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How Does an EMV Transaction Work?

How Does an EMV Transaction Work?

  • On October 26, 2020
How Does an EMV Transaction Work? The latest introduction to credit card safety includes the EMV transaction or Europay, Mastercard, and Visa. EMV represents every chip card in existence today and offers more security than magnetic card transactions. Chip card technology, as EMV is known, offers a more secure way to process credit card transactions. […]
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Retail Trends: What to Expect for the 2020 Holiday Shopping Season

Retail Trends: What to Expect for the 2020 Holiday Shopping Season

  • On October 7, 2020
The 2020 holiday shopping season is going to look a lot different this year. As we make our way through the pandemic still, retail trends are quickly changing. It wasn’t only during the stay-at-home orders that retailers had to focus on online orders and curbside pickup – those trends are continuing throughout the holiday season […]
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Amazon Unveils New Technology Allowing Consumers to Pay with their Palms

Amazon Unveils New Technology Allowing Consumers to Pay with their Palms

  • On October 5, 2020
Now you can turn your hand into a credit card, literally with Amazon Payments. Amazon One allows consumers to pay with their palms, but only at select Amazon Go stores in Seattle for the time being. But they do plan to expand its use in other Amazon stores soon. Beyond its own retail stores, Amazon […]
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5 Tips for Merchant Services Agents

5 Tips for Merchant Services Agents

  • On September 28, 2020
Selling anything to anyone has the potential of being a stressful situation, especially when you’re talking merchant services. Overall, salespeople are placed under specific stereotypes by default. Then things seem to get impossible when you’re trying to explain why this merchant account is better than the one they have.The stereotypes of sales people are so hardwired […]
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The Impact of Touchless Payments on Retail

The Impact of Touchless Payments on Retail

  • On September 23, 2020
In the wake of the World Health Organization (WHO) declaration that the COVID-19 outbreak was a pandemic, U.S. consumer reaction transitioned daily activities from the physical world toward a digital existence. Turning to solutions minimizing human touch, retail merchants quickly switched to touchless payments, and no matter the outcome of the pandemic, the post-pandemic market […]
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American Express Acceptance is Increasing

American Express Acceptance is Increasing

  • On September 23, 2020
Overcoming the impression that American Express acceptance is rare among merchants, especially compared to Visa and MasterCard, the credit card company is in the middle of a five-year campaign to increase acceptance at merchants across the globe. From increased fraud protection to the business-friendly OptBlue program, Amex has invested heavily in building relationships with merchants […]
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Apple Pay Trends and Updates – Fall 2020

Apple Pay Trends and Updates – Fall 2020

  • On September 16, 2020
With a 15 percent market share of mobile devices, Apple/iOS possesses a massive potential for Apple Pay users. More than 50 percent of online purchases are estimated to be made from mobile devices since late-2014 when Apple Pay made its debut. Analysts estimate Apple Pay could account for 10 percent of all card transactions by […]
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The Benefits of the PAX A920 Terminal

The Benefits of the PAX A920 Terminal

  • On September 15, 2020
The mobile and smart point of sale terminal, PAX A920 offers an all in one retailcloud solution. While it looks like a smartphone, the A920 combines the features of an Android tablet with all the bells and whistles of a robust POS terminal. With a stylish and compact design, the A920 offers mobility, high speed […]
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