In This Newsletter:
- CardPointe Tips/Tricks/Reminders: Credit Card Surcharges – CardPointe Secure Vault – Additional Users
- In The News: What’s trending for businesses and merchant accounts and how might it affect your business
Credit Card Surcharge: 7 things to keep in mind
Thinking about implementing a program to add a surcharge to purchases? Here are the 7 most important things to keep in mind!
#1 – Tip: Automatically store customers into the Secure Vault.
Rather than keep your customer information on your local computer drive, take advantage of the security CardConnect offers: everything is hosted and stored securely in the CardConnect customer vault.
#2 – Tip: Add additional users
You can get help, but still control their permissions and limit what they are able to do.
Did you know…? Our CardPointe video tutorial library is up to 31 videos now. Each month we’ll include tips (like the ones right above) highlighting certain features and functionality of your CardPointe account.
Click here to view the CardPointe tutorials playlist on YouTube.
In the News
Here’s a roundup of recent articles from industry payment publications that could impact how you do business:
Executives warn customers to brace for continued shortages and price hikes in 2022: Are you prepared for supply chain snags?
Numbers From Mastercard And Visa Indicate Growing Momentum for Consumer Spending: In an acknowledgment that many consumers start their holiday shopping earlier, Mastercard forecasts that retail sales during the Oct. 11-Dec. 24 period, which the card brand labels the “75 Days of Christmas,” will increase 6.8% over 2020 and grow 11% from 2019.
A new era in retail and ecommerce is emerging: Retailers have started embracing new opportunities and catering to consumer demands that have gained momentum since the beginning of 2020. Several developments kicked into high gear over the past 18 months.
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