News & Resources

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

Resources
03.26.2020
Payments Intelligence Magazine - March Edition (2020)

We take a deep dive into approvals and declines in North America, and explain why false declines are costing the merchant community billions every year.

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News
03.27.2020
Visa and Mastercard Push Back Interchange Fee Changes

Visa and Mastercard have announced all credit card interchange fee changes will be pushed back from April to mid-July, citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resources
03.26.2020
Picture of Payments - March 2020

CMSPI's Picture of Payments cartoon series - why declined transactions are costing merchants billions.

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Blogs
03.17.2020
CMSPI Commits to Powering Up Merchant Payments Education in 2020

Since inception over 29 years ago, CMSPI has empowered merchants by providing education and transparency.

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Resources
02.13.2020
White Paper: The Ongoing Erosion of Durbin Amendment Savings

It’s time for the Durbin text to be reviewed in several areas - we highlight those areas and look to the future.

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Resources
02.06.2020
False Declines Cost U.S. Merchants Billions Over Holidays

As consumers recuperate from an indulgent holiday period ecommerce merchants must take the time to examine the period’s lost sales.

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Resources
12.19.2019
Picture of Payments - December 2019

CMSPI's Picture of Payments cartoon series - what could the power of data illuminate for you?

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Resources
12.19.2019
Payments Intelligence Magazine - December Edition (2019)

We investigate the upcoming EMV liability shift and the FTC's inquiry into debit card routing restrictions.

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Blogs
12.10.2019
Black Friday & Cyber Monday: The True Cost Of False Declines This Thanksgiving

For every $100m of online spend during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday period, online merchants lost an average of $2m in revenue to false declines.

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Blogs
10.17.2019
5 Reasons Why Your ‘Dynamic’ PIN Debit Routing Isn’t Optimal

It’s time to independently audit your processor’s PIN debit routing solution: here are the top five reasons why.

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Blogs
10.03.2019
Highlights from the Merchant Cash Management Forum 2019

Pictures from our latest event, The Merchant Cash Management Forum 2019.

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Resources
08.21.2019
Payments Intelligence Magazine - August 2019

In this latest edition of Payments Intelligence, we discuss consolidation and some of the biggest deals in payments industry history.

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