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Trends in E-Commerce 2023
By Nico Ruggieri on March 23, 2023

If there’s one clear trend in eCommerce, it’s that the industry is growing fast. Online sales have continued to rise by at least 8 percent in recent years, and experts don’t predict this...

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How to Choose the Right POS System: The Complete Guide
By Nico Ruggieri on March 7, 2023

No matter how much nostalgia we may feel for them, cash and checks are on their way out. As it stands, there are over 1 billion credit card transactions every day worldwide, and that number...

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What Is an Authorization Hold and What Is It For?
By Nico Ruggieri on February 21, 2023

Authorization holds are a common practice used by banks and credit card companies. However, they can pose some inconveniences for consumers. As it stands, authorization holds are one of the

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What You Need to Know about Getting an eCommerce Merchant Account in 2023
By Nico Ruggieri on February 10, 2023

In today’s world, you don’t need to break the bank to open a small business or store. Fortunately, it’s never been easier to enter the business world, and there are over 24 million...

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Business Owners: What Do Your Credit Card Processing Fees Look Like?
By Nico Ruggieri on January 10, 2023

Credit card processing fees are (unfortunately) a part of life when it comes to running a small business, especially if you run a brick-and-mortar store. Easy swiping (or contactless)...

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Planning for 2023? Here’s How to Set Up Your Retail or Online Business
By Nico Ruggieri on December 29, 2022

Regardless of the type of business you run, it’s always smart to sit down at the end of a year and vision cast for the days ahead. With the holidays in the rearview, you have some time to...

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Fraud Prevention

Fighting Friendly Fraud: 6 Tips For Small Businesses
By Nico Ruggieri on December 19, 2022

Your business is thriving, and you're even thinking about scaling up based on how things are going.

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Holiday Chargebacks: What to Look Out For
By Nico Ruggieri on December 13, 2022

In some ways, it’s unfortunate that online shopping grew as big as it did before digital sales platforms could catch up. Just ask many small business owners, especially during the holidays.

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Holiday Outlook: Tips to Make the most of the Rest of 2022
By Ben Grossman on November 30, 2022

The early reports indicate that shoppers are already out in full force and they're on the hunt for bargains. Take a look at the broader consumer trends and what's happening with your own...

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How to Make the Most of Holiday Sales In 2022
By Ben Grossman on November 22, 2022

Holiday shopping is in full swing with consumers already tackling their gift list and going all out on holiday decorating. It’s a great opportunity for retailers to boost profits as they...

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