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How much do online payment systems cost in New Zealand in 2020?

For a small country, New Zealand still represents a huge potential market in the world of e-commerce. Nielsen data suggests that as recently as 2016, 66% of Kiwis used online shopping, with that figure projected to hit 83% by 2026. As merchants of all shapes and sizes continue to embrace the online marketplace (utilising e-commerce store development solutions such as …

OfficeTorque iBill users can now schedule future payments with the help of POLi

iBill, OfficeTorque’s extremely successful electronic billing service, is now even better. Now, instead of having to pay invoices straight away, payees can opt to schedule the payment for a future date at the click of a button. We could all do with one less thing to remember to do later, right? The service will even automatically preload relevant details such …

POLi’s growth in the travel market gains serious momentum

Today’s travelers are demanding more options than ever to coordinate their holidays and business trips. In accordance with this trend, our exciting growth in the online travel industry continues to gain momentum. Most recently, we announced partnerships with high-profile merchants using the POLi platform, Etihad Airways (the national airline of the United Arab Emirates) and Cathay Pacific. All three now …

Build a website and start selling online in hours!

Not a week goes by that I don’t receive emails from prospective customers asking me how they can get an online shop up and running on a shoestring. Does that sound like you? Then read on. Years ago, unless you were ready to pay thousands of dollars to a developer, a customized e-commerce website was out of reach for most small …

By Popular Demand POLi is Now Available on Shopify

Over the last year loads of merchants have asked us when we are going to support Shopify with our payment option that lets customers use their own Internet Banking. Well, we’re delighted to announce our new partnership with Shopify formally starting in July 2015. So, if you’re a Shopify website owner (or are thinking about becoming one) make sure you select …

Definitive guide to Payment Gateways

If, like many New Zealand online retailers, you’re trying to get your head around the complexities of payment gateways, you need to read this guide!This in-depth article will walk you through the key things you should look out for when trying to implement an online payment system in New Zealand, including details on the dreaded ‘internet merchant bank account’. Contents …

evolving digital economy with POLipay and Merco

The future of digital payments

It’s still early days when it comes to the ‘digital economy’ and yet I’m sure you agree that the rate of change is daunting. I must admit it’s exciting to be an innovator in e-commerce, an area that will continue to have transformative impacts on the way we live and work. From my comfy leather seat in Auckland, it’s easy …