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Barclays 14/07/10

The Co-operative becomes first major food retailer to roll out contactless technology

The Co-operative Food will become the UK’s first major grocery retailer to introduce contactless payment in its stores nationwide after joining forces with Barclaycard.

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Visa 05/07/10

Visa contactless cards issued expected to reach 12 million in the UK by end of 2010

Number of Visa contactless cards issued now passes 8 million mark

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SPAR (UK) Limited 14/06/10

SPAR (UK) Limited, with 2,600 stores in the UK, is leading the way in the convenience sector with the introduction of an integrated contactless EFT payment solution it has developed with IT partner BCP (Business Computer Projects Ltd) for its SPARPoS store solution.

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Barclays 26/05/10

EAT. and Subway commit to raise consumer awareness of contactless

EAT. and Subway have both launched in-store marketing campaigns to highlight that customers can use contactless enabled debit and credit cards to make purchases of £15 and under.

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Visa Europe 31/03/10

The hidden cost of ‘invisi-bills’

Brits spend an average of £2,000 in cash a year on everyday items they have forgotten to budget for according to new research by Visa Europe.  Worse still, some are literally throwing money in the bin because they find it an inconvenience to carry around.

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Barclays 09/03/10

Contactless arrives for business customers

Barclays has become the first bank in Europe to launch commercial contactless debit cards to its business customers. From March, all Barclays Business customers receiving new or re-issued cards will find that they come with contactless technology as standard. This enables them to pay for low value transactions by holding the card over a reader, without the need to enter a PIN or insert the card into a terminal.

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Barclays 02/03/10

The maximum limit for contactless card transactions in the UK has increased from £10 to £15, making paying for small transactions by debit or credit card even easier for millions of customers.

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Barclaycard 12/01/10

New blockbuster Barclaycard advert revealed online 22 January

Shows innovative and liberating world where customers’ lives are made easier

Barclaycard is to reveal the much anticipated sequel to its famous waterslide commercial online on 22 January followed by its first airing on ITV1 on 24 January during Dancing On Ice.

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Orange and Barclaycard 07/01/10

Orange and Barclaycard Deliver Next Step In Their Partnership With Contactless Co-Branded Credit Card

This move is the next step in the partnership between Orange and Barclaycard to deliver contactless mobile payments

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Barclays and Barclaycard 10/12/09

Five million contactless cards now issued in UK by Barclays and Barclaycard

380 Caffe Nero stores now accept contactless payment  

Pret A Manger has rolled out contactless payment across all 199 outlets

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Barclaycard 30/10/09

Barclaycard announces 100 EAT stores across the UK to go contactless

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RBS WorldPay 26/10/09

Liverpool retailers and buses launch contactless payments.

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Barclaycard 04/06/09

Barclaycard contactless payment revolution continues.

Gold and Classic cards now contactless enabled.

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MasterCard 12/05/09

MasterCard & RBS WorldPay Introduce Contactless Payments to Boots UK.

UK’s Leading Health and Beauty Retailer to Trial MasterCard PayPass.

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Barclays and Barclaycard 12/05/09

Barclays and Barclaycard welcome RBS and MasterCard’s contactless trial at Boots.

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MasterCard 04/05/09

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MasterCard as the Leader in the World Contactless Smart Card Payment Market.

MasterCard celebrates award as it announces nearly 55 million MasterCard PayPass cards and devices now in circulation globally.

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MasterCard 19/03/09

MasterCard® PayPass Adds Ease and Simplicity to More Transactions Worldwide Surpassing 50 Million-Issued Milestone.

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Barclays 02/03/09

Barclays customers go Contactless.

Barclays customers will find paying by debit card gets a little easier from this week as they start to receive VISA debit cards with new built-in contactless technology.

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Barclays 06/01/09

Barclays goes Contactless on debit cards.

Barclays customers will soon be able to pay their way with the wave of a card as the bank is set to be the first in the UK to roll-out contactless VISA debit cards to its customers.

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Stagecoach 20/10/08

Liverpool in UK first for bus bankcard payments.

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APACS 08/05/07

Banking industry confirms contactless rollout.

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