Monthly Archives - December 2013

Warning Signs of Fraud

With Holiday shopping in full swing we have lots to look forward to. Unfortunately with the rise in sales comes a rise in Fraudulent Activity. Below are some helpful tips you can use to protect your business.  Look Out For Customers Who: * Purchase a lot of merchandise without regard to size, style, color or price * Ask no questions on major purchases * Try to distract or rush you during the sale * Make purchases, leave the store, and return to make more [...]

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Merchant Spotlight: Salon Hazelton

We at National Payment Corporation have the pleasure of having one of the premier salons in our community, Salon Hazelton as a valued merchant. We were able to speed up their check out process by providing them with an internet capable terminal, rather than the traditional phone line connection. Situated on the outskirts of Downtown Perrysburg, Salon Hazelton has been providing its customers a relaxing spa experience for the last 29 years. Owners Greg and Karen are always keeping up [...]

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Why Eliminate Paper Checks in 2014??

It is essential for companies that want to stay competitive to capitalize on new trends.  Despite this need for streamlining payment options, many businesses continue the more costly practices that their customers have grown accustomed to.  Studies show that paper checks are more expensive and less efficient than the new digital payment processing options.  Here are 5 Great Reasons to make the switch! Electronic Invoicing and Presentment saved the government 70% each time an item was processed, this reduced overall payment [...]

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Baby Boomers Drive Cyber Monday Growth

As reported by Pete Rizzo of PYMNTS.com, Black Friday, ‘the Super Bowl of Holiday Shopping’ experienced a hail mary from the seemingly underdog, Cyber Monday. The threat of Cyber Monday pressured large retailers to open their doors earlier on Thanksgiving Day to try to thwart the online shopping over the weekend.   For the full analysis, visit: http://www.pymnts.com/briefing-room/consumer-engagement/consumer-behavior/2013/baby-boomers-drive-cyber-monday-growth/ We have included a few of the more astounding figures from Nielsen’s report. Nielsen suggested 46% of Consumers will shop online on Cyber Monday, up 16% [...]

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