Read the latest from the Merchant Advisory Group
Behind the Scenes: The Evolution of MAG’s Award-Winning Website
Sep 22, 2021 — Beth Provenzano
Beth Provenzano is Vice President, Public Affairs of MAG, and recently oversaw the complete redesign of the MAG website. In the wake of the redesign, the website showcases intuitive navigation and seamless integrations, leading to an exceptional user experience. Not only that, but it’s now been recognized by the Communicator Awards as a top association site.
The Pandemic’s Impact on Coins in the U.S. and New Details on FedNow
Sep 2, 2020 — Beth Provenzano
Coins are in short supply due to COVID-19, and we have joined with merchant trade association partners to request the Federal Reserve and Department of Treasury increase their public awareness efforts to #getcoinmoving. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve held a symposium in August where Governor Brainard and other officials shared more details about their plans for FedNow.
The New Normal in Payments
Sep 2, 2020 — Laura Townsend
Although we can’t predict what the new normal will be quite yet, it is likely certain that consumers are developing shopping habits based on necessity in this current environment. What additional changes are needed to adapt to this shift in consumer lifestyle changes and different shopping patterns?
The Whole World is Going Virtual, including the MAG
Sep 2, 2020 — John Drechny
Despite this change, we have planned an incredible event with many of the features you are used to at our in-person conferences. Reserve your spot today to attend educational sessions, meet with sponsors, and network with your peers.
MAG Efforts on SRC and Launch of KnowYourPayments Tokenization Page
Feb 22, 2019
As you may recall, EMVCo announced they made a draft version of the EMVCo Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) technical specifications available for public comment.
Re: Support the Federal Reserve’s Proposal to Develop a Real-Time Gross Settlement Service
Jul 27, 2019
MAG Statement for the Record HFSC Financial Technology Task Force Hearing RE Cash and Mobile Payments
Feb 6, 2020
The Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the House Financial Services Financial Technology Task Force Hearing examining “Is Cash Still King? Reviewing the Rise of Mobile Payments.”
MAG CEO Shares Lessons Learned for Working Remotely
Apr 1, 2020 — John Drechny
At the MAG we have been in a work from home environment from the start. The following are some of the key learnings I discovered when I transitioned from a corporate office to a work from home environment.