Pre-Arbitration Chargebacks: Do They Benefit Merchants at All?
What is pre-arbitration? Well, that’s a complicated question. The first thing to take note of is that, although people often use arbitration chargeback, pre-arbitration, and pre-arbitration chargeback interchangeably,
Protect Your Merchant ID…Your Business Depends on It.
Do you know where to find your merchant ID (or MID)? It’s a simple little code, but your merchant identification number is an extremely important part of any transaction.
Everything You Need to Know About the Visa Chargeback Monitoring Program
The Visa Chargeback Monitoring Program (or VCMP) is exactly what it sounds like: a way for Visa to keep tabs on chargeback activity at the merchant level.
Examining the Top 3 Video Game Industry Chargeback Sources
With roughly 2.5 billion regular players in 2017—close to one-third of the world’s population—video games may be the world’s most popular pastime. But, the fact that gaming is such a huge market is also what makes it a hot target for fraud.
Identify Bad Traffic & Stop Affiliate Marketing Scams Before They Happen
We all know performance marketing tactics are a valuable and lucrative way to gain traffic…but how many of those visitors are legitimate? Are affiliate marketing scams driving bad traffic to your site,
The Complete Merchant’s Guide to the Arbitration Chargeback Process
The arbitration chargeback is one of the later stages of the chargeback process. By this stage, the parties involved—the bank, cardholder, or the merchant—are unable to resolve a dispute on their own,
Learn the Top 3 Travel Fraud Indicators…and Where They Fall Short
The average card-not-present fraud rate in the travel industry went up 4% in 2017 compared to the previous year. That’s a startling increase,
How Section 75 Could Affect Your Chargeback Liability
Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act: it’s just one brief item in a major body of consumer credit legislation dating back to 1974. If you’re thinking that it doesn’t sound like a particularly important—or interesting—piece of legislation,
Top 10 eCommerce Stats from Meeker’s ‘Internet Trends 2018’ Report
Every year, venture capitalist and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker produces the highly-anticipated Internet Trends report.
This in-depth presentation covers new tech,
Chargeback Recovery Seem Out of Reach? Not With This Valuable Insider Info!
Chargebacks seem like an impossibly-complicated topic sometimes. There’s dense industry regulation, strict time limits, no certainty that you will get your money back…it’s enough to make plenty of merchants give up on chargeback recovery altogether.