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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The New Portable Credit Card Reader

Square's credit-card swiper hits Wal-Mart
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- After landing a massive cash infusion in June, mobile payments venture Square is taking a big step into the mainstream: Its mobile credit-card processing system is now on sale at Wal-Mart.

Square's card reader, aimed at small business owners and on-the-go merchants, is a smartphone add-on. It attaches to iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, and allows the owner to accept a credit card payment in return for a 2.75% transactional fee.

The aim is to bring down the barriers smaller business owners typically face when they want to accept credit card payments. [...]

Way cool. And good for small businesses.

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At Mon Mar 11, 10:33:00 PM 2013, Anonymous Serge said...

This would surely be great for business owners who might wish to participate in caravans and trade shows.


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