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The power of a gift card

This article was originally published in Elavon’s Payment Smart newsletter. The Washington Hospitality Association’s Payment Solutions is backed by U.S. Bank/Elavon. Gift recipients have long-loved receiving gift cards during the

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New Mastercard requirements for subscription/recurring billing

Mastercard announced it’s implementing new transaction processing requirements that affect businesses that use a subscription/recurring business model.  These new requirements enhance cardholder notification, cancellation and disclosure standards to ensure a

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Fight the digital skimming threat: Risk mitigation tips

This article was originally published in Elavon’s Payment Smart newsletter. The Washington Hospitality Association’s Payment Solutions is backed by U.S. Bank/Elavon. Fighting fraud is a neverending battle, with the landscape

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Rise of digital-first consumer puts eGift cards in the lead

While gift cards were once considered to be impersonal or simply a means to a quick-and-easy last-minute gift, that is no longer the case. Usage, particularly in digital gift cards,

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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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Handling chargebacks: Top three questions answered

Attentive, proactive customer service can be a great way to prevent chargebacks from happening. When a customer knows they can get help from the merchant when they’re dissatisfied with 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

Operations & Cost Control Programs

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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Visa force post mandate effective: Unauthorized force posts no longer accepted

As a reminder, 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 by