Vantage Point - Smarter Payments

What’s “smarter” payment processing?  It comes from understanding your business and your customers better.  It comes from knowing what’s going on with credit and debit cards, the world of interchange and everything connected to the card brands. Smarter Payments helps you understand how today’s trends, tools and solutions apply to your business and to your relationships with consumers.   

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The always-on world of anywhere, anytime payments requires super smart thinking. From the practical to predicting the future, these articles help you think about payments smartly, in real-time. 

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Mini | ShopTalk | Who’s shopping on Thanksgiving Day?

Consumers share what entices them to get out credit card on Thanksgiving.
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2016 holiday shopping season trends

Taking a look ahead.
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PYMNTS.com Developer Tracker™ October 2016

The future of rent payments
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School payment solutions

Helping kids buy lunch 
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Vantiv Omnicommerce Tracker™ October 2016

Is UX The Key To Mobile Wallet Adoption?  This month probes when alternative payments become the norm.
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3 reasons to invest in a mobile pay platform

Attract and retain customers in new ways.
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Pay it forward with prepaid cards and processing

Check out the variety of ways you can utilize prepaid cards.
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Be prepared for the holiday season

Upgrade your merchant terminal to prepare for the shopping season.
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The drivers and challenges to mobile payments adoption

Q&A with Tony Rose
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Mini | ShopTalk | Is retail geolocation too close for comfort?

Consumers want relevant and easy. Grocery most desired.
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PYMNTS.com Developer Tracker™ September 2016

On the road with disruptive apps
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Fast Facts | ShopTalk | Geolocation

More Millennials have experienced geolocation-based offers and discounts compared to other generations.
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Go for the gold with a customized loyalty program

3 ways to increase sales through loyalty
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Leverage NFC payments now and beat the holiday rush

Broaden your appeal by accepting new payment types.
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Make sweet treats even sweeter with a mobile payment app

5 ways mobile apps can boost sales.
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3 reasons your school needs to accept credit card payments

Collect payments easily with more payment options.
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The keys to part-time hiring success for SMBs – Part 2

Finding the right part-time employees 
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Subscription box service trend and recurring payments security

All the benefits and features of recurring billing.
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The keys to part-time hiring success for SMBs – Part 1

Q&A with industry veteran - Jim Roddy.

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All there is to know about stored value cards

Comparing stored value cards to other payment options.
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What to look for when considering online payment systems

7 payments questions when selling online.
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A virtual terminal lets you sell your products/services 24/7/365

Process payments anywhere with an internet connection.
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3 reasons to accept online payments for your boutique

Offer more payment options to attract online buyers
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Online payment options to make your store profitable

Utilize popular payment methods to meet customer preferences.
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A suite of payment options

Capture the widest customer base by accepting a full range of payments
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Dream big for your business with ecommerce

Sell to customers anywhere with ecommerce credit card processing
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PYMNTS.com Developer Tracker™ August 2016

Vend talks about retailers' struggle with embracing new technologies on the road to omni experiences.
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Vantiv Omnicommerce Tracker™ August 2016

Does $500 billion in advertising drive consumer behavior? This month probes what's driving consumers.
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Commerce data says online sales growth continues to outpace broad retail

What's your business doing to sell more goods or services online? 
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Simplify international merchant services

Leverage advanced payment processing globally
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How to accept credit cards online in 3 steps

Expand your business online by setting up your payments account.
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Video | ShopTalk | Who’s cashing in on rewards programs?

Online survey of 500 consumers reveals behaviors, habits and preferences on the rewards front. 
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Fast Facts | ShopTalk | Who’s cashing in on rewards programs?

Online survey of 500 consumers reveals behaviors, habits and preferences on the rewards front. 
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ShopTalk | Who's cashing in on rewards programs?

Survey of 500 consumers examines how we're using rewards programs and associated cards.
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Making iPhone credit card processing easy

Making the move to mobile payments? What you need to know for your business.
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Quick read: Build your online business

Tailor the payment experience for your customers' unique needs.
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How to take credit card payments

Swipe, dip or tap, we have you covered.
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Winning with SMBs—Webisode 3

Delivering results with focus on growing existing and new customers and improved product economics 
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While the payments landscape changes, a trust partner remains steady

The importance of partners and our commitment to integrated payments partners
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3 facts you need to know for mobile merchant processing services

Get growing with mobile payments 
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Business gift cards are a gifting favorite

Marketing your gift program to other businesses.
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How prepaid credit cards can help expand your business

Discover why prepaid cards continue to gain in popularity.
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3 tips for online credit card processing

Understanding what your business needs to accept online payments.
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Sell in foreign markets using an international payment gateway

Take advantage of ecommerce shoppers worldwide by learning how to set up your payments online.
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Benefits of recurring credit card processing

How the convenience of recurring billing helps your customers and your business thrive.
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The anatomy of a smart fraud prevention strategy for financial institutions

Mitigating fraud holistically
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Two ways mobile payment systems can help small businesses grow

Consider how mobile payments can excite your customers.
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How-to for SMBs: the lure of payments on the Pokemon GO

