A staff-driven look into the latest in payments technology and company news.
Global payment processor, Checkout.com acquires Australian startup Pin Payments
Leading global payment solution provider Checkout.com today announces the acquisition of Australian startup, Pin Payments.
Weathering the Storm: Guidance for E-Commerce Businesses
Businesses around the world are facing unique challenges during this time. With payments being a fundamental part of any business, Checkout.com is working diligently to provide stability across all markets and is here to support our merchants however we can.
Thriving in a chargeback world
Some merchants simply treat chargebacks, re-presentments and everything that goes into dispute resolution as an unavoidable cost of accepting cards. But with a smart, informed chargeback strategy, businesses can ensure that they are preserving the most value for their company. Checkout.com’s robust suite of tools helps merchants prevent and seamlessly address chargebacks whenever and wherever possible.
Going global while staying local with Alipay, Boleto, Klarna, PayPal and more
‘Alternative’ generally means unconventional or outside the mainstream. But in the world of payments, the term ‘alternative payment methods’ or APMs are often the most popular ways to pay.
Checkout.com makes its first acquisition, French startup ProcessOut
Checkout.com, a leading global payment solutions provider, announces today that it has acquired French payment company ProcessOut. This is the first acquisition by Checkout.com, which raised a record-breaking Series A of $230 million in 2019.
Visa and Mastercard Introduce a New Customer Return Process
Visa and Mastercard introduce new purchase return authorization requirements for cardholder refunds. Here are key dates merchants need to know.
Australian merchants may see SCA enforcement in effect as early Q4 2019
Some Australian merchants may be required to implement SCA protocols for all online, card-not-present transactions as early as the end of 2019. Here’s what you need to know.
In Today’s On-Demand Economy, Is Your Payment Stack Holding You Back?
In payments, slow and steady doesn’t win the race. Is your payment stack keeping up with rapidly changing consumer trends, or are they holding you back?
What the Visa and Mastercard Interchange Fee Caps Mean for Your Business
Visa and Mastercard reduce interregional multilateral interchange fees (MIF) by nearly 40% for payments made in the European Economic Area (EEA) with consumer debit and credit cards that are issued outside the EEA starting October 2019.
Online Shopping Will Never Be the Same, Are Your Customers Ready for SCA?
The payments industry has been aware of the Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) and SCA for some time. Checkout.com rolled out our PSD2 solution to merchants last Spring and the rest of the industry continues to work on merchant and product readiness. But we mustn’t forget the reason for it all – the impact on consumers.
Why U.S. Businesses Should Pay Attention to PSD2
Schemes are tentatively scheduled to roll out full authentication protocols in the U.S. by mid-2020. Is your business ready to comply with new security measures? We discuss how this regulation will impact U.S. businesses – and why merchants should act sooner rather than later.
Accept More with Fawry, Checkout.com's First Local African Payment Method
Expand your business in Egypt. Checkout.com merchants can now accept Fawry Pay through one of Egypt’s most popular e-payment networks used by over 20 million shoppers in the country.
Checkout.com offers more payment methods in MENA
Checkout.com adds access to a new suite of payment methods for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. Merchants looking to expand their footprint in the area can now offer their customers the most popular local payment methods Fawry, OmanNet, KNET, and QPay via one connection.
Checkout.com Appoints Payments Veteran, Cyndi Hoddinott, as VP of Commercial Development
Checkout.com is pleased to welcome Cyndi Hoddinott as the VP of Commercial Development. In her role, Cyndi will explore new business opportunities, collaborate closely with their merchant-facing and technology teams, and help build the Checkout.com brand in the U.S. market.