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 – Part 2

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Last month we outlined the origination of Embedded Banking and how companies are now offering a fully embedded solution that includes aspects of traditional banking, lending, processing payments, and delivering a platform that will enable a merchant to provide lending and capital to consumers at the point of purchase if necessary. The offering is incredibly […]

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 […]

2022: COCARD Year In Review

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One thing we can safely say about last year: no one was bored! Across industries, businesses grappled with a number of challenges. Customers and boardrooms dealt with rising inflation, hurting both wallets and bottom lines. From the stock market to a changing job environment, the economy looked a lot gloomier by the end of the […]

Cards and the Cannabis Industry

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The cannabis industry is one of the nation’s fastest-growing, with more and more states moving to fully legalize it for medical and recreational use. The roughly $10 billion market is expected to maintain an average growth rate of roughly 15% through the 2020’s, an exciting prospect for investors and entrepreneurs looking to enter the industry. […]