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.
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.
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.
Growing Fintech Businesses Through Payments
As a fintech company, Checkout.com understands the many intricacies and unique challenges that fintechs face on a daily basis. That’s why fintech businesses around the world have turned to us to solve their payment problems and help grow their bottom line.
3DS2 Explained Part III: The Checkout.com Solution
The clock is ticking on Strong Customer Authentication. Checkout.com recently hosted a seminar on SCA preparedness. Here’s a recap of the regulation and how Checkout.com can get you SCA-ready with our 3DS2 hosted solution and Unified Payments API.
How to Issue an Effective Payments RFP
RFPs, RFQs, RFIs...oh my! Scouring the market for the best vendors and partners can be a daunting task – and depending on the type of partner you’re looking for, the information can be overwhelming if you’re not asking the right questions. Checkout.com offers 9 steps to issuing an effective payments RFP.
Future-Proof Your Payments with Our Unified Payments API
It’s time to future-proof your payment setup. Checkout.com’s Unified Payments API gives merchants access to multiple payment methods across the world via a single streamlined integration.
How Payments Can Reduce Churn for Subscription Businesses
Not long ago, signing up for a “subscription” likely meant getting a monthly magazine in the mail or paying a cable premium to get HBO. But the business model that once applied to a limited number of products and services has been revitalized in the age of e-commerce.
Streamline Your Disputes Workflow with the Disputes API
Our Disputes API offers a better way to handle disputes by simplifying the disputes workflow – allowing you to identify and act on disputes, provide evidence with ease, and track the progress of your disputes in real-time.
A Step-by-Step Integration Guide
Through a single integration, businesses have access to our unified payments platform and benefit from increased processing speeds, feature parity, and state-of-the-art platform reliability. Follow our step-by-step integration guide and take your payment strategy to the next level.