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Payments

Amazon Australia succumbs to buy now pay later surge

Amazon Australia succumbs to buy now pay later surge

Amazon Australia has partnered with buy now pay later (BNPL) provider Zip to let customers split the total cost of their order into instalments. The partnership is a coup for Zip, which is one of the l...
Controversial ‘no-surcharge’ rule missing as Afterpay, Zip commit to self-imposed consumer crackdown
Afterpay cements industry partnerships
Buy now, pay later use more than doubled in 2019: report
Lockdown to accelerate Australia’s move to online:  PayPal

Payments Archives

CBA-backed Klarna to meet rivals at shops

Klarna also recently announced it has inked a deal with Asos that allows Australians to shop with the global fashion ret...
Afterpay App sticker placed on a shopfront window at the Sunshine Plaza Mall.

Afterpay raising $800m, founders sell down

Afterpay shares are in a trading halt as the company raises $800 million in a capital raising, and the founders also sel...
PayPal

Lockdown to accelerate Australia’s move to online: PayPal

PayPal's reach surges to almost a third of Australia's population during lockdown.
Afterpay App sticker placed on a shopfront window at the Sunshine Plaza Mall.

Afterpay cements industry partnerships

Popular payments company teams up with Thread Together and the Australian Fashion Council.
Young beautiful woman holding coffee paper cup and looking at smartphone

Buy now, pay later use more than doubled in 2019: report

New data shows uptick in use of Afterpay, Zip Pay and others.
Payments

How buy now, pay later beefs up the bottom line

Consumers love BNPL, and that's good for retailers, our contributor argues.

Klarna nabs Appliances Online as first Australian retail partner

Australia Post also working with buy now pay later provider.

Controversial ‘no-surcharge’ rule missing as Afterpay, Zip commit to self-imposed consumer crackdown

Controversial ‘no-surcharge’ rules have missed a mention in a new suite of self-regulations published by the industry.
How Amazon Go unlocked a new era of next-gen payments
Payments

How Amazon Go unlocked a new era of next-gen payments

Our contributor suggests Amazon Go is just the beginning of new ways to pay.

Amazon Australia succumbs to buy now pay later surge

Amazon Australia now offers Zip's buy now pay later option at checkout.
Payments

How to explain buy now, pay later to your customers

Responsible retailers owe it to their customers to make sure they're not getting in over their head.

NZ’s biggest buy now pay later provider expands to Australia

Kiwi platform promises lower fees, as retailers scrutinise cost of BNPL.

Credit cards decline amid buy now pay later boom

Almost half a million Aussies ditched their credit cards over the year to March.

Woolworths, Caltex payments hit by Telstra outage

Outage forced customers to use cash, frustrating shoppers.

Zip gains retailers as buy now pay later comes under attack

As buy now pay later becomes more popular, the RBA is taking a closer look at surcharges.

Buy now, pay later sector should consider users’ finances, committee says

Buy now, pay later providers get off easy after Senate inquiry.

Millennials driving digital payments

Digital payments will soon become universal at checkouts, according to Roy Morgan.
Payments

Bridging the gap through digital payment

Maintaining seamless performance is crucial to ensure customers are following through with purchases.

Consumer campaign calls out tap-and-go surcharge

Finder.com.au urges consumers to nominate 'fee-free' businesses.

One-in-three shoppers go cashless

Close to five million Australians can't remember the last time they withdrew cash.