State of the Payments Industry: Quarterly Update

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February 18, 2014

State of the Payments Industry: Quarterly Update

Q1 2014 InfographicPublished:  Feb. 18th, 2014The final quarter of 2013 revealed a number of trends and consumer habits in the United States that will surely impact the coming year. In addition to omni-channel retailing moving to the forefront of retailers’ concerns, new...

What Does Loyalty Mean to Me? Experience and Value Are Key

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February 11, 2014

What Does Loyalty Mean to Me

I would definitely consider myself a loyal customer. I regularly visit the same retailers, merchants and even restaurants over and over again. And, for those I really love, I’m an ‘evangelist’, often raving or sharing socially about something they served, a special deal or a...

Leveraging loyalty to help your customers and your business…

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January 22, 2014

customer loyalty

Early last summer, I wrote ‘Three Key Strategies to Attract Customers and Grow Sales’, an article geared towards small business owners, both merchants and resellers, and focused on customer retention, customer service and leveraging mobile to attract new customers. As I reflect...

Building Momentum with Merchant PCI Compliance

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January 15, 2014

Building Momentum with Merchant PCI Compliance

Merchant acquirers continue to successfully engage with small merchants in the PCI process. However overall security still remains a challenge. Learn more about the results and findings from ControlScan's and Merchant Warehouses study on Building Momentum: The Third Annual...

Self-Service Portals – Making a Difference

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January 14, 2014

Self-Service Portals

Self-service portals – a good portion of individuals use them on a regular basis and most if not all of us have heard of at least one in particular in the past several weeks – Heathcare.gov. The basic concept of self-service portals is to provide customers with an easy way to...

Preparing for the migration to EMV in the U.S.

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January 7, 2014

EMV migration

Today, new payments technologies like Near Field Communications (NFC), Quick Response (QR) codes, and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) are all generating buzz. While these technologies have the potential to substantially change the way that consumers pay for goods and services, for...

How Credit Card Processing Works

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January 1, 2014

How Credit Card Processing Works

As a merchant you've likely wondered what happens from the time you accept your customer's credit card to the time you receive payment. In fact three main processes are involved in the transaction, Authorization, Settlement, and Funding; in an effort to aid our merchants in...

Merchant Warehouse Announces the 2013 Q4 State of the Payments Industry Report

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December 16, 2013

2013 Q4 State of the Payments

The payments industry is changing at a rapid pace, bringing new technologies to the merchant countertop that will forever change the merchant-consumer interaction. To help retailers more effectively navigate the changing payments landscape, Merchant Warehouse, a leading...

35% of Holiday Shoppers Forecasted to Buy Gifts at Local Small Businesses

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December 13, 2013

Holiday Small Business Shopping

According to the National Retail Federal (NRF), 2013 holiday seasonal sales growth is expected to increase to 3.9% from 3.5% in 2012. While many ‘big box’ retailers are hedging their bet on the 2013 holiday shopping season, the opportunistic merchant may just well be the small...

What is Coin?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

December 12, 2013

Coin Credit Card

The payment space continues to buzz with new, simplified electronic payment platforms and applications. Most of the newer applications are digital (mobile) wallets – application based “wallets” that reside on your smartphone and allow consumers to redeem offers or pay with their...