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Mobile Scan-and-go Shopping: The Future of Retail is Now

By Julian Wallis, Retail Director at Rambus.   As brick-and-mortar retailers look to enhance the in-store experience to compete with the ecommerce giants, they must contend with the unprecedented challenges posed by decreasing revenues and escalating costs. But for those who invest smartly in the right digital initiatives, there are huge opportunities. For this reason, […]

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Paymark, TNS partnership boosts New Zealand payments infrastructure

New Zealand’s leading electronic payment network, Paymark, is partnering with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to reinforce its EFTPOS services with a new range of alternative, feature rich and highly reliable payment solutions. The agreement will enable Paymark to extend support for its popular dial up service to merchants in New Zealand by another three years, […]

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Amazon Go will take mobile payments to a whole other level

On Monday, a video came out showing Amazon’s new self-checkout technology that — if it works as advertised — could totally transform the retail sector and the market for Internet of Things. Called “Amazon Go,” the technology allows people to walk into a store, select items they want to purchase, and walk out. There’s no […]

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Introducing PAT – UK retail’s first delivery chatbot

Retail technology and innovation specialist Red Ant (and CMA 2016 Finalist!) has developed the retail industry’s first intelligent messenger bot specializing in delivery and eCommerce fulfillment. PAT (Personal Assisted Tracking) is a cross-platform virtual assistant for package delivery which chats in real time with customers via the messaging platform of their choice. Built using retail […]

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Ingenico Group, Think&Go deploy first connected screen integrating contactless multi-payments

Ingenico Group in partnership with Think&Go, is deploying the first connected screen integrating contactless multi-payment features. This innovation, transforming a screen into a true multi-merchant point-of-sale, is a further step in the innovation strategy led by Ingenico Labs, aiming to integrate payment into connected objects. BNP Paribas has chosen its “2Opéra”, agency in Paris as […]

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Global shoppers are still looking for better ways to pay, says MasterCard

On the eve of this year’s World Retail Congress, a study by MasterCard has revealed that shoppers around the world are appearing to demand a transformed retail experience. Retailers are under increasing pressure to adopt new payment technologies, as shoppers demand simpler and more innovative ways to pay, MasterCard’s first Retail Social Listening Study has […]

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