Payment Options

Kohl's Pay Launches Nationwide
October 6, 2016 at 11:24 am

Kohl's announced yesterday that its mobile payment option, Kohl's Pay, has launched nationwide. Kohl's Pay integrates the Kohl's private-label credit card, store offers, rewards and other perks into the retailer's mobile app, which can be applied from the device at checkout. Kohl's Pay works on iOS and Android devices. Total Retail Talks: Kohl's is following…

Retailers Going Cashless
September 6, 2016 at 12:12 pm

Stroll into a Kit and Ace store and you're struck by the minimalist style that highlights the brand's comfortable, street-smart clothing line. But if you wanted to buy a scarf, maybe one that's on sale for about $50, don't bother paying with cash. Kit and Ace won't take your Benjamins — or Hamiltons, Jacksons or Grants. It's nothing personal. It's a no-cash policy…

Self-Service Checkout Leads to More Theft
August 12, 2016 at 12:32 pm

Self-service checkout technology may offer convenience and speed, but it also helps turn law-abiding shoppers into petty thieves by giving them “ready-made excuses” to take merchandise without paying, two criminologists say. In a study of retailers in the United States, Britain and other European countries, Professor Adrian Beck and Matt Hopkins of the University of Leicester in…

Raising Conversion Rates With the Right Payments Mix
August 10, 2016 at 11:03 am

Every e-commerce merchant should recognize the importance of a high checkout conversion rate. It signifies the final link in a chain that includes product development, marketing and sales. Tools such as embeddable payment forms, sophisticated fraud prevention and advanced analytics can create a frictionless payment journey, but as the final link in the chain, the…

Lyst Simplifies Mobile Checkout for Customers
July 21, 2016 at 12:49 pm

Completing a transaction on a smartphone can be a pain for shoppers. Each website or app has its own login information for customers to first remember and, second, enter into a very tiny space on a very tiny screen. And at some point — whether it’s during the login creation or at the beginning of…

Target Updates Coupon Policy
July 14, 2016 at 11:00 am

Target updated its point-of-sale cash register software and its coupon policy to make sure discounts are accurate at checkout.

Etsy Identifies Culprit Behind its Payment Debacle
July 8, 2016 at 11:29 am

Etsy has identified Worldpay as the culprit behind its payment debacle. Payment delays and issues started last week, causing Etsy sellers to hold orders and make judgment calls on whether to take a risk and send orders to customers before their payments were processed. EcommerceBytes reports that Worldpay has since apologized to buyers and sellers…

Walmart Pay Rolled Out to More Stores
July 5, 2016 at 1:12 pm

Walmart Pay has launched in 14 more states on top of a slew of rollouts earlier in the month. While not available yet in all of the retailer's stores (we count 33 states plus Washington, D.C.), it's getting close. This latest deployment includes heavily populated states like California, New York and Washington, so you're far more…