01 September 2014

Oscar Sanderson

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Cutting Through the Hype: The Truth about BLE Beacons

27 January 2014  |  7913 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

The industry is abuzz at present with many people talking about the endless opportunities and possibilities around BLE Beacons, and amidst all the discussion remains a large amount of confusion around different beacon technologies be they iBeacon, PayPal Beacon or one of the many other types of beacon. Several heated exchanges continue, especia...

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Convenience: Bad for Payments, Good for Loyalty

11 September 2013  |  3137 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A recent study from WorldPay covering the payment trends and habits of UK Consumers (Optimising your OmniPayments) not only highlights the adverse perception of ‘very convenient’ payment methods amongst many consumers, but also highlights recent ‘hyper-convenient’ payment innovations that are positively perceived amongst consumers. What’s intere...

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Retail payments: Making the seconds count

22 July 2013  |  4567 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s a common scene: a customer waiting patiently for a card transaction to be processed. In most cases it only takes a few seconds, but it can certainly seem longer. While some staff may try and fill...

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Branch vs. self-service: Striking the banking balance

18 June 2013  |  4719 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Retail bank branch closure is a growing trend in several countries as a cost cutting method. The thinking behind this is logical: branch banking is expensive so it makes sense to drive customers to ch...

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The future of payments is more than payments

13 December 2012  |  9760 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

Despite a few technical changes that have occurred in recent years, until now the traditional payments landscape hasn’t changed much since the first payment card was introduced a few decades ago. The ...

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Banks can do for Daily Deals what Amazon did for e-Commerce

16 October 2012  |  4998 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

The popularity of Daily Deals sites has exploded in recent years with a plethora of providers vying for the attention of an increasingly price-sensitive consumer base. However, while Daily Deals are a...

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Offer loyalty drivers to take banks beyond the basics

08 October 2012  |  4378 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Retail banks are racking their brains trying to work out how best to stand out when it comes to retaining customer loyalty. Traditional reward programmes with points and cashback are no longer conside...

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