Popular restaurants run on a seamless dining experience, from setting to service. When it comes to a resort town, where locals and tourists break bread together, restaurants must be prepared for a high volume of diners at all times, while offering a variety of payment options that suit their palettes—including gift cards.
In today’s world of beauty, hair salon merchants must navigate the latest techniques and products of the trade while minding operational details associated with the industry: branding, location permits, individual stylist licenses, staffing, equipment, vendor contracts and payment processing. For a salon and spa offering more than a dozen sophisticated hair care and skin service packages, the checkout process is pivotal to the customer experience because it is the final step that could underscore a glowing referral or damaging complaint.
We know you take security seriously and so do we. While validating annual Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)compliance is imperative, we must all be mindful of maintaining compliance and mitigating risk every day. Fraudsters are smart and continue to adjust and adapt to gain access to our data. Don’t make it easy on them—address the issues that have been identified as common security pitfalls.
Product review: Dynamic Currency Conversion—The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) projects international travel to the United States will continue experiencing strong growth through 2016. With continued growth comes economic opportunity. According to the “International Shopping Traveler Study,” published by Shop America Alliance LLC, shopping, dining and cultural travel is especially important to international travelers even during challenging times.
Product review: Global Gateway e4—eCommerce “bargain stores” like Shopzilla are built on the premise that any shopper around the world can find a deal with just a few clicks and their payment card information. These companies vie for a consumer’s attention alongside countless merchants who have set up their own online storefronts. When a consumer does not go directly to a merchant’s website address, many factors will determine which store ultimately wins their affection—including a guarantee that sensitive payment information is secure.
With the shortfall of both federal and state government revenues, online gambling is projected to produce a winning hand; however, it is a complicated landscape. Online gambling invokes myriad federal laws including, but not limited to, The Wire Act, The Unlawful Intent Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), The Illegal Gambling Business Act, The Travel Act, The Interstate Transportation of Wagering Paraphernalia Act, Indian Gambling Regulatory Act (IGRA) and the Interstate Horseracing Act.