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What is a Payment Gateway?
Featured Article What is a Payment Gateway?

Payment gateways are a crucial tool in both ecommerce and brick-and-mortar sales, but many merchants don’t necessarily understand what their gateways do or why they really need to have one at all. With that in mind, the following is a quick refresher on what gateways are, how they work, and why they’re so important.    […]

New Trends in EMV Payments New Trends in EMV Payments
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The past few years have seen a sea of change in the payments industry and the role that EMV payment cards play in the lives of consumers. Worldwide health measures have changed the way we pay in-person, and, today, cash is no longer king – so much so that many consumers no longer carry any […]

How Apple Cash and the Apple Card are Changing the Game How Apple Cash and the Apple Card are Changing the Game
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Apple is arguably the biggest name in consumer tech, and with so many people around the world using their devices, the advent of digital wallets made it clear they’d be a dominant player in payments as well. The success of Apple’s digital wallet, Apple Pay, proved that its users were ready for Apple-branded mobile digital […]

What's The Difference Between a Payment Gateway and a Payment Processor? What’s The Difference Between a Payment Gateway and a Payment Processor?
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Online sales are the norm today and are growing more popular and ubiquitous each year. According to the US census bureau, in 2020, e-commerce sales now account for roughly 14% of all retail sales – an increase of nearly 8% from 2015. With more people utilizing e-commerce each year, it pays for retailers to integrate […]

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 […]

Contactless Payments What Are Contactless Payments and Are They Right for Your Business? Part Two
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In part one of this series, we discussed the basics of contactless payments, how they work, and the exceptional convenience that they offer to consumers and businesses alike. In part two, we’ll look at an emerging benefit that has come into focus in the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak – improved public health. We’ll […]

What Are Contactless Payments What Are Contactless Payments and Are They Right for Your Business? Part One
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Contactless payment has become a hot topic in the wake of the global pandemic. Across the United States and around the globe, merchants who have previously relied on cash-heavy sales and traditional card payments are now faced with the pressing need to upgrade their systems and bring their transaction processing into the 21st century. But […]