Inspiration

Spring cleaning: make room for Nets Pay!

Since we started simplifying payments with our first complete bundles a couple years ago, we have learned lots about what makes business easy for our merchants. So just like at home, we’ve been doing as spring clean in Merchant Services and updating our payment products to make sure they fit our customers’ needs in a changing marketplace. The result of this is the recent release of our new all in one payment products, Nets Pay and Nets Pay+, across all Nordic markets.

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Your checklist before the tourist season begins

People have already started planning their summer holidays and searching for travel destinations, so you should be well on your way in preparing for the upcoming season as well. This short checklist will give you some inspiration and a good start in making sure everything will go smoothly.

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Tips for Black Friday and Christmas Sales

Black Friday is soon here, with shoppers everywhere searching for good deals. The day marks the starting point for the entire Christmas sales. We have collected here some ideas that help you get the most out of both Black Friday and the Christmas sales.

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How a sceptic became a card payment enthusiast

"I was always against card payments", says Matti Jäntti who runs a business selling ice cream. "I thought it would slow down sales, data connections would fail and the card company would be asking huge commission". Early 2017 Jäntti changed his mind and decided to ask Nets for a short term rental of a payment terminal - just for the summer. This turned out to be a great decision.

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The reason why subscription businesses are outgrowing their competitors

According estimates, subscription based businesses, such as Spotify and Netflix, are growing 5-9 times faster than traditional businesses. It's no wonder all businesses from major retailers to small corner shops are seeking ways to get into the subscription game. We at Nets are making sure to play our part as the vital payment partner for companies who want to transform their business model.

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The one change that will bring more Chinese tourists to your shop

The one change that will bring more Chinese tourists to your shop

A study commissioned by Nets looked into the customer behavior of Chinese tourists and the profitability of offering UnionPay as one of the accepted payment methods. The data came from both merchants accepting UnionPay as well as Chinese tourists. Both merchants and tourists were clear about one thing: Offering this payment method will change customer behavior.

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Mobile Taxi Payments in Helsinki

Booking and paying for a taxi ride in Helsinki has experienced a revolution of late. Last year Taksi Helsinki, the biggest taxi operator in Finland, rolled out a new mobile application that enables passengers to book and pay for their trip via the app.

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Payments in the subscription economy

Last time we wrote about the benefits of subscription based business models over some traditional approaches. This week we take a deep dive into how subscription payments work at the heart of subscription businesses.

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Future of physical gift cards

Rethinking the physical gift card

Conventional gift cards remain popular even with SMS and app-based gift certificates entering the market. In fact, the physical card format has many benefits that are worth thinking about when you consider your strategy for gift cards.

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