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4 Interesting Payment Processing Solution Trends

4 Interesting Payment Processing Solution Trends

We’ve come a long way since the day when payment options came down to the simple question of “cash or charge.” Whether your business is brick and mortar or online, there are numerous forces shaping your options for payment processing, from changing consumer preferences to new technologies. Trends for payment processing are evolving, and staying on top of the industry is important for providing secure, convenient customer experiences that also reduce your own business risks. Here are four interesting payment processing solutions to watch that can help you deliver simpler, faster and more seamless payment experiences that align with…

Paper Receipts: Their Enormous Toll on the Environment and Public Health

Paper Receipts: Their Enormous Toll on the Environment and Public Health

“Would you like a copy of your receipt?” We encounter this question more often than we realize, whether it’s verbalized by a cashier or stated on a payment screen. Think of the morning cup of coffee you grab regularly, the deli you frequent at lunch, the trip to the gas station on the way home from work (and dare we say it, the snack or pack of gum you grab from the gas station’s convenience store). Sure, these paper receipts are a reminder of the hard-earned cash we’re spending on coffee and gum, but they — too — have…

5 Best Credit Card Machine Features to Meet Your Needs

5 Best Credit Card Machine Features to Meet Your Needs

With so many credit card machines on the market, choosing an option that will work best for your needs may seem like a tough task. From security features that reduce the risk of fraud and costly chargebacks to Smart Terminals that accept a variety of payment types and may be more environmentally friendly to boot, there’s a lot for businesses to sort through to find the best credit card machine. Depending on what you’re looking for, here are the five best credit card machine features to meet your needs. Reduce Lengthy Checkout Times At Your Register Look For…

The True Cost of Printed Receipts

The True Cost of Printed Receipts

If you’re like most business owners, you store every printed receipt from your credit card terminal and provide copies to your customers. It may be a routine you consider a best practice to protect your business, but the cost to maintain and store printed receipts significantly eats into your profits. Your customers have up to 18 months to dispute charges on their credit card bills. So you store signed, printed receipts, most likely past the 18 month time frame, to protect your business from the possibility of a chargeback dispute. This practice is in your best interest, but the…