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Pay on Mobile, a game changer for merchants?

We all know that when it comes to business, standing still is never a good option. If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that reinventing the shopping experience remains the golden ticket for small merchants as well as big retailers.

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Contactless 2021: How small business is driving contactless adoption in France

Across the globe, contactless adoption has soared in the past eighteen months. However, the rate of adoption and changes in payment behaviour differ from country to country. Continuing our Contactless 2021 series, Fabien Darné, country manager for France at Ingenico, a Worldline brand, examines the latest trends in the French market and considers why the resilience of local business is providing the catalyst for change.

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Why Android is the future of POS

Android has become a hot topic in the area of acceptance in the payments industry. Indeed, the question is no longer ‘if', but ‘when’ the market will be shifting in significant volumes to the new platform. But what are the benefits of Android, and how can banks, acquirers, and merchants, gain real value from it?

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Africa's secret of turning a POS terminal into a new source of revenue

Often when we talk about Financial Inclusion, we are drawn to the plight of developing countries. Africa, for example, is associated with high levels of cash use, the black economy, challenges with illiteracy and people on low incomes struggling to survive in rural areas.

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The ‘Quiet’ Rise of the API

How can ecosystems in payment technology surface the power and value found in the use of APIs to enrich the merchant offer and customer experience? From enabling alternative payment systems driven by QR codes to digital receipting that reduces environmental waste, joined up services driven by APIs are everywhere.

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Contactless 2021: Hungary’s journey to cashless payments

The digitalisation of payment has accelerated the move to cashless transactions. Even before COVID-19, contactless payments were on an upwards trajectory, facilitating a shift towards cashless countries. This evolution is not as far away as you might think, with Sweden already poised to stop accepting cash in businesses in 2023.

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