News for Sterling Payment Technologies

Online retailers reap rewards from Cyber Monday


Retailers saw positive results during Cyber Monday, with more customers taking part in merchant services through mobile phones than last year. ... more

Credit card companies market to college students


One of the biggest ways that credit card companies try to increase revenues is by targeting college students with special offers. ... more

Credit usage increases in recent months


More people are using credit cards than in the recent past, according to one recently published industry report. ... more

Legislation would force taxi cabs to take plastic payments


One of the biggest headaches for some consumers is the lack of credit card terminals inside taxi cabs. ... more

Credit card issuers give offers to members


With the holiday season coming up, many credit card firms are increasing the level of rewards they give customers, hoping to encourage more merchant services-related activity. ... more

Apple gets number of NFC patents


One of the biggest technology companies in the world recently received a patent that it could use for merchant services with near field communication technology. ... more

Chase partners with British Airways for high tech credit card


One way that some credit card firms work to protect data is by inserting chip technology into plastic card products. ... more

Mobile apps a big part of credit card industry


Thanks to emerging technology, merchants everywhere have been able to give consumers new ways to pay for items in stores. ... more

Getting the right merchant account for small businesses


One of the most vital ways that businesses of all shapes and sizes can better compete with other firms is to sign up for the most advantageous merchant account service. However, knowing what signs to look for will help avoid the potential pitfalls th ... more

Credit unions see influx of customers thanks to bank fee backlash


Thanks to the announcements from many financial institutions regarding new charges for debit and other services, many people around the country have been moving their money to community credit unions. ... more

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