Retail

Staying ahead of the standards

Staying ahead of the standards

Industry standards are a good thing – there’s very little argument against their existence or their purpose. They help markets to coalesce around some best practices, and they can help deliver economies of scale as well as drive actual market scale. But if you sense a ‘but’ coming along in this train of thought, you would be at least partly right.

Ensygnia launches with Worldpay marketplace

Ensygnia launches with Worldpay marketplace

Think of us as Amazon 1-click meets Braintree for interaction. We rapidly and seamlessly connect any and all systems required in your multichannel consumer journeys. This delivers a brilliant customer experience, with invisible world-class security and PCI Level 1 & PSD2 compliance if payments are needed.

Amazon's mobile wallet goes back in its pocket

Amazon's mobile wallet goes back in its pocket

"I've made billions of dollars of failures at Amazon.com. Literally billions. … Companies that don’t embrace failure and continue to experiment eventually get in the desperate position where the only thing they can do is make a Hail Mary bet at the end of their corporate existence."

PayPal and Microsoft mPOS partnership

PayPal and Microsoft mPOS partnership

PayPal's mPOS (mobile point-of-sale) solution is extending its capabilities to Windows devices. Previously the company's PayPal Here solution, aimed at providing small businesses with a flexible way to provide mPOS, was only available on iOS and Android devices.