Americans See Smartphones Replacing Cash and Cards
About 60 percent of U.S. adults believe that smartphone payments will eventually replace payment cards and cash transactions for most purchases, according to a new Harris poll.
Mobile Devices Increase Sales at Nordstrom's
Nordstrom, the Seattle-based fashion and beauty retailer offering apparel, shoes, makeup and other beauty products, is rolling out mobile point-of-sale (POS) devices throughout their full-line stores, as well as in some of their Nordstrom Rack stores.
Durbin Amendment Debit Fees Hurt Small Merchants
Retailers are taking other steps to protect their profit margins from swipe fees.Read more...
What is EMV?
EMV® is a global standard for credit and debit payment cards based on chip card technology. As of Q3 2011, there were more than 1.34 billion EMV compliant chip-based payment cards in use worldwide.Read more...
PCI Compliance is working
The 7-year-old Payment Card Industry data-security standard (PCI) is proving its effectiveness in preventing data breaches among small merchants...