For many merchants, PCI Compliance and related activities are a necessary annual pursuit that require additional work for resource strapped internal business units. The looming complexities of PCI DSS 4.0, combined with transitioning to a Level 1 merchant, will likely leave many organizations in the lurch as they determine how to handle these increased responsibilities.
Any time the card brands introduce a new change, it has potential to carry significant impact to the merchant community. In this article, we’ll examine the top merchant-facing changes recently announced by Mastercard, Visa, AMEX, and/or Discover.
Subscriptions are everywhere you look, including places where subscriptions haven’t traditionally been leveraged, such as fast-food chains and movie theaters. Convenience stores and energy retailers are no exception. There are many reasons for the growth of subscription services.