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Jan 14, 2016
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The PC tech support, adult content and e-cigarette industries emerged among the top e-commerce industries sold by Instabill in Q4 of 2015.
Dec 14, 2015
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People are increasingly turning to mobile payment methods, so much so that the number of mobile payments in the U.S. is set to triple in just one year.
Oct 14, 2015
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New credit card processing fees set to take place Dec. 9 could save British merchants up to £700 million a year. What will they do with the savings?
Oct 6, 2015
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The Federal Reserve’s recent approval of NACHA’s plan for same-day ACH processing could significantly change the way we do electronic payments.
Sep 21, 2015
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The long term health effects from e-cigarettes are still unknown, but to traditional cigarette converts on Reddit, e-cigarette reviews were hugely popular.
Sep 9, 2015
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The hacking of the Ashley Madison website is having quite the ripple effect. We think it’s going to significantly impact the online dating industry.
Aug 17, 2015
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Instabill is pleased to announce it is offering cannabidiol merchant accounts, and currently has several merchants processing credit card transactions.
Aug 10, 2015
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A recent survey shows only 10% of American consumers have received EMV chip cards, suggesting that banks aren’t prepared for the EMV transition either.
Aug 3, 2015
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Committed to growing its Industry list, Instabill is pleased to announce it can offer online wine merchant accounts both in the U.S. and in Europe.
Jul 24, 2015
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Global e-commerce will earn almost $2 trillion by the end of this year. Experts say the emerging sub-industry of social commerce is partly to thank.
Jul 14, 2015
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Through its partnership with SBM Bank, Instabill will soon offer international banking options via the Japanese Card Bureau (JCB).
Jul 9, 2015
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For the last eight years, Greek e-commerce has grown as steady as any country in the world. How the country’s debt crisis impacts it remains to be seen.
Jun 29, 2015
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Instabill copywriters have reported at length about the BRIC countries, but we’re now looking at the PITS nations behind Southeast Asia e-commerce.
Jun 23, 2015
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Through a new banking partnership, Instabill is pleased to announce an exclusive ACH payment solution for licensed payday lenders in the US.
Jun 16, 2015
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One of the biggest economies in South America has not been faring well lately. The one positive is that the Brazilian e-commerce market is growing.
Jun 11, 2015
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Banks often cringe when approached about online pharmacy merchant accounts. Instabill offers the core things you need for online pharmacy approvals.
Jun 5, 2015
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We often ask ourselves, ‘If I was building a startup business, what would I look for in a payment service provider?’ We offer eight must-have things.
Apr 27, 2015
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Posted by: Marketing
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Instabill Founder and CEO Jason Field will attend the 2015 Global Acquiring Conference May 5-7, at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London.
Apr 21, 2015
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Posted by: Marketing
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Roughly six weeks ago Instabill copywriters reported on the staying power of ACH payment processing in a digital world. New figures from NACHA back it up.
Apr 16, 2015
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The CFPB’s lawsuit could require other debt collections merchants to change their business model completely in order to avoid future legal action.
Apr 8, 2015
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If success at a trade show can be measured by the number of meetings it held and business cards exchanged, then Transact 15 did not disappoint.
Mar 28, 2015
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Posted by: Marketing
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Pharmacy credit card processing solutions are difficult to come by, but with due diligence and proper underwriting, it can be a profitable business.
Mar 23, 2015
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Posted by: Marketing
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Several major banks are shutting down high risk merchant accounts in recent weeks, but Instabill is coming to the rescue with a variety of high risk solutions.
Mar 4, 2015
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In an effort to enable faster integrations and transactions, Instabill is implementing a series of upgrades to its international payment gateway in 2015.
Feb 26, 2015
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Controversy has surrounded the payday lending industry over the last six months and no one is feeling embattled more than UK-based lending giant Wonga.
Feb 17, 2015
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Posted by: Marketing
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Penny auction merchants have difficulty in finding banking options that will process credit card transactions, but Instabill has solutions in place.
Feb 11, 2015
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With marijuana merchants seeking banking options for their businesses, will the growing industry provide more payment processing options as well?
Feb 2, 2015
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California has proposed e-cigarette legislation that would classify electronic cigarettes with traditional tobacco products, claiming that they pose the same threat to public health.
Jan 27, 2015
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The Defending Your Merchant Portfolio Value seminar at the Northeast Acquirer’s Association conference triggered us to consider our ‘stickiness.’
Jan 20, 2015
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Instabill Founder and CEO Jason Field will attend the 2015 ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition and Conference Feb. 3-5 at the London Excel.
Jan 13, 2015
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The number of marijuana investments by venture capitalists took off in 2014, offering a ray of hope that banking options could be closer than we think.
Jan 6, 2015
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Loan services companies, especially online lenders, could be facing new regulations from the federal government, marking a first in the loan industry.
Dec 31, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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With nearly 15 years as a credit card processor, Instabill copywriters cannot recall a more eventful and interesting year as far as news items in payments.
Dec 24, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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Negotiators from the European Union governments have reached an initial agreement on a set interchange fees cap incurred by debit and credit cards.
Dec 15, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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Behind Instabill’s diverse network of domestic, offshore and international banking options, it can find an acquiring bank for high risk merchant accounts.
Dec 3, 2014
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Instabill CEO Jason Field announced changes to the company’s partner program Tuesday which he expects will result in even more efficiency.
Nov 19, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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Even with legalization in two more states and Washington, DC, marijuana banking options are few and far between, but merchants remain optimistic.
Nov 11, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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As the busiest shopping day of the year nears, Black Friday e-commerce is expected to set new records and reveal surprises this holiday season.
Oct 31, 2014
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Instabill, a payment service provider, is offering cashless ATM terminals, 48-hour approvals and competitive pricing for medical marijuana merchants.
Oct 27, 2014
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Instabill offers a diverse network of acquiring banks, fast approvals and credit card processing options for PPI claims merchant accounts.
Oct 22, 2014
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China and Russia are two of the five countries where e-commerce growth is soaring while the other three are considered somewhat of a surprise.
Oct 13, 2014
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The total number of UK card transactions in August 2014 surpassed 1 billion, marking a major milestone in the payments industry.
Oct 8, 2014
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Instabill, a global merchant services provider, has broadly expanded its menu in recent months and now offers merchant accounts in 60 industries.
Sep 30, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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B2B E-Commerce has been disappointing over the past decade, but Alibaba's influence could change the way merchants buy and sell merchandise worldwide.
Sep 24, 2014
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As a cutting edge merchant services provider, Instabill’s cryptocurrency banking solutions were a welcome announcement at the Crypto Valley Summit.
Sep 15, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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An Oct. 6 ruling that could enable sports wagering in New Jersey casinos and racetracks, could also be a solution to the state’s online casino shortfall.
Sep 8, 2014
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The FCA in Great Britain is investigating 2.5 million UK PPI claims in which consumers were undersold or weren’t aware they were paying for such.
Sep 4, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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As Instabill offers more and more acquiring banking options for merchants and partners, it is offering very competitive rates for adult merchant accounts.
Aug 26, 2014
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With the use of smartphones and tablets more popular than ever, US mobile e-commerce spending has grown more than $40 million in three years.
Aug 19, 2014
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With internet access spreading throughout the vast country, India e-commerce is starting to thrive and its potential is unlimited.
Aug 11, 2014
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A huge Russian password theft operation allegedly obtained billions of usernames and passwords from around the world.
Aug 6, 2014
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Instabill, a global merchant services provider in Portsmouth, N.H., has announced a partnership with PAYRETO, CEO Jason Field said Tuesday. The partnership with the Hong Kong-based payment service provider enables Instabill to offer additional payment options for merchants worldwide including:
Jul 29, 2014
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Posted by: Marketing
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The European Union has set up a new task force to counter cybercrime throughout Europe. The National Crime Agency announced that the new EU cybercrime organization, called The Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), will enter a trial period this September and begin to counter online credit card fraud, identity theft, and other crimes.
Jun 5, 2014
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It is unlawful for anyone to smoke cigarettes virtually anywhere indoors in the United Kingdom. But should the restriction be applied to e-cigarette users? U.K. governmental leaders are banning the use of e-cigarettes in public places, vehicles and offices, citing the 2006 UK Health Act which prohibits smoking in public places.

