Rise in contactless spending limit to £30 expected to encourage adoption of new payment methods

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Today sees the limit for contactless payments rise to £30, from the previous limit of £20, in a move that’s expected to deliver a new boost to NFC (near-field communication) payments, and could encourage the wider take-up of mobile payment methods. Already,  figures from MasterCard and Barclaycard show contactless spending has grown (more…)

K-Shop Conference 2-4 September: a view on the Korean digital market

This week (September 2-4, 2015) K-Shop is holding its conference at the Korea International Exhibition Centre (KINTEX) in South Korea. The event provides the best opportunity to experience the most up-to-date retail technologies in East Asia, and in particular a direct connection to the thriving, tech-savvy $200bn retail industry in the region. (more…)

IRC 2015 INTERVIEW Ian Jindal of InternetRetailing, on how ecommerce has changed over the 10 years of the conference

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Ahead of this year’s InternetRetailing Conference (IRC 2015) we’re running a series of previews of the event, both looking at the conference streams, workshops and exhibitions, and interviewing key speakers at the event. This week we talk to Ian Jindal, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Internet Retailing, about the event. Internet (more…)