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Vantiv's triPOS Mobile named winner of 11th Annual Pay Award
Paybefore has selected Vantiv's triPOS Mobile for the best M-POS Solution category at its 11th annual Pay Awards competition.
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IAB clarifies processes for automated digital advertising
Intention is to improve communication and understanding among buyers, sellers & technology vendors.
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Global market study on gift cards
Introduction of lottery retail gift cards is the newest trend in the North America gift card market.
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Supermarket home delivery efficiency increased by 10 per cent
Delivery services by supermarket chains are on the fast track, with retail customers readily taking advantage of the option to have their everyday grocery needs delivered to their home within a defined time slot. For the chain stores, online retail activities involve a vast effort in terms of logistics, with much to lose, but also much to gain.
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Electricals retailer AO.com named Best UK Retailer
AO.com, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer dominated proceedings at GlobalData’s 2017 Customer Satisfaction Awards, held on 27 April at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, London.
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Report on omni-channel retail market
The report titled "Global Omni-channel Retail Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)", provides an in-depth analysis of the global addressable omni-channel retail market by value. The report also gives an insight of the global omni-channel retail market by products, and by region, etc.
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UK retail customer experience failing to improve
Despite 93 percent of consumers revealing they are more likely to buy if they receive a positive customer experience, UK retailers are struggling to deliver adequate, consistent service new research suggests. Companies were unable to answer 46 percent of customer queries received on email, the web, Twitter and Facebook, with only 7.5 percent responding on all four channels.
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Buying Bitcoin a lot easier with credit cards
Users on the leading digital and cryptocurrency exchange platform Paybis can now buy Bitcoin instantly with their credit card. The new feature makes Paybis one among the few platforms that offer such an option.
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Shop.co acquires Zen Shopping
Up-and-coming German startup Shop.co announced the acquisition of Zen Shopping. Shop.co uses Artificial Intelligence and advanced algorithms to give users a smart browser extension that provides one universal cart to checkout everywhere, without registration or login, with just one click.
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New quantum gadget could make contactless payment more secure
A prototype gadget that sends secret keys to encrypt information passed from a mobile device to a payment terminal, could help to answer public concerns around the security of contactless and wireless transactions, a new Oxford University collaboration has found.
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