Apr 29, 2014
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The Football Association (FA) of England has proposed a blanket ban on betting in football that is to go before the FA shareholders on May 21. If approved by the FA shareholders, the ban would take effect next season and would prohibit players, managers and all team staff through eight tiers of English football from betting on matches, competition or related matter worldwide.

Mar 28, 2014
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Visa Europe announced recently that contactless payments made by its United Kingdom cardholders increased nearly 300 percent from 2012 to 2013. Visa Europe reported that U.K. consumers made 94.3 million contactless purchases in 2013 opposed to 25 million in 2012. It is consistent with a sign that contactless payments are becoming more and more popular across Europe.

Mar 4, 2014
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The online retail industry in the United Arab Emirates is one of the slowest online markets in the world. However, new data suggests that UAE e-commerce will expand by 2018, propelling one of the richest nations on Earth into the global e-commerce ring. UAE would be the first $10 billion e-commerce market in the region.

Feb 18, 2014
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British American Tobacco, a UK producer of tobacco products, is back on television after 20 years with new e-cigarette ads.

Jan 27, 2014
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New reports are indicating that the UK e-commerce market generated a trade surplus of £720 million in 2013, making it the world's top exporter of online retail goods. Experts believe that popular fashion and style brands based in the UK have largely contributed to this trade surplus. The success of the UK's e-commerce exports are expected to continue in 2014.

Dec 17, 2013
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With 2013 in the history books, the e-commerce industry saw another year of positive growth. E-Commerce businesses around the world earned $262 billion, while retail businesses were disappointed by lower-than-usual holiday sales. The latest rise in e-commerce sales is largely due to smartphones and other mobile devices making shopping more accessible than ever, and the e-commerce industry is expected to continue rising.

Nov 25, 2013
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Bitcoin value continues to surge in the global market, topping $600 in November. ECS-World has payment processing solutions for bitcoin merchants.

Nov 18, 2013
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The European Union ruled against tighter e-cigarette restrictions. Now is the perfect time to acquire your e-cigarette merchant account from ECS-World

Jun 10, 2012
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If you are processing credit cards through an acquiring bank in Cyprus, it may be time for you to look for a merchant account alternative. As part of the €10 billion EU bailout, Cypriot banks agreed to levy accountholders who have more than €100,000 in their accounts up to 40%. However, to prevent a bank run or collapse, new regulations state that accountholders can only withdraw €300 per day.

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