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Trends in Mobile Credit Card Processing for Fall 2021 and 2022

Over the last 12 months, almost every retailer felt the need to shift from the in-store traditional payment methods to the new-age digital methods. Businesses have also understood that this shift has a vast scope – it is not just a momentary reaction to the prevailing coronavirus pandemic, but a long-term trend. IBM’s U.S Retail …

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Top Merchant Services Trends to Watch in Fall 2021 and 2022

The past year has been full of surprises for merchants, processors, and everyone involved in the payment processing ecosystem. There have been many unexpected highs and lows, but overall the trajectory of the industry has been positive despite some immense challenges. We saw the evolution of payment channels to handle consumer demands and COVID-19 threats. …

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Direct-to-Consumer Brands Flourished in 2020, 2021 Looks Even More Promising

The COVID-19 pandemic has been tough for a whole lot of industries, and in fact, some have yet to recover from the hurt inflicted. However, the previous year has unexpectedly accelerated the growth of some sectors, including the direct-to-consumer (D2C) markets. 2020 witnessed a sudden shift in the consumers’ behaviors, preferences, and purchasing patterns, compelling …

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Walmart and Shopify Team Up On E-commerce Marketplace

The collaboration between Walmart and Shopify is all set to conquer the e-commerce industry. They will provide fierce competition for Amazon, as around 1200 companies selling on Shopify will now be able to sell on Walmart U.S by the end of this year. Shopify’s vice president of product, Satish Kanwar, considers Walmart of size and …

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How Is COVID-19 Transforming E-Commerce Merchants?

How Is COVID-19 Transforming E-Commerce Merchants? There is no doubt COVID-19 has redefined our life, and its impact could, presumably, last for years. The way we socialize, work, and function has rapidly changed, and so has our buying behavior. Online shopping has become the new norm as consumers are finding it safer and more reliable. …

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Plenty of Cheer During the 2019 U.S. Holiday Shopping Season

The numbers are in for the 2019 holiday shopping season, the final one of the decade, and retailers were pleased to learn that overall sales increased by nearly 3.5% compared to last year. Starting on Black Friday and culminating with last-minute shopping on Christmas Eve, retailers were definitely in the black this season, and this …

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Online Retail Fraud on the Rise

According to the 2019 Fraud Attack Index by e-commerce security company Forter, attempts at defrauding online retailers have, for the second year consecutively, increased with online electronics and food and beverage retailers seeing the biggest hits. After going through merchant and transaction data, Forter determined the rate at which e-commerce fraud attacks occur has increased …

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5G Communications Could Change the American Retail Landscape

In terms of telecommunications and payment transactions, the United States is strangely out of step with the rest of the world in some aspects. Paper checks, for example, are still used by many companies. The adoption of EMV technology by American retailers was slow enough to cause anxiety among providers of payment processing services. As …

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Top E-commerce Trends in 2019

Payment Methods – Credit Card Processing & Beyond Making the shopping experience easier for the consumer is the goal of new e-commerce tools. Every year, the e-commerce industry is dynamically transforming, moving in the direction of personalization and new sleeker customer experiences, especially with the increasing integration of AI. Streamlining payment processes and providing multiple …

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New FDA Regulations Affect Online Vape Credit Card Processing

It seems that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is finally beginning to crack down on the growing vape and e-cig industry, after it announced last year that all e-cigarettes and other vaping products will now be regulated in the same way as cigarettes are under the 2007 Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control …

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