Visa, MasterCard facing more interchange lawsuits

  • August 01, 2014

Just when it seemed that the credit card processing fee lawsuits against Visa and MasterCard were coming to an end, the processes is starting again. Previously, a large group of retailers …

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EMV and mobile POS systems to collide

  • August 01, 2014

Two of the hottest trends in the payment landscape are mobile devices and EMV chip-cards. The latter is a security feature that has an industry-wide deadline for adoption of October 1, 2015, and …

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What accessories are needed to improve a tablet cash register

  • July 30, 2014
Every company is looking for ways to improve operations while saving money. In recent years, this idea has led to an increase in the adoption rates of various technologies, one of which was the …

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Majority of consumers believe in security of EMV

  • July 29, 2014
Security is a major topic of conversation in the payment industry. Every major breach is news and consumers and businesses alike are putting a higher priority on having the right security …

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Business cite several reasons for upgrading POS systems

  • July 24, 2014

More organizations are looking at their POS systems in a new way. The ever evolving technology landscape has sped up the decline of traditional systems and increased the need to upgrade to a new …

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Ballpark deploys tablet POS to speed up transactions

  • July 22, 2014

One of the main reasons an organization would want to upgrade its POS system is the speed of processing transactions. The longer a customer has to wait for a credit card payment to be …

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How hard is the EMV deadline?

  • July 21, 2014
One of the biggest topics in the EMV chip card conversation is the looming October 1, 2015 deadline for banks to deploy it. Over the last year, talk surrounding the technology has increased …

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Examining the murky waters of credit card swipe fees

  • July 16, 2014

This blog has been covering the ongoing issues, both legal and regulatory, surrounding credit and debit card fees and rules for some time. Recently, NACS featured a guest column from Jeff Miller, …

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AmEx starts trial over interchange fees

  • July 14, 2014

The legal battles between businesses and credit card companies have mainly seen Visa and MasterCard as the defendants. However, a trial started this week that has American Express defending itself …

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Best practices for implementing small business credit card acceptance

  • July 02, 2014
The decision to accept or not accept credit card payments is something that every business owner will need to make.  Because it takes research, it is advisable to not wait until the last minute.& …

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