Square has introduced a new QR code-based feature that enables customers to place their own orders using their mobile devices.
The new feature for Square Online sellers enables restaurants to limit contact between customers and staff, a particular concern for many businesses during the pandemic.
Leading payments platform and payment facilitator Shopify announced this week that it is launching its “reimagined” point-of-sale system and offering it free to merchants through the end of October.Read More
With detailed insights and a deep understanding of their customers’ businesses, payment facilitators have a unique view into the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on different verticals.Read More
Sellers of all kinds are feeling the pressure to keep up with rising consumer expectations, making omnichannel payments increasingly important across industries.Read More
UK-based TSB Bank and payments innovator Square have announced a collaboration targeting TSBs businesses banking customers across the country.Read More
Managed video solutions leader Envysion is enhancing their brand, taking an integrated offering to market alongside restaurant POS solutions provider and PF Toast.Read More
Industry consolidation continues as NCR has announced plans to acquire JetPay for $184 million. This deal is the latest in a string of transactions involving legacy players looking to build out their ability to deliver integrated payments solutions to merchants.Read More
One of the most popular mobile payment apps in China, WeChat Pay has been available for online commerce via the Adyen platform since 2016. And now, the mainstream mobile payment method will now be going offline for Adyen’s merchant clients.Read More
New to the point-of-sale (POS) hardware sector is Square Register – a fully integrated and user friendly payment solution targeting larger sellers.Read More
Don’t pin your hopes on PIN. That’s the advice of a report from the Aite Group, which claims that the cost of having to implement PIN for all card transactions, especially for merchants who don’t already have PIN pads, may just not be worth the expense considering the limited impact on fraud and merchant liability.
The report “Chip Cards in the United States: The PIN, PINless, Debit, Credit Conundrum” says because merchants misunderstand fraud and their own liability risks, a large majority (65 percent of those surveyed) are in favor of implementing chip and PIN in EMV card transactions. None of the issuers surveyed were in favor of it.Read More