Is the End of Credit Card Signatures Here?

Credit card signatures are going away. You may have seen many articles delivering this news, and might wonder if it matters to you as a merchant. Ultimately, the decision on whether or not to accept signatures is up to you, so it’s important to understand the benefits of each option. In this article, I provide some insight into how and why credit card signatures are being phased out. Let’s start with the basics.

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Why NFC-Based Mobile Payments Should Be Your Next Customer Experience Investment

For any business, a seamless and nearly invisible payment process is the final checkpoint of a positive customer experience. However, while consumers in the U.S. are getting more comfortable with using chip cards in a variety of verticals—including retail, hotel, lodging and the food and beverage industry—there’s still a fair amount of confusion about when to dip the chip and when to swipe. Many consumers are getting used to it but are still frustrated with the perceived speed of an EMV transaction.

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7 Questions with Jennifer Miles, Executive Vice President, Ingenico Group, North America

Few months into the company, we had the opportunity to catch up with Jennifer Miles, executive vice president at Ingenico Group, North America to talk about her interest in the payments industry, how she sees the technology evolve and more.

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A Strong Foreign Exchange Strategy Can Boost Your eCommerce Business

Imagine this… you’re trying to find a very specific product that you really want to buy for a loved one, and when you find it online, the price is listed as €200 or ¥1,560. How much is that worth in dollars? And how much extra will you have to pay for the currency conversion? This situation might be enough for you to leave the website and look for the item somewhere else. It happens all the time, and yet, it doesn’t have to.

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Implementing Unattended Payment Solutions? Keep These Seven Things in Mind

Unattended payment solutions have been an integral part of the buying experience in the U.S. for decades. Whether shoppers are purchasing their favorite beverage from a mall vending machine, or travelers are checking in for their flight on an airline’s digital kiosk, unattended use cases are everywhere.

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