How Apple's update may turn the payments space on its head

10/02/2018 | Mobile Payments Today

by Ralf Gladis, Founding Manager, Computop - Apple last month announced the latest additions to its product lineup, as well as enhancements to its products. One new piece of functionality got very little attention, but it actually has the potential of disrupting the payments industry...

Mobile payments – Learning from the Chinese example

09/28/2018 | Payments Cards & Mobile

by Ralf Gladis – When it comes to mobile payments, China is leaving the rest of the world standing. The trillions of dollars in mobile payment transactions that were carried out by Chinese consumers between January and October 2017 is staggering, particularly when compared with the considerably more conservative mobile payment numbers in the US and Europe...

Future of Retail

08/20/2018 | A1 Retail

Ralf Gladis, CEO of Computop: When it comes to payment, convenience and security top everything for the consumer. So, whilst payments are set to become a more silent, automated process, consumers will still seek the reassurance of debit cards and credit cards with one eye on the simplicity of an e-wallet or pamynet through their smartphone (...)

What can US retailers learn from China about mobile payments?

06/29/2018 | mobile payments today

By Andre Malinowski, CEO, Computop Inc. U.S. – When it comes to mobile payments, it's no secret that China is in the lead globally. In 2016, mobile payments totaled $5.5 trillion in that country, according to iResearch Consulting Group. In comparison, Forrester Research estimated that the U.S.'s mobile payments market was $112 billion – clearly a significant difference.

EHI Kartenkongress 2018: Germany is ready for innovation

06/05/2018 | The Paypers

(...) Secondly, s.Oliver presented their new omnichannel solution, developed with Computop, among others, explaining what omnichannel means in Germany today. The key difference between omnichannel and multichannel is that while multichannel solutions are touchpoint-centric, i.e. the solution is made to best fit the method of shopping and/or paying, omnichannel is customer-centric, i.e. the solution is made to give the customer a unified, connected experience...

In India, Banking Banks On Blockchain

05/24/2018 | PYMNTS.com

(...) Also in Asia, this time in China, Computop, the payment service provider, has announced a partnership with eCommerce-focused ChinaPay. Under the terms of the deal, the duo will provide global payments services, focused on Chinese merchant transactions, to customers outside of China. The companies said in a release that Computop will provide its payment platform, Computop Paygate, which will let customers use alternative payment methods during eCommerce transactions...

ChinaPay, Computop partner for global payments services

05/24/2018 | The Paypers

Computop has partnered with ChinaPay to enable merchant transactions to customers outside of China`s borders. The server-based payment solution enables customers to use their preferred Alternative Payment Methods (APM) in their domestic currency, when buying goods online. Computop Paygate verifies transactions and processes payments in Europe, North and South America and, in a second step, in India and Southeast Asia...

银联电子支付与Computop合作提供海外支付服务

05/23/2018 | PayNews (CN)

2018年5月21日,中国北京—全球领先的支付服务供应商(PSP)Computop宣布与支付服务提供商银联电子支付(ChinaPay)建立合作伙伴关系,推进电子商务实施“一带一路”倡议。   Computop的可供选择的支付方式(APM)技术将促进由中国国家主席习近平提出的“一带一路”政治倡议的电子商务部分。该倡议作为估值8万亿美元基础设施计划的一部分,侧重于欧亚国家之间的交流和合作。

ChinaPay joins forces with Computop to expand payment services globally

05/23/2018 | Electronic Payments International

Chinese payment service provider ChinaPay has teamed up with Computop to offer global payment services. Under the partnership, ChinaPay will use the Computop Paygate platform in order to support Chinese merchant transactions for customers outside China...

Sixt launches omnichannel payment platform

05/18/2018 | Retail Systems

Car rental company Sixt has restructured its customer payment processes, switching to Computop as its central service provider for customer payments. Payments from online shops, PoS terminals in branches and telephone bookings will in now be run via a single platform...

Sixt launches global omnichannel payment with Computop

05/18/2018 | Global Banking & Finance Review

(...) Stephan Kück, Managing Director of Computop, commented on the cooperation: “We are delighted to be able to integrate a true global Omnichannel solution for Sixt that is exemplary for the future industry of mobility. Processing via our ComputopPaygate also gives Sixt new possibilities for the analysis and reporting of its global payment transactions”.

Sixt partners Computop to launch global omnichannel payments

05/16/2018 | The Paypers

Sixt has partnered with Computop, a payment service provider, to restructure its payments operations after an omnichannel strategy. The upgrade will support payments from online shops, POS terminals in the branches and telephone bookings (MOTO) via a single platform....

Sixt Launches Global Omnichannel Payment With Computop

05/16/2018 | Payment Week

...With the inclusion of the Computop Paygate payment platform and the conversion to uniform, NFC-capable card terminals in the Sixt stations in Europe and the USA, Sixt will be able to process all card payments in line with the latest standards....

Car rental firm Sixt overhauls payments with Computop

05/15/2018 | Finextra (Online-Medien)

The international mobility service provider Sixt has restructured its customer payment processes. Computop, one of the leading payment service providers, is the central service provider for customer payments ...

Comments Regarding The Saks/Lord & Taylor Payment Card Data Breach

04/04/2018 | payment week

Earlier this week PaymentWeek received commentary on the situation involving the Saks/Lord & Taylor payment card data breach. The following are comments from Ralf Gladis, CEO of Computop, a payment service provider with over 20 years in business.