Offering a form of electronic payment will soon become mandatory for companies

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12 April 2022
According to Belgian legislation, companies will be required to offer at least one form of electronic payment to their customers as of July 1, 2022. Since the start of the corona crisis, digital payments have become more relevant than ever in our country. Belgians have drastically changed their payment habits: both the smartphone and the contactless bank card are gaining ground as preferred payment methods.

62% more mobile payments in 2021

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10 February 2022
Belgians have adopted a totally different way of paying for purchases since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. That’s clearly demonstrated by the latest stats from Bancontact Payconiq Company. Payments made with smartphones and contactless bank cards continued to gain significant ground in 2021. The number of mobile payments rose by no less than 62% while, for the first time ever, we paid for our in-store purchases more often by tapping our card than by inserting our card into the payment terminal. And Bancontact Payconiq Company says that QR codes will give mobile payments an additional boost in the coming year.

Order and pay for your HelloFresh box easily thanks to Bancontact

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27 January 2022
Do you also lack inspiration to put a new dish on the table every day of the week? Thanks to HelloFresh you can order your menu and have it delivered at home. And from now on you can pay for your box even more easily with Bancontact!

Pay your lunch with meal vouchers via the Payconiq by Bancontact app

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14 January 2022
Users of Edenred, Monizze and Sodexo will soon be able to pay with their meal vouchers via their smartphone. From January, a test project will start with merchants in the food and beverage sector who offer a Payconiq sticker with QR code. This pilot phase will run in the region of Antwerp, where consumers can use the functionality in a limited number of shops.

Delhaize launches mobile payments with Payconiq in all its supermarkets

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8 July 2021
Starting this week, Delhaize is introducing mobile payments with the Payconiq by Bancontact app in all 128 of its supermarkets. Customers will be able to use their smartphone to scan the Payconiq QR code at the check-out and pay for their shopping smoothly and securely. The supermarket group will also be offering the new payment method later this year at its other stores (AD Delhaize, Proxy Delhaize and Shop&Go).