A lack of online payment options is limiting the growth potential of UK retailers, according to Visualsoft

A lack of online payment options is limiting the growth potential of UK retailers, according to Visualsoft

UK retailers are restricting their own online sales growth potential by up to 30 per cent due to only offering limited payment options, according to research by eCommerce and digital agency Visualsoft. The study found that 19 per cent of the UK’s top 240 retailers fail to offer any payment choice outside of mainstream credit […]

eBay drops PayPal as its primary payment processor

eBay drops PayPal as its primary payment processor

In a surprise announcement, eBay has revealed that it will be ditching PayPal as its primary payment processor. The company says it will be intermediating payments on the Marketplace platform, a move that will improve the experience for both sellers and buyers. As part of this, eBay has partnered with payment processor Adyen, though the […]

New Ogury study shows UK fintech beginning to take market share

New Ogury study shows UK fintech beginning to take market share

Ogury, the mobile data platform, released its Mobile Banking Study 2017 – an analysis of over 1,265,000 mobile users active during July – September 2017 in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. The study reveals that UK fintechs are increasing their market share amongst mobile banking users, with 8.8% having downloaded at least […]

Skype and PayPal team up with new Send Money feature

Skype and PayPal team up with new Send Money feature

Online payment service PayPal announced it is partnering with instant messaging app Skype to allow users in 22 countries to send money within a conversation via a new feature called Send Money. According to Microsoft, as of August 2, Skype users chatting with contacts in the latest version of the Skype app can swipe right, tap Send Money […]

PayPal and Visa Reveal Strategic Alliance

PayPal and Visa Reveal Strategic Alliance

Payments platform PayPal and financial firm Visa have announced a strategic partnership that will see the two companies aim to consolidate their mobile payments offering, enhancing their security and growing the audience. According to Visa, the partnership will result in an improved and more seamless payment experience for Visa cardholders and will offer greater choice […]