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It is this time when we reflect on the past year's fortunes which, for retailers, have certainly seemed more positive than when they reflecting back on 2012.
Mobile grabs the headlines
As far as the continuing influence of consumer technology adoption on retail propositions was concerned, mobile has led the way all year.
Given this 'card-not-present' sales growth, the importance of security and payment systems also grew, as the latest Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards version was published.