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Merchants Given a Reprieve with Recent Opinion on SCA

For those still working to implement Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) to meet PSD2 requirements, the recent European Banking Authority (EBA) opinion on SCA could be a needed respite. But there are caveats. Agreeing with market sentiment, the EBA conceded that … » Read more…

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Navigating Loyalty, Promotional Abuse and ATO Fraud Challenges in the Travel Industry.

Loyalty programmes are a fantastic way to drive customer engagement, particularly in the travel industry. The irony is that loyalty schemes can also be reputationally risky and drive customers away from a brand if their account does not appear secure. … » Read more…

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E-commerce: How could you use PSD2 to your competitive advantage?

The 2nd Payment Services Directive (or PSD2 for those in the know) is on it’s way. It’s arrival may have been delayed with some retail organisations looking to push the date back due to a lack of readiness, but the … » Read more…

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County lines in focus: drug dealing gangs using rental firms to avoid police detection

The term ‘county lines’ came into public consciousness last year through media reports into this new criminal enterprise. It refers to the practice of exploiting children to traffic drugs into rural areas where dealers will use dedicated (burner) mobile phone … » Read more…

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Retail planning: can retail parks bounce back?

I hate to say it but I am a consumer that craves immediacy, my first retail location is Amazon and yes I do love Prime. Having my items delivered within 24 hours, what could be better? It is with a … » Read more…

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