News & Resources

Here you’ll find the latest news, views, and resources from the CMSPI team.

Resources
09.17.2021
Supercharging Transaction Productivity: 5 Common Payment Myths

In this white paper, we break down 5 common myths that prevent retailers from making their payments more productive.

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Resources
07.27.2021
Insights Magazine from CMSPI - July 2021 Edition Available Now

Our latest edition of Insights Magazine includes analysis of the challenges the payments industry and retailers alike face.

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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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News
11.02.2021
CMSPI Hires Payments Industry Leader as Head of Strategic Partnerships

Liz Garner, newly appointed Head of Strategic Partnerships, will lead a team focused on helping foster collaboration between all areas of retail payments.

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News
10.13.2021
Former CEO of Deloitte Consulting Joins CMSPI as Chairman of the Board

CMSPI announced the appointment of industry leader John Kerr as chairman of its board of directors.

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News
09.29.2021
CMSPI and RILA Renew Strategic Partnership

"Our mission is to make the payments industry more efficient and productive and RILA shares this vision.” Alex Ellwood, SVP of Advocacy & Insights

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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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Resources
06.24.2021
What is Tokenization? A CMSPI Insights Guide

Tokenization is the process wherein sensitive data is converted into non-sensitive data called “tokens”.

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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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