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UK: Cash still important for High Street

UK: Cash still important for High Street

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed that cash is still the king when it comes to UK retail sales. In an analysis of 10 billion retail payments in 2012 (accounting for 60% of total sales), cash was the preferred method of payment for 54%. But worryingly, the amount of transactions and money spent was…

Credit Card Merchants Make Accepting Payments Simple

The more types of payment you are able to accept from your customers, the more likely you are to actually sell your products and services. This is true no matter what kind of business you run, and thanks to the increasing prevalent of mobile payment merchants, the days of only being able to accept cash…

Why use a Payment Gateway Provider?

Online shopping is a billion dollar a year industry and only getting bigger. In order to sell merchandise from your website you need the ability to handle payment processing for your clients. Most website owners do not have the technology or budget to handle the processing of customer payments. If you cannot take payments you…

Facts You Must Know before Choosing a Credit Card Processor

There are a hundred little things that have to be done when you’re starting a business. You need to file for an assumed business name or set up an LLC, you need to map out your business plan, you need to do some market research, and you need to spend time on product development. Among…

Top 5 Tips for Business Credit Cards

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Using a credit card is actually a sensible thing for a business to do, provided they are going to be paying it off in full each month. Doing this helps to build…

Top 5 Tips for Small Business Payment Processing

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Allow customers to purchase from you in the way they want to, rather than just limiting them to one method. For example, if you only accept payment in person at your shop then you…

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