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Banking

5 Top Payments Trends for Brazil in 2023

Billers

Borrowers Want To Self-Serve Their Auto Loan Payments

Banking

ACI Webinar About the EU Instant Payments Legislation – Redrawing the Payments Landscape

Real-Time Payments

Merchants

Why Real-Time Payments Should Be Top of Merchants’ Wish Lists for 2023

Real-Time Payments

Merchants

Why Real-Time Payments Should Be Top of Merchants’ Wish Lists for 2023

Merchants need all the help they can get to optimize their income, liquidity and reach. Rising inflation, the cost-of-living crisis, and supply and cashflow issues are slowing down retail growth and shrinking margins, and as competition intensifies, they have to work even harder and invest more to win each sale. They need new solutions that help them differentiate, maximize profit potential and act as a catalyst for economic growth.

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Merchants

Accelerating Commerce With Payment Links

When it comes to contactless ways to pay, customer expectations are shifting, and merchants are adapting to a digital world in which the payment experience is faster and more convenient than ever.

Banking

The European Commission’s Instant Payments Regulation: what is going to change in Instant Payments?

On the 26th of October 2022, the European Commission published the proposal for a Regulation on Instant Payments (IPs).

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Merchants

Payments in Merchant Mobile Apps – Embed or Dead?

You cannot have mCommerce without payments What’s the point of having a mobile app if it doesn’t have payments? Redirecting consumers to make payments in a resized online form is challenging to do on a small mobile phone, especially if you are, like most people, multitasking in some way.

Merchants

Decrypting Crypto: Staying Safe With Crypto Payments

As cryptocurrency payments in the merchant sector become more established, and merchants consider offering crypto as a way to pay, they will also be asking themselves if transactions are secure enough for everyday payments.

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Merchants

Can Grocers Survive Uberization?

Rapid grocery delivery services are proving popular with “I want it now” digital consumers.

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

Merchants

Making Your Mobile App More Engaging

The mobile app market is predicted to generate up to USD $950 billion by 2023. Merchants must have a mobile app to take full advantage of this growth, but so does everyone else.

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Merchants

Meet the True Enabler of Omni-Commerce

In a previous blog post, we talked about how you can share merchant tokens without worrying about PCI compliance. We closed that discussion with the promise to detail the many reasons you would share merchant tokens.

Merchants

Decrypting Crypto: Nakamoto’s Bitcoin Vision and What it Means Today for Merchants

The first online cryptocurrency transaction was recorded on May 22, 2010 – 10,000 Bitcoin for two pizzas. Worth $41 dollars at that time, those “coins” are now worth tens of millions of dollars. Since then, cryptocurrencies and digital currencies have come a long way.

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Merchants

Can Payments Orchestration Help Business Sing? Here Are 10 Questions That Merchants Must Ask Themselves

Payments orchestration is the process of working with — or orchestrating — multiple payment providers, acquirers and banks to optimize customer experience and conversion, enhance cost savings, ensure regulatory compliance, improve fraud prevention processes and enable global coverage.

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Merchants

Can Sensitive Cardholder Data Be Shared Without Worrying About PCI Compliance?

In a previous blog post, Can Cardholder Data be Stored Without Involving PCI Scope?, we discussed how the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) says it is possible to store a unique token that represents a cardholder’s Primary Account Number (PAN).

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Merchants

Can Cardholder Data be Stored Without Involving PCI Scope?

Is it possible to store cardholder data without PCI scope? The short answer is no, but that doesn’t mean you cannot store a reference to it. Let me explain.