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Featured Article Checkout with Apple Pay for Ecommerce: How to Capture More Orders from Mobile Devices

Mobile commerce is a subsector of ecommerce and describes all purchases made on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. With smartphones an integral part of daily life and rarely more than an arm’s length away, mobile commerce has become a huge driver of overall online shopping and mobile sales in the U.S. alone […]

Checkout with Apple Pay for Ecommerce Mobile Checkout with Apple Pay for Ecommerce: How to Capture More Orders from Mobile Devices
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Mobile commerce is a subsector of ecommerce and describes all purchases made on a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet. With smartphones an integral part of daily life and rarely more than an arm’s length away, mobile commerce has become a huge driver of overall online shopping and mobile sales in the U.S. alone […]

Top E-Commerce Fraud Prevention Tools in 2021 Top E-Commerce Fraud Prevention Tools in 2021
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The coronavirus pandemic that rocked the world in 2020 saw people flock to the web for everything from entertainment to education to work to shopping, and beyond. But with that surge in web traffic came a surge in cyberattacks and ecommerce fraud. With payment fraud losses already set to reach $6.4 billion in 2021 prior […]

Ecommerce predictions for 2021 Ecommerce Predictions for 2021
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2020 was a year without precedent in modern history, and one most people are more than happy to put behind them. While 2021 represents renewed hope for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resumption of something more closely resembling normal, many of the changes to daily life – and to commerce – ushered […]

Is Apple Pay mobile commerce Is Apple Pay Mobile Commerce?
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Mobile commerce – or m-commerce for short – is a term that has been popping up more and more in the wider conversation around payments. While everyone is familiar with e-commerce, the term m-commerce leaves a lot of people, even within the industry, scratching their heads. So, just what is mobile commerce, why is it […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Payment Processor Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Payment Processor
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When business is tight, it becomes more important than ever for merchants to squeeze every ounce of value they can from their operations – including payment processing. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic with widespread closures and tightening consumer spending habits, many merchants are on the market for new payment processing partners that can […]

Accepting Apple Pay in your Ecommerce Store Accepting Apple Pay in Your Ecommerce Store
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Apple Pay is the native digital wallet that ships installed on all new Apple devices, and it is quickly becoming one of the most important payment methods in the online shopping space. Connecting with today’s online consumer is all about the experience. A clunky, difficult shopping experience will result in high bounce rates and lost […]

Restore Solutions Restore Solutions, Inc. – BAMS Customer Success Stories
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BAMS has customers from across the country and in all sorts of industries, and we take pride in the value we bring for every single one of our customers. Restore Solutions, Inc. is a BAMS customer, and they have found a lot of success with their leading products and with the power of BAMS for […]

Apple Pay vs. Apple Cash Apple Pay vs. Apple Cash
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Digital wallets are becoming one of the fastest-growing payment solutions among mobile device users, and, as of today, Apple Pay is the unquestionable king of them all. Apple also offers another digital payment service called Apple Cash. While the two are related, they aren’t the same, and this has caused some confusion among consumers and […]

Parrot Sports Gear - BAMS Customer Success Stories Parrot Sports Gear – BAMS Customer Success Stories
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Our team never stops working to provide the best possible experience for our valued merchant clients. So when they sing our praises, that is true success and something that we love to share! Parrot Sports Gear is a BAMS customer and a long-time Bellbrook, Ohio-based business. Parrot has been in business for 26 years, and […]

Apple Pay Accept Apple Pay in Your Business Now. It’s Easy!
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Apple Pay is Apple’s proprietary digital wallet payment system, which utilizes the Apple Wallet installed stock on all iPhones, iPads, and all MacBooks with built-in touch ID. Digital wallets like Apple Pay allow users to load all of their payment cards (and even some loyalty cards) into their devices in digital format, eliminating the need […]

Via Seating Via Seating – BAMS Customer Success Stories
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Here at BAMS, our clients and their success is our number one priority. When our clients find success, we couldn’t be happier – especially when we’ve been able to contribute to that success. The following is the story of a very successful BAMS client, Via Seating. Via Seating is a chair manufacturer that produces innovative, […]

What is OptBlue by American Express® What is OptBlue by American Express?
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“Don’t do business without it” is the merchant-side slogan of American Express. Yet, for decades, countless merchants have done exactly that. American Express processing was expensive and couldn’t be mixed with payment processing for any other card company, making it more problematic than it was worth for most small merchants. As a result, many stores […]

SHASHI Socks SHASHI Socks – BAMS Success Stories
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At BAMS, we take a lot of pride in helping our clients grow their businesses. We are always excited to hear about a client that is finding a lot of success because when our clients succeed, we are succeeding as well. Natalie Lerch Sudit founded SHASHI in Boca Raton, Florida 10 years ago. Sudit was […]

Apple Pay for Merchants Apple Pay for Merchants
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Digital wallets are new payment solutions offered by a wide variety of operating system and device manufacturers that allow users to store an entire wallet’s worth of cards in digital format on their smartphones, tablets, and even watches. Apple Pay is the digital wallet that comes stock on all iPhones and all new MacBooks, making […]

BAMS What's New for Your Business in 2021 BAMS: What’s New for Your Business in 2021
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With 2020 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to start looking ahead to the new trends and technologies that will define the payments space in 2021. Industry news for January is still heavily impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and includes new resources for merchants around the country, a brand new cloud-based mobile POS, and […]

What Are Arbitration Fees What Are Arbitration Fees and How Are They Assessed?
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Merchants need to have a strong handle on their business, especially with regards to how the business is growing and any risks to that growth. One potential risk comes from arbitration fees, which are assessed when the chargeback process is taken to the arbitration stage and ruled in favor of the cardholder. 

Mobile Payments Three Different Types of Mobile Payments Explained — How Consumers Pay with their Phones in 2021
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Mobile devices have become an ingrained and integral part of our daily lives. Today, over 80% of adults in the United States own a smartphone, and roughly half own a tablet. More than just communication tools, those mobile devices exist to entertain us and make our lives easier, and, unsurprisingly, they’ve become a go-to tool […]

The Restaurant Industry Continues to Struggle Amid COVID-19 in 2021 The Restaurant Industry Continues to Struggle Amid COVID-19 in 2021
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COVID-19 has caused enormous hardships for small business owners across the vast majority of industries, but perhaps no sector has been hit harder than food service. The rapid spread of the virus has damaged the restaurant industry in two major ways; far-reaching regulatory restrictions and changes to consumer behavior.