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Barclaycard marks 10 years of contactless payments to the UK

Barclaycard, the global payments company, today marks the 10-year anniversary of launching contactless payments to the UK. The landmark moment has transformed British shopping, saving buyers and sellers millions of hours of time and making paying for goods and services quicker and easier. Over the past decade, more than £60 billion has been spent using […]

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Barclaycard trials new ‘queue-less checkout’ payment concept

Barclaycard has begun trialing a brand new payment concept that streamlines the way consumers buy low-value goods by allowing them to scan and pay for their shopping using their smartphone, without the need to visit a physical checkout. Grab+Go transforms a smartphone into a ‘pocket checkout’, allowing users to simply scan the items they want […]

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Barclaycard, VocaLink enable merchants to accept mobile payments through Pay by Bank app

Barclaycard is partnering with VocaLink to enable its merchants to accept mobile payments through Pay by Bank app. Pay by Bank app will allow shoppers to pay quickly and securely for goods and services on a mobile device, without the need to enter credit or debit card details. By using Pay by Bank app payment […]

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How to eliminate that ‘bar humbug’ feeling this Christmas season

Barclaycard say they have developed what is being called the world’s first contactless, self-serve beer pump, “Pay @ Pump”. The prototype has been designed to help bars and pub reduce queuing time for customers buying drinks during busy periods like Christmas. With Brits saying the average wait-time for drinks is 12 minutes per order, working […]

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Barclaycard brings contactless payments to personalised phone cases

After teaming up with a clothing brand on a jacket with a contactless chip hidden in the cuff, and a range of Top Shop accessories, Barclaycard is now offering a range of protective, fully personalised cases with built-in bPay for popular phones. Barclaycard is embedding its bPay contactless payments technology within protective smartphone cases from […]

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bPay launches Loop for wrist-based payments

Barclaycard has launched yet another product in the bPay family – called the ‘Loop’. It’s a  ‘discreet’ chip holder that “instantly turns thousands of watches and fitness bands into a contactless way to pay.” Loop, the fourth product in the bPay contactless payment family, comes in response to customer demand for a way to add […]

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