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The Retail POS System Malware Epidemic | Transaction Services

The Retail POS System Malware Epidemic

December 22, 2016/0/0/

The one thing every retailer dreads is a hack or other form of security breach. However, the vast amounts of personal data a POS system can hold will always be a target for criminals; most credit card/debit card payments are made via POS systems, this results in rich pickings for cybercriminals or gangs seeking huge volumes […]

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How to Quicken Your Chip Card Changeover | Transaction Services

How to Quicken Your Chip Card Changeover

December 15, 2016/0/0/

Chip cards have been one of the most significant changes faced by retailers in the U.S. in recent years. However, the switchover has been far from smooth with merchants facing delays in their terminals being certified, and some small businesses have been slow to introduce the new technology. 70 percent of consumers now have chip cards […]

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POS Systems for Your Restaurant | Transaction Services

POS Systems for Your Restaurant

December 8, 2016/0/0/

Efficiency is one of the ingredients for running a restaurant and it isn’t just about keeping the customer satisfied by providing a fast, professional service. Successfully managing a restaurant business also involves effectively managing the admin and the inventory side so you can minimize wastage and maximize profits. Running a successful restaurant business is often […]

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Tips for Reducing Data Security Threats | transaction Services

4 Tips for Reducing Data Security Threats

December 2, 2016/0/0/

As a business owner, you understand the importance of protecting proprietary data. That includes the information collected during a transaction with a vendor or one of your customers. Choosing to incorporate the right type of measures into your overall data security strategy minimizes the odds of someone hacking into your company network and stealing credit […]

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Profitable Business Owners Love the Interchange Plus Pricing Model | Transaction Services

Why Profitable Business Owners Love the Interchange Plus Pricing Model

November 30, 2016/0/0/

Learn why interchange plus pricing is one of the fairest and affordable pricing models available. If you run a business, you know that accepting credit and debit cards is extremely important. Many consumers no longer even carry cash. Therefore, accepting credit and debit cards directly influences your bottom line. On the other hand, credit and […]

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Level 2 Payment Processing Explained | Transaction Services

Level 2 Payment Processing Explained (Because It’s Complicated)

November 28, 2016/0/0/

As a new business owner, you’ve made the decision to accept credit and debit card payments. That means you will need to work with a merchant provider to come up with the most practical approach to accepting electronic payments, and ensure the funds are transferred to your bank account in a timely manner. As you […]

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Payment Processing for Nonprofit Organizations | Transaction Services

Payment Processing for Nonprofit Organizations: Tips for Setting Up the Most Cost Effective Solution

November 23, 2016/0/0/

Not everyone understands that nonprofit organizations have to pay credit card processing fees just like any other type of entity. The thing to remember is that the board and others who are involved in the operation of the entity do have options. With the right approach to card processing, it is possible to keep the […]

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Creating a Single Repository for Your Business Data | Transaction Services

Are There Any Real Benefits to Creating a Single Repository for Your Business Data?

November 21, 2016/0/0/

Even if you operate a small business, there’s a lot of information that must be tracked. Think of the data that you accumulate as a new customer comes on board. There’s the information needed for a basic client profile, including billing data like purchase orders, client and matter numbers, or cost codes that must be […]

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Understanding Interchange Costs | Transaction Services

Understanding Interchange Costs & How to Manage Them Responsibly

November 18, 2016/0/0/

As you talk with different merchant service providers, one of the issues that must be addressed is the interchange fees or costs that apply to each transaction. Many business owners don’t realize there are ways to manage those costs and still have excellent service and protection through a provider. Here is some information about what […]

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Importance of Being EMV Compliant | Transaction Services

The Importance of Being EMV Compliant

November 16, 2016/0/0/

EMV compliance is one of the most significant changes to the way retailers accept payments. However, despite the drive towards compliance, most businesses have been slow to make the move. Many retailers might just be waiting to see the effects on the industry before upgrading their systems, but if you want to avoid unnecessary liability, […]

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