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How to Manage Omnichannel Sales

It wasn’t that long ago when the idea of buying something online was still very novel and even quite strange to many people. Fast forward to now and the internet has become a huge hub of commerce. On the other hand, some of the biggest online brands have recognized the value of having a strong offline presence, as […]

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P2PE and Threshold: 2 Powerful Tools for Combating Fraud in 2017

Forty six percent of Americans have been a victim of credit card fraud in the last five years. The EMV liability shift has significantly reduced in-person credit card fraud and, luckily, this trend will continue as EMV terminals make their way into additional retail settings across the United States. While EMV is great at securing […]

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Is Amazon Getting Into Payment Processing?

Amazon’s $13.4 billion acquisition of Whole Foods has been dominating the news – just like news of how well Prime Day went this year. Although these would be enough to keep most companies busy, Amazon is far from “most companies.” They launch a ton of new initiatives and aren’t afraid to scrap the ones that fall flat, while doubling down […]

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Site’s Checkout Experience

If you accept payments online, it’s important to make the entire online payment process as simple as possible. Countless conversion rate studies have shown that the longer an online payment form is, the more people will abandon it and fail to make a purchase. Since it’s very frustrating to guide a website visitor all the way through […]

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The Ins and Outs of Card Not Present Transactions

When talking about transactions, the terms card present and card not present don’t sound especially confusing. Prior to the rise of online transactions, mobile payments and other payment categories, these two labels were relatively easy to define. However, as the payment landscape continues to change, more merchants are finding themselves with questions about card not […]

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The Latest on Visa and Mastercard Retailer Lawsuits

Last year, news broke about a major lawsuit involving two highly known companies: Walmart and Visa. After Walmart filed its lawsuit against the major global credit card, citing security issues, Visa responded with their own counter suit. Walmart didn’t want to allow consumers to use signature authorization for debit transactions, while Visa wanted the retailer […]

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What Payment Options Do Consumers Want?

The Internet and social media have made consumers more empowered than ever before, changing the dynamics of many industries. Instead of depending on a salesperson or piece of company literature to learn about a product, it only takes people a few minutes to go online and get a truly candid scoop about any product they’re […]

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How Big of an Impact Will Digital Wallets Have in 2017?

There’s no shortage of innovation that takes place within the payment processing industry. While it’s interesting to keep an eye on what’s being developed, a lot of new developments fail to make any type of huge splash on their own. However, they often do have a noticeable impact as part of a larger trend. If […]

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Losing Out On Tips? See How Mobile Payments Can Help

Over the last year, we’ve reviewed processors like Gravity Payments, which offer excellent mobile processing options. As this type of technology continues to develop, the number of potential uses continues to expand, as well. One industry benefiting from mobile payment processing? Restaurants, food service, and other industries where employees rely on tips as part of their salary. […]

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Is Recurring Billing Right for Your Business?

Recurring billing has become a popular way for consumers to pay bills, benefiting both the merchant and its customers. With recurring billing, a payment method is charged automatically at an interval determined by the business. The customer agrees to have his card or bank account charged on a specific date on a recurring basis. Often […]

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