Vantage Viewpoint

The Merchant Interchange Debate Continues

  • September 20, 2009
This week the National Retail Federation and the Merchants Payments Coalition released a 14-page report, entitled, “’Swipe Fee’ Reform--International Lessons” lobbying in …

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Prepaid Visa Payroll Cards Replace Expensive Paper Checks

  • August 22, 2009
Thousands of employers currently offer Visa payroll cards to employees and for companies looking to go green, streamline payroll operations and lower costs, paycards are only gaining in popularity. …

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Tabs, Tips and Chargebacks -- Best Practices for Restaurants, Bars and Night Clubs

  • August 16, 2009
A common problem in F&B industry is dealing with payment card issues related to running tabs and adjusting tips. Recent developments require F&B establishments (F&B) to evaluate their …

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Merchants Go with Prepaid Wireless

  • August 15, 2009
GPRS prepaid wireless plans are becoming popular alternatives for merchants using fixed wireless (wireless terminals that require a power outlet). With SIM chips costing less than $10 and one- …

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The Complete B2B Payment Solution Seminar

  • August 14, 2009
Vantage will be conducting an in-depth training seminar for its Payment Analysts in San Jose, CA on August 28th. The focus of this seminar will be to provide insight into business-to-business (B2B) …

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Don't Be Afraid of Accounts Receivable

  • August 03, 2009
Many small and midsize businesses (SMB) we consult with are afraid of implementing policies and procedures to better manage their accounts receivable (A/R) because they are scared of losing customers. …

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B2B suppliers accepting commercial card payments

  • July 24, 2009
As reported in a recent U.S. Banker article titled P-Cards Have Promise, approximately 16 percent of B2B suppliers accept commercial cards for U.S. B2B payments citing Interchange fees as a factor …

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Capitalizing on Your Cash Flow

  • July 15, 2009
 

How important do you consider your cash flow?Many small businesses focus the majority of their attention on sales but cash flow is king.  This video recommends: 

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Card Number Truncation on Merchant Receipts

  • July 08, 2009
Update: March 2011

There are federal laws, various state laws and association rules which require merchants to truncate the cardholder copy of receipts.   It is the merchant's …

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Visa Implements U.S. List of Registered Independent Sales Organizations

  • July 07, 2009
Vantage Card Services, Inc. is a registered Visa ISO.  Merchants can now verify compliance status on Visa’s U.S. List of Registered Independent Sales Organizations, available at www.visa. …

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