Host Merchant Services Knowledge Base

Industry Terms: AVS

This is the latest installment in The Official Merchant Services Blog’s Knowledge Base effort. We want to make the payment processing industry’s terms and buzzwords clear. We want to remove any and all confusion merchants might have about how the industry works. Host Merchant Services promises: the company delivers personal service and clarity. So we’re going to take some time…

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Host Merchant Services Knowledge Base

Industry Terms: CVV

This is the latest installment in The Official Merchant Services Blog’s Knowledge Base effort.  We want to make the payment processing industry’s terms and buzzwords clear.  We will eliminate any and all confusion merchants might have about how the industry works.  At Host Merchant Services, we promise to deliver personal service and clarity.  So we’re going…

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Countdown to Durbin

Durbin Amendment Almost Here

The Official Merchant Services Blog once again takes up the task of analyzing the media reports revolving around the Durbin Amendment and the changes it will bring to how banks do business with their customers because of its cap on debit card swipe fees. We continue to use Host Merchant Services‘ own analysis as the…

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