How Much Does Acceptance Matter?

January 29, 2013 10:22

These days, we all take for granted that our credit cards will be accepted, regardless of whether we are at our local burger joint or even in a taxi. As more and more consumers continue to enjoy that benefit, business-to-business transactions still have room to grow when it comes to card acceptance at the commercial …
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Luiz Gordinho owns a popular fruit stand at a farmer’s market in Sao Paulo. Traditionally, you always had to take cash if you were going to a street or farmers market, as it was the only payment form accepted, but increasingly this is changing due to fruit stand owners like me. I started accepting credit …
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Just two years ago, the idea that plumbers, news stand owners and flea market operators, could accept payment cards was inconceivable. Traditional point-of-sale terminals for micro-merchants were unaffordable and non-mobile. Their only option was cash or checks – a bit old fashioned in today’s digital and connected world. Good news is all this has now …
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PURCHASE, N.Y. & GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 18, 2011– Starting today, shoppers have the option to use their MasterCard credit cards at all of the nearly 10,000 Dollar General locations across the country, expanding on previous acceptance of MasterCard debit and prepaid cards. “Dollar General is focused on making shopping for everyday needs hassle-free,” said Rick …
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Singapore, 3 November 2011 – MasterCard today announced strong third quarter 2011 results for the Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA)[1] region. For the quarter ending 30 September 2011, the region registered growth in gross dollar volume (GDV) (25.0%), purchase volume[2] (27.2%), purchase transactions (19.7%), cash transactions (20.7%) and cards issued (10.9%) versus the same …
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