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Streamline the customer digital experience

The coronavirus is often described as the “Big Bang” for digital payments as its adoption accelerated exponentially – crossing all generational and business-type lines during the last year and a

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Tips for improving authorization approval rates

Visa’s force post mandate Visa requires controls to be in place to prevent unauthorized transactions (sales and refunds) from entering its network. Transactions that bypass the normal authorization process expected

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Safeguard sales in the event of a disconnect

Now more than ever, payments ecosystems are built on WiFi connections, payment devices are increasingly mobile, and businesses are able to transact payments from almost anywhere. So what happens when

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Data protection tip: Securing your front end

When it comes to card-not-present (CNP) transactions, there is an abundance of technology Elavon provides on the back end of payment acceptance to help keep you and your customers’ payment

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Targeting fraud with the next generation of 3D Secure

For years, the payment card processing industry has fought online payment fraud using some form of 3D Secure technology. Designed to authenticate online payment transactions in real-time to reduce the

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How EMV contactless payments are good for your bottom line

There’s no question that EMV Contactless payment acceptance goes a long way in protecting staff and cardholders from the spread of germs, but there are a number of ways it

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Five ways to avoid fraudulent card authorization testing

Over the past year, we have seen a steady rise in fraudulent Card Authorization Testing. This activity – also known more simply as auth testing – occurs when fraudsters steal

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Big changes to pull-tabs start Feb. 19

Reminder: Your Washington Hospitality Association State Government Affairs Team helped pass Senate Bill 6357 in 2020, which increased the single chance pull-tab price from $1 to $5. Did you know?

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A New Faster Funding Option: True Daily Funding

Get Paid within Hours of a Batch You can now access your funds within hours of a batch, seven days a week, holidays included, with True Daily Funding. Originally slated

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Weekly Update: The PPP loan has changed–are you aware? Register for our webinar; official guidance on masks

CEO: Industry’s future is in your hands President and CEO Anthony Anton says, “We must not only ensure the safety of our guests and employees in this moment, but also

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Meet your customers online and curbside

If you are considering pivoting your business model to meet your customers where they are now – online, we are waiving our monthly software fees and setup costs on Converge

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Weekly Update — L&I guidance on masks; PPP Flexibility Act guidance on the way; relaunch guide now updated

[L&I] Here’s what you need to know about protective masks Wondering which masks are required for your kitchen, housekeeping or wait staff? Wonder no longer — we’ve checked the updated

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Touch-free payment options

This article was originally published in Elavon’s Payment Smart newsletter. The Washington Hospitality Association’s payments processing system is backed by U.S. Bank/Elavon. Click here to learn more about the program.

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Weekly Update — Buying and selling your restaurant, restrictive scheduling dead, CBD in food and drink

Restrictive scheduling is dead… After failing to move out of the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee, Senate Bill 5717, AKA restrictive scheduling is effectively dead for the session. This is

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Weekly Update — Cost-free tech streamlining, Seattle safety, teen labor laws

[HUB] Streamlining solutions with cost-free technology Adopting new technology and streamlining your restaurant can be a daunting task — but it isn’t always a bank-breaker. Learn about some free-to-use solutions