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Considering Stripe to Process Credit Cards? A Direct Merchant Account Is Better

As an e-commerce business, you need to be able to accept credit and debit card transactions. You have several options, including Stripe, a third-party type of account, or a Direct Merchant Account (DMA). There are many benefits to processing credit cards, in addition to risks and costs. Let’s look at how Stripe stacks up against a DMA. DMAs Explained DMAs are dedicated accounts that are set-up by payment processors [...]

By |2020-01-21T16:28:48+00:00January 21st, 2020|blogs|

e-Commerce Consumer Trends for 2020

Staying on top of trends is vital to any e-commerce business. Each trend should be carefully analyzed and adapted to fit your specific business model and customers. By ignoring trends, you could find yourself falling behind your competition. With a strong economy, consumers will continue to spend. You just need to ensure they choose to spend their discretionary income on your brand. To help you prepare, let’s explore e-commerce [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:14:11+00:00January 6th, 2020|blogs|

How Technology Is Transforming the Dining Industry: What to Know for 2020

With the number of restaurants across the US falling by around one percent , dining industry professionals need to know how to stay competitive in an increasingly challenging sector. Below, we consider the main problems facing the dining industry and the ways in which technology will transform the industry from 2020 onward. Problems facing the dining industry Most problems facing the dining industry in 2019 stemmed from the same key issue: the [...]

By |2019-12-18T18:43:14+00:00December 18th, 2019|blogs, eCommerce|

Setting up a direct merchant account-What you need to know

If you plan on accepting mobile payments and/or credit card payments, then the first thing you need to do is set up a merchant account. These accounts are what allows you to accept payments from customers, whether it be online or in a retail environment. Here's what you should know about merchant accounts and how to find the best provider for your business needs. Know how you want to accept [...]

By |2019-12-12T00:08:41+00:00December 12th, 2019|blogs|