Industry
Modern payment solutions that allow customers to order and pay at the table are on the rise in the U.S., improving the restaurant experience without sacrificing the quality of service.
- Apr 27, 2023
Meeting consumer demand for frictionless payment experiences this Valentine’s Day
In an article originally published in Hospitality Technology, our President of Merchant Solutions Afshin Yazdian discusses how small businesses that offer an experiential service will need to leverage frictionless transactions to remain competitive this year.
- Feb 14, 2023
Assessing the iGaming payments landscape in the UK
Zak Cutler, President of Global Gaming at Paysafe, assesses the key trends from our 2023 ‘All the ways players pay’ research report, and what they mean for UK online sportsbook operators looking to boost acquisition and retention.
- Feb 08, 2023
How restaurants in the US can benefit from using QR codes & payments
QR codes that allow customers to order and pay-at-table are on the rise in the U.S., improving the restaurant experience without sacrificing the quality of service.
- Dec 12, 2022
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It takes a village: supporting the small businesses that make our communities unique
Small businesses play a vital role in building up local communities – from creating jobs to driving economic growth through new ideas and innovations that enrich the regions they serve and live in – these companies are paving the future while empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.
- Nov 14, 2022
Checkout check-up: Meeting Americans’ diverse payments preferences
U.S. consumers’ in-store and online payment preferences have never been as diverse as they are today. In an article originally published in American retail media outlet Total Retail, our President of Merchant Solutions Afshin Yazdian discusses how U.S. retailers can tailor their in-store and online checkouts to meet customer expectations.
- Nov 01, 2022
- Four minutes
Payment technology serving Hispanic or Latino-owned businesses
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, nearly one in four new businesses is Hispanic-owned. As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, we take a moment to look at the representativity of the Latino and Hispanic communities in the country and how payment processing can serve as an ally to this growing merchant segment.
- Oct 12, 2022
Fintech for good: creating a financially inclusive future
Beyond product innovation, Fintech companies are collaborating with community advocates, non-profits, and other institutions to impart positive social change and build a more transparent, accessible, and inclusive financial system.
- Sep 21, 2022
Merchant’s guide: adding new payment options to the online checkout
Today, around the world, and particularly among younger generations, smartphone apps and digital wallets are used to make purchases and transfer payments with just a few taps. There are several emerging payment options available that are quickly gaining popularity with consumers. This brings a great level of convenience to online purchases and transactions.
- Sep 06, 2022
Lost in Transaction 2022: 5 key findings from our latest research on consumer payment habits
How has the skyrocketing cost of living changed customers’ payment preferences? What are their expectations moving forward, and how do they fit with the payment trends we've been observing over the past few years? In April this year, we interviewed 11,000 consumers in 10 countries across Europe and the Americas to find out.
- Jul 14, 2022
Will cash make a comeback after COVID-19?
The use of cash has dipped during COVID-19, but looks likely to bounce back after the pandemic. Contactless adoption continues to be identifiable consequence of the pandemic, but the US is significantly behind other countries.
- May 10, 2021
How brands can evolve through the checkout post-COVID-19
Businesses will need to seriously consider how they re-invent their customer experience in line with changing consumer expectations as we emerge on the other side of the pandemic.
- Sep 10, 2020
Re-inventing the retail experience after COVID-19
Stores have re-opened, but the impact of COVID-19 on retail will be permanent. What role can payments play in getting customers back through the door today, and the evolution of the retail industry?
- Aug 19, 2020
The importance of omnichannel for ISVs
Three reasons why ISVs should consider adding a true omnichannel solution to their payment strategy.
- Aug 13, 2020
LiT: Is COVID-19 a catalyst for US contactless adoption?
As part of our Lost in Transaction: The impact of COVID-19 on consumer payment trends article series, we asked US consumers whether the pandemic had changed their attitude to contactless payments.
- May 13, 2020
Combating COVID-19: Contactless payments on the doorstep
Enabling your customers to pay using a contactless card or mobile wallet on their doorstep for deliveries or appointments is one way to protect them and your sales during COVID-19.
- Apr 28, 2020
Getting to grips with alternative payment methods
COVID-19 forces us to change many of the ways we do things, including how we purchase goods and make payments. Knowing what payment methods are available is the first step to managing the new normal.
- Apr 06, 2020
Google Pay: Can merchants afford not to get on board?
On 8 January 2018, Google announced it would be enhancing Android Pay and re-naming it Google Pay. What does this mean for consumers? More importantly, how will it benefit merchants at the checkout?
- May 28, 2019
The future of contactless payments at the pump
The introduction of EMV and contactless technology is transforming card present payments. But what does that mean for gas stations, where installing the appropriate payment terminals is more complex?
- Apr 30, 2019
Facing up to fraud at the pump
US gas stations are a clear target for criminals, in part because their at-pump infrastructure is often no longer fit for purpose. So what should petroleum retailers be doing about it?
- Apr 12, 2019
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?
- Jan 31, 2019
Easy-to-use security is the key to frictionless future
Consumers are increasingly using frictionless payment methods, from contactless to in-app and voice-activated. Before these new ways to pay become the norm, people need to be reassured of the benefits
- Sep 25, 2018
[INFOGRAPHIC] LiT: Payment Trends 2018: 10 key takeaways
The most significant statistics from our recent research
- Aug 13, 2018
Do UK consumers really want to go cashless?
The question of moving to a cashless economy is one of the dominating debates in payments
- Jun 28, 2018
How is Amazon Go shaping the future of payments?
Amazon Go has captured the imagination of retailers and consumers alike; businesses are being challenged to reimagine the shopping experience as something that was unthinkable a decade ago.
- Feb 27, 2018
The future of digital currency
Back in October 2017, the British Legion, which runs the iconic Poppy Appeal, announced it would be accepting contactless to combat declining donations. It isn’t the first charity to do this.
- Dec 21, 2017
Tap-and-go: contactless cards reach 10
Since 2007, contactless has represented a faster and more convenient way to pay. A decade on, there are 108 million contactless-enabled cards across the UK, and over 491,000 compatible terminals.
- Sep 04, 2017
Android Pay arrives in Canada
Paysafe is one of the first PSPs to collaborate with Google in this market
- May 31, 2017