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01/01/2013 - Mobile Sales Drive Profits
Mobile payment apps are fast becoming a popular mode for web wholesalers and online retailers to generate more sales at offline venues, such as tradeshows and conventions. Various mobile payment platforms enable merchants to accept PayPal, cash, credit cards, invoice or checks, wherever they are, on the phone they already carry.
01/01/2013 - Fight Online Fraud
Nine out of ten online merchants may be vulnerable to credit card fraud, according to a survey by SignatureLink, an online security firm, and payment industry communicator CardNotPresent.com. The survey found that only ten percent of websites surveyed require shoppers to accept the terms and conditions of payment to the site via e-signature, vocal consent or a physical signature. Agreement to site terms and conditions along with data breaches are areas of focus for ecommerce businesses that process payments online.
09/01/2012 - Sterling Helps Reduce Costs
Sterling Buying Group has been around for more than six years, spearheaded by credit card processing industry veterans who have grown the company in excess of 20 to 40 percent annually. To managing partner Howard Cooper, running the business is not just about getting clients in the door, it is taking care of those clients and making sure that customer service is consistently at the forefront of every client interaction.
04/01/2012 - Online Payment Trends
Online Payment Processing is an ever-changing industry.
10/01/2011 - Google Universe: Tools To Build Your Business
For any retailer seeking low cost tools to boost the bottom line, the first place to look is Google.
09/01/2011 - Online Sales Maintain Double Digits
Three recent reports say that online retail sales are on the rise. According to MASTERCARD, ecommerce sales rose 15.2 percent annually in June, the eighth straight month of double-digit growth.
04/01/2011 - Using trust symbols on your website to drive more sales
There are many features your website must have in order to be successful online. Having a well-designed and attractive website is important, but it is not enough.
09/09/2010 - Wholesale Central's New Data Security Standards
WholesaleCentral.com, the top-ranked business-to-business directory for general merchandise buyers, distributors, importers and manufacturers, was recently certified PCI Compliant.
05/01/2010 - A Warming Trend in Apparel
"The finest clothing made is a person's skin, but of course society demands something more than this."
08/01/2009 - Christmas and Holiday Buying Preview
"It's never too early to start thinking about the holidays," goes the old saying, and while the summer months may seem a bit premature to start contemplating the upcoming holiday.
10/01/2008 - Alliance Expands Prepaid Cards
A new relationship between Citi, which is the world's largest provider of credit cards, and Green Dot Corporation, which supplies retail based financial products and services, will expand the retail distribution of prepaid debit and gift cards.
08/01/2008 - Online Fraud Rises
More consumers are being victimized by fraudulent use of their credit and debit cards to make online purchases, according to research firm Javelin Strategy & Research.
05/01/2008 - Patches of Honor
IRWIN SALES has added the, "Defenders of Freedom," iron-on patch to the company's line of about 2,500 different designs.
12/01/2007 - Abandonment Solutions
Working hard attracting visitors, motivating them to add items to their cart, while later having them abandon the ordering process without buying is despairing.
10/01/2007 - Retailers Facing Fines
Retailers who do not protect their customers' credit card data could face fines.
09/01/2007 - Online Security Gap
There is a wide gap between the standards for credit card security and security measures actually in place among web retailers.
08/01/2007 - Biz Growth Tool
Microsoft Corp. has joined with MASTERCARD, FedEx, and Bank of America to provide a comprehensive tool to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses.
04/01/2007 - Wholesale Web Jewelry: Spring / Summer Forecast
If your customers include divas, and you are stocking merchandise in preparation for the material mavens' pre-summer shopping season, then take heed... bling is the thing for spring!
04/01/2007 - Troubles Mount From Data Breach
The extent of the damage from the breach of personal data contained in TJX Company's computer systems has yet to be fully quantified.
04/01/2007 - Google Premieres Checkout
Google unveiled a series of aggressive money saving promotions over the past few months, intended to hasten the adoption of its new Google Checkout feature among online retailers and consumers.
03/01/2007 - Social Retailing
A new in-store shopping experience, called, "Social Retailing," is designed to target young consumers.
03/01/2007 - Short Changing Retailers
A recent report serves to confirm retailers' claims that the interchange fees Visa and MASTERCARD charge for card acceptance are far higher than the benefits these merchants receive.
03/01/2007 - PayPal Tests Virtual Cards
Online payment service, PayPal, is testing a virtual debit card with a constantly changing identification number. The card number changes every time it is used.
02/01/2007 - Gift Cards Keep Giving
Gift cards reached an estimated $24.8 billion, or about four percent of all 2006 holiday spending, according to most estimates.