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June 18, 2021

QR Codes Strike Back!


June 15, 2021

Transformations and Trends Reshaping Payments in the Pacific

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June 9, 2021

Real-Time Payments Fraud Detection: Smashing the Data Bottleneck with Network Intelligence

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June 8, 2021

The Buy Now Pay Later Boom: Spotlight on Klarna

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April 8, 2021

EMV at the Pump: Is It Really That Secure?

Last weekend I went spring skiing, well spring snowboarding — but you know what I mean. It was sunny, with temperatures in the 50s — an epic day of carving mashed potatoes to close my snowboarding season.

Mobile Payment Fraud Verification


March 30, 2021

Could Increased Fraud Make the Mobile Payments Boom a Revenue Bust for Merchants?

Mobile payments are fast becoming mainstream, with ACI merchant customers seeing 30 percent of all eCommerce transactions in 2020 being made on mobile devices. In the United States, adoption is higher, with 42 percent of eCommerce transactions in 2020 on mobile – that’s a year-on-year growth rate of 55 percent.

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March 18, 2021

Building Resilience and Flexibility Through Multi-Acquiring

At one time, merchants saw payments simply as the cost of doing business. Today, however, payments are seen as a strategic battleground—one that can drive revenue and loyalty when done right.

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March 11, 2021

Touchless Payments: A Major Opportunity for Grocers

The grocery shopping experience has changed significantly in recent years. What was once a simple, traditional trip to the store has now evolved into a variety of consumer journeys spanning multiple delivery channels.

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February 23, 2021

The European Commission’s Retail Payments Strategy: What’s in There and Why Is It Important?

In September 2020, the European Commission (EC) published the European Retail Payments Strategy (RPS), which is now being reviewed by the Council of the European Union in view of adopting its draft conclusions on the RPS.


February 4, 2021

Grocery Shoppers Show Omnivorous Appetite for Omni-Channel

Digital acceleration and the massive growth in eCommerce sales in 2020 have not gone unnoticed by those in the connected world. Largely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, ACI Worldwide data analysis showed that global online sales in the general retail sector were up 209 percent in April and 81 percent in May (compared to the previous year), and overall eCommerce sales continued to show an uplift of more than 20 percent compared to a year earlier in November.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?


January 7, 2021

Merchants Don’t Need a Payments Gateway, They Need a Payments Hub

The term “payments gateway” over-simplifies what it takes to process a payment. The terminology comes from the early days of online payment processing, but has now entered the vernacular for all aspects of merchant payments, including online, mobile and in-store.


December 16, 2020

Adding Fuel to the Fraud Fire

Payments fraud is a widespread and difficult issue in the fuel segment. Fuel dispensers are a common target for certain types of fraud – and fuel merchants often lack visibility into the level and impact of that fraud.


December 8, 2020

A Robust Fraud Strategy Is Crucial for Airline Industry Take-Off Post-Pandemic

With national lockdowns and bans on international travel significantly curtailing passenger numbers, the airline industry has been one of the worst hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been estimated that the global airline industry will lose up to $252 billion in 2020.


December 2, 2020

The Rise of “Invisible Payments” in Latin America

For retailers throughout LATAM (and the world), driving sales and loyalty depends on keeping up with top payment trends, which are invariably driven by consumer demands. “Invisible payments” is an emerging trend that is already paying benefits for a host of retailers — and it could be a game-changer for Latin America.


November 24, 2020

Agnosticity: Giving Fuel Merchants the Freedom and Flexibility to Innovate

The absolute minimum that customers demand from their transaction at the fuel stop is a fast, convenient and secure payments experience. But there is also room for fuel merchants to build loyalty and boost upselling by delivering more than just a good price on fuel and a fast payments process.


September 24, 2020

Gaming Merchants Are Riding a Rollercoaster in 2020 with Rises in Revenue and Fraud

With the social lives of millions worldwide on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many have turned to video gaming as a safe outlet to interact with others or to simply counter boredom.