Before the Covid-19 pandemic, many merchants in physical stores thought contactless payments were a fashion fly. Most saw no reason to implement contactless systems. After all, they were expensive to install and difficult to operate with little obvious return on investment. Then came the coronavirus. Everything was changed for contactless payments. Now consumers are unwilling … Read more Are QR codes an option for contactless payments?
Once excellent as the future never reached contactless payments mass popularity. Buyers preferred the familiar sweep, dip, PIN code and signature. The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to change that as consumers are now more aware of what they are touching. In this article, I will discuss NFC (near field communication), the technology that drives almost … Read more Covid-19, NFC, and the future of contactless payments
Mobile payment devices are wireless, lightweight and easy to carry. They can speed up payments in the store and eliminate customers who have to stand in line with fixed counters. The checkout counter in brick and mortar stores can have long lines, creating stress and frustration for shoppers. But it doesn't have to be that … Read more Mobile payments Streamline brick and mortar cash register