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CMSPI Launches Insights Advisory Council with Merchant Payments Leaders
The Insights Advisory Council will provide direction to the CMSPI team on strategic industry reports, research prioritization, and prospective partner content.
UK Payments Regulator Proposes Reduction in Cross-Border Card Fees
The UK Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has proposed to reintroduce a cap on cross-border interchange fees levied on transactions between the UK and the EU, following an investigation launched in June 2022.
101: An Introduction to Online Routing + PINless Transactions
Rewards Margins are High Enough to Withstand Competition
With the recent introduction of the Credit Card Competition Act, there’s hope that the credit card market may experience a well-deserved injection of competition. With this new competition, CMSPI estimates that credit card rewards are unlikely to disappear based on current issuer margins on rewards and experience from other markets.
False Declines, Outages, Fraud: Avoiding a Payments Storm This Peak Season
To wrap up our short 3-part fraud series, CMSPI reviews how merchants can avoid a trio of payments nightmares this holiday season.
CMSPI’s Quick & Easy Guide to Tokenization
For merchants, tokenization is the key to improved customer experience, data protection, online transaction security, compliance, and overall business growth.
Unlocking Substantial Payments Budget Savings for a Top Digital Merchant
The client, a leading international digital merchant with a sophisticated payment team, faced challenges related to rising payment costs, performance comparisons, and fully maximizing cost-saving initiatives.
Forensic Cost of Payments Review Leads to Impactful Savings
A large, U.S. based airline, experiencing rapidly accelerating growth, partnered with our experts to conduct a review of their cost of payments acceptance.
CMSPI Achieves Fast Savings for FDMC Retailer Through Smarter Payments Intelligence
This case study underscores industry collaboration and shines a light on the importance of pairing expertise with advanced analytical tools.
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