Thinking about selling on demand into the craze 
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4 tips on choosing a processor for your gift card processing

Customers love gift cards. Discover the features you need to support gift.
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The appeal – and challenge – of offering premium credit cards

Competing in rewards programs
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Tips for getting started on a new credit card system

Security features for every business.
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7 ways gift cards for your business outperform other marketing strategies

Boost your business with gift.
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Use preloaded credit cards to reward your staff

Easy solutions to encourage employees.
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6 reasons why your business should accept gift cards

Big picture of payments players 
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Find out how to take credit card payments

Your guide to getting started.
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5 trends shaping how you use credit card processing machines

Finding out what's right for your business.
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Winning the competition war with payments innovation

Embracing change is expected in payments.  Learn where the next steps in payment innovation is headed.
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5 ways accepting payments online can grow your business

Accepting online payments could take your sales to the next level.  Find out what you should consider.
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Best ways to generate non-interest income for banks and credit unions

It's important for financial institutions to bring in non interest revenue. Learn what Vantiv has to offer.
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3 things to look for in a quality gift card program

Gift cards encourage customer loyalty and drive sales to your business. Learn what to look for in a gift card program.
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Cover All Your Bases with a Merchant Financing Solution

Merchant financing could end up being the lifeblood to your business. Learn how to get started.
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Card Payment Solutions for Your Restaurant

The pace at which you can serve your customers is tied to the POS. Learn what to consider for your restaurant.
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Innovation in Banking Your Institution Needs to Embrace for Success

Deepening relationships with your customers is important for financial institutions.  Find out how to partner with Vantiv.
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Brick and Mortar to Click and Mortar. How to Take Payments Online

Online commerce continues to grow at exponential rates. Learn how to accept payments online for your business.
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2 myths about a mobile payment solution

Mobile payments continue to rise in popularity with consumers.  Learn why mobile payments could be worth the investment for your business.
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A different kind of dough for LaRosa's Pizzeria

Gift cards helped one local business go big. One slice at a time.
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Thought box: the path to gift cards

Some thinking to help as you consider gift cards.
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Accept phone payments with virtual terminal credit card processing

Make it easy for your customers to purchase from your business. Learn how you can accept payments over the phone.
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Wallet wars – who’s winning in the mobile payments industry

Mobile payments are growing in popularity with consumers.  Learn what's happening in the mobile marketplace.
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Choose the Right Credit Card Processing Service

If you're just starting a business, it's important to choose the best credit card processing service for your needs. Learn what you need to know at Vantiv.
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How Electronic Payments Can Help Your Business

Electronic payments can help your business grow. Ensure you don't lose customers and learn more about taking advantage of electronic payments at Vantiv.
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Simplify Payment Services and Credit Card Acceptance

Simplifying payment services by utilizing better credit card acceptance for your customers can help your business operate efficiently. Learn more at Vantiv.
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Credit Card Processing Solutions to Fit Your Business

A credit card processor should help businesses operate more efficiently and help earn revenue. Find incredible credit card processing solutions with Vantiv.
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Vantiv Omnicommerce Tracker™ - May 2016

May's Omnicommerce Tracker, examines how online and offline commerce work together. Learn how retailers can offer a seamless shopping experience.
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Retooling Customer Relations With Prepaid Cards

Read how Sunex improved customer relations by utilizing rebates distributed in prepaid cards. An easy solution for promotions and rewarding consumers.
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3 Ways Financial Institutions Leverage Big Data

Big Data can give financial institutions the information they need to better understand customer behavior. Learn how Big Data can be leveraged at Vantiv.
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Not All Credit Card Services are Equal

Different payment processors offer different credit card services. Learn what services you should have included when choosing a payment processor at Vantiv.
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Mobile Payment Solutions Increase Sales and Profits

Including mobile payment solutions can help your business grow. Learn more about why mobile payments are important for your business at Vantiv. 
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Knowing Your Audience Leads To Marketing Success

From email campaigns to deals and giveaways. Read about 4 tactics you can leverage for your business which lead to marketing success.
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How Gift Cards Are Money In Your Pocket

Does your small business allocate in-store space for gift card displays? Learn how to leverage gift cards properly and the potential benefits to sales.
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Are Mobile Payments Right For You? Q&A From Vantiv

Between cash, check, cards and mobile payments, consumers have many payment options. Read our Q&A to learn if mobile payments are right for your business.
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Payment Solutions that Drive Non-Interest Income

Over the 6 years, financial institutions have struggled bringing in non-interest revenue. Learn 3 ways financial institutions can drive revenue at Vantiv.
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Celebrating Small Business Week 2016

Join Vantiv as we celebrate Small Business Week and discuss the issues such as payment processing and commerce that affect businesses today.
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6 Signs You Need Gift Card Processing

Take our quick six question assessment to see if your business could benefit from gift card processing and acceptance.  Great for businesses big and small.
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3 Payment Processing Cost Reduction Tips

People love to pay with plastic. Keep your payment processing costs in check by reducing hand-key and telephone orders, and accepting PIN debit.
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5 Checkpoints For Payment Card Data Breach

