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Mobile Shoppers and Their Choice of Payment Methods

According to recent research from Nielsen, mobile shopping is impacting more than just our way of shopping, it is also changing the way we pay for purchases: “Digital is starting to transform how consumers pony up cash for their everyday … Continue reading

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Dealing with Customers Who Don’t Pay

Retailers must periodically deal with customers who do not pay their bills in a timely manner. There are several approaches to this situation — some more confrontational than others. Here is one set of suggestions from Michael Hess, writing for … Continue reading

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A New Advance in Mobile Technology: Payment Processing

Jack Dorsey is best-known as the creator of Twitter. However, it is his most recent venture — Square, Inc. — that is impacting the payment-processing system in retailing. The firm is a mobile payment-processing provider. Here’s how Issie Lapowsky, writing for Inc. describes … Continue reading

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