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Fast-Growing Merchant Acceptance Could Entice More Acquirers to Look Abroad

A number of U.S. payments providers have expanded overseas in recent years, and now more may have an incentive to do so if recent research showing robust growth in merchant acceptance is any indication. The number of physical stores or outlets accepting payment cards worldwide reached 69.2 million last year, …

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Acquirers Can Anticipate a Nice Volume Increase Over the Holidays

Merchant acquirers, especially those in the e-commerce and mobile-commerce space, can look forward to strong holiday payment card volumes this year, according to online-commerce analytics firm eMarketer Inc. New York City-based eMarketer’s “Holiday Shopping 2018: A Strong Economy Sets the Stage for a Spending Surge” report released last month predicts …

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Forecast Has a Sunny Outlook for Merchant Acquirers’ Holiday E-Commerce Volumes

Online-commerce analytics firm eMarketer Inc. is out with its 2018 holiday spending forecast, and it has some encouraging news for merchant acquirers, especially those in the e-commerce and mobile-commerce space. New York City-based eMarketer’s “Holiday Shopping 2018: A Strong Economy Sets the Stage for a Spending Surge” report predicts total …

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Behind the ETA’s Self-Regulation Program for ISOs, Acquirers, and Payment Facilitators

The word “regulation” generates little enthusiasm in the merchant-acquiring industry, but it’s more palatable when “self” is the operative adjective rather than “government.” Thus, the Electronic Transactions Association is pushing its new Self-Regulation Program for acquirers, independent sales organizations, and payment facilitators. Launched early this month, the voluntary program requires …

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