What is "Merchant Services"?

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

May 21, 2014

What is Merchant Services?

Collecting and processing payments from your customers is a basic yet essential function of your business. Payment processing options are continuously expanding, making it critical for business owners to have a complete understanding of each available method. Merchant services...

Why Your Business Should Upgrade from ‘Cash Only’

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

May 7, 2014

Cash vs Credit

Businesses that refuse to accept non-cash payments may be missing out on a significant number of sales every month. The costs of upgrading to accepting credit cards and mobile payments may seem daunting, but the long term benefits should most definitely be examined before a...

The Point-of-Sale (POS) Transaction

Greg Cohen | VIEW PROFILE

May 1, 2014

Point-of-Sale Transaction

I have spent nearly 20 years in the payments industry and like many of us, when I talk about something I’ve been so involved with I often take certain things for granted. As more and more stakeholders engage in payments and commerce it reminds me that a “back to basics” blurb...

Preparing Your Business for a New World of Payments in 2014 and Beyond

Russell Harty | VIEW PROFILE

April 28, 2014

New World of Payments

Over the past 20 years, U.S. retailers shifted away from checks and started accepting credit cards. Most stores still have cash registers or use desktop PCs as point-of-sale terminals, but many experts believe that this will change in the years to come. Mobile payments, self-...

How Credit Card Processing Works

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

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 Enables Omni-Channel Commerce for Retailers

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

August 6, 2013

Omni-Channel Commerce

Introduces Unified Solution for e-Commerce, In-Store and Mobile Payment Acceptance Boston, MA – August 6, 2013 – Merchant Warehouse®, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, today announced the omni-channel extension of their Genius™...

Understanding Interchange Rates

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

July 10, 2013

Understanding Interchange Rates

Paying with cash is becoming a rarity. Customers today expect to have the option of paying via credit or debit and many will even leave a store or choose one merchant over another because they can pay with plastic as opposed to paper currency. And, with mobile payments on the...

Entry Point: Where is Your Point of Sale System Vulnerable?

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May 2, 2013

Entry Point: Where is Your Point of Sale System Vulnerable?

In 2012, the Retail Industry made up 45% of data breach investigations. This is the highest percentage in retail history, and a 15% increase over 2011. While many business owners may feel that their business is too small to be concerned about a data breach, according to Visa's...

The Impact of Accepting Credit Cards and Mobile Payments

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

April 30, 2013

The Impact of Accepting Credit Cards and Mobile Payments

Did you know that the majority of business in America today do not accept credit cards? What is the economic impact of avoiding credit cards and mobile payments for these businesses? Merchant Warehouse has developed the following presentation to help more clearly define how...

What's Next in Payments

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

March 20, 2013

What's Next in Payments

This white paper discusses some of the emerging types of payment systems, what they mean for POS developers, merchants, value added resellers (VARS), and agents, as well as new technology solutions that will increase the flexibility and value associated with the merchant-...