News & Resources

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

Blogs
09.16.2020
Grocery Challenges and Pitfalls: The Importance of Keeping Your Payments Strategy Fresh

After the tumultuous recent months, as transaction volumes begin to stabilize and a new normal begins to emerge, now is the perfect time for grocers to take stock.

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Blogs
09.28.2020
Card Processing - Seven Reasons an Invoice Audit Could Save You Millions

Many merchants are overpaying by substantial six and seven-figure sums every year, we detail the importance of auditing your invoices.

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Blogs
09.21.2020
A Broken Payments Market: Why the Shift to Online is Costing Merchants Billions

One of the key trends to emerge as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is the movement in spend away from in-store, towards online.

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Blogs
09.21.2020
What Does the Future Hold for the Payments Industry?

Merchants, more so than ever, must ensure that their voices are heard, and that this emerging new, future of payments is set up in a fair and competitive way.

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Blogs
09.21.2020
Adapt to Survive: COVID-19’s Impact on Retail

Our estimates suggest a bull scenario would see $100 billion of lost revenue and a bear scenario would hit impact sales by nearly $500 billion by the end of 2020.

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Blogs
08.24.2020
The Nationwide Coin Shortage: What Can Retailers Do?

As if declining sales, outlet closures and lock-down measures weren’t enough of a problem, the U.S. merchant community has been hit by a new challenge: there has also been a coin shortage across the U.S.

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Resources
07.22.2020
The Retail Payments Review: June 2020 at a Glance

The Retail Payments Review's 'June at a Glance' show you all the key trends and insights from June 2020 in a single page.

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News
07.14.2020
CMSPI Joins RILA Payments Committee as Strategic Partner

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is proud to announce CMSPI as a strategic partner and new sponsor for RILA’s Payment Committee.

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Blogs
07.08.2020
Unregulated Debit: The Trend Silently Costing Merchants $1.3 Billion

We discuss the rise of unregulated debit transactions in the U.S., from cards issued by smaller banks who are exempt from the Durbin amendment.

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Blogs
06.25.2020
The Changing Pace of Payments: Keeping Up With the New Retail Environment

In this webinar series, we deliver practical guidance and unique insights into the retail payments industry.

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Blogs
06.25.2020
Problems at the Pump: 5 Complexities of Debit Routing for Convenience & Fuel Retailers

We explore the industry with the most unique considerations when it comes to debit routing: Convenience and Fuel.

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News
06.17.2020
[BREAKING NEWS] Interchange Fees: UK Supreme Court Decision Shines Spotlight on U.S. Swipe Fees

A resounding victory for the merchant community: the UK Supreme Court concluded that the interchange fees set by Visa and Mastercard restricted competition.

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