Eleven-letter Dirty Word: Chargebacks

If you surveyed everyone in the payment processing world, both merchants and processors, what they wish they could do away with for good, I would venture a guess that 8 out of 10 would say chargebacks. Unfortunately this is not going to happen in the foreseeable future. And the reason for that is simple: the…

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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…