Argos Selects VeriFone’s PAYware for Secure Frontline Payment Processing

VeriFone Holdings has installed a new payment system in the UK for retail giant Argos. VeriFone’s PAYware Merchant system has been rolled out to more than 600 Argos stores in the UK, allowing Argos to process 50 transactions per second – more than 100 million transactions every year. Argos – part of the Home Retail Group which also owns Homebase – has implemented the PAYware Merchant system nationwide as part of its move to EMV Chip and PIN, enabling secure authorization of payments and providing management and reporting capabilities, including a comprehensive audit trail. PAYware Merchant accepts all major cards and supports the latest fraud prevention initiatives, including EMV and 3D Secure for Internet payments. Designed with industry best practices for data security, it enables retailers to become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).


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