The Northeast Acquirers Association winter conference is moving to Boston this year after a 14-year run at Mount Snow, Vt. more »
The power of an email blast offering merchant cash advances came as a shock to an ISO who was immediately inundated with more calls and email messages than he could handle. more »
Next years updates to the Payment Card Industry data security standards will provide retailers with better protection, but hackers will target the weaknesses of companies that dont put in extra effort. more »
SAN DIEGOBig data can combine information from a variety of sources to tip off ISOs and agents when their merchants are preparing to leave for another transaction-services provider.
SAN DIEGOWhen customers Google a businessperson, the LinkedIn profiles near the top of search results.That makes it vital to portray yourself as you would have others perceive you.
SAN DIEGO--The acquiring industry is apparently dropping its wait and see attitude toward Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency thats becoming increasingly respectable. That goes for some other digital currencies, too.
SAN DIEGOBig data can combine information from a variety of sources to tip off Independent sales organizations when their merchant clients are preparing to leave for another transaction-services provider.
SAN DIEGOApple and Samsung joined the Electronic Transactions Association this week, providing further evidence that the acquiring industrys trade group is welcoming technology companies as members.
PALM BEACH, Fla.Hardly anyone at last weeks gathering of acquiring executives could utter a sentence without the phrase "Apple Pay."
PALM BEACH, Fla.Handling transactions seems secondary for the tech giants now entering the payments industry, says Diane Offereins, Discover Financial Services executive vice presidentpayments.
The House Oversight Committee has turned its focus to the role of the Federal Trade Commission in the Operation Choke Point.
ISOs and agents are perpetually seeking new value-added products and services that can generate profit and foster differentiation, and three possibilities have come to light recently.
PayItSimple, a credit card installment provider, is seeking ISOs and agents to promote its no-interest scheme service to merchants.
Ingenico Group is using its experience in EMV-chip terminal upgrades and new momentum from Apple Pay to position itself for the U.S. conversion to smart-card technology.
Apple Pay is poised to foment a technology revolution that could force acquirers to rewrite the job descriptions of their salespeople, says a prominent ISO chief executive.
Apriva has added data analytics and business management tools to its payments software for bank and merchant services clients, along with a Web portal where merchants can review consumer behavior.
Its no coincidence that Visa Inc. launched its new Visa Token Services the same day Apple unveiled its mobile wallet, according to Matthew Dill, the card brand's senior vice president and head of innovation and strategic partnerships.
Its time for the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to work with acquirers to provide merchants with PCI in a box, says Stephen Orfei, the councils new general manager.
Apple Inc. has officially unveiled Apple Pay, a mobile payment system in its upcoming line of smartphones and its smartwatch, using a model that involves legacy payment companies but adds a new spin.
Apriva says it has future-proofed its services for ISOs by connecting to a digital currency gateway and developing a universal POS application.