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PayPal “Pay after Delivery” live in the UK

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I must have missed a PayPal announcement as I’ve only just realised that PayPal Pay After Delivery (or Pay Later) is live in the UK. In fact yesterday evening I used it to buy some socks from Thingimigigs (who we wrote about a few days ago). We noted back in January this year that Pay […]

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Are eBay and PayPal heading for divorce?

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eBay considering a PayPal spin off is once again hitting the news. After four short months since eBay pacified Carl Ichan by giving him a seat at the table, the rumour mills are churning about a separation of marketplace and payments. Donahue has been adamant that PayPal is better off with eBay saying that there’s […]

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Ryanair launches pay with PayPal

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Ryanair announced today that theyve launched a new payment partnership with PayPal, providing customers, business travellers, travel agents and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book and pay at Ryanair.com. Ryanair said that this is the latest in a long line of Ryanair customer improvements. The option is intended to give Ryanair’s 86m […]

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PayPal collection in person fraud processes

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One of the problems when selling items which are collected in person is that you PayPal only cover transactions for which there’s online proof of delivery. However when listing on eBay, you are still obliged to offer PayPal as a payment method even if collection in person is the only delivery method offered. We read […]

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A holiday without cash or your mobile

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Everyone that’s talking about a cashless society inevitably talks about digital wallets and generally that means paying via smart phone. That’s a bit inconvenient when you’re on holiday. Unless you’ve one of the latest waterproof smartphones, you’re going to leave your mobile at the side of the pool ready to be stolen while you have […]

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Proposed cheque processing reforms

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Retailing organisations that remain committed to the receipt of cheques as a means of payment will benefit greatly from the introduction of image-based cheque clearing technology.” That is according to Martin Ruda, Managing Director of the TALL Group of Companies, who is commenting on proposed legislation that would allow businesses to pay in cheques digitally. […]

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PaySketch: PayPal Analytics & Reporting

PaySketch

PaySketch started with a simple idea – to stay updated with what’s happening in your PayPal account and that’s just what it does. It’s desktop application (PC or MAC) which synchronises with your PayPal account and then gives you a ton of data that you can search at lightning speed, run analytics to find you […]

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PayPal and Braintree launch Start Tank London

Start Tank

PayPal and Braintree have launched Start Tank London, a programme dedicated to supporting UK startups to help drive success and growth for their businesses. Following great success with Start Tank Boston, the programme has been rolled out to the UK. The startups in Start Tank Boston cover a diverse range of businesses, from recycling and […]

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Amazon may launch mobile credit card reader

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Amazon may be about to launch their own credit card reader which would compete directly with PayPal Here, as well as Square and other competitors. 9to5mac report seeing an internal Staples document suggesting that the “Amazon Card Reader” could be in stores in the US as early as August the 12th at a retail cost […]

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PayPal UK to launch PayPal Working Capital

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PayPal have announced that they will launch PayPal Working Capital in the UK this Autumn. Their stated aim is to help British businesses fund their future growth. PayPal reference the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) who reported that “SMEs suffer from long-standing challenges in accessing bank and equity finance.” They will join exisiting […]

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