Small merchants: “mobile credit card readers don’t live up to the hype

//Small merchants: “mobile credit card readers don’t live up to the hype

Small merchants: “mobile credit card readers don’t live up to the hype

Square I’ve picked up a very interesting piece of news:

“Credit card readers that attach to smartphones and tablets, like those offered by Square and PayPal, have gotten a lot of attention for their role in helping small merchants accept card payments. But they may be less disruptive than initially believed.

To better understand how small businesses are accepting payments BI Intelligence canvassed a number of merchants in New York City and found that while many of them have mobile card readers, few actually use them. Many merchants were critical of the systems, particularly when it comes to durability.”.

See more details about the new research note from BI Intelligence »

By | 2017-12-18T09:59:25+00:00 5 November, 2014|