Payment by cards, including both debit and credit cards accounted for 63 percent of the number of consumer payments in 2019, compared with 52 percent three years earlier. More recently, the switch to electronic payment methods is likely to have accelerated as a result of consumer and merchant responses to COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Survey shows more Australian consumers prefer to use electronic payment
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China confirmed that the two men had been questioned, but insisted the move had been legitimate. “As long as foreign journalists obey the law... they have no reason to worry,” foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said in Beijing. … [Read more...] about Fearing arrests, two Australian journalists flee China
In a tweet, Vishal asked Ankita to not pay attention to ‘jibes made by paid PR’. “Dear @anky1912. Please don’t take the jibes made by paid PR seriously. Your support means a lot to the family. This is an organized effort to attack people who want #Justice4SSR.As you have correctly pointed out,all we want is to know the truth. More power to you for your bravery,” he wrote. … [Read more...] about Sushant Singh Rajput’s brother-in-law backs Ankita Lokhande: ‘Please don’t take the jibes made by paid PR seriously’
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malls are pressing brands such as Uniqlo for minimum guaranteed payments rather than pure revenue-sharing deals for retail space, people aware of the matter said. That’s a change from ayear ago when the malls were going all out to woo Zara and H&M, two of the hottest brands, with the lowest possible revenue-share pacts and throwing in free fitouts and other largesse, they said.The latest development follows some malls objecting to Zara advertising Zara.com on storefronts, arguing that online sales hurt brick and mortar commerce. Malls have also refused to pay half the goods and services tax (GST); they used to pay 50% of the service tax on rentals.DLF, the owner of Mall of India in Noida, is said to have asked H&M to slash its store size by onefourth amid a mismatch between sales and space the Swedish retailer occupies, people said. Japanese brand Uniqlo finds itself negotiating for space in this tougher environment.“Now Uniqlo is bearing the burnt,” said the … [Read more...] about Malls coerce big brands into coughing up minimum guaranteed payments