A recent study, conducted by Visa, demonstrates the rapid adoption of EMV payment technology in the United States.
First American Payment Systems is honored with prestigious customer service award for fifth consecutive year by ATSI.
Our semi-integrated EMV solution is just what you need to get started down the EMV path.
With phishing attacks at an all time high last year, it is important going forward for merchants and consumers to be on the lookout for phishing attempts and to be cautious when opening emails or attachments.
Have you heard that gas stations within the U.S. will have to make the shift to become EMV compliant?
In order to have a seamless payment experience, you as a business owner need to follow these 4 tips to improve the online checkout process.
It’s pretty clear that within the past year, retailers of all sizes have experienced a handful of payment challenges.
With technology continuing to evolve and become more advanced, it is imperative for restaurants to upgrade their payment solutions and keep up with their competitors.
Gift cards have been around for decades and are a quick way to load money on a card for a consumer to use at a specific retailer.
How can you differentiate your retail store while creating a memorable in-store experience?
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As a small business owner, it is important to have enhanced payment security features to protect your business as well as your customers.
Identity thieves are looking for new ways to commit crime now that EMV technology has increased security features for card-present transactions.
Retailers have had difficulty marketing and getting the attention of one specific group of consumers – Generation Z.
The PCI Security Standards Council recently released several updated regulations for the new Version 5.0 of the PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Point-of-Interaction (POI) Modular Security Requirements.
First American Payment Systems, a leader in the payment processing industry, has partnered with ShearShare.
Last fall, EMV® technology was introduced in the U.S. in efforts to combat fraudulent card-present transactions and to shift the U.S. marketplace toward a more secure payment model.
Are you a restaurant owner looking to improve the speed of your transactions and have the ability to streamline daily tasks? Perhaps it’s time to upgrade your POS system. In fact, the average life expectancy for a POS system is only five to seven years.
Have you noticed the little gold chip on the front of your debit/credit cards?
Android Pay will soon be available on mobile web, Chase, and Uber.
Move over computers – smartphones are now the leader in attracting e-commerce traffic.
First American Payment Systems, a leader in the payment processing industry, has partnered with Storage Commander, a software developer focused on self-storage businesses, to deliver additional payment solutions within the Storage Commander software.
To show how far technology has evolved, here are 4 statistics regarding the retail industry
Let’s take a further look at the main reasons why merchant should provide various payment options
With payments becoming digital, many consumers now are looking to use mobile payments to replace standard cards.
First American Payment Systems has won the Association of TeleServices International’s (ATSI) coveted Call Center Award of Distinction for the fourth year in a row.
Restaurants have begun to take a new approach within their business strategy and incorporate new forms of payment technology.
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You may have heard, or noticed, the latest smartphone game that has caught the attention of virtually everyone the past few weeks – Pokemon Go.
It’s been almost a year since the EMV liability shift went into effect in the U.S., causing major changes within the payments industry.
For ISOs and Independent Sales Agents, the payments industry has evolved drastically within the last few years.
Let’s take a further look at the main reasons why merchant should provide various payment options.
The new PA-DSS supports the newly updated primary security standard, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), version 3.2.
Let’s take a further look at the most valuable ways a small business owner can improve their customer service.
Here are 10 notable statistics on the future of mobile payments.
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Here are 7 key payment phrases and terms Independent Sales Agents need to know when acquiring a partnership with a merchant.
Let’s take a further look at the top 8 steps merchants should follow to have a successful loyalty program.
In order to prevent future breaches from happening, here are a few steps both merchants and developers can implement to stop breaches from occurring online.
Below is a list of the main payment options small businesses should incorporate.
In order to have a seamless checkout process, here are some valuable tips small businesses should follow to have an improved checkout experience.
Take a look at the spending habits of the present-day shopper and interesting facts about the success of online shopping according to CMO.com.
Here are 4 ways small businesses can increase their sales by using an updated payment solution.
To help increase a positive customer experience, here are 3 important reasons why merchants should offer multiple payment options.
Here are 4 benefits on how recurring billing can benefit your small business.
Here is an informative Q&A that discusses the differences and similarities between Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay.
Why should a retail store use a loyalty program?
Here are some helpful guidelines ISOs and Independent Sales Agents can follow to ensure a successful 2016.
