Wearable Payments: Fashionable Finance

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Paying just gets easier, cooler, and more futuristic as the years go by. For decades, the payment space was relatively static; people paid with plastic, cash, or the occasional check. Today, customers have a bounty of options to stylishly pay for goods and services. One option, attractive for its convenience and cool factor, is the […]

Securing Transactions: The Power of Tokenization

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Recently, I was renting a bicycle in a quiet midwestern town when I came face to face with a device I hadn’t seen in roughly twenty years. “We just need to take a copy for security, and then we’ll throw it away when you come back to pay,” the employee assured me. I handed her […]

To Tip or Not to Tip: A Tougher Question

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Tipping has a fascinating history in American culture, dating back to the years following the Civil War. Though the practice comes from medieval Europe, the US has one of the strongest tipping cultures in the world today. In 2024, though, a growing number of Americans are finding gratuities, well, gratuitous. The Dreaded Question A woman […]

2024 Business Outlook: How to Thrive in Any Climate

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For many, 2023 was a year of fear. Stubborn inflation, recession worries, and international conflict hung like a cloud over the US and the rest of the world. Despite a gloomy backdrop, the US economy proved more resilient than many expected, and there’s a stronger sense of optimism in 2024’s business outlook than there was […]

MiCamp Solutions Announces Strategic Alliance and Enhanced Stake in COCARD

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December 4, 2023 For Immediate Release | Scottsdale, Arizona In a significant move within the financial services sector, MiCamp Solutions, an acclaimed full-service provider of Fiserv and Repay proudly announces a landmark strategic alliance with COCARD. This partnership is further bolstered by MiCamp Solutions increasing its investment and involvement in COCARD, signaling a new chapter […]

The Future of Transactions: Why OmniChannel is Essential

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Picture this: a customer comes into your store, grabbing several items that catch their eye. When they approach the counter to pay, they discover that you only accept cash. Disappointment washes over their face, they replace the items and walk out. If you’re still not taking cards, you’ve likely had a few moments just like […]

The Rise of Embedded Banking

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The Rise of Embedded Banking Introduction: In recent years, the financial industry has witnessed a remarkable transformation with the emergence of embedded banking. Embedded banking refers to the integration of financial services into non-financial platforms and applications, seamlessly blending banking functionalities with everyday activities. This innovative approach to banking has gained significant traction, enabling businesses […]

How AI is Changing the Payments Game

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Picture this: your business just received an urgent message from a customer about a payment issue. Before your support team even gets a chance to respond, an AI-powered chatbot on your website steps in and resolves the problem instantly. A few days later, you wake up to learn a fraudulent transaction from a stolen card […]

Card Payments Legislation: More On the Way  

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If you want to lead in any industry, you better follow the news. This is doubly true for the payments space, whose regulations, technology, and trends are always changing. Let’s get you caught up on how the regulatory environment could change in 2023, and what it could mean for you and your clients. In an […]