Guide

Retail payment options

Online payments in retail

If your business sells products online, you will need to consider how to take payments. There are a number of options for this:

For more information, see accepting online payments.

Choose the right online payment option

When you are deciding how to accept online payments, consider the following:

  • Security: Does the solution offer security features such as encryption? Consumers will look out for the Secure Socket Layer padlock symbol for peace of mind when shopping online.
  • Ease of use: Is the process quick and simple? Can your customers save their details for future orders?
  • Integration: Can the payment software integrate with your other business systems?
  • Cost: What will it cost for initial set up and ongoing transaction fees, support and maintenance?
  • Time: How long will it take for your business to receive the payment?