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Small Merchants Are Generating Bigger Payment Volumes, Analysis Finds

Small merchants are generating more payment volume, and health-care providers handily outlive restaurants and bars in their relationships with merchant acquirers, according to a new analysis from The Strawhecker Group. Data from the Omaha, Neb.

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Financial Industry Standards Body Releases Rules Aimed at Tightening Mobile Security

Mobile payments are booming in places like China and India, but in the United States, not so much. Year after year, one reason that keeps popping up in surveys is concerns about security, and on Tuesday a major standards body announced a measure aimed squarely at those fears. The Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc., an […]

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AmEx Experiments to Find the Right Solutions for the Post-Plastic World

American Express Co. formed its Digital Labs unit less than a year ago, and it has plenty to do as it evaluates new payment forms and new ways to attract cardholders and merchants.

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Checks Still Reign in U.S. Business Payments, but Electronic Methods Close Behind

An international survey of financial executives shows that checks are still the most commonly used method of business payments, but paperless methods arent far behind. The April survey of 914 chief financial officers and other senior finance executives, including 501 from the United States, for fleet-fueling and corporate-payments provider WEX Inc.

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