Keyword: payment systems

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News • 26.04.2018

Mastercard retires customer signatures

Merchants newly empowered to simplify and speed store checkout

Mastercard announced that merchants in the U.S. and Canada can forego cardholder signatures for in-store credit and debit purchases, effective on April 13. The goal is to speed customers through checkout lines and give merchants greater control ...

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E-commerce payments • 03.04.2018

Payment procedures: online retailers must customize the checkout experience

What PSD2 and the geoblocking ban mean for payment options in online stores

Credit card, PayPal, direct debit, pay by invoice or instant transfer – payment options for online shoppers drastically influence the buying decision process. Nevertheless, store owners still underestimate the importance of payment choices and ...

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Report • 03.04.2018

Using chat to shop online

The integration of payment processes in messenger

A large portion of our days is spent on social networks, forums, blogs and messaging apps. There is still a lot of untapped potential for retailers who want to position themselves and their product choices in these settings. This applies especially ...

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Commentary • 03.04.2018

Goodbye cash – or maybe not? Germany’s relationship with cash and credit cards

Electronic payments are on the rise – cash payments continue to decline. Is that a sign that Germany will soon abolish cash? That‘s quite unlikely.

Not again! I just want to make I quick bakery run and grab a roll. Do I have enough change in my wallet? No. What about my purse? Yes, I found two Euros! That should be enough. Otherwise, I would have had to get some cash first. When it comes to ...

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Video • 08.03.2018

Make it easy: Optimizing the checkout process

If everything runs smoothly here, customers and retailers are happy: at the checkout. This requires the best technologies. These can be seen at EuroCIS.

Customers should be able to finish their shopping as comfortably as possible. Contactless and mobile payment as well as self-checkout can contribute to this. The possibilities for retailers have evolved extremely quickly. EuroCIS shows the ...

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Video • 28.02.2018

From payment device to interaction interface between retailer and customer

EuroCIS 2018: Verifone relies on its own App-Marketplace

At EuroCIS 2018, Verifone is presenting the extended Engage series, which takes up current retail trends such as digital signage and beacons. Markus Hövekamp presents the highlight of the product family - the portable terminal V400m. ...

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Clearly structured cash register • 15.02.2018

Omnichannel: engbers Männermode rolls out a new concept

Numerous background processes but only one payment process at the point of sale system

The men’s clothing store engbers has recently completed the test phase of a new omnichannel solution for its in-store point of sale systems. Now the rollout starts in all 320 stores throughout Germany and Austria. The implementation primarily ...

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Interview • 15.02.2018

Unified Commerce: Mapping all processes in real time

Avoid "frustrating stumbling blocks in the shopper experience”

Once it was multichannel, then omnichannel and now unified commerce. With new software options, all the functions of a customer journey are supposed to be apparently invisible and run from a single source. Jean-Marc Thienpont, Managing Director POS ...

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Study • 17.01.2018

UK retailers unaware and unprepared in the face of Payment Services Directive

Report calls for retail technology vendors to educate retailers and help them innovate

New research from independent technical consultancy Consult Hyperion and tech PR consultancy CCgroup, reveals that major UK retailers are unaware, unprepared and paralysed ahead of the Second Payment Services Directive ...

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Report • 06.12.2017

“Just walk out“: the invisible payment process

Pay automatically with zero-click payment and smart store technologies

Retailers are constantly looking for solutions that make payments easier and more automated. After all, an easy payment process also makes it easier to spend money, at least when it comes to small amounts and quantities. According to a study by ...

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News • 10.11.2017

Visa creates wearable payment devices in the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games

Payment-enabled gloves and stickers

Visa, the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative ...

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News • 10.11.2017

7-Eleven gives unbanked access to online shopping with Amazon Cash

Paying with a barcode

Online shoppers who don’t have a credit card, or prefer not to use one for purchases, can now use Amazon Cash to add funds to their Amazon.com Balance at almost 8,000 7‑Eleven stores in the U.S. The process is simple. To load money into ...

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Interview • 15.10.2017

"Mobile payment can fail due to lack of knowledge and enthusiasm of checkout personnel"

Interview with Professor Ludwig Hierl of the DHBW Heilbronn

Out in the field, new technologies hinge on whether the people who use them also accept and adopt them. In this conversation with iXtenso, Professor Ludwig Hierl points out that things are still amiss when it comes to mobile and contactless payment ...

