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E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal ties up with Bold Commerce

January 25, 2023

Via: Charged

PayPal has announced it is partnering with ecommerce tech company Bold Commerce. PayPal is working with Bold Commerce to bring payments and commerce together as the fintech company moves into the growing headless commerce market. “Payment choice and flexibility have […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Amazon expands Stripe partnership to enhance online payments

January 24, 2023

Via: Charged

Amazon is expanding its partnership with Stripe, deepening the two companies’ long-standing relationship. Under the new agreement, Stripe will become a strategic payments partner for Amazon in the US, Europe, and Canada, processing a significant portion of Amazon’s total payments […]


Others, Tech

Currys trials in-store robots to help customers navigate product ranges

January 19, 2023

Via: Charged

Electricals retailer Currys is trialling in-store robots to help customers navigate its product ranges more easily. In partnership with Leeds based technology company UXG, the trial will see four Currys stores, including one of its flagships in Birmingham, introduce ‘KettyBot’. […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Four Ways Hackers are Outsmarting Retail Cybersecurity

January 19, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Cybercriminals are constantly evolving their tools and tactics for breaching corporate networks. As retailers get better at protecting their networks from traditional cyberattacks, hackers are adapting to this challenge by finding new security weaknesses, updating old tricks and exploiting new […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

2023: Ring in Retail Profits by Stopping Automated Threats

January 3, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

With shrinking margins, economic uncertainty, and growing cyber risks from automated threats, retailers face continued challenges in 2023. Becoming proficient at navigating these obstacles is key to protecting retail profits. This article reveals effective strategies to safeguard brands’ customers, reputation […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

The Ongoing Battle to Protect Consumer Payment Card Data

December 30, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Buying goods online is second nature to most of us. Using our payment card whilst we shop online rarely gives us pause, and the many millions who buy online generally trust the system. However, the recent busy shopping season means […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

New Look partners with digital payments firm Primer

December 14, 2022

Via: Charged

Fashion retailer New Look has partnered with digital payments firm Primer, to enhance its ecommerce operations. Founded by alums of Braintree and PayPal, the payments company provides a drag and drop framework for merchants to build online payment stacks. The […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Card payments soared to 90% of retail transactions in 2021

December 9, 2022

Via: Charged

Card payments soared to 90% of total retail spending in 2021, with 82% of transactions on either on debit or credit card, up from 75% of transactions in 2020, according to the latest annual Payments Survey from the British Retail […]


Customer Experience, Others, Point of Purchase, Tech

Amazon wants to expand the appeal of its cashier-less tech

December 2, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon is hoping to spark the interest of a wider range of industries for its cashier-less tech, Just Walk Out, a company vice president said. Just Walk Out (JWO) technology uses a combination of AI and machine learning to keep […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Amazon may reach EU antitrust settlement by end of year

November 28, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon may be able to end two EU antitrust investigations by the end of the year, after changing concessions to tackle concerns over its use of sellers’ data, Reuters reports. By settling the EU investigations, the ecommerce giant will avoid […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Expedia partners with BNPL provider Afterpay

November 22, 2022

Via: Charged

Online travel company Expedia has partnered with buy now pay later solution Afterpay, offering its customers the chance to spread the cost of payments. Travelers booking flights and hotels from Expedia in a co-branded feature in the Afterpay app can […]


News & Trends, Others, Tech

Top 4 Strategies for AI-Powered Profitability

November 14, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retailers today are faced with mounting pressure to maximize their bottom lines while maintaining cost expectations for consumers. But amid volatile market changes, ever-evolving customer expectations and increased competition online, this is increasingly challenging to realize. Enter artificial intelligence (AI). […]


Others, Tech

Will retailers use facial recognition tech to reshape store layouts?

November 14, 2022

Via: RetailWire

New university research explores how grocers can take advantage of in-store cameras employing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to read facial expressions — raising an eyebrow, opening eyes, smiling — to enhance store layouts. “Emotion recognition algorithms work by employing […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retail sector is ‘woefully underprepared’ for Black Friday cyber attacks

November 10, 2022

Via: Charged

New research from global Coalfire Coalfire has found that retail is one of the worst-performing sectors when it comes to defending against cyberattacks. The analysis comes just as retailers across the UK are gearing up for the vital Christmas trading […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Is transactional data the key to understanding retail customer behavior?

November 9, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Presented here for discussion is a summary of a current article published with permission from [email protected], the online research and business analysis journal of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. “The Customer-Base Audit,” co-authored by Wharton marketing professor […]


Others, Tech

Amazon partners with Snap for AR fashion experience

November 7, 2022

Via: Charged

Amazon has teamed up with Snap to offer augmented reality fashion experiences that lets customers digitally try on different eyewear brands. Snap’s “virtual try-on” method gives 363 million daily active Snapchat users access thousands of eyewear styles in Amazon Fashion […]


Others, Tech

Retailers believe there is “significant” room for improvement to adapt to digital era

November 3, 2022

Via: Charged

A whopping 93% of retailers say there is “vast” or “significant” room for improvement in projects that focus on bringing new digital products and services to market, according to a new report from digital product consultancy Elsewhen. The research reveals […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Consumers turning to financial tools to deal with cost-of-living pressures

October 31, 2022

Via: Charged

A large proportion of consumers are turning to financial tools including credit cards and overdrafts to deal with the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, according to a report from banking platform Yapily. The research reveals that almost nine in 10 shoppers have […]


Others, Tech

The Top 5 Retail ERP Software Features to Look For

October 28, 2022

Via: Retail TouchPoints

In today’s competitive and connected retail market, one mistake or delay can result in losing ground to a competitor. One of the most powerful tools you should implement to ensure your long-term success is a retail Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Will Amazon cash in on the P2P payment market?

October 27, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Amazon on Tuesday said that it is adding the Venmo peer-to-peer (P2P) payment service to the options it provides shoppers purchasing goods from its platform. The company is currently rolling the Venmo option out with plans to make it available […]