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Laybuy’s ASX debut values company at A$246 million
Laybuy has listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

Laybuy’s ASX debut values company at A$246 million

New Zealand company Laybuy listed today on the Australian Stock Exchange with an initial public offer (IPO) that raised A$80 million. The IPO values the buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) business at A$246 million. ...
Coca-Cola Amatil takes a stake in Centrapay
Card payments rise while ATM withdrawals slow
Rethinking cart abandonment
Retail card spending continues rebound on loosening restrictions

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Centrapay signs three-year deal with Epay, creating digital gift cards

Centrapay has signed a three-year partnership with Epay New Zealand to introduce digital gift cards.

Laybuy’s ASX debut values company at A$246 million

New Zealand company Laybuy listed today on the Australian Stock Exchange with an initial public offer (IPO) that raised ...

Coca-Cola Amatil takes a stake in Centrapay

Coca-Cola Amatil’s corporate venture investment fund Amatil X has invested in the digital asset payment platform Centrap...
Card spending

Card payments rise while ATM withdrawals slow

New Zealanders are using cards to shop more than cash – and ATM withdrawals are on the decline.

Retail card spending continues rebound on loosening restrictions

Card spending increases for fourth consecutive month, says StatsNZ.

Retail body welcomes reduction in card fees

Mastercard and Visa are reducing some of the fees they charge merchants to accept contactless payments.
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Rethinking cart abandonment

Our contributor Dr Jason Pallant reveals what you might be getting wrong about cart abandonment.

NZ supermarkets expand contactless payments for extra COVID-19 safety

A higher tap-and-go payment limit is just one of the safety initiatives supermarkets have rolled out.
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Spending through Paymark drops 72 per cent on the first day of lockdown

Pre-spending splurge not enough to offset losses due to coronavirus.

Coronavirus fears may have lifted card spending results

Groceries boost card spending in February.

Laybuy to make buy now pay later platform easier to use

Buy now pay later platform partners with Mastercard for contactless payment.

Klarna appoints local GM to lead expansion in 2020

Global payment provider to launch in Australia this year.

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

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

Card spending falls

Card spending falls across most retail industries in July.
Paying with Apple Pay

Westpac introduces Apple Pay

Bank jumps on mobile payment trend.

Afterpay launching cross-border payments

Retailers now able to accept buy now pay later from shoppers in other markets.
Payments

Bridging the gap through digital payment

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

Contactless payments gain ground

Lots of Kiwis using tap and go, research.

Electronic card spending rebounds in March

Good news for the NZ retail sector.

Consumers ‘frustrated’ by contact payments

Nearly three quarters of Kiwi shoppers now using tap and go.