In 2014 SA will experience a steady growth in e-commerce, even though there is a low internet penetration. This prediction for 2014 and the years ahead come from the World Wide Worx who watches the e-commerce landscape each year with MasterCard. There is also a rise in the number of South Africans that are active
A credit card can be quite handy but it can cause damage if it is used irresponsibly. This means that you need to choose the right credit card for what you need it for. Spending Habits You need to first determine how you will be choosing your credit card. Are you the type of person
When you apply for a merchant account you may wonder if you need a credit card terminal and also which credit card terminal you need. There various credit card terminals available and you will need to choose the right credit card terminal that suits your needs. Traditional Retail Terminals If you have face-to-face contact with
Smartphones are able to almost anything and with a mobile credit card reader you can get rid of those old tills and start to accept debit and credit cards immediately from your mobile device. Square Square does cost money, but it is an affordable option. You are able to use Square on various mobile devices
Two popular payment-processing services for small businesses are Square and Stripe. These have grown in popularity because they have a payment processing rate that is fixed and they have also managed to draw in big supporters like Starbucks that use and promote their systems. As a small business you will need to understand how each
Many business owners are unsure of whether to choose a traditional mobile debit and credit card machine or a smartphone debit and credit card payment solution. Here are our reasons why a card machine is still the best. Card machines still have the fastest transaction time, thus eliminating queues. Smart devices require more entry points
If your business is going to offer merchant services to the customers then you will first need to get approved for a merchant account so that you are able to set up credit card processing and also to accept mobile payments one day. Small businesses need to choose who they will be extending credit to.
In a world where traditional lenders are not focused on SME retailers and approval rates have declined, many retailers lack the working capital to grow their businesses. This is where innovative, alternative funding products like the Merchant Cash Advance can assist. Offering quick turnaround times and flexible repayment terms, you can receive funding within a