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Worldpay makes next moves for A/NZ expansion
Two Australian offices in Sydney and Melbourne and New Zealand card payment processing licencing announced
02 Apr 2019
‘Buy-now-pay-later’ taking consumer markets by storm
A new survey shows that young people are embracing this new method of purchasing, with over 1.5 million users in the last year in Australia alone.
26 Mar 2019
Mastercard opens Global Tech Hub in Sydney
"Enterprises, SMEs or startups are now able to bypass legacy approaches and develop innovation at an accelerated pace."
12 Nov 2018
Xero 'brings small business platform to life' with string of updates
Xero says the major new products and features are intended to enable owners and their advisors to build more efficient and profitable operations.
06 Sep 2018
SMBs were paid an average of 8.3 days late in June
Businesses that have payment terms that allow for 60-90 days payment were more likely to be met within the payment period, or even earlier.
15 Aug 2018
Xero attracts US-based B2B provider to its marketplace
B2B payment platform provider PayStand is one of the latest global companies to announce an integration with Xero.
07 Aug 2018
BNZ merchant customers to get Alipay this year
BNZ is the first Kiwi bank to offer the option to accept Alipay which should roll out in July following the trial currently underway.
15 Jun 2018
Millennials moving towards payment installations to avoid credit debt trap
Perpetual debt, hidden costs and exorbitant interest rates are all charged by our largely foreign-owned banks and retail finance companies.
02 May 2018
Vend brings buy now, pay later solution to Kiwi SMBs
Afterpay allows customers to buy in-store instantly, putting down a quarter of the cost and paying over four equal fortnightly instalments.
01 May 2018
Vend finds Aus retail sales down by 7%
"So is that Amazon’s impact, or is it shoppers being more cautious with their cash? This year will be the telling."
26 Jan 2018
Aus payments fintech Verrency signs long-term agreement with UnionPay
Verrency’s services will be delivered via the UPI Wallet, Union Pay’s innovative API service.
19 Jan 2018
Vend partners with Commonwealth Bank to be on SMB payments tablets
Commonwealth Bank’s purpose-built payments tablet Albert will now feature Vend’s Register app.
17 Oct 2017
Fintech disrupting international payments industry by ditching SWIFT network
InstaREM’s service differentiates itself in two ways: it’s transparent about the cost, and doesn’t take a cut of the money transferred as fees.
05 Oct 2017
Xero partners with blockchain-based international payments provider Veem
The Veem platform supports global payments in US Dollars as well as multiple currencies to over 60 countries.
12 Sep 2017
Global payments solution Stripe says 'kia ora' as it launches in NZ
The company is holding Office Hours this Wdnesday across four technology hubs in Auckland and Wellington.
22 Aug 2017
Hardwareless mobile POS solution Tap2App for on-the-go sellers pilots in A/NZ
With Tap2App, micro-retailers and small business owners can accept card payments with their smartphones without a dongle or a portable card reader.
02 Aug 2017
Xero partners with Stripe to offer more payment choices, automated reconciliation
The setup process enables small business owners to quickly begin accepting credit card payments for online invoices.
02 Aug 2017
No more hassle purchasing add-on services at the airport with new payments solution
Amadeus Airport Pay can be used by multiple airlines and ground handlers at any airport across the world independently of check-in infrastructure.
12 Jun 2017