Eliot Management Group Helps Merchants Accept Apple Pay

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Apple Pay to Launch in October of 2014

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“As more and more retailers make it accessible for consumers to use Apple Pay, those consumers are going to expect to use it everywhere,” explains Tony Norrie, President, Eliot Management Group.

With the October release of Apple Pay for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, consumers will be able to create an electronic wallet to store all their credit card information and use it to make purchases at enabled retailers, and in participating apps, with just a touch to their iPhone.

Paying with Apple Pay will be very fast and very secure. Customers will pay with the wave of their phones, without having to swipe a physical card. The phone will not transmit any payment data to the terminal, and thumbprint recognition will add another layer of security.

Apple Pay will work with Visa, MasterCard and American Express, and there are over 220,000 retail locations and apps that are currently slated to accept Apple Pay, with many more expected.

“As more and more retailers make it accessible for consumers to use Apple Pay, those consumers are going to expect to use it everywhere,” explains Tony Norrie, President, Eliot Management Group. “It is important that merchants are aware of this new payment method and are prepared to accept Apple Pay payments.”

“It’s easy to accept Apple Pay,” says Norrie. “Retailers must have a payment acceptance terminal that has NFC capabilities. That’s it. No set up, no extra equipment, no extra fees.”

Eliot offers a variety of terminals that are NFC compatible. To request more information about NFC and Apple Pay visit http://www.e-mg.com/contact, or call 1-800-933-9856 to reach an Eliot representative.

With more than 15 years of experience and a nationwide network of local offices, Eliot Management Group offers a variety of electronic based payment services for businesses. Comprehensive services include: credit and debit card processing; check verification; gift card and cash advance program. Eliot provides services to thousands of customers, processing billions of dollars annually in credit card transactions. Eliot believes in a consultative approach and maintains personalized, one on one relationships with all its merchants, providing them with on-demand support and 24/7 customer service.

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