Modernistic, a Michigan-based carpet and upholstery cleaning business, has grown into a major company since its inception in 1973. With most of their work being done out on the road in residential homes, a mobile payments solution was a key ingredient for taking the company to the next level.
As a former competitive swimmer, Sean Ryan dreamed of operating a swimming and sports apparel store. After getting the blessing from his parents to chase his dreams, he dove into the entrepreneurial world and started Making Waves.
When Brian Lane first came aboard at Bingo Pet Salon, it was a cash-only business whose original owner was considering closing up shop. Brian saw the potential in the salon and decided to buy out the owner, bringing on a couple new business partners, instead of shutting the doors for good. Their first order of business was finding a credit card processing solution, so to capitalize on all of the potential business they were losing by being cash-only. The pet salon that specializes in dog and cat grooming, pet sitting, dog walking, and sells pet accessories, decided to team up with PayAnywhere for their payment processing needs…
Yes, we’ve seen them all. The memes mocking the speed, or lack thereof, of EMV transactions. That being said, the joke’s over! It was fun while it lasted, but we have good news for all of you accepting chip cards out there.
Let’s be honest - whenever you go to a store or restaurant and intend to use a gift card as payment, you’re most likely going to spend more than what that gift card is worth. In fact, according to GiftCards.com, statistics say 72% of you will spend more than the value of your gift card.