Defining EMV Security

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October 8, 2014

EMV Security

Starting in October 2015, all four major card brands will shift financial liability for fraudulent transactions to the entity that’s responsible for a card present payment transaction not being processed via an EMV chip card. That means that if fraud occurs based on a consumer...

3 Tips to Help Prepare Your Customers for Apple Pay, NFC and EMV

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October 7, 2014

Apple Pay, NFC and EMV

Apple Pay™, NFC and EMV have been all the buzz lately. Apple Pay, which uses Near Field Communication (NFC), will be available later this month and the EMV liability shift is only a year away. As these positive and exciting changes enter the payments industry, both you and...

EBT Deep Dive – What does it mean for you?

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October 2, 2014

Electronic Benefit Transfer

What is EBT? Electronic Benefit Transfer, or EBT, is an electronic payments system that allows welfare programs to issue benefits via a plastic, magnetically encoded card. EBT is primarily used in the United States and in the United Kingdom. In general, there are two kinds of...

5 Ways to Boost In-Store Sales

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September 30, 2014

5 Ways to Boost In-Store Sales

A challenge every retailer faces is how to increase sales in their store. While you may have considered improving the checkout experience, or offering gift cards, the question remains whether these efforts are worth it to your bottom line.Our latest infographic looks at five...

Multi-Channel: What Does It Mean for POS?

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September 26, 2014

Multi-Channel Point of Sale

Mobile technologies and web based innovation has changed the world of point-of-sale (POS). Businesses used to only have to worry about their counter-top to collect revenue. The big concern was how many lanes or stations a business should have. Now the challenge many business...

EMV - The Basics and What Businesses Need to do to Build Their Roadmap

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September 23, 2014

EMV

For retailers, the days of putting concerns about EMV, or card-present, technologies on the back burner are over. If the term EMV means nothing to you, it’s time to get up to speed. If you’re aware of EMV but have done little or nothing to prepare for it, the time to act is now...

Wearables in Payments

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

September 23, 2014

Wearables in Payments

Apple’s recent announcement of their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and their new payment platform Apple Pay™ somewhat overshadowed another important product roll-out – the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is Apple’s introduction to the wearables industry. Wearables are computing...

Getting Started as an Agent: 3 Tips for Finding Prospects

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September 17, 2014

3 Tips for Finding Prospects

So you’ve just started a career as an independent sales agent. You’ve attended trainings, learned the payment terminology, and invested in new marketing materials. Now you’re probably wondering where you can find sales opportunities to start making some money. Finding prospects...

Host Card Emulation: Why Does It Matter?

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September 16, 2014

Host Card Emulation

An explanation of host card emulation (HCE) first requires a brief overview of near-field communications. Near-field communications, or NFC, requires a mobile device to have the necessary hardware installed, which could be in the form of a SIM card or NFC chipset installed...

Apple Pay – What Does It Mean For Your Business

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September 11, 2014

Apple Pay

Apple’s recent unveiling of its new iPhone 6 and Apple Pay platform has sparked a lot of conversation surrounding mobile payments, near field communications (NFC) and the future of mobile commerce. With Apple finally adopting NFC and entering the payments space, you may have...