Industry News - Merchant Processing Industry

New Visa TIP Update


Due to the increase in small business data breaches, Visa has established a new data security program. This program will require small businesses that are utilizing third party providers for POS applications and terminal installations and integration ... more

Mobile payments continuing gaining steam worldwide


Mobile payments started to make headlines on a consistent basis in 2016, and as such many in the industry are looking forward to the new year ahead as well. ... more

Mobile payments could take a big step forward in 2017


As the end of the year approaches, many in the payments industry are shifting their attentions to the developing trends for 2017, and the ways in which emerging technology will help to bolster use of newer and more secure payment platforms. ... more

Recap: Thanksgiving Holiday and the Rise of Mobile Shopping


Consumers flocked to their favorite retail stores, taking advantage of price cuts without having to deal with the craziness of Black Friday. The migration of consumers from brick-and-mortar stores to online shopping over this past Thanksgiving-Black ... more

EMV continues to pick up steam over security fears, regular use


Since the EMV liability shift went into effect late last year, the migration of everyday card use has slowly but surely been toward the new payment option. ... more

Mobile adoption inflection point coming soon


Over the past few years, there has been a steady but quite slow rollout of mobile payment options for both consumers and retailers to adopt. ... more

3 Last Minute Tips for Black Friday and Cyber Monday


As Black Friday and Cyber Monday continue to grow in popularity, merchants need to stay proactive in marketing and selling to the ever growing customer base. ... more

Consumers May Want to Think Twice This Upcoming Holiday Shopping Season


Counterfeit retail apps working as money laundering schemes have been discovered in Apple’s App Store. According to the mobile analytics company, Branding Brand, hundreds of counterfeit apps in the Apple App Store slid past Apple’s rigorous evaluatio ... more

More security requirements coming for small merchants


While merchants of all sizes have dealt with rising requirements for protecting transaction data for some time now, even more security efforts may be necessary in the near future. ... more

Mobile payments continue to gain steam


When mobile payments were first introduced to the masses, the platforms were mainly utilized by a small number of early adopters, both on the shopper and retailer sides. ... more

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