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All posts by tag Frictionless
How eCash can help European iLottery operators hit the jackpot with customers
Consumers across Europe are continuing to embrace online lotteries, so how can operators ensure they’re delivering the best experience possible to match player expectations? Offering a variety of payment options, including online cash, is crucial.
- Jul 25, 2023
Cross-border payments: how merchants can redefine customer experience
With summer upon us, merchants must support customers as they make travel, tourism and hospitality cross-border payments using different currencies from around the globe.
- Jun 27, 2023
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How restaurants are leveraging payments to improve customer experience
Paysafe’s new partnership with Applova brings order-ahead solutions and frictionless payment processing to restaurants across the U.S., creating an elevated customer experience.
- Jun 22, 2023
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The c-store revolution: bringing convenience and connection to local communities
From their extended hours of operation to the wide variety of products they carry and the expansion of convenient payment options available, convenience stores (c-stores) have become the ultimate one-stop-shop for busy people on the go while also serving as third spaces for community members to gather and socialize.
- May 22, 2023
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
New Year’s Resolution for the fitness industry: Getting your payments process into shape
This month we saw the annual tradition of creating New Year’s resolutions. According to a YouGov poll, 50% of adults say exercising was their top resolution. It’s no secret that after the festive season’s overindulgence, many people look to get back in shape – whether by signing up at a gym, joining a yoga or pilates studio or practicing self-care at a spa or wellness center.
- Jan 25, 2023
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
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
Has security won the war against convenience in online payments?
Keeping their payment details safe is customers' top priority when they shop online. But that doesn't mean they're willing to jump through endless hoops or accept poor user experiences as the inevitable price of greater security.
- Sep 01, 2022
Embedded finance applications and opportunities: right product, right time, right place
We’re seeing both tried-and-tested and more novel applications of embedded finance from players in all industries. Here we take a look at some use cases – and highlight the three critical elements that successful approaches have in common.
- Aug 30, 2022
Evolution and opportunity in the embedded finance ecosystem
In this article, we’re exploring the embedded finance environment today. How and why we’ve got to where we are, and what embedded finance means for consumers, merchants, and other key players.
- Jul 26, 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
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
Why the US is moving away from cash-based remittances
Economic migrants in the US are set to move to digital remittances methods, due to COVID-19 and other factors.
- Jul 16, 2020
Has COVID-19 moved the needle on security vs convenience?
In the final article in our Lost in Transaction: The impact of COVID-19 on consumer payment trends series, we ask whether consumer attitudes to security and frictionless checkouts has been affected.
- Jun 17, 2020
2020 vision: What's next for the payments industry?
11 trends that we can see having the most significant impact on payments in the next 12 months.
- Jan 17, 2020
Why don't shoppers trust voice-activated payments?
Over 100 million consumers worldwide have some from of Smart Home technology, but most feel reluctant to use it to make purchases. Why is that, and what can be done about it?
- Jun 20, 2019
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.
- Dec 27, 2018
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
Invisible payments: a bumpy road ahead?
Are consumers are confident in new payment technology capabilities, and what can payment service providers do to build trust?
- Jul 24, 2018
Removing friction and fraud from online payments
paysafcard’s CEO Udo Mueller spoke to Totally Gaming about removing friction and fraud from online payments in the gaming industry.
- Feb 02, 2018
Have yourself a frictionless Christmas
How can merchants keep friction to a minimum and encourage more customers to go through with their purchases?
- Dec 07, 2017
Smart strategies: a tale of two cities
We’ve published a new report which reveals that a customer-focused user experience is important for residents engaging with their Parks and Recreation services.
- Nov 14, 2017
Fraud reduction as a strategy
While the prevailing industry view is that a convenient user experience wins over tight security, customer expectations are far more nuanced; staying safe online is still a priority.
- Oct 20, 2017