Finding the right payment model for your clientele

  • May 18, 2015
One of the best ways to identify payment processing models that are appropriate for your business is to learn from your customers. For leaders at supermarket chain Whole Foods, this has meant …

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Finding the right payment processing provider for your enterprise

  • May 14, 2015

This week, Nerd Wallet conducted a cost-benefit analysis of expanding enterprises to include payment card processing systems. While few industries rely on cash-only models of doing business in 2015, …

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April blog roundup: Data security, mobile payments, Congressional oversight

  • May 11, 2015
From mobile payments to data security, April was an active month in the payment processing space. In case you missed it, here are some of the topics we covered on the Vantage Viewpoint blog last …

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Forrester: Don't expect full EMV migration until 2020

  • May 08, 2015
A new study by Forrester Research estimates that chip-and-pin signature technologies won't be "broadly adopted" in the U.S. until 2020, according to The Wall Street Journal. The …

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93 percent of retailers say customers want more payment options

  • May 05, 2015

In 2015, convenience is a primary driver of innovation. In the payment processing space, providing customers with options for purchasing goods or services can improve their experience and open your …

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EMV shift could change hackers' focus to CNP transactions

  • May 05, 2015

The 2015 EMV deadline arrives in October and many experts have speculated about how the widespread implementation will change the nature of cyberattacks. On this blog, we've discussed predictions …

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Penetration tests should be sophisticated and controlled

  • May 01, 2015

Earlier this year, we discussed the importance of conducting penetration tests. Recently, PYMNTS spoke to Graham Steel, CEO of Cryptosense, a company that creates software for testing …

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Most merchants say high-profile breaches have served as wake-up call

  • April 30, 2015

After a year of high profile breaches, some might assume that merchants are on high alert about payment card security. And while a majority say that the spate of compromises has caused them to …

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Study shows merchants value convenience over security

  • April 30, 2015

It seems that each week there's a new payment method on the market. Whether it's the launch of a new mobile payment platform or the looming October deadline for EMV migration, merchants may …

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Are retail storefronts primed for a comeback?

  • April 29, 2015

Much has been written about the threat that ecommerce sites pose to brick-and-mortar retail operations. However, some experts say the tide may be shifting in favor of traditional storefront …

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