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Is Your Small Business in Danger of Increased Chargebacks?

October 2015 marked a sea change in the financial industry. Since then, merchants are financially liable for fraudulent transactions and chargebacks if they are not equipped with EMV card readers. But if the dawn of EMV was supposed to bring about higher security and added protection for the merchant, why is the rate of chargebacks increasing, and how can you [...]

Why Your POS System Can Keep Your Restaurant from Failing

As a restaurant owner, you probably are tired of hearing the negative statistics about the overwhelmingly high failure rates of dining establishments during their first few years. Instead of absorbing that cloud of doom and gloom, take positive action to protect what you are working so hard to build. Youll be amazed at what simply upgrading your point-of-sale system to [...]

Why Are Merchant Processing Fees Higher for My Business?

Todays commerce climate has advanced beyond the days of cash and check payments. As a business owner, you already know that you need to have mechanisms in place to process customers cash, plastic and electronic payments. You might be surprised, however, by the disparity between what some businesses pay for credit card processing and what others have to shell out. [...]

Key Characteristics of a Quick Service POS System

In todays world of so many appointments, so little time, quick service restaurants are becoming an increasingly popular way to fit food into a busy schedule. If you own one of the over 150,000 such establishments in the U.S., you need to give your customers the high-quality, timely service they require. That means your POS system needs to be rich [...]

Are You Utilizing All of the Features of Your Payment System?

Accepting credit card payments is just a small part of what your point-of-sale equipment can do. Catapult your business to the next level by taking full advantage of the entire range of its capabilities. Intuitive and Easy to Use Many veteran entrepreneurs remember all too well the days when introducing a new credit card processing system meant virtually bringing their [...]

Why Running a Mobile Business Has Its Benefits

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to not be tied to your office or desk all day, but still run a successful business? Has it occurred to you that you could have this type of freedom if you were to run a mobile business? Mobile businesses are extremely popular and offer their owners advantages not found from [...]

What Does the Future Look Like for Payment Security?

Now that more and more consumers are choosing to leave their cash at home in lieu of plastic and mobile payment choices, security for these transactions is a top priority. We have seen disastrous data breaches in recent years that have compromised the personal data of millions of Americans. You may be wondering if plastic and mobile transactions will ever [...]

Total Merchant Services Opens Its EMV-Compliant Payment Integration Technology to All Developers

Woodland Hills, Calif. (April 19, 2016) Total Merchant Services, a leader in payment services and solutions, today made its Groovv Software Development Kit (SDK) for semi-integrated payments available to software and app developers. The plug-and-play capability of Groovv SDK makes it easy and less costly for developers to ensure that their users comply with EMV and payment card industry (PCI) [...]

Will Digital Wallets Eventually Replace Cards and Cash Entirely?

With each passing year, fewer consumers are using cash to make their purchases, preferring the convenience of plastic. In recent times, these same credit and debit card checkouts have been losing ground to contactless transactions that use mobile phones. Will a day come when these digital wallet-based payments are the only game in town? In case you are unfamiliar with [...]

4 Tips to Improve Transaction Times

You might have amazing products, a beautiful location and a top-notch staff. However, all of these positives could be negated if a customers checkout experience is a slow and frustrating one. Below, find four ways to ensure that peoples experience at your point of sale registers is as seamless and positive as it can be. Sufficient Employee Training No matter [...]

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