News
01.08.2021
Report Says U.S. Hasn’t Kept Up on Bringing Credit and Debit Card Fees Under Control

Nearly a decade after federal regulators forced U.S. banks to lower fees charged to process debit card transactions, much of the savings has been eroded.

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Blogs
12.14.2020
Fashion Industry Focus (Part 2): How a Bad Payments Experience Can Put Off Good Customers

CMSPI’s work shows that a scientific approach, coupled with the right outreach to issuing banks, can maximize approvals and boost merchants’ revenue significantly.

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Blogs
12.14.2020
Fashion Industry Focus (Part 1): The Spiralling Cost of Online Payments

In this first blog, we have selected three (of the many) factors that impact the overall cost of acceptance: channel, routing arrangements, and refunds.

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News
12.02.2020
CMSPI Launches The Global Interchange Report

CMSPI’s Global Interchange Report analyses the impact of interchange regulation and identifies effective methodologies to ensure maximum benefit for merchants and consumers.

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Resources
12.02.2020
CMSPI Global Interchange Report - Available Now

The report quantifies the impact of interchange regulation on merchants and consumers, as they are the intended beneficiaries of interchange regulation.

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Resources
10.30.2020
Can You Solve the Mystery of the Invoice Errors?

In CMSPI's very own 'whodunit' board game, you can play detective and identify where the merchant has been mischarged.

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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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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
07.31.2019
FIS Completes Worldpay Acquisition in the Latest Wave of Consolidation

FIS acquires Worldpay - the combined entity sees a union between two leading payments industry players,

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News
07.29.2019
Fiserv, First Data and BAMS - Consolidation and Break-Ups Rock the U.S. Payments Industry

Fiserv becomes a payments industry behemoth as it acquiress First Data and announces BAM break-up.

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Blogs
07.19.2019
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Merchants and the Upcoming EMV Liability Decision

As petro & convenience merchants prepare for the 2020 liability shift, one truth is clear: regardless of whether or not you choose to comply, extra costs are inevitable.

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Blogs
06.19.2019
U.S. Merchant Card Fees Reach All-Time High

Recent reports have stated that the total cost of accepting cards in the U.S. has now exceeded $100 billion a year for the first time.

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