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Best Merchant Service for Retail Business

Retail Stores - Single or Multiple Locations

As a business owner, you know that managing your books, employees, inventory, scheduling, payroll and taxes are only some of your many hats.  With Crescent as a partner, we will help you implement the tools necessary to keep it all in order. The right tools will keep you focused on what's important, keeping your customers happy.  Our POS manages more than just your food orders; we can manage all of the above and MORE!  Schedule a demo with Crescent rep today!

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Retail Credit Card Processing

Most people are familiar with the swipe machines they see next to the till. This is commonly known as retail credit card processing. online payments services - retail merchant accounts - point of sale equipment In order to offer retail credit card processing services you need two pieces of assets, the first is a Merchant Account Provider, and the second asset is a piece of equipment to process the request.

Retail Merchant Account

The first step is finding a merchant account provider that will service your needs, provide stellar customer service and offers competitive pricing. You don't want to be spending a lot of money in transaction fees when you find out you could have had a better provider work for you.

Retail Terminals and Credit Card Machine Equipment

Most merchant account companies will charge you money for retail merchant account equipment. There is however, one company that offers it free, it is Accept Credit Cards Cheap.

They offer free hardware or software for merchants who sign a one year contract. That is right, you own it free when you sign a one year contract to do your business transactions with them. offers free software for online merchants who also process phone and mail orders. Most merchant providers offer a leasing option in which you make monthly payments, after the payments have been made you ownt he equipment. You can also purchase the systems outright. This saves on financing fees. Most equipment comes with a keyboard in case the swiping mechanism is faulty you can just enter the numbers until the swiping mechanism is fixed or replaced. Here are some features of retail terminal credit card processing:

» We offer both next day funding and even SAME DAY deposits for merchants.

» capable of checking to verify the card is not stolen or involved in fraud.

» Integrated with your PC so your able to batch process transactions (process multiple transactions at once)

» lower amount of fraud and chargebacks.

» able to build a customer database by allowing for payment installments.

Retail merchants pay less discount rate fees because they see the physical card and person who is using the card, whereas an online merchant is unable to track or locate the person using the card.

Free POS System for Retail Merchants

As a business owner or operator, you know that you can be more successful if you can provide a better experience for your customers and gain greater control over your costs and profits.  Crescent's BPA Retail Professional is a robust retail POS software system integrated with a complete business accounting software package "Business Plus Accounting".  Business Plus Accounting Retail Professional will help you do both. Our Retail Software System will give you the business software solution you need. Built on top of an award winning, mature accounting system and designed by working closely with the owners and operators of many different businesses, BPA Retail Professional gives you the tools you need to run a better business.

Free Credit Card Terminal for Merchants

Our Business Plus Accounting software is included free on each Point of Sale terminal you purchase from us. Rather than making an expensive software purchase up front, you pay nothing up front and a very reasonable fee of $30 per month for support, upgrades, and software licensing. You receive unlimited telephone support during our regular business hours and free updates to the software as soon as they are released. .

Take the Crescent Challenge!

If you own a business that currently processes between $6,000 and $100,000 per month in Visa, MasterCard and Discover sales, we bet that you will save each month by switching to Crescent's outstanding service. Whether we install new equipment or work with your existing terminals and software services, we will minimize any downtime and start saving right away!

If we cannot help you save money, we will give you $500 just for letting us try.

Contact us for a Visa and MasterCard payment gateway merchant account, to begin accepting payments online using a secure payment gateway. Make the move today to low rate, cheap rates, lowest fees and affordable payment processing and full-featured merchant credit card services. apply online now.