Netherlands Payments Association

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Dec 6 '18 09:08

In the run-up to Pakjesavond, PostNL processed a record number of around 12 million parcels in its distribution centers. Last year just under 10 million parcels were processed between Black Friday and December 4th, NU.nl reports.

According to PostNL, this figure was higher than expected, thanks to the increasing popularity of doing Sinterklaas shopping online. Black Friday and Cyber Monday were also busier than ever. The Dutch postal service is preparing for a similarly busy Christmas period.

Credit cards
Nov 5 '15 13:28

For the first time ever Dutch consumers paid for more retail transactions with their debit cards than in cash last year. Over all sectors consumers used less cash last year than in previous years, but they still paid for more transactions with cash than their cards.

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