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  • EMV Will Not Fix Retail Credit Card Security

    In IHL’s latest research EMV: Retail’s $35 Billion “Money Pit”, one of the conclusions in the study is that the failure of the PCI process to stop data breaches has been primarily due to the heavy cost it takes for retailers to become PCI compliant.  As a result, what was meant […]

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  • 4 HUGE Mistakes Companies Make at NRF’s Big Show

    Every year vendors spend thousands, even millions of dollars setting up booths, demos, and having parties around the National Retail Federation Big Show.  But much of this investment never reaches its full potential because even though vendors spend the money, they neglect to take some simple steps that can turn […]

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  • Money 20/20 and the Future of Payments

    A few weeks back I had the pleasure of attending the third annual Money 20/20 conference. By all accounts the show reflected both the sea change in the hype of the payment space with record attendance. Having begun two years ago with an initial attendance of 2,000 each successive year […]

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