7 Dec

Reducing Fraud Risk During the Holidays

The holiday season is a fun and festive time, and a great opportunity for businesses to boost their sales for the year. However, this time of year also brings the risk of fraud. Luckily, there are actions you can take to help protect your business. Here’s a look at how to reduce your risk of …

1 Oct

Contactless Payments: New Solutions for the New Norm

The customer experience looks a little different these days, with the need to restrict the amount of face-to-face contact as well as contact with cards in order to help keep customers and employees safe. At Merchants Bancard Network, it’s our job to keep you informed of your options and available resources. That’s why we want …

1 Sep

Are You Up to Date with EMV?

Since 2018, all businesses accepting credit cards have been required to have EMV-capable terminals. EMV compliance is the law, and the law stipulates that all merchants should have upgraded terminals that accommodate EMV chip cards in order to avoid liability. If a chargeback occurs and the card was swiped rather than chipped, the merchant will …

9 Aug

Payment processing options as your business reopens

There’s a lot to consider as you start to reopen your business, especially when pandemic-related worries still loom. We know you want to keep yourself, your employees and your customers safe and healthy. One way to do this is by adjusting the way you accept payment, and luckily, you have several options to help you …

20 Jul

How to Offer a Compliant Cash Discount Program Using DuoPriceList

Credit card processing fees can cost your business thousands of dollars every year – that’s money that could be reinvested into your business rather than being handed over to credit card companies. If you’re looking to reduce or eliminate these fees, offering a cash discount program is a great way to accomplish this. These programs …

24 Mar

Ecommerce Credit Card Processing

The advancement of technology has changed the way businesses accept customers’ payment. From cash to cards to smartphones, consumers expect to be able to use their preferred payment method while shopping, and businesses will want to ensure they have the necessary machines so they don’t miss out on sales. But what about customers who aren’t …

11 Mar

Google Pay: What It Is and Why You Should Care

What’s the most convenient way to pay? Cash? Card? Everyone has their own preferred payment method, and as a merchant, it’s important you’re able to accept a variety of payment types. By doing so, you help improve your customer experience by meeting customers’ expectations, as well as ensure you don’t miss out on sales due …

29 Jan

Clover System: What It Is and How It Can Benefit Your Business

Payment processing machines today don’t just allow you to accept your customers’ payments – they can also be helpful tools for gaining insight into your business and helping it run smoothly. At Merchants Bancard Network, we offer a wide range of payment processing machines, including Point of Sale systems like the Clover system. It’s a …

19 Jan

Scaling Your Business with Merchant Services

Watching your business grow is an exciting time, but it also brings new challenges. How will you ensure you have enough inventory? How will you fulfill orders? Who will help run the busy store? There’s a lot to consider when scaling your business, but don’t forget the positive impact that merchant services can make on …

9 Jan

5 Ways to Protect Your Business After the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year, but businesses still face risks like fraudulent charges, fraudulent returns, chargebacks and more. Protect your business with these five tips. Check your securityBe proactive and make sure your security equipment is properly working. Test your alarm systems, locks, surveillance cameras, and any other security systems …