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News • 12.10.2017

Smart store technologies to generate over 78 billion dollars

Invisible payments & other connected technologies to boost retail revenues as omnichannel strategies move in-store

Amazon Go and other ‘invisible payment’ technologies, aimed at reducing or removing physical checkouts from the retail experience, will process over 78 billion dollars in transactions by 2022, up from an expected 9.8 billion dollars this ...

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News • 01.09.2017

Visa enables payments on Fitbit’s first smartwatch

“How We Will Pay” study shows consumers who own wearables buy more

Visa announced it is enabling Visa payments on Fitbit’s first smartwatch – Fitbit Ionic. Eligible cardholders of participating banks will be able to make payments with Fitbit Pay, Fitbit’s new payment function, when available. With ...

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Report • 28.08.2017

How bakeries blend tradition with future

Bakeries are keeping up with modern retail using omnichannel presence, contactless payment solutions, and digital signage

The bakery trade has a long history. The baker profession dates back more than 1000 years. Yet despite its proud past, bakeries have a difficult time these days because they have to increasingly compete against rival types of businesses. Many gas ...

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News • 17.08.2017

Overstock.com announces adoption of all the major cryptocurrency payments

First major retailer to accept bitcoin continues to lead the way in adoption of cryptocurrency payments

Overstock.com announces an integration with ShapeShift, the world’s leading instant digital asset exchange, that allows customers to use all the major cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, and the new Bitcoin Cash, ...

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News • 11.08.2017

Visa supports the new global QR Code Payment Specifications

Simplifies onboarding for small and medium-sized merchants who want to deploy QR code digital payments

Visa announced its support of the new global QR Code Payment Specifications from EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV Specifications. The specifications cover consumer-presented and merchant-presented QR code use cases for digital ...

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Company News • 31.07.2017

CCV re-equips new payment infrastructure at Tchibo

New hardware allows contactless payments via NFC

CCV Germany wins the project launched by Tchibo to re-equip the new payment infrastructure of the Hamburg-based company. The CCV solution "hosted acCEPT", which consists of the terminal hardware "CCV Pad" in connection with the ...

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Specialist article • 16.06.2017

Instant payment solutions offer great potential

For customers, making payments is becoming as easy as sending an email

Until recently, instant payment was a term only known to experts and also had many different types of definitions assigned to it. Here is an attempt to bring some order to this chaos and give an overview. What are instant payments? The van den ...

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Cashless payments • 12.05.2017

Cryptocurrency on the rise

Underdog Bitcoin evolves into retail sector’s payment solution

Digital money – also known as cryptocurrency – has finally made its way into the offline world. Since April, Japan officially recognizes online currencies as means of payment. Known as the “Bitcoin City”, the Dutch city of ...

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Personal Announcements • 15.03.2017

APG Cash Drawer announces hire of Distribution Channel Manager

Global cash management solution manufacturer strengthens commitment to POS channel relationships

APG Cash Drawer announced the addition of Lisa Hughes to the position of Distribution Channel Manager. In her role, Hughes will oversee relationships with channel contacts, specifically APG's distributors Ingram Micro, Inc. and ScanSource POS ...

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Video • 09.03.2017

Solutions for the Connected World from Verifone

Payment terminals are increasingly becoming the network endpoint

Verifone's EuroShop appearance therefore has the slogan „Solutions for the Connected World“. Markus Hövekamp explains in the interview what this means for modern communication. ...

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Company News • 20.01.2017

German retailer Bartels-Langness selects Verifone to offer customers new self checkout experiences

Special promotions and a variety of payment options possible

The German retailer Bartels-Langness Handelsgesellschaft (Bela) has selected Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payments and commerce solutions, to enable shoppers in Germany with smart, interactive experiences at checkout including special ...

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Company News • 17.01.2017

Verifone at the EuroShop 2017: Solutions for the Connected World

German premiere of Verifone Carbon

“Solutions for the Connected World” is Verifone's motto at this year's EuroShop in Düsseldorf. The world’s leading provider of electronic payment systems will present the solutions for digital change in the payment ...

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A conversation with • 28.11.2016

Andrew Carr now heading APG’s European division, Cash Bases

Andrew Carr and Stephen Bergeron about his new position at the head of Cash Bases

Andrew Carr is no stranger to nor fearful of change. He brings 25 years of experience in multiple technical and commercial leadership positions within IBM and from 2012 forward – continuing through his IBM division’s sale – in ...

