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25 Tweets from Day 1 of #MRCVegas2014  Mar 20, 2014 8:32 AM By Tim Parry

Did you miss Day 1 of the Merchant Risk Council Ecommerce Payments and Risk Council? Here’s a look back at some thought leadership, fun and a-ha moments from Las Vegas. [View the story "#MRCVegas14 Day 1" on Storify]

Why Merchants Need to Quickly Adopt EMV and mPOS  Mar 17, 2014 7:16 PM By Benny Nachman

The recent Target data breach, together with a series of other events in recent years, have moved Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) adoption in the U.S. from a possibility to a near reality.

Overstock.com Surpasses $1 Million in Bitcoin Transactions  Mar 05, 2014 3:16 PM By MCM Staff

Overstock.com announced that it has sold over $1 million in product to Bitcoin users since the online shopping site started accepting the cryptocurrency on Jan 9. According to Overstock.com, of the over 4,300 Bitcoin customers that made purchases with the site since January, almost 60% are new customers.

Data Breach Affects Target’s 4Q U.S. Sales  Feb 26, 2014 8:05 AM By Tim Parry

What did the major data breach at Target mean for the merchant’s bottom line? It meant fewer consumers shopping at the mass merchant, as well as a $17 million net expense related to the data breach investigation. Target announced Wednesday that sales for its U.S. segment in the fourth-quarter decreased 6.6%.

Is Bitcoin the Payment Game Changer or the Next Shiny Object?  Feb 17, 2014 2:49 PM By Tim Parry

Is Bitcoin about to change the way we pay for goods and services on the Internet? Or is Bitcoin just another alternative payment method that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb?

Most Consumers Would Never Consider Using Bitcoin  Feb 08, 2014 2:31 PM By Tim Parry

As buzz about Bitcoin continues to build, the question is often asked – will consumers embrace this alternative currency? A new nationwide survey conducted for TheStreet by GfK1 shows that consumers do not understand Bitcoin and have little interest in owning it.

Fraud Threats Loom for Mobile Commerce Merchants  Feb 07, 2014 3:47 PM By MCM Staff

As retailers increasingly look to mobile as a way to generate revenue, fraud threats are impacting merchants to the tune of $283 for every $100 of actual fraud losses through mobile devices.

6 Takeaways from the Target Security Breach  Feb 07, 2014 6:07 AM By MCM Staff

What can businesses and retailers learn from Target security breach? Here are some of key takeaway tips from WatchGuard Technologies’ Director of Security Strategy and Research Corey Nachreiner.

TigerDirect Now Accepting Bitcoin  Feb 01, 2014 2:45 PM By MCM Staff

TigerDirect says its the largest retailer to accept Bitcoin, a new form of digital currency, as payment.

Mobile Payments Climb To 19.5% Of Transactions Globally  Jan 30, 2014 2:07 PM By Tim Parry

Adyen sees total mobile growth of 55% year-over-year. Tablets are the preferred device for high value payments. Retail sector sees 36% growth in transaction volume.






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