Product managers: These are the most useful U.S. consumer payments preferences

Product managers: These are the most useful U.S. consumer payments preferences

This is why Airbnb killed group payments after only one year

In late 2017, Airbnb’s global roll-out of group payments received widespread news coverage and acclaim. This level of coverage highlighted the perceived pain of group payments in travel. Yet, after less than one year, the company quietly killed the split payments feature. Why?

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The remarkable influence of one country on payment tech

In recent years, one country has emerged as the world's leader in payment innovation: China. The country’s influence is so significant that preferred payment technologies are expanding quickly into the rest of the world. When it comes to payments, China is innovating its way to the head of the pack.

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How to improve trust and security with group payments

In today's globally competitive marketplace, merchants must use all tools at their disposal. Offering a variety of ways to pay securely creates peace of mind. Often overlooked as a competitive advantage, group payments can be used to build customer trust and reduce fraud. Here's why.

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The 5 hidden payment behaviors of travelers

When considering a transaction, the payment preferences of travelers impact how comfortable the traveler feels in making the purchase. For those that make it easy to use a preferred payment method, the likelihood of conversion is higher. Here's what a recent survey of traveler payment preferences reveals.

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The top 5 tech trends defining the near future of payments

When it comes to technologically intensive industries such as payments, looking into the future helps frame today's priorities. From conversational payments artificial intelligence, these are the trends impacting the near future of payments.

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The challenges of payment technology innovation in the travel industry

Innovation in payments is especially difficult for complex industries like travel. Recent research shows reluctance for travel companies to invest in new payment tech. Given this, travel companies must rely on the expertise of third-party technology providers to drive payments technologies forward.

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The growing impact of installments on the global consumer buying journey

Installment payments are rapidly becoming a common payment option. Installment payments remove one of the biggest hurdles to purchase a big-ticket item: affordability. Especially for consumers without credit cards, or those who prefer to pay with debit cards, installments makes it much easier to make large purchases.

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How to increase revenue through intelligent payments

For some product designers, payments are an afterthought. It's a given that a consumer will pay for the products… so sometimes payments are just added on at the end. But if a brand wants to leverage the power of payments to increase revenue, an intelligent approach to integrating payments is important. After seven years of integrating group payments into checkout flows, here's what we've learned about how to increase revenue with intelligent payments.

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What the timely increase in U.S. mobile payments means for business

Mobile payments dominate commerce globally. Yet, mobile payments have only started to gain traction in the United States in the last few years. The mainstreaming of mobile payments is underway, per a recent Economist report, and they’re here to stay. So what does this mean for businesses?

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What is e-commerce? Exploring the growing backbone of modern business

E-commerce refers to selling goods and services online; any transaction that occurs digitally is considered e-commerce. While this simplistic definition does a good job of explaining the mechanics of commerce online, it doesn’t do it justice. So, what exactly is e-commerce?

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This is how to integrate group payments for the best user experience

When evaluating where to integrate group payments, look to user psychology. It's much more helpful for someone considering a purchase to know what the payment options are in advance. By clearly highlighting payment options for potential customers, merchants can make more money while also increasing user satisfaction.

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MyCheck partners with Pay By Group to bring split payments to hotels

SAN FRANCISCO AND TEL AVIV - May 7, 2018 - Hospitality payments platform MyCheck today announces its partnership with Pay By Group, a white-label split payment checkout option, to allow hotel guests to split the cost of their booking. MyCheck’s hospitality customers include many of the world’s leading hotel brands.

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Same-day Electronic Payments Are Coming to Rock Your World

You know that sinking feeling when you just remember to pay your utility bill the day before it’s due, then realize that it won’t be credited until two days later? That situation is soon to be a thing of the past as 2016 is the year that Same-Day ACH becomes a reality, paving the way for near-real-time payments and more.

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Pay By Group University: Payment Processing for Card-Not-Present Merchants 104

Welcome to our final article laying out the benefits, costs, and risks associated with accepting card-not-present payments in your business. In this article we’ll wrap up with a look at the costs of complying with Payment Card Industry and EMV technology requirements and a final thought on weighing the total cost of acceptance.

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Pay By Group University: Payment Processing for Card-Not-Present Merchants 103

Welcome to the third part of our adventure into payment processing for CNP merchants! We’re starting to get a clearer picture of the benefits and demerits of various processing options and their associated costs. Let’s dive into a topic that’s near the forefront of every business owner’s mind: payment processing security.

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Pay By Group University: Payment Processing for Card-Not-Present Merchants 102

Now that we’ve taken a quick look at the basics of the card-not-present payment processing world and examined one of the major factors to consider when choosing your processing solution, let’s get familiar with another: payment processing types. There are several types, and all will affect your business.

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Pay By Group University: Payment Processing for Card-Not-Present Merchants 102

Now that we’ve taken a quick look at the basics of the card-not-present payment processing world and examined one of the major factors to consider when choosing your processing solution, let’s get familiar with another: payment processing types. There are several types, and all will affect your business.

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Pay By Group University: Payment Processing for Card-Not-Present Merchants 101

The world of payment processing is complex, especially for merchants who receive payments by means other than swipe-based point-of-sale credit card transactions. The aim of this and future articles is to give merchants who deal in card-not-present (or CNP) transactions the rundown on their payment processing options.

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Ten Amazingly Useful Tools for Small E-Commerce Business Owners

A small business owner wears many hats — sales, marketing, information technology, product research and development, content production and sharing, and often much more. To that end, we’ve compiled a list of ten amazingly useful online tools to help you run your small e-commerce business.

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LexisNexis® : CNP Merchants are Suffering Significant Losses Due to Increased Fraud

Let’s look at a summary of some of the important findings included in annual LexisNexis® Risk Solutions True Cost of Fraud℠ Study. The key question that it addresses for merchants is, “How do I grow my business and manage the true cost of fraud while strengthening customer trust and loyalty?”

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Ten E-Commerce Practices to Take Your Business to the Next Level

It can be difficult for e-commerce business owners to keep up with the cutting-edge practices that will drive conversions and help their business thrive. With the right foundation in place, your business will have the important bases covered from day one but can scale intelligently as it grows.

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