age restricted products

Challenges for online retailers on age specific products

Online sales continue to dominate, with £133bn spent online through UK retailers in 2016 (IMRG Capgemini ERetail Sales Index). And while this is great for online retailer’s bottom line, the increased number of customers causes additional challenges for those selling age restricted products to customers they can’t see in real life.

Are biometrics the future of ID and age verification for age restricted products?

Biometrics can now be found everywhere. Already common on mobiles phones, biometric verification and authorisation including fingerprints, facial recognition and iris scanners are being used on a variety of apps and services.