Robert Harrow

Robert is a Product Manager at ValuePenguin, covering credit cards and credit card processing. He graduated from Hunter College with a B.A. in Physics and a minor in Mathematics.

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Britain Moves To Ban Surcharges On Card Payments

Merchants in Britain have lost the right to charge their customers surcharges on card payments. We go over the motivations behind this new... Read More

Visa Offers Up $500K For Food Vendors To Go Completely Cashless

Visa is launching a contest that incentives small business owners to go completely cashless. We go over the details of the contest and... Read More

Third-Party Card Processors Most Popular Option Among Small Business Owners

A new survey shows non bank third-party credit card processing services are more popular than more traditional acquiring banks. We go over... Read More

How Credit Card Rewards Are Under Threat

With their flashy bonuses and hefty cash-back payments, credit card rewards have become as American as apple pie. In most other developed... Read More

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Battle Chargeback Costs

It’s easier than ever for consumers to dispute credit card charges, thanks to such developments as mobile banking apps that allow a... Read More

Card Payments Now More Popular Than Cash Among British Consumers

The payment landscape in the U.K. has shifted towards debit and credit cards. We go over what the data shows, and how that compares to... Read More

Retailers Want Supreme Court To Overturn AmEx Anti-Steering Decision

The U.S. Supreme Court continues to receive more and more pressure to revisit a decision by the Appeals Court that allowed AmEx to forbid... Read More

U.S. Credit Card Processor, Stripe, Announces New Deals With Alipay and WeChat Pay

Chinese consumers can now begin using Alipay and WeChat at participating Stripe retailers. The credit card processing company struck a deal... Read More

Alipay Continues U.S. Expansion by Partnering With More Retailers

Alipay is making big moves into the U.S. payments space. We go over how big the implications of these moves are, and what they mean for U.S... Read More

Noncash Payments Continue To Rise

The Federal Reserve released its latest look at the payments industry, detailing new trends. We go over the results, detailing what payment... Read More