By Dan Wilson May 17, 2017 - 1:47 pm

Samsung Pay has launched in the UK (at last)

Samsung has now launched its mobile contactless payment service Samsung Pay in the UK. It's been two years since Apple Pay landed and Android Pay is roughy a year old. So, if you have a Samsung Galaxy 5 handset, you can now use it to

Ingenico Checkout Increases Website Conversion with Gamification

At the InternetRetailing Expo, Ingenico were demonstrating a payments innovation which caught my attention. It's a way of keeping customers engaged on your site immediately after they've completed payment and encourages social sharing. Question: Would you be willing to give away one in ten orders on

PayPal delivers impressive Q117 results

PayPal is enjoying a boost in its stock price post bell after delivering better than expected results for the first quarter of 2017. They surpassed analyst estimates by earning $0.44 per share, compared to the $0.41 many expected. Net income at payPal was $384M, up 5%

Amazon Pay launches in France, Italy and Spain

Amazon have launched Amazon Pay in France, Italy and Spain, enabling consumers to pay using their Amazon account details and merchants to reduce friction at checkout. You may think that as you already accept PayPal and Credit Cards on your website, why would you want Amazon

Set up Etsy Payments or lose your selling privileges

Etsy have renamed 'Direct Checkout' to 'Etsy Payments' and are now requiring that all sellers sign up to their newly named checkout flow. Previously, Etsy have allowed sellers to add their own PayPal account or other payment methods. Now they are requiring all payments, including PayPal,

Azimo launches one-tap money transfer mobile solution

A company called Azimo has launced a new in-app feature enabling customers to instantly request, send and receive cash internationally simply using a mobile phone number. Azimo users need only choose one of their phone contacts to send them money. Their recipient will then receive

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Square payments launch in the UK

US payments system Square is launching in the UK. It's eight years since the company first appeared and it's already in Canada, Japan, Australia and the US. The UK enterprise is positioned as the firm's first toehold in Europe. You'll be familiar with the type of

Aeroexpress: ‘A Return Trip with PayPal’

Russia probably isn't the first territory that comes to mind when you think of PayPal, which is probably just why they've launched a promotion with Aeroexpress offering a 50% discount when buying tickets and paying with PayPal. Travellers are able to buy return tickets to the