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Mash and Nets Partner For Pay Later Solution Across Nordics

“Mash and Nets have teamed up to provide a “pay later” solution to merchants across the Nordics. As the name suggests, this will offer consumers an option to pay later for purchases while “enabling merchants to increase their average basket size, growing their business”. At the time of purchase a user can select the Mash option from a […]


Eye on Restaurants: BAMS Caters to Full-Service Restaurants; CardFree Launches Pay-At-Table

“Payments provider Bank of America Merchant Services announced it and talech, developer of a cloud-based point-of-sale system that uses Apple Inc. iPads, are going after full-service restaurant and bar owners. Announced Tuesday, the deal will see BAMS, which is a merchant-acquiring alliance between First Data Corp. and Bank of America Corp., sell talech systems to its merchants.”


Presentation of the First European Acquirer of the MIR Card Scheme at the Russian-British Business Forum – The Roscongress Information and Analytical System

“We were waiting for an acquirer for the MIR card to be established in the UK. Demonstrating the potential of Russia’s financial services abroad is extremely important. Today, increasing the number of companies connected to acquiring, creating the appropriate infrastructure and assisting in connecting new organisations in the United Kingdom is one of our most important tasks,” said Boris Abramov, Russian Trade Representative in the UK.
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Merchants Bracing for Higher Reserve Requirements From Acquirers

“The economy is slowly thawing from its Covid-19 freeze-up, but many card-accepting merchants are struggling with more chargebacks stemming from canceled trips, non-delivery of goods, or other reasons. And some of them also are dealing with demands from their merchant acquirers for more cash to fund reserve accounts. Payments and fintech attorney Darvin R. Davitian, […]

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First Data and China CITIC Bank International to Join Forces with Launch of New Merchant Acquiring Solutions

“Global leader in commerce-enabling technology First Data (NYSE: FDC) and Hong Kong-based pioneer in mobile banking China CITIC Bank International Limited (CNCBI), announce a partnership with the launch of a comprehensive range of merchant acquiring solutions including point of sale terminals, eCommerce solutions and other value-added services in Hong Kong.”


Clover Online Ordering Helps Restaurants Connect With Customers and Optimize Their Business

“As restaurants across the country have closed dining rooms in the face of COVID-19, they have shifted to take-out, pick-up and delivery models, creating a heightened need for an online presence and digital ordering capabilities. In response, the launch of Clover Online Ordering was accelerated to enable restaurants that utilize the Clover point-of-sale platform to […]


F1 Payments, Cross River and RS2 Partner to Offer Payment Processing Services

“F1 Payments , Cross River Bank (“Cross River”) and RS2 Software today announced their partnership to deliver best-in-class payment processing services throughout North America. F1 Payments will utilize RS2’s global processing platform and Cross River’s sponsorship service to process payments for physical and virtual businesses. Merchants gain access to breakthrough products and services with unique […]