Your Website Privacy Policy and You

Steven T. Tatem, CISSP | VIEW PROFILE

July 3, 2013

Website Privacy Policy

If you operate an e-commerce website or have being looking to start one, you should already be aware of some of the requirements needed to properly secure your customers’ information. You want to be using technologies like SSL certificates to protect data passed to you from your...

The Future of Payments and Consumer Experience: What Are Customers Doing Today?

Dan Dufault | VIEW PROFILE

June 26, 2012

Future of Payments

There’s little doubt that mobile payments is making its way to the in-store countertop. However, the ability to scrap a physical wallet for a mobile version is not enough accelerant to fuel a retail revolution. Mobile payments are more than a replacement for checks or plastic....

Creating Customized Merchant Service Accounts

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Accepting Credit Cards

Think of all the different businesses you interact with and all the different ways they accept payments.  Ecommerce companies have different needs than clothing stores which have different needs than restaurants.  Throw in new technologies, which allow businesses to...

Defining the Different Types of Merchant Accounts

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Different Types of Merchant Accounts

In the payment processing industry, every merchant is classified into a specific “merchant account type” category, based on how they collect card information and conduct transactions. To learn which category your business is classified under, we have defined the...

What is a Merchant Account

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

Merchant accounts provide businesses with the ability to accept credit card and debit cards for purchases. There are several different aspects to a merchant account, which we will describe below. A Merchant Account Entails: Processing Services: To set up a merchant account, a...

Selecting an Online Payment Gateway

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Shannon Andrade |

While many online payment gateway options are feature rich you still want to spend some time comparing them. This article explains how to go about determining the best online payment gateway option for your business. Some may prove better in different environments and the...

Merchant Warehouse extending their partnership with LightSpeed

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

October 18, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Over the past few years, global e-commerce and mobile spending has dramatically increased among consumers, and is only expected to grow in popularity.  Despite its convenience, the growth of e-commerce presents risks to retailers and merchants alike.  Although e-...

Could delisting mobile payments stifle e-commerce?

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

April 11, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

The PCI Council’s move to delist mobile payment applications is still a hot topic of conversation.In a recent interview with Mike Vizard of IT Business Edge, our co-CEO Henry Helgeson was asked about the situation. As the conversation weaved in and out...

E-Commerce

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

December 10, 2010

E-Commerce – also known as Electronic Commerce – is the processing of sales transactions for goods or services made through electronic communications, such as the internet. Electronic commerce is generally considered to be the sales aspect of electronic business. It also...

Shopping Cart

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

December 10, 2010

In the world of e-commerce and merchant accounts a “shopping cart” refers to special computer software that helps people make purchases and expedites the ordering process at an online store (e-commerce website). Shopping cart software programs permit Internet consumers to...