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Retail businesses

Accepting payments – retail

Retail payment solutions

Call 0800 158 5149 | Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

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Shop our reliable payment solutions for retail businesses

Shop our reliable payment solutions for retail businesses

Whatever you’re selling and wherever you’re trading, we’ve got a range of solutions to help you make the most of your payments – and provide an elevated customer experience.

What’s more, our card readers let you get paid quickly,* and come with free accountancy software (worth over £260 a year), so you can focus on what really matters – your retail business.

What our card readers have in store for your business

The reliable all-rounder

  • • Take customer payments on-the-move or at the counter

  • • Connects via Bluetooth, GPRS, Wi-Fi and mobile data networks

  • • A low rate of 1.6% per transaction – with no hidden costs

All-in-one POS solution

• Quickly update prices and set discounts in advance to manage sales

• Easily manage your inventory control so popular items don’t run out

• Scan product barcodes and process payments anywhere in-store

Our pocket-sized tool

• Reduce queues by being able to take payments on the spot

• Speed up serving customers by being able to apply discounts and total up bills

• You can have multiple staff taking card payments in different locations

Take retail payments online, over the phone and by post

Take payments online with Smartpay Checkout

Whether you’re expanding your in-store offering or just starting out, see how we can help you take payments online.

Take payments by phone and post with our virtual terminal

Accept a variety of payment methods by post or over the phone and deliver straight to your customers’ door.

“Barclaycard’s flexibility allowed us to take payments at a pop-up stall, resulting in a record trading day.”

Alison and Dave, Sports Feet

Our card readers helped Alison and Dave’s business – read more on how they can help yours: 10 ways a card reader benefits your business.

Three people at a pop up stall

Is your payment solution still the right one for your business?

Break free from your current contract

Break free from your current contract

We could cover up to £3,000 of your exit fees if you switch to us. And we won’t charge you for leaving if you need to in the future.

Call 0808 189 3804, between Monday and Friday from 9am – 6pm or request a call-back.

(Not available on Smartpay Anywhere. T&Cs apply.)

Talk to us about your retail business

We’re here to listen to your needs and recommend the most suitable retail solution. We also partner with trade associations to offer their members help and support specific to their industry. If your business is a trade association member, please let us know when you call.

You can get in touch on 0800 158 5149, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. Or fill in the form to request a call back.

Talk to us about your retail business
Discover more rewarding ways to pay

Discover more rewarding ways to pay

With a range of cards that offer rewarding ways to pay, it’s no wonder we’ve won Moneyfacts’ ‘Best Business Card Provider’ 10 years running. Get 1% cashbackΔ uncapped on your business credit card spend and no annual fees for your card or account. ΔT&Cs apply.

Where to head next

10 reasons to get a card reader

Can a card reader boost your business’ growth? Read on to find out how a card reader could help increase revenue, enhance your customer experience and more.

How to keep your online customers happy

Find out how a frictionless journey can improve customer experience and increase conversions.

Solutions for corporates

Find out how our unrivalled scope of data and suite of capabilities can help you stay agile in an ever-changing payments landscape.