Aug 08, 2019

Ecommerce is Need for Age Verification Software, Analysts Say

Online marketplaces and services are becoming the shopper’s favorite, and most companies are taking their businesses to the web; or running both physical and online stores. Once they are there, they realize they’ve landed in Rome and have no option but to blend in if they are going to survive— adopt a customer centric approach. But Jia Wertz, an ecommerce...

Dec 28, 2018

Secure and Low Cost eCommerce Merchant Account

eCommerce has transformed the world you knew in so many ways. Today, if you want to remain competitive in your industry, you can’t do without maintaining online presence. Quite naturally, safe and reliable online payments are essential for any type of eCommerce business, and that’s not enough. You should also have an affordable eCommerce merchant account. So, how can you...

Apr 17, 2018

How to Set Up the Best eCommerce Merchant Account

The world is going cashless. Cashless transactions are quicker and they are more convenient. Cashless transactions are vitally important for eCommerce merchants running a business. How can you be sure you’re setting up the right eCommerce merchant account for your business? Read this article and you’ll know. Merchant Account for eCommerce Businesses Are you an eCommerce business owner? If yes,...

Jan 15, 2018

The Future of e-commerce Will Focus on Creating Experiences

The future of commerce is clear: it’s going online. Almost all of retail growth is in the e-commerce space, and for good reason; technology has put our ability to purchase directly in our hands, with our ability to make purchases using smartphones enabling a culture of purchasing goods and services anywhere, anytime. Retailers need to be able to compete, but...

Dec 29, 2017

New Report Analyzes Global Ecommerce Landscape, Cross-Border & Digital Wallets

According to the 2017 Global Ecommerce Report, the global retail industry is at a “crossroads”. This wide-ranging study of e-commerce surveyed 1,200 retailers from 8 countries and 12,000 consumers from 11 global markets. The perspectives of both consumers and retailers revealed interesting data for those concerned with card-not-present payments. The key points this study uncovered include: Cross-border is figuring more...

Dec 26, 2017

Online Sellers Hit All Time Records on Cyber Monday 2017

Cyber Monday was the biggest online shopping day in U.S. history. According to Adobe, the grand total was an estimated $6.6 billion in sales, representing a 17 percent increase over last year. In comparison, Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day generated $5 billion and $2.9 billion in online sales, respectively. The top Cyber Monday sellers included: Nintendo Switch, Apple AirPods, Google...

Dec 08, 2017

Five Key Factors Promoting the Growth of E-Commerce

The growing acceptance of the internet as a shopping tool is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. According to Forrester Research, the number of online customers will reach 270 million by the year 2020. This will apparently see the e-commerce sale value stand at a whopping $523 billion, representing a stark rise of 56 % in five years. Of course,...

Aug 17, 2017

Choosing the Right High Risk E-Commerce Merchant Account

It’s estimated 1.61 billion people worldwide purchased goods online in 2016. In 2016, global e-retail sales accounted for 1.9 trillion US dollars. It’s projected this number will reach 4.06 trillion US dollars by 2020. In Asia Pacific, e-retail sales represented 12.1% of retail sales in 2016 but accounted only for 1.8% of retail sales in the Middle East and Africa....

Aug 01, 2017

Five Ways To Protect Your Business From E-commerce Fraud

According to American Express, 60 percent of internet-based retailers reported experiencing some form of fraud in 2016; a 25 percent jump from the previous year’s records. With the threat growing at such an alarming rate, the need to protect your business has never been more pressing. Here are five ways to keep your online enterprise from becoming an easy target...

Jul 28, 2017

Consumer Attitudes About Ecommerce Security

In 2016, 15.4 million Americans were hit by online financial fraud, which was a 16% increase to $16 billion in stolen money. The fact that there was $1-billion climb from 2015 indicates that this type of fraud isn’t going to disappear soon, especially with the surging popularity of online shopping. What Do Numbers Show? According to pymnts.com, ecommerce fraud has...

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Having a merchant account allows an account holder to take advantage of merchant cash advances. When a merchant is approved for an advance, the business agrees to receive a lump sum of cash in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of future credit card sales.

Pricing varies depending on the merchant’s industry, past credit card processing history, the type of business seeking the account, average ticket sales, and average transaction volumes.

Yes, EMB works with merchants who are building their credit, as well as those who have poor credit. EMB also approves merchants that have no credit card processing history and businesses that have lost their merchant accounts due to high chargebacks.

Several factors influence a merchant’s risk level. Though only one factor likely will not get a merchant classified as high risk, a combination of these may: business size, location, and industry, credit score, credit card processing history, a industry’s reputation for excessive chargebacks, a prior history of high chargeback ratios, and whether a merchant exclusively sells online.

Virtual terminals are stationed on a merchant’s website, making it easy for customers to make a payment or purchase online. Merchants or a payment processor can easily set up virtual terminals, so online businesses can accept credit and debit card and e-check transactions.

A merchant account is a business account with an acquiring bank. Without this business account, which actually works more like a line of credit, a merchant cannot accept and process credit and debit card transactions. Businesses need a merchant account to accept major credit cards via a static point-of-sale terminal, mobile card reader, or through a virtual payment gateway.

After filling out EMB’s simple online application and submitting any necessary, requested documents, many merchants get approved within 24 and 48 hours.

EMB specializes in working with high-risk merchants. EMB works with many merchants, including but not limited to businesses in these industries: gambling and gaming, adult entertainment, nutraceuticals, vaping and e-cigarettes, electronics, tech support, travel, high-end furniture, weight loss programs, calling cards, e-books and software, and telecommunications.

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