Blogs
01.14.2022
Are Merchants Building Effective Fraud Toolkits?

This article utilizes survey results from a recent CMSPI MAG collaboration to examine what tools merchants find effective and use the most.

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Blogs
01.12.2022
Managing Payments is Harder than Ever: CMSPI’s Three-Pronged Performance Optimization Guide for 2022

In this article, CMSPI looks at the three pillars that should be the focus of every merchant, for every payment method, in the year to come.   

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Blogs
01.11.2022
Fraud Strategy: 4 Challenges Every Merchant Needs to Overcome

In this blog, CMSPI has identified the four challenges to overcome and boost the performance of their fraud strategy.

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Blogs
12.03.2021
Fashion Merchants: The Holiday Season is Nearly Over, How Can You Wrap Up Your Payments Acceptance?

Fashion merchants need to stay vigilant in their pursuit of an optimal and robust payments strategy.

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Blogs
11.22.2021
Retailers to Miss Out on $700m in Holiday Sales Due to Digital Payment Channels Inefficiencies

CMSPI estimates suggest merchants are estimated to miss out in almost $700m in rejected sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Blogs
09.17.2021
Think Global, Act Local? The Challenges of International Payments for U.S. Merchants

The nuances of each country mean that U.S. merchants may be losing out by failing to localize their payments arrangements.

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Blogs
08.02.2021
Despite Regulation, Global Card Fees Continue to Grow and Threaten Merchants (Insights Magazine, July 2021)

CMSPI analysis suggests that overall fee changes scheduled for 2021 and 2022 could generate over $1.1bn in additional annual costs for U.S. merchants.

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Blogs
08.02.2021
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Buy Now, Pay Later (Insights Magazine, July 2021)

Often considered an alternative to traditional credit, BNPL seems attractive on the surface, but adopting BNPL requires investigation on a case-by-case basis.

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Blogs
06.25.2021
EMV Liability Shift: What are the Chargeback Trends?

CMSPI is tracking the changes to fraud and chargebacks and the trends speak for themselves: chargebacks have tripled since January.

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Blogs
06.15.2021
U.S. Payments Acceptance Costs Set to Double by 2025

CMSPI analysis suggests that the average cost of payments for U.S. retailers will have doubled between 2009 and 2025.

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Blogs
05.27.2021
The 6 Biggest Takeaways from the Federal Reserve Regulation ii Report

The 6 biggest takeaways from the Federal Reserve Regulation ii Report - CMSPI Insights

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Blogs
05.27.2021
What Does Online Debit Routing Look Like?

In this article, we explain what PINless debit is, the current issues with PINless growth, the regulatory response, and considerations for merchants.

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