The T&E industry has many special provisions related to payment card acceptance not available to general retail. Taking pre-authorisations, topping up authorisations or applying charges to a card after the guest has departed are just three examples. We answer the most frequently asked questions about pre-authorisations.
In the run-up to peak trading season, retailers are thinking: in, over and out. How can they get customers in-store, sales over the counter and merchandise out? And how can they do this as quickly and efficiently as possible for staff and customers? There are many moving parts to a successful retail business. In this blog, I’ll focus on the payment acceptance part, especially terminals and how to get the best out of them. ..
If you’re looking to increase revenue, cut costs and improve the customer experience this festive season, then mobile point of sale (mPOS) could be the answer. mPOS is a mobile phone or tablet that acts as an electronic till (or point of sale) system alongside a card payment device. It’s great for queue-busting at busy times — lunchtimes, evenings and weekends as we come up to Christmas. ..
On the face of it, retail is a simple business. It’s about having the right goods at the right time, in the right place and at the right price for customers to buy. Yet in practice, retail is anything but simple. And with the changes to stores, technology and customer buying habits, it’s become even less so. ..
Too often technology solutions are big on technology and small on solutions. Or they are solutions to non-existent problems. PXP Financial has helped many retailers roll out mPOS in-store with our remotely deployed plug and play solution. Below are ten ways that store-based retailers can integrate mPOS into their businesses...