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Swipe, Scan, Dip or Tap: What Everyone Needs to Know About the Changing Face of Payments

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of U.S. consumers banking and paying with smartphones every day, mobile and internet payments have become some of the fastest growing segments of our economy. Mobile and online e-commerce payments are projected to surpass $27 billion this year, a 300% increase over 2015.

So have you ever asked yourself, why is everyone so focused on the 20-year-old in-store "chip" technology?  

Today, the Merchant Advisory Group (MAG) announced the launch of, a website and campaign aimed at educating consumers about innovations in payment technology as the retail industry and its customers continue to adopt emerging technologies across the United States.

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