Although cash still makes up a significant percentage of transactions in the UK, new research from the BRC has highlighted its continued decline against the rise of the debit card.
The latest Visa Biometric Payments study shows banks are the institutions most trusted by consumers to handle their biometric data.
Essential Retail tries out the Tesco PayQwiq app to see if it makes it easier to pay at the till.
Ben Fricke, a veteran of the UK's quick service restaurant industry, calls for collaboration between retailers in the pay-tech space.
Selected Shell Retail sites around the world will serve customers with iPad-based point of sale technology following the fuel retailer's new deal with Revel Systems.
Over 70,000 ATMs in the US will allow consumers to withdraw cash without the use of a bank card, following a new partnership between Paydiant, FIS and Payment Alliance International.
Poundland and Missguided have this week offered updates on their point of sale technology, as the businesses continue their respective growth journeys.
Not On The High Street secures £21 million of investment to grow its business with technologies such as Apple Pay for desktop.
Essential Retail introduces its revamped blog where the team takes a hands-on approach to retail technology.
After nearly a year of hearing about how good the Starbucks mobile app and loyalty scheme is supposed to be, Essential Retail editor, Ben Sillitoe, finally puts it to the test as a customer.
A study which tracked consumers' spending habits at Westfield London over the course of 12 months has found that dining while shopping is becoming a regular pastime.
SMEs are losing nearly £9 billion by not accepting debit and credit card payments, according to a new report.