In the foreseeable future — at least — the physical shop is still very relevant, but needs to exist within a broader consumer shopping experience, Mark McGeachan from Island Pacific explains.
The ACCC has granted Visa, Mastercard, American Express and participating financial institutions to coordinate the removal of signatures as a method of authentication for most credit card transactions that are completed in person.
3Q Holdings has acquired the UK-based retail solution Intelligent Retail.
Wacom has released a solution that allow retailers to have their customers sign full-size documents at point of sale.
Further driving the blur between online and offline retailing, PayPal has launched its new in-store payment option in Australia.
David Tyc from Island Pacific examines how mobile solutions are continually evolving and how One Teaspoon has accommodated for the ever-changing retail landscape.
With the aim of "deepening the customer relationship" in mind, Commonwealth Bank, together with IDEO and Wincor Nixdorf, have created and launched Pi.
As part of this new partnership, IBM will develop an develop an end-to-end multi-channel e-commerce platform for the department store retailer across its physical stores, its online stores and mobile devices.
Coles Express has deployed an integrated software suite from Retalix at its headquarters and its 625 convenience and shell-braded fuel stores across the country.
David Jones has partnered with UK-based PCMS to deliver a new POS system that will be piloted from the middle of 2012.
JB Hi-Fi will advance its in store point of sale system by integrating it with its online payment processing system, which is delivered by financial services company ThinkSmart.
Toshiba TEC, a company of the Toshiba group, will be investing into digital point of sale marketing software and solutions developer Yeahpoint.
SSA provides advanced point of sale systems to independent retailers in the grocery, liquor, hardware, fuel and convenience sectors.
The organisation behind Australia's eftpos payment system has confirmed it is currently in talks with banks, retailers and other industry participants ahead of changes to interchange fees linked to eftpos.
Australian-based company mHITs has launched its SMS payment service at Subway Rouse Hill in Sydney, NSW.
REDgroup Retail and Triquestra have managed to integrate a new POS system across 32 Borders store in the Asia-Pacific in five months.
The two retailers have signed on to offer customers a faster way to pay using their Commonwealth Bank debit or credit PayPass card when paying for items less than $100 without the need to sign or enter a PIN.
Rear mounted to the point of sale terminal, display screens let retailers target customers with a high level of accuracy. Purchase details can be interlaced with high-quality multimedia for a dramatic customer display.
Lombard Finance’s point-of-sale credit campaign is now putting the company in the same playing field of current market leaders HSBC and GE.
The BSI, which tracks the value of credit and debit card transactions processed through Commonwealth Bank point-of-sale terminals, remained unchanged in trend terms.