The Point-of-Sale (POS) Transaction


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...

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...

Saved by the ‘Shark’ – Leveraging a Valuable Tool

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November 14, 2013


Fifteen years ago Gerald Combs released a little network protocol analyzer called Wireshark (then called Ethereal). At the time it only dissected five protocols and only ran on Linux and Solaris. He decided to share it with the world and released it as open source software...

What is Punchey?

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April 15, 2013


Boston based Punchey is a self-described end-to-end payments platform designed specifically for small and mid-sized businesses. Founded by Nathaniel Stevens, who also founded online marketing and advertising technology platform, Yodle, Punchey was introduced via a ‘soft-launch’...

What are the primary payment challenges Merchants are facing today?

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December 11, 2012

Dan Dufault, Executive Vice President, Sales and MarketingFrom the merchant perspective, again, it's about ultimate flexibility. It's what are the payment solutions, the program solutions, the offering solutions that make the most sense to offer to my customers. As a merchant,...

Convergence & Opportunity in the Payments Industry

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June 20, 2012

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In this whitepaper from Merchant Warehouse provides insight into an ever-changing payments landscape.The tipping point is rapidly approaching for the retail point of sale. The fast pace of innovation in payment solutions, coupled with increased consumer expectations of...

Defining the Different Types of Merchant Accounts

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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...

Does your Business need Credit Card Software or a Terminal?

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Credit Card Processing Equipment

Deciding on whether you want to use a credit card terminal or some form of payment processing software to handle card transactions should is usually fairly straightforward. The answer generally depends on the physical environment in which you will be accepting the charges....

Credit Card and Identity Theft Protection

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May 31, 2012

Merchant Warehouse has been involved in merchant services and payment processing since 1998. As a result we are priviledged with a unique inside look at the power of credit and the responsibilites associated with it. We hope to leverage our position to provide useful...

Merchant Warehouse Wins Three Stevie Awards at 2012 Stevie Awards

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March 5, 2012

Stevie Awards

Merchant Warehouse®, the industry’s leading innovator in payment processing solutions and merchant services, today announced it secured three Stevie® Awards at the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service gala banquet on Monday, February 27 at Caesars Palace...