Meeting Travelers’ Expectations in 2018 with Innovative Payment Solutions

2018 is around the corner and travel & hospitality industry is expected to see more travelers in the new year. According to Deloitte’s travel and hospitality industry outlook report, business travel spending hit a record-breaking $1.2 trillion in 2015. This number is expected to rise above 6 percent in 2018, according to Business Travel News. The Deloitte report also highlights that on the leisure side, households have increased spending on travel bookings over the last few years.

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3 Reasons Why an SDK is a Necessity to Enable EMV for mPOS

Many independent software vendors (ISVs) across a wide range of industries, including retail, hotel & lodging, healthcare, etc., are building innovative mobile point of sale (mPOS) payment solutions. These solutions include mobile applications that allow merchants to run their business from a smartphone or tablet and are coupled with an mPOS card reader to accept card-based payments. To be able to accept payments, these applications must comply with the latest payment industry standards and be certified to securely accept EMV payments.

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PCI P2PE Validated Solutions – The Ultimate Defense Against Payment Card Data Breaches

Over the past few years, massive data breaches have frequently dominated the national headlines. Nearly every industry has been adversely impacted by malicious hackers. If your personal information was stolen from your doctor’s office, favorite retailer, or credit reporting agency, would you continue to trust them with your payment card data?  

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INFOGRAPHIC: State of EMV in the U.S.

Since the fraud liability shifted to merchants in the U.S. due to the EMV migration back in October 2015, a lot has changed for the payments industry. Adoption of chip cards is on the rise, and merchants and consumers are finally getting used to the more secure payment method. Let's take a look at how far we've come in the first two years since the EMV migration began:  

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Prepare for the Holiday Season Shopping Madness with Omni-Channel Strategies

The holidays are upon us, and Black Friday is just the start for the busiest shopping season of the year. According to a National Retail Foundation (NRF) survey, holiday retail sales in November and December are expected to increase between 3.6 and 4 percent for a total of $678.75-$682 billion, up from $655.8 billion last year. This is further confirmed by Deloitte’s 2017 Holiday Survey, which mentions that about 80 percent of consumers expect to spend the same or more this holiday season as they did last year.

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