5 Ways Merchant Services Providers Can Help Prepare Retailers For The EMV World

June 11, 2015   After what seems like an eternity of conversation and prognostication on the part of the card associations, the much anticipated transition from traditional magnetic stripe cards to new EMV chip cards will begin in earnest this October. While EMV has certainly been around in one form or another in other global … Read more

Transaction Size Is EMV’s Liability Surprise

May 19, 2015   In the payments industry, the common practice is to equate mobile merchants with micro merchants, and to put them on a back burner for things like EMV upgrades. In reality, there is nothing ‘micro’ about merchants that sell big-ticket items in mobile environments. For example, consider vendors who sell their wares … Read more

Anywhere Commerce’s Gateway Course Includes Adding NFC-Payment Capabilities

March 10, 2015   Mobile point-of-sale company AnywhereCommerce will add near-field communications (NFC) payment capability to its mobile hardware in coming weeks, signaling a further shift along its path to becoming a cloud-based payments gateway. That’s the word from William Nichols, Anywhere Commerce’s chief executive. That strategy, implemented about six months ago when Nichols arrived … Read more

EMV Will Help Merchants Discover M-Commerce

March 04, 2015   Source: PaymentSource Instead of treating the migration to chip as solely a matter of compliance, many smart companies are using the technological disruption caused by EMV as a catalyst for positive change. They are examining the convergence of payments and mobile, envisioning what’s possible, and embracing innovative solutions that become game-changers … Read more