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November, 2022

  • 23 November

    4 benefits of integrating payments with your software solution

    Steven Velasquez, Senior Vice President and Head of Partner Business Development – Elavon As the worlds of technology and financial services converge, providing your merchants and their end users with a connected buying experience is crucial to differentiating your software in an increasingly crowded and competitive market. ISVs are now …

  • 23 November

    Backed by a Merchant Group, a TV Ad Pushes the Case for Controlling Credit Card Costs

    A prominent merchant trade group on Thursday began running a TV commercial that uses Visa Inc.’s sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup to decry credit card acceptance fees and advocate for a bill backed by Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., that would regulate those costs. The 30-second commercial, which lays heavy …

  • 23 November

    COMMENTARY: Recession-Era Fraudsters Are Already Among Us

    As businesses grapple with today’s economic uncertainty, many are facing difficult budget and resource constraints. But as company leaders focus on the slowing economy, they must not forget about cybercriminals. Placing fraud prevention on the backburner risks falling behind sophisticated fraudsters, who constantly take advantage of economic uncertainty, and refine …

  • 23 November

    Beware of Crypto Scams MyChargeBack Warns And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/23/22

    In the wake of failures by the cryptocurrency lender Celsius and the crypto exchange FTX, MyChargeBack, a transaction-dispute service, warns users to beware of scams involving crypto-recovery promises. FIS Inc. intends to cut “thousands” of jobs, reported Bloomberg.com, in order to cut costs. Balance, a 2-year-old payments platform for business-to-business transactions, announced …

  • 22 November

    Empowering Merchants with Real-Time Payment Data

    Merchants continue to pull every lever to generate additional revenue within an increasingly competitive landscape. For them, it is a matter of survival. And while numerous offerings promise equally innumerable benefits, there’s a hidden goldmine that can ensure the growth merchants are looking for: their payments data in real-time. > …

  • 22 November

    Eye on Crypto: WooCommerce Partners With DePay; Airswift Launches a Payment Gateway

    E-commerce platform provider WooCommerce is partnering with DePay, a decentralized-payment processor, to enable its sellers to accept cryptocurrency directly to a crypto wallet for immediate settlement. Intermediaries that credit the merchant’s account after processing a crypto transaction would be eliminated. DePay supports tens of thousands of cryptocurrency tokens and their …

  • 22 November

    Clunky Checkouts Are Hampering Sales for Small Sellers, a Paysafe Report Finds

    The surge in online shopping touched off by the pandemic has turned out to be something of a mixed blessing for smaller merchants. While it brought in a wave of new shoppers, it has also exposed a rising problem with glitchy checkouts at times of high demand, according to a …

  • 22 November

    A Boon for Embedded Finance And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 11/22/22

    Revenue from global embedded financial services will exceed $183 billion by 2027, up from $65 billion in 2022, according to a report from Juniper Research. It classifies embedded finance as when financial services, such as banking, insurance, or lending, are integrated into non-financial user experiences. American Express Co. released a personal card application …

  • 21 November

    Help your merchants take the sting out of the cost of payment acceptance

    By Michelle Jordan, SVP and Head of Payment Optimization The weighted average cost of payment acceptance is expected to have doubled from around 0.8% in 2009 to over 1.6% by 2025.[i] Fueled by the abundance of rewards cards, the shift to online payments, and the rise of commercial purchasing cards, …

  • 21 November

    Payment Processor And Lender Newtek Gets the Fed’s Blessing To Be a Bank Holding Company

    Newtek Business Services Corp., a small-business lender and payment processor, has received approval from the Federal Reserve to become a bank-holding company and financial-holding company through its acquisition of National Bank of New York City. Newtek entered into an agreement to acquire the bank in August 2021. Approval of the …

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