Featured Payment Processing Content

  1. The TLS Changeover: Why You Should Start Preparing
    4/21/2017

    The next big deadline in payment processing is on the way, but surprisingly no one’s talking about it yet. In June 2018, the TLS changeover deadline is coming. It might seem far away, but it’s going to require a lot of work from merchants, and it’s best to get started soon. Because if you’re not ready in time, it’ll cost you.

  2. Traditional Authentication Puts Retailers At Risk
    3/27/2017

    What is composite authentication, and why does it matter?

  3. How In-Aisle Checkout Creates Bigger Tickets
    2/21/2017

    We’ve all been there: you go out shopping, you’re going through the motions and making progress, and suddenly analysis paralysis overwhelms you. Maybe you’re trapped in the dressing room, and you’ve picked out too many options. Maybe you’re standing in the aisle and looking at 20 different handbags and you don’t even know where to start. Or maybe you’ve picked an item you want, but your mind has now traveled back in time to philosophy class and suddenly thinking about the difference between want and need.

  4. Build Or Buy? The Hidden Challenges Of An In-House Fraud Team
    1/9/2017

    In a world where retailers are losing $77 million in revenue per day due to eCommerce fraud globally, you better have the right fraud prevention strategy in place if you expect to survive. But should you use a third-party fraud management solution or build your own fraud team in-house?

  5. Are Your Customers Committing Fraud?
    11/16/2016

    Managing eCommerce fraud is extremely challenging, leaving many merchants stuck between elevated exposures and disrupting valuable customer experiences. Going it alone means merchants must invest heavily in fraud detection tools, collaborate with third-party agencies, and dedicate numerous resources to mitigating fraud. A daunting task for sure. However, digging a little deeper, there is an even more troubling trend at play.

  6. IHL Study: Retailers Are Focused On LAN/WAN Security And EMV Compliance – Part 2
    6/25/2015

    In the last blog, I shared IHL Group’s findings from the “2015 Store Infrastructure Study”. Primarily, I looked at the WiFi results and the realization that stores need to upgrade their networks to support new cloud-based internal and customer-facing applications. Now let’s dig into the security part of the results.
    According to the survey, 54% of respondents consider their WAN/LAN network security “currently ready.” Another 34% say they’ll be ready within 12 months.

  7. The Pro’s Closet: Professional Biker Turned Entrepreneur
    6/15/2015

    A professional mountain biker turned entrepreneur, Nick Martin turned passion to profit when he started selling his cycling gear on eBay. In 8 years, The Pro’s Closet has become the largest used cycling store on eBay - enjoying year round sales, no matter the weather - thanks to the ability to sell to cycling enthusiasts all over the world.

  8. Whistle & Flute: Inspired By Personal Style, Made Possible With PayPal
    6/15/2015

    When you can’t find what you’re looking for, maybe it’s time to make it yourself. That’s the mentality that led husband-and-wife duo Ryan and Miranda McCullagh to launch Whistle & Flute Clothing, a fun and modern clothing line for kids and adults. Their designs are loved by people all over the world. The Canadian couple from Victoria, B.C. gets wholesale orders from across the globe.

  9. Fashionphile Expands International Reach And Grows Sales With PayPal
    6/15/2015

    One woman’s used designer bag is another woman’s beloved new addition. No one knows this better than Sarah Davis, a fashionista who has been expanding women’s purse collections without deflating their wallets since 1999.

  10. In Case You Missed It At NRF: EMV For SMRs
    1/20/2015

    In case you missed the Exhibitor Big !deas session, Ready Or Not, Here Comes EMV — What Small Merchants Should Expect, here’s a recap. Moderated by Tom Pojero, head of U.S. Merchant Acquisition, panelists David Hogan, executive director, Heartland Payment Systems;  Norm Merritt, president and co-CEO, ShopKeep; and Rod Hometh, SVP, market development, Ingenico Group delivered insightful commentary on the lack of EMV knowledge among SMRs.