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MAG Vice President, Liz Garner, Article in The Hill, "Cash is king: helping small businesses survive"

Having worked in retail payments policy for several years now, I tend to notice cool, new technology whenever a merchant has it deployed at their checkout, and I’m very much in favor of most innovations. I also tend to notice signs like these, which are a constant reminder of why we are focused on making the payments process better not just for our retail customers, but also for the everyday businesses where we buy our groceries, fill up our gas tank, pick out a new wardrobe, grab a burger, see the latest Star Wars movie, pick-up a prescription or our dry cleaning, and the list goes on. 

I took a picture of this sign at DC’s Union Market. For large and small businesses alike, the market for payment acceptance has opened many doors, but with those open doors have come tremendous challenges.

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