Payments Intelligence Magazine – March Edition (2020)

26th March 2020
Callum Godwin
Callum Godwin

About the Magazine:

Payments Intelligence is the only publication solely focused on analyzing the payments industry from a merchant perspective. In this edition, we take a deep dive into approvals and declines, and explain why false declines are costing the merchant community billions every year.

Featured Articles Include:

  • The $19 Billion Payments Issue Nobody is Talking About
  • Installment Payments: The Approaching Storm?
  • The Final Hurdle: The Importance of Payments in Online Fashion
  • Why is Card Fraud Still Such a Big Issue for the U.S.?

Featured Articles Include

The $19bn Payments Issue

False declines cost ecom merchants more than all card transaction fees combined

The Final Hurdle

We investigate the importance of payments in online fashion

Installment Payments

Are you prepared for the rise in popularity of installments payments?

Card Fraud in the U.S.?

We investigate why the U.S. still experiences so much fraud, and how to mitigate.

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