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Knowledge is power. The road to smarter, faster, easier payments is paved with it.  Commerce today moves quickly.  Enter Vantage Point—your source of practical, thoughtful and timely information and intelligence across a range of topics in payments. You need to be in the know. Consumer trends?  Hot topics like fraud and security? Our proprietary research and survey results have got you covered. Articles and interviews with those shaping the business of payments provide you with an insider’s advantage. Our insights, perspectives and viewpoints come together with those customers, developers and partners to empower you. 

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Here’s what’s new in the hopper shaping the canvas of commerce and payments. Find everything you need to know about electronic transactions including mobile payments, EMV, and credit card processing. All articles are crafted by the experts at Vantiv and equip you with the best knowledge to run your business. 

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Vantiv Highlights 3 eCommerce Trends to Watch in 2016

Learn about the three biggest ecommerce trends to watch in 2016. Customer preferences and merchant risks explained in this Vantiv report.
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ShopTalk - Credit Card Rewards

What's in their wallets?
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Omnicommerce Tracker - January 2016

Fulfilling the promise of seamless shopping
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ShopTalk - Mobile Shopping Apps

5 things to know about mobile shopping apps
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5 things to know about mobile shopping apps (Video)

A quick look at how 500 consumers are really using mobile shopping apps. Play and learn.  
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Holiday shopping lists.

What was hot; what was not for the holidays in 2015. 
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Streamlining the checkout line

Walmart introduces Walmart Pay
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Vantiv Omnicommerce Tracker™ - December 2015

Seasonal Rush or Seasonal Crush? Omnicommerce and Holiday Shopping
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ShopTalk—5 Things to Know About Mobile Shopping Apps

It wasn’t so long ago that buying goods and services online was a foreign concept. Now it’s such an integral part of commerce that shoppers almost don’t think twice before providing payment information and placing an order online.
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ShopTalk—Holiday Shopping Lists What’s hot; what’s not?

The holidays are here and both retailers and consumers are looking to make this shopping season one to remember.
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Mobile shopping goes big on Black Friday

IBM Watson Trend shows leaps in mobile device role  
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Where the consumers are

Inside NRF’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey 
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Smarter Payments

5 Ways Small Businesses Lose Money

Although small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, not every single one makes money. 
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This season, small is big

Square in the middle of Black Friday and Cyber Week—Small Business Saturday. Ready for consumers planning to #ShopSmall this season?
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Walgreens first to launch loyalty program integration with Apple Pay

Loyalty program includes 85 million active members
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Payments Basics

Mobile

Moving through the language of payments can sometimes be funny business. This simple guide is a good place to start getting your edge.
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Safer Payments

5 reasons to upgrade to EMV

A short guide
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The topics and trends shaping your work in omni-channel experience, fraud and security protection, mobility and more—as well as insights into your landscape-shaping consumers.