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Interview • 26.09.2016

Pay by using your fingerprint: growing interest in biometric payment systems

Interview with Marc Fliehe, Divisional Director of Information Security at Bitkom - Digitalverband Deutschland (Germany’s Digital Association)

Mobile payment options with smartphones have not comprehensively made their way into brick-and-mortar stores yet, at least not in Germany. On the other hand, interest in biometric payment systems is growing. Today, many users already unlock their ...

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News • 06.09.2016

Online payment methods evolving in Europe

Increased use of digital payment systems and the decline of cash on delivery

The latest publication from yStats.com, “Europe Online Payment Methods: First Half 2016,” shows gradual shifts in the payment method preferences of online shoppers. The Germany-based secondary research firm’s report tells of ...

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Expert article • 01.09.2016

Digital processes reduce the cost of cash

Cash remains the favorite payment method of Germans for now, but it comes at a price

Cash, yes or no? Opinions differ on this. While some would like to replace it with alternative payment methods like credit cards or the smartphone right now, cash remains the preferred payment method for others. Even though paying without coins or ...

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Germany • 27.06.2016

National payment procedures put to the test

How we prefer to pay - and what changes are coming in the future

The politically driven revision of electronic payment transactions prompts action in the German payment market: national payment procedures increasingly compete against international payment services and new, contactless payment options. Having ...

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Interview • 21.10.2015

"The customer needs to receive consistent information and services at each contact point"

Interview with Mirko Hüllemann, CEO of Heidelpay

Invoice, PayPal, direct debit und instant transfer are the preferred methods of payment of German customers in eCommerce. Several studies over the past few years have also shown: offering convenient payment methods has become an especially important ...

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Company News • 03.06.2014

Customers are using less cash than ever

Retailers make it easier and more convenient to shop and pay. New data reveals that a growing proportion of smaller payments previously made in cash are now being made in other ways. The availability of contactless cards, handy express stores ...

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Company News • 09.04.2014

Payments market: UK retailers welcome European Parliament vote

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has welcomed a significant vote by MEPs in the European Parliament for a comprehensive overhaul of the European payments market. The European Parliament has sent a clear message that the time for reform has ...

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Interview • 18.01.2012

“NFC is the leading technology for contactless payment“

Interview with Jürgen Schübel, Head of Commerce Development at MasterCard Europe

Since March 2010, Jürgen Schübel is in charge of development of the German market for the credit card by MasterCard and the”Maestro“- logo debit cards, which enable bank customers access to their checking account (called “giro account” in ...

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Elavon Financial Services Limited
Lyoner Str. 36
60528 Frankfurt
Zebra Technologies Europe Limited
Zebra Technologies Europe Limited
Mollsfeld 1
40670 Meerbusch
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Prinzregentenstraße 159
81677 München
XCOM AG
XCOM AG
Bahnstraße 37
47877 Willich
Glory Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
Glory Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
Thomas-Edison-Platz 1
63263 Neu-Isenburg
ConCardis GmbH
ConCardis GmbH
Helfmann-Park 7
65760 Eschborn
SALT Solutions AG
SALT Solutions AG
Charlottenstraße 34
01099 Dresden
Atos Worldline SA/NV
Atos Worldline SA/NV
Haachtsesteenweg 1442 Chaussée de Haecht
1130 Brüssel (Brussels)
TCPOS GMBH
TCPOS GMBH
Saarwiesenstr. 5
66333 Völklingen
Yapital Financial AG
Yapital Financial AG
5 Rue Eugène Ruppert
2453 Luxembourg
APG Cash Drawer
APG Cash Drawer
4 The Drove
BN9 0LA Newhaven
Institut für Handelsforschung (IfH)
Institut für Handelsforschung (IfH)
Dürener Str. 401b
50858 Köln
Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf
Heinz-Nixdorf-Ring 1
33106 Paderborn
INKiESS - VOSCOPLAST KG
INKiESS - VOSCOPLAST KG
Buckower Damm 30
12349 Berlin
ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
ORACLE Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG
Salzufer 8
10587 Berlin
GS1 Germany GmbH
GS1 Germany GmbH
Maarweg 133
50825 Köln
fun communications GmbH
fun communications GmbH
Lorenzstrasse 29
76135 Karlsruhe
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie
Scharnhorststraße 34-37
10115 Berlin