Valentine’s Day: How Much Did People Spend?

How much money does Valentine’s Day cost? Total spending for the holiday is expected to top $18.2 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 per person. As you head out to buy candy, cards or flowers today, here’s a closer look at this year’s Valentine’s Day by the numbers.   Read More

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Holiday Consumer Trends 2017

The 2017 Holiday Planning Playbook is retail’s guide for understanding the key lessons from the 2016 season and how the consumer’s ever-evolving path to purchase will impact the upcoming holiday season. To help retailers prepare for the 2017 holidays, NRF surveyed over 2,000 holiday shoppers to understand their experiences and behavior during the 2016 season and what…

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Mobile Tipping App

Maria Luna and Hector Rodriguez invented a payment and tipping app called Bravo and pitched it on the televised entrepreneurship competition, which is judged by a team of successful businesspeople. “Bravo is a seamless payment solution that allows you to find and pay anyone,” said Luna, the co-founder, and CEO. They were seeking a $150,000…

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Checks won’t cut it in the ‘instant pay’ age

Consumer dissatisfaction with paper checks is at an all-time high, expectations for instant money is becoming the default, and the capability for real-time push payments has arrived. A number of recent studies have documented the disfavor of paper checks. Consumers are simply fed up with the wait and frustration of this outdated payment instrument. For years,…

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Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Hit 143 Million Customers

Equifax Cyberattack

Equifax Cyberattack Equifax said its systems were struck by a cyberattack that may have affected about 143 million U.S. customers of the credit reporting agency, shedding light on one of the largest and most intrusive breaches in history. Intruders accessed names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers, Equifax said in a…

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What are Integrated Payment Solutions and Why Should You Care?

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Integrated payment solutions are tools that your business can use to integrate accounting, customer relationship management (CRM) and other business applications with payments processing. By integrating payments processing with business applications, you can save time and money, reduce errors and get a better view of your business. Learn More Here.

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What Millenials Want

Credit Card payment processing solutions

Millenials seem to be voting with their wallets for the convenience provided by these subscription services. Not having to worry if you have milk in the fridge, or enough toilet paper is well the extra few dollars that it might cost. The other factor that vendors should not take lightly, is that subscription customers tend…

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