Barclaycard and Barclays announce one millionth contactless transaction in UK

Barclaycard and Barclays have revealed the growing popularity of contactless payment technology in the UK, with the total number of transactions this year now reaching over one million. Since January there has been a 217% rise in monthly contactless transactions, with over 150,000 processed in September alone. With 42,500 payment terminals in shops across the… Read More

Little Chef is the first restaurant group to fully adopt contactless in UK

It’s all happening at once isn’t it. First the C-op, then AMT Coffee and now Little Chef have announces that it will also be deploying a contactless payment system using Barclaycard technology across all 173 Little Chef roadside restaurants, including its Coffee Tempo brand and Burger King franchises. Following successful rollouts of contactless by Barclays… Read More

AMT Coffee completes its national roll-out of contactless payment systems using Barclaycard technology.

Today’s unveiling of the new AMT Coffee bar in Marylebone, London’s fastest growing rail station, by Adrian Shooter, Managing Director of Chiltern Railways, marks the 65th branch to adopt contactless – a payments system that will allow customers to purchase goods quicker. AMT say that a successful trial of contactless saw almost a thousand customers use… Read More

EAT. and Subway launch in-store contactless campaigns in UK

Barclays have announced that both EAT and Subway have re-affirmed their commitment to contactless payments through the launch this week of  in-store and point-of-sale campaigns aimed at raising awareness (and hence usage) of the contactless transactional feature found on their Barclaycard. This is of consequence to the contactless payment market as both companies are in… Read More

CISC 2010. Gone, but too good to be forgotten, just yet.

Posted by Karen Brindley, Managing Director, Krowne Communications (UK) Ltd. X This will read like a school field trip report, but after all those months of preparation, the CI Spring Conference (29th April) is finally over – and what a great day it was. A whopping 20% increase of registrations from last year and despite… Read More