Following best practices, PCI standards and other security measures can help you avoid a payment card data breach. Prepare with these checkpoints today. 
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Small Business Payments Faster, Smarter, Easier

Join Vantiv as we recognize the contributions of our small business customers, partners and the many other innovators sharing their passion with the world.
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Merchant Services Account for New Businesses

If you're starting a new business, you most likely need a merchant services account. Learn more about what merchant services can do for you at Vantiv.
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3 Keys to Selling Online & Building Your Business

If you're considering selling online, be sure you're prepared with proper website hosting, shopping carts and ready to accept payments online. Get 3 tips here.
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Vantiv BizBuz - Online Small Business Customer Community

An interactive community for Vantiv small business customers, providing easy ways to gather, share ideas, insights and resources. 
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ShopTalk - Wearable Technology

To get a sense of how and why people are using wearable technology, Vantiv and Socratic Technologies conducted a survey to learn more. Read the results!
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ShopTalk Video On Wearable Technology

Watch this video to find out the learnings of a study on how and why people use wearable technology.  Brought to you by Vantiv and Socratic Technologies. 
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Fast Facts - Wearable Technology

This Vantiv Fast Facts - Wearable Technology takes a big-picture snapshot of the findings of Vantiv and Socratic Technologies' survey of 500 consumers.   
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The Benefits of adding mobile payment solutions to Your Business

Your business can benefit from mobile payment solutions. Learn how mobile pay impacts queue time, customer loyalty and top line revenue.
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Broken Payments - How To Save Recurring Payments

Implementing an effective recurring payments strategy can be challenging. Read how Vantiv XCelerator can boost operational efficiencies and minimize losses.
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Fast Facts | Retailing for Millennials

Read the research from Vantiv and iModerate on what Millennials want in retailing. From shipping to mobile, Learn how to attract buyers to your business.
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Retailing for Millennials - Top 8 Do's and Don'ts - Part 4

Continue reading our series and learn what millennials want in their retail experiences. Leverage this information for your business and attract more buyers.
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3 Considerations When Choosing the Right Point of Sale Hardware

The Point of Sales hardware you choose can have a major impact on your business. Discover 3 things to consider when choosing your POS Hardware at Vantiv.
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How an online merchant account factors into the success of your eCommerce business

The reality is that more people are shopping online than ever before. It's easier for people to get the things that they want by shopping on the internet, and often more convenient too.
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Top Five Payment Securities for Payment Services

Find the top 5 security measures to protect your payment services. Secure your business and protect customer data by partnering with Vantiv.
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3 things to look for in a payment processing solution

With the right payment processing solution, financial institutions can cultivate brand loyalty and access untapped revenue. Read about how it's done.
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Advantages of an EMV Terminal and Tap and Pay

The use of mobile payments and EMV terminals are on the rise. Learn the advantages of EMV to ensure your business doesn't get left behind.
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Retailing For Millennials - Dos and Don'ts, Part 3

Vantiv teamed up with iModerate to learn what Millennials want in their retail experiences. Find out what your business needs to attract these buyers.
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Online Merchant Services for Successful eCommerce

Implementing or upgrading online merchant services is a major step for your business. Learn the top three criteria you need to consider at Vantiv.
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Retailing For Millennials - Dos and Don'ts, Part 2

Vantiv teamed up with iModerate to learn what Millennials want in their retail experiences. Find out what your business needs to attract these buyers.
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Simpler, Easier Merchant Credit Card Processing

Don't be intimidated by merchant credit card processing. Read these tips on keeping it simple and easy.
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Retailing For Millennials - Dos and Don'ts, Part 1

Vantiv teamed up with iModerate to learn what Millennials want in their retail experiences. Find out what your business needs to attract these buyers.
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Accepting Online Payments - What to Know

Accepting online payments is a major step for your business. Learn the most important aspects of implementing online payment at Vantiv. 
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ShopTalk - Branching out: consumer banking preferences

Is in-person banking becoming a thing of the past? Read the results of the Vantiv and Socratic Technologies consumer survey.
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4 key considerations for minimizing the impact of card reissuance breakage on your recurring business

Learn how businesses that accept subscription based payments should navigate the potential downsides associated with card reissuance.
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What's next in credit card payments technology?

Keep up with the changes in credit card payments technology. Learn the basics on the EMV liability shift, and how to stay current now and in the future.
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Five 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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Walgreens first to launch loyalty program integration with Apple Pay

Loyalty program includes 85 million active members
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ShopTalk - Shoppers talk Smartphones

Findings of new Socratic Consumer Survey show consumer app-etite for smartphone use in shopping experience. 
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What People Think About Protection From Fraud

In this Socratic Consumer Survey sponsored by Vantiv, find out what people really think about fraud protection.
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Card Network Updates

We are committed to working closely with you on achieving your business goals.
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Consumers Changing Commerce - Merchants Current Reality

Today’s merchants face many challenges when it comes to meeting consumers’ expectations.
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Consumers Changing Commerce - What Shoppers Demand

The rules of commerce are different than they’ve ever been before.
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