Author: Kate Gathii

Visa Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Like every major credit card company, Visa takes fraud prevention very seriously. Using a selection of sophisticated card security features and an array of fraud prevention strategies, they enable merchants to accept card payments with a[…]

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MasterCard Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

When customers pay by credit or debit card, there’s always a risk of fraud. However, card providers such as MasterCard implement a wide range of features to ensure the highest level of  security possible– preventing fraudulent transactions and[…]

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An Inside Look at the Credit Card CVV and How It Protects Against Fraud

Preventing fraud is a priority for merchants and customers alike. When a customer pays using a credit or debit card, procedures are in place to ensure the transaction is not fraudulent. The card itself has multiple features built into its design.[…]

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Upselling and Cross-Selling: How, What and Why?

Maximizing profits from your online store can be a challenge. Merchants must create a clear marketing strategy to attract and retain customers. While attracting new customers may be the focus of many marketing techniques, there are numerous[…]

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Direct Pay Online Group acquires leading online EFT solution provider Setcom

Setcom operates SID, the leading instant EFT solution in South Africa

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Debit Card

Debit cards are an extremely popular payment card type that are often issued by major payment processors, such as MasterCard. According to Statista, as of 2017 there were 751 million MasterCard debit cards in circulation worldwide. A debit card,[…]

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Everything You Need to Know About Hotels.com

Hotels.com is a website through which customers can book hotel rooms online and over the phone. Customers can choose from many different types of accommodation, including Bed & Breakfasts, hotels, and other commercial lodgings.

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How African Shop Owners Can Embrace the Digital Era

In the last century, there has been a huge shift ‘from bricks to clicks’. Whereas most shop owners used to get their income from a brick-and-mortar store, with sales representatives assisting customers in person, many customers are now favoring[…]

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Everything You Need to Know About Skyscanner

Skyscanner is a travel fare aggregator website and travel metasearch engine. It is owned by Ctrip, the largest travel company in China, as of November last year.  Site visitors can use Skyscanner to plan and book their travels, including flights,[…]

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Six Reasons You Should Plan a Trip to Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe isn’t called a “premier tourist destination” for no reason. Every year, thousands of tourists travel to various destinations in Zimbabwe, to take in the stunning nature, meet friendly locals, and enjoy the exotic wildlife. Here are 6[…]

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