First American Payment Systems, a leader in payment processing, has purchased the entire portfolio of Independent Sales Organization (ISO) accounts and associated contracts from Chase Commerce Solutions.
With these issues and apprehensions still prominent amongst consumers, what can merchants do to deliver a seamless EMV interaction this holiday season?
In order for small businesses to stand out from the crowd of competition during the holidays, here are several tips they must follow.
Here are a few of the most important qualities retail employees should possess to facilitate engagement with customers.
Here are some helpful tips small businesses can rely on to ensure a seamless experience
Restaurants can succeed with staying up-to-date with technology by using the below methods for their business.
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Below are the 5 best ways you as a small business owner can enhance your company’s customer service and assist your customers.
Here are the top 4 payment options that small businesses should consider.
Here are several steps both programmers and businesses can do to help prevent data breaches from occurring online.
Here is an informative Q&A to help explain what Visa Checkout is.
First American is here to help your business become more secure with our EMV terminal solutions.
Most merchants within the U.S. are still not prepared for the liability shift, despite knowing the consequences for not being EMV compliant.
With the growth of mobile wallets, many shoppers are now using contactless payments to purchase items in brick and mortar stores.
Tokenization is a form of security for mobile transactions and has several key benefits.
Merchants are always looking for new and innovative ways to remain relevant and to increase revenue.
Samsung has announced that its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, will be released in the U.S. on September 28th.
Here are some beneficial ways on how to create a seamless checkout process.
Here are some beneficial ways you as a business owner can succeed by creating a learning environment for your staff.
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First American Payment Systems is proud to announce the appointment of Bill Lodes to the leadership team as SVP, Business Development and Strategy, effective today.
There is a new program from American Express called OptBlue that presents new pricing.
Accepting payments and signing up merchants made easy with full set of developer tools.
To make sure your business has a successful loyalty program, follow these helpful “do’s and don’ts”.
October 1 marks an important milestone for both merchants and consumers nationwide.
Google recently announced the development of “Purchases on Google” – the new “buy button” feature that allows shoppers to buy products straight from mobile search ads.
American Express is entering the digital payments world with Amex Express Checkout, a new service that allows members to quickly make online purchases via their American Express accounts.
One of the worst nightmares a small business owner could face is dealing with point-of-sale (POS) malware.
To help you as a merchant get a better idea of what each platform has to offer, below are some main points to help explain how each one works.
Below are some questions and answers about NFC and data on why it is an important aspect for your business going forward.
Here are 3 important reasons merchants should offer multiple payment options to improve the customer experience.
For the third year in a row, First American Payment Systems has won the Association of TeleServices International’s (ATSI) coveted Call Center Award of Distinction.
Here is why small businesses should invest in payment processing systems to increase customer satisfaction.
Last year was a turning point for Americans when it came to data breaches.
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Here are 3 ways an updated payment solution increases sales.
Here are three ways you can use data from updated POS systems to boost your business.
As the October deadline for adopting EMV compliance creeps closer, small business owners might fear an uphill battle ahead.
In just a short six months, many merchants will choose to upgrade their point-of-sale systems to accommodate for the transition to EMV chip cards.
The cloud is taking over almost all forms of technology, and point-of-sale systems are no exception.
When running a restaurant it's likely that you or an assigned employee will spend a lot of time training new employees.
Mobile point-of-sale systems are gaining significant ground in merchant locations for a number of reasons.
When looking for a new payment processing solution, there are a variety of options that it can be difficult to understand which option will work best.
Here are three tips that business owners should keep in mind when leveraging POS systems.
Most small-business owners and consumers are not prepared for the EMV implementation set to take place this October.
The proliferation of technology is changing the way local merchants operate.
First American Payment Systems, a leader in the payment processing industry, has partnered with Nobly POS to provide an easy to use, integrated payment processing solution on the Nobly point-of-sale platform.
Small to midsized businesses must improve payment technology.
Here are eight key terms and phrases ISOs need to know when partnering with a merchant.
There's little arguing with the economic impact e-commerce has had on domestic commercial activity in the past decade.
Since data security is a primary focus in the payment processing industry, new technology and industry guidelines have been developed to better safeguard against potential breaches.
Several key organizations can help boost EMV awareness for merchants and aid in a successful EMV integration.
Take a look at these recent ways identity thieves are using and helpful tips on how to protect oneself from being a target.