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Payments

Jan 27, 2023

What is a payment reversal?

Learn more about the different types of payment reversal and find tips on how you can prevent them to avoid losing revenue.

Anthea Taylor

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Payments

Jan 27, 2023

Merchant account vs payment gateway - what’s the difference?

In this article, we take a closer look at merchant accounts and payment gateways to help retailers understand what they really need for their online business.

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Payments

Jan 27, 2023

What is avs mismatch & how does it relate to payment fraud?

Learn more about AVS mismatch and find advice on how to use AVS checks as part of a wider risk strategy.

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Technology

Product

Jan 26, 2023

A guide to fraud analytics

Learn about fraud analytics & the benefits it can bring to businesses

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Payments

Jan 26, 2023

The benefits of end-to-end payment processing

If you accept cards online, you are part of the payment processing lifecycle. Here we explain how to choose an end-to-end payments solution. 

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Payments

Jan 24, 2023

What is an IP fraud score & how does it help mitigate payment fraud?

Learn more about IP fraud score, how it works and how Checkout.com uses IP analytics as one of many criteria in our payment fraud detection tool.

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Payments

Jan 20, 2023

What to expect from payments in 2023

In 2023 digital payments are more important than ever as a tool for businesses to thrive in a dynamic economic environment. Here are what to expect in the year ahead according to two experts.

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Payments

Jan 19, 2023

What is payment orchestration & how can it benefit businesses?

In this article we explain what payment orchestration is, how it works and the benefits payment orchestration platforms can bring for businesses.

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Payments

Jan 18, 2023

Tokenization: What is it and how does it combat online payments fraud?

Ensuring a frictionless checkout experience for your customers while keeping their data secure is critical for ecommerce businesses. Tokenization does both.

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Payments

Jan 12, 2023

A quick guide to QR code payments

Find out what QR code payments are and why they’re so popular with both businesses and consumers. Discover the benefits of accepting QR code payments and how they can help different sectors in different ways.

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Product

Payments

Dec 23, 2022

Payments fraud in crypto: Expert takes

The first step to combating fraud is to understand what and how it is being committed. To get a better idea, we asked four experts to weigh in on the current state of payments fraud in crypto, and what security innovations are needed to help consumers and merchants overcome this culture of fear. 

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Payments

Dec 21, 2022

What are payment links & how do they drive ecommerce growth?

How can retailers leverage pay by link as a way to engage more customers and increase revenues.

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Announcements

Dec 21, 2022

2022 reflections: Navigating change and thriving together

Checkout.com Founder & CEO, Guillaume Pousaz, reflects on the innovation and evolution that occurred throughout 2022.

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Ecommerce

Dec 20, 2022

How digital wallets allow businesses to capture more sales

More consumers are using digital wallets like Apple Pay, Google Pay and PayPal to pay on mobile devices. Here's how retailers can leverage this trend to generate more revenue.

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Payments

Dec 20, 2022

What is a merchant acquirer?

Understanding the acquiring bank and the role it plays in the payment ecosystem will help you know where you can optimize your payments.

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Payments

Dec 19, 2022

What is an ARN (Acquirer Reference Number)?

In this article we explain what ARNs, what they are used for and how merchants can locate them for each transaction.

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Payments

Dec 19, 2022

Credit card processing explained

We answer frequently asked questions about credit card processing and how to prevent fraud without losing customers.

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Payments

Dec 19, 2022

What is a merchant account?

 Learn all about merchants account is and how you can start accepting payments online.

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Payments

Dec 09, 2022

The engineered evolution of the Saudi payments ecosystem 

Saudi Arabia has seen its digital economy go from strength to strength. What trends are shaping this growth and what can we expect in the future?

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Payments

Dec 01, 2022

What is a payment service provider?

 Learn what a payment service provider is, how they work is and the benefits they can bring to your business.

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Technology

Nov 30, 2022

My Career in Crypto with Ana Maria Anic at MoonPay

Ana Maria Anic has always had an affinity for fighting crime. Today, she’s a real-life “007,” spending her days battling fraudsters and cybercrime as the Head of Financial Crime at MoonPay, where she joined as the seventh member of the team. 

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Payments

Nov 30, 2022

Riverty’s Bandan Jot Singh on the past, present and future of BNPL

Bandan Jot Singh leads the BNPL business of Riverty. His intimate knowledge of the customer and ability to see the big picture and small detail means he knows where this payment method will be heading.

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Unlocking the next wave of growth for marketplaces and payment facilitators

Checkout.com delivers a fully customizable Integrated Platforms solution to help marketplaces and payment facilitators thrive in a platform-first world.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Nov 23, 2022

Announcing Checkout.com's new retail report

New research shows how merchants must adapt to the changing nature of digital consumption.

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Payments

Nov 23, 2022

Perspectives on MENA’s travel, fintech, food and retail scenes

Business leaders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are laying a solid foundation for the region’s digital economy, especially as it develops—perhaps faster than ever.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Nov 23, 2022

5 reasons why card payments are declined and how to fight back

Why do card payments fail? And what can you do to prevent legitimate transactions failing and losing your customer's business?

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