MerchantE Insights

Category: Payments

Providing insights to grow your business, the MerchantE blog is here to keep you a step ahead of the competition.

How Can I Optimize My Business for Mobile Shopping, Mobile Payments and Mobile Acceptance?

June 17, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Depending on what you read, half to two-thirds of the world’s population uses smart phones today. That’s somewhere between 3.8 billion... Read More

Contactless Card Payments: Stay Ahead of the Curve

June 10, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Do you remember the first few times you swiped your credit or debit card to make a purchase? And how often you swiped too fast, too... Read More

5 Features Every CBD Business Should Seek in a Payment Processor

May 20, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

So you want to start or expand a CBD business? Get in line. The global CBD (cannabidiol) market was valued at $2.8 billion in 2020 and... Read More

The Ins and Outs of Payment Processing – and Making It Accessible to New Types of Businesses

May 13, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Payment processing is seldom a straight line. But do you know just how many twists and turns the journey from accepting a credit card... Read More

Don’t Turn Your Back on that Stealthy Business-Killer: Late Payments

April 29, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Search the phrase “late payments” on the internet and you’ll find metaphor after metaphor describing the importance of cash flow to a... Read More

UnionPay SecurePlus: Opening a Wider World of Online Commerce for U.S. Businesses

April 15, 2021
Average Read Time: 3 minutes

UnionPay is the largest issuer of payment cards in the world. And now, U.S. businesses can tap into this enormous market. With UnionPay... Read More

5 Reasons Why Big (Payment) Data Is Important to Small Business

April 8, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

“Data will talk to you if you’re willing to listen.” Jim Bergeson, marketing expert Big data is just for big companies, right? Wrong.... Read More

ACH: A Sign of the Times

April 1, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Paying by check is just so last year. The number of payments that businesses made on the U.S. ACH network increased significantly in... Read More

Customer Experience for a New World

March 18, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Back in the olden days – fall 2020 – we wrote a blog post and participated in a podcast about customer experience (CX). One of the... Read More

Payments 2021: Easier, Faster, and Always Changing – Part 2

January 21, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

We don’t need to go on and on about the severe impact of the pandemic on the economy. As one research report summarizes, “The Covid-19... Read More