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on June 4, 2019 by Cari Strauss

Payments have come a long way from cash and cards. As a business owner, to accept payments in as wide a variety of forms as possible is just good customer service. That’s why it’s important to stay up to date on developments in the world of payment solutions. With this guide, we’ll tell you more […]

on May 17, 2019 by Cari Strauss

Airline mile points on credit cards are a great way to increase customer engagement, because they’re a dream come true for travelers. After building up enough points on a credit card linked to an airline brand, frequent flyers accumulate “frequent flyer miles” that they can cash in for flights anywhere in the world. As a […]

on April 24, 2019 by Cari Strauss

Hackers are everywhere, and they’re trying day and night to steal customer credit card data. Identities and money have been stolen as a result of hacks affecting some of the world’s biggest brands, so even the big names like Target and Macy’s aren’t safe from theft (and, in fact, are attractive to thieves for being […]

on April 15, 2019 by Cari Strauss

A magstripe is a magnetic stripe on the back of a credit card that stores card data, and can be read by card readers at payment terminals. They have been around at least as long as credit cards, but are becoming obsolete as they’re replaced by newer technology. There are a lot of reasons that […]

on April 12, 2019 by Cari Strauss

As more and more customers choose to pay with debit cards, credit cards, and contactless payment options, the red tape that merchants face can become daunting. Some merchants—especially restaurants—are choosing to simplify the sale while saving money through cash discounting. Cash discounting is when a merchant allows a customer to receive a discount when he […]

on April 9, 2019 by Cari Strauss

Parking meters in New Jersey might be about to get smart—and that that means customers who go over their paid time are going to have to pay up, or else they’ll be ticketed instantaneously. That’s thanks to a new bill in the New Jersey senate that would clear the way for new “intelligent parking” meters […]

on April 5, 2019 by Cari Strauss

Are human valets about to become a thing of the past? If this project at the international airport in Lyon, France is any indication, the answer may be yes. It’s the first full-time valet of its kind from Stanley Robotics, a company that began trials for its robotic valet system several years ago. The system […]

on April 4, 2019 by Cari Strauss

Smart cities are the cities of the future—but in some areas, smart cities are already here. By integrating web-enabled technology into urban infrastructure, modern metropolitan areas are improving economic efficiency, convenience, public safety, and environmental friendliness more than ever before. Going forward, tech industry experts predict this trend will only accelerate, driving economic growth in […]

on April 1, 2019 by Cari Strauss

In today’s primarily digital world, you will not find many folks carrying cash in their wallets or purses. With the ease and simplicity of credit and debit cards, keeping cash can seem inconvenient. However, there are many unrecognized benefits to paying with cash. For example, keeping cash on hand can be a life-saver in a […]

on March 21, 2019 by Cari Strauss

In an age when e-commerce accounts and digital payments are king, merchants can encounter many difficulties in completing a simple sale. One such challenge is dealing with chargebacks. Simply, a chargeback is a reversal of a credit card charge enacted by the card-issuing bank at the request of the cardholder. Chargebacks began in the era […]