EMV

EMV: How to Protect Your Business

In payments, the spotlight is back on EMV with the U.S.’s recent liability shift having gone into effect Oct 1st, 2015. So we thought we would clear the air around EMV mechanics, liability issues, and what you can do to protect yourself. THE BASICS When you swipe a debit or credit card, the card data […]

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Web Read Friday – August 14th

Why Visa Checkout Is Keeping it Simple The new Visa Checkout was launched in July 2015. Learn more about this great tool available to Beanstream Merchants by the end of August 2015. Source: PYMNTS.com Small businesses lag in EMV preparedness In the US, most small business retailers are not prepped to accept chip-enabled credit and […]

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Web Read Friday – July 17th

Our latest round-up of news about eCommerce. Mobile online retail payments in focus Total mobile online retail payments are expected to grow from $75.8 billion to $217.4 billion at a 23 percent compounded annual growth rate between 2014 and 2019, according to Javelin’s Mobile Online Retail Payments Forecast. Source: Mobile Payments Today Why All SMBs […]

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Web Read Friday – April 17th

Happy reading! As Bill Gates promised, Microsoft will soon have its own Apple Pay alternative Last month, it showed off a “tap to pay” feature baked into Windows 10 phones during a conference for Windows hardware makers in China, the WinHEC conference. SMBs Put Their Money Where Success Is: Website Small-business websites boost customer engagement, […]

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Web Read Friday – March 13th

Hope you enjoy this week’s Web Read Friday! Why EMV Will Lead the Payments Security Transformation As October’s EMV liability shift quickly approaches, payments industry stakeholders are not just preparing for the considerable transition to chip card usage in the U.S. – they’re also laying the foundation for the future of payments, including mobile and […]

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Web Read Friday – January 30th

Check out what’s happening in the industry on today’s Web Read Friday blog post. 50% of retailers are not prepared for the EMV deadline With 9 months remaining until the EMV migration deadline, retail and technology professionals are still unprepared, a recent survey shows. Loyalty (and caffeine) continues to drive Starbucks’ mobile success It should […]

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What you need to know when selecting a mobile point of sale system

Gone are the days when merchants were tethered to their stationary cash registers. Mobile point of sale (mPOS) allows merchants to capture sales using tablets or smartphones, providing the flexibility to take payments anywhere in store or on the go. Merchants using an mPOS system reap the benefits of the traditional point of sale solution, […]

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Web Read Friday – October 24th

Welcome to this week’s Web Read Friday. We hope you find this industry news as interesting as we have. If you would like to contribute a link to our Web Read Friday, please send an email to marketing@beanstream.com. Apple Pay became available on October 20 Apple has unveiled that customers can start making payments with […]

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Apple Pay? Beanstream’s sproutPOS can do that!

As Apple Pay buzzes throughout the payments industry, many merchants are left wondering what affect this will have on their business. With customers updating their Apple devices to the new iOS 8 and embracing the concept of a virtual wallet, it becomes even more pressing for merchants to find a solution to appease this new […]

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