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ebizmarts appoints MD for UK, Europe

John Fitchett to grow the adoption of ebizmarts’ omnichannel cross-border payment interfaces May 30, 2016: ebizmarts, a leading point of sale (POS) provider for the Magento retail ecosystem, announced the appointment of John Fitchett as managing director of UK and Europe. Fitchett brings a deep understanding of payment gateway infrastructures and technologies to the fast-moving...

Money2020 Europe: Saxo Payments launches industry white paper

63% of payments-related businesses dissatisfied with speed of cross border payments April 5, 2016: Saxo Payments, the global transactions services provider launched a white paper revealing the results of exclusive research into the cross border payments industry. Those surveyed included issuers, acquirers and PSPs as well as merchants, for a rounded view of the market,...

More concern about Chinese economy

Survey reveals uptick in late payment of B2B invoices October 23, 2015: Concern over China’s economic performance persists, causing a further downward revision of its 2016 growth forecast from 6.9% this year to 6.7% in 2016. Atradius survey shows an uptick in late payment of B2B invoices in China. This can have a knock-on effect on...

Battling for billions

New mobile payments provider Equitel heats up competition in Kenya Amoxers Wachira July 30, 2015: In Kenya, it is unbelievably easy to complete transactions using a simple mobile phone handset. Such is the success of M-Pesa, Kenya’s pioneering mobile payments platform, that the country has been thrust in the unlikely position of a global leader...

M-commerce set to leave e-commerce behind

However, companies need to invest more in mobile commerce to make the experience seamless for consumers Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 22, 2015: In the last decade, the one revolution that has taken everybody by storm is probably the evolution of mobile phones. From a device meant for making and accepting calls to a multipurpose gadget,...