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NCR Ranked #1 in Retail Self-Checkout Technology

NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, is the world’s largest supplier of retail self-checkout (SCO) technology, according to new research published by strategic research and consulting firm Read More →

MasterCard and Western Union Launch International Payments Service for Small Businesses

MasterCard  and the Western Union Company announced a dedicated international payments service that will increase the flexibility with which small and medium-sized businesses can conduct cross-border trade. The new direct Read More →

Banamex and Ingenico Join Efforts to Introduce Contactless Payment in Mexico

Ingenico leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, announced that it will support, along with Banco Nacional de México, Banamex, one of the leading financial institutions in Mexico, the deployment of Read More →

National Payments Strategy Workshop Opens In Accra

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in Ghana, has stressed the need to improve confidence in electronic payments systems and infrastructure and to encourage the patronage of Read More →

Electronic Payments Stimulate Economic Growth According to New Study

The growth in the use of electronic payment products, such as credit and debit cards, added $983 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the 56 countries examined between Read More →

Alternative Currencies: Is There Staying Power?

New Mercator Advisory Group report identifies markets and market drivers behind four types of alternative currencies. Alternative currencies typically evolve when threats or economic problems occur and stabilization efforts are perceived Read More →

Cashless Nigeria – Successes and Setbacks

‘Cashless Nigeria’ is a project that was launched by the Central Bank of Nigeria last year in an effort to promote alternative payment methods in Nigeria and reduce the levels Read More →

Barclaycard and Diners Club International Forge New Partnership

Barclaycard Global Payment Acceptance and Diners Club International, a business unit of Discover Financial Services, announced a new joint agreement to allow the acceptance of Discover and Diners Club cards Read More →

Sage Pay Provides 6,000 Contactless Payment Terminals in Ireland

Ireland’s largest provider of retail and web payment solutions, has announced that they have reached 6,000 contactless payment terminals in Ireland. Contactless payment cards are just beginning to emerge in Ireland, Read More →

MasterCard Launches Training Centre To Enhance Payments Industry Skills Development in Kenya

MasterCard announced the launch of a brand new training facility in Kenya to empower the financial services ecosystem with knowledge on various aspects of cashless payments in order to boost Read More →
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