Category: Consumer

September 20, 2022

Dynamic Currency Conversion

Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC) is a payment feature that converts a Merchant’s local currency to the equivalent cost in the cardholder’s local currency. The cardholder can review the exchange rate ....

July 26, 2022

Alternative Payment Methods (APMs)

The past ten years has seen a boom in the variety of ways that we can pay for goods and services. Instead of relying on credit cards and cash, Alternative ....

July 12, 2022

Amazon Prime Day

Amazon’s annual exclusive sale is set to take place on the 12th and 13th of July. Unlike most high-profile sales, the deals on offer are only for users who have ....

July 5, 2022

Summer Payment Trends

June marks the beginning of summer for the Northern Hemisphere, and with that comes a shift in Summer payment trends. With 2022 being the first restriction-free summer the UK and ....

May 26, 2022

Digital Wallet

Ten years ago, the idea of being able to pay directly from your phone with just a tap seemed more StarTrek than FinTech. The payment industry has undergone a major ....

April 1, 2020

Why alternative payment methods are no longer an optional extra

Why alternative payment methods are no longer an optional extra When it comes to method of payment, consumers are now in charge Turn back time to 2009, and consumers were ....

April 28, 2019

Will Biometrics Replace Plastic Cards?

Biometric technology is everywhere – from smartphones to buildings, onto schools and even airports. So the natural next step for biometrics seems to be banking. Indeed, with Apple having launched ....

March 26, 2019

Will The UK Become A Cashless Society?

In the UK, the practice of paying is at a tipping point, with cards finally overtaking cash this year. It’s taken a long time for this to happen, but this ....

February 26, 2019

Are Mobile Payments The Future?

In 2017 mobile payments in the UK topped £975m – accounting for a staggering 328% increase year on year [1]. With such remarkable growth, it seems the right time to ....

November 23, 2018

Brace yourself: Black Friday has arrived.

10 fatalities. 111 injuries. This isn’t a count for a natural disaster. These are the numbers of deaths and serious injuries linked to Black Friday in the US to date. ....

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