Official Announcement of Name Change

Wimsett & Company is happy to announce that we officially changed our name to Merchant’s PACT (Payment Acceptance Consulting Team) on July 1st, 2017. Up to now, we have used the term Merchant’s PACT as our product or service name; … Continue reading

283 million Visa-branded EMV chip cards issued

Even though we continue to hear about issues and concerns from business owners surrounding EMV in the media, this is not slowing down EMV adoption by business owners. Approximately 23,000 merchant locations are becoming “chip-ready” every week (Stewart, 2016).  As of … Continue reading

How Successful is EMV at Reducing Fraud?

Currently, EMV (Europay, Mastercard, and Visa) chip cards are the “hot topic” in the payments industry.  There is a plethora of information about EMV on the internet which can be overwhelming.  Through this blog we hope to answer business owner’s … Continue reading

What to Know About EMV Technology

EMV (Europay/MasterCard/Visa) Migration Status On August 9, 2011, Visa announced plans to accelerate the migration to contact chip and contactless EMV chip technology in the U.S. They believed the adoption of dual-interface chip technology would provide stronger authentication and transaction … Continue reading