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Customer using digital checkout on phone | How Merchants Can Avoid Payment Processing Outages |OLS Payments

How Merchants Can Avoid Payment Processing Outages

Any number of links within the transaction chain can cause payment…
Man in apron behind counter helping customer pay with their credit card | How Payment Orchestration Solves Merchant Needs | OLS Payments

How Payment Orchestration Solves Merchant Needs

Electronic payment processing is complex and risk-inducing.…
Illustration of a hand reaching out of a cell phone at payments icons | How a Payments Orchestration Partner is the Next-Gen Switch Provider-OLS Payments

How a Payments Orchestration Partner is the Next-Gen Switch Provider

Merchant needs are continually evolving, in a constant crunch…

Looking Ahead: 2022 Predictions for the Payments Industry

It’s hard to believe that another year has already passed. At OLS Payments, we have seen rapid changes and growth in 2021. Businesses looked to prioritize and overcome payments security challenges. We also saw merchants meet consumers’ growing demands for fast and contactless methods as a result of the pandemic.
Andy Orrock's 5 2022 Payments Trends

Andy Orrock Shares 5 Retailer Payments Trends for 2022

Andy's article 5 2022 Payments Trends Retailers Need to Know…
2021 Turkey Five Payment Prep

Your 2021 “Turkey Five” Payments Prep Recipe

Americans across the country will soon be feasting on turkey, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes. In preparation, families bring out their favorite recipes to share with loved ones and get all the ingredients they need for a successful Thanksgiving. And retailers need to do the same.

Thanksgiving kicks off the five biggest shopping days of the year – the Turkey Five. Ahead of the big event, retailers must have their payments processes in place to handle numerous transactions and ensure that security breaches don’t “wreak havoc in the kitchen.”

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Top Three Payments Considerations for Grocers

Fueled by the pandemic, the entire grocery industry is evolving rapidly to offer shoppers faster, easier and safer ways to buy groceries. According to McKinsey, “Powerful trends, including new competitive pressures, technological advances, and evolving consumer attitudes and behaviors, will disrupt the grocery business from coast to coast in the next few years.”

Grocers adapt to changing consumers’ needs by evaluating payments processes and technology to ensure they’re driving a frictionless experience. Whether grocers realize it or not, payments play an essential role in all parts of the shopper’s journey. As they keep up with the rapid evolution, grocers should consider three ways to enhance their payments system.

Ron Barker's article on Seamless Omnchannel payments is live at Total Retail

Ron Barker pens article on Seamless Omnichannel Payments for Total Retail

Ron's article "Vaulting and Tokenization Are Key to a Seamless…
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Flexa Partnership Enables Seamless Digital Currency Acceptance

According to a study from PYMNTS, crypto ownership has been on the rise, up 63% year over year. The study also found that more than half of current or former crypto owners made at least one purchase with digital currency last year. Meanwhile, 59% of consumers who have never owned crypto are interested in making a purchase with it in the future.
Sumit Varshney article at PaymentsJournal

Sumit Varshney shares Insights on Avoiding Data Breaches via PaymentsJournal

In this article contributed to PaymentsJournal, Sumit shares…