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Why you should partner with Discover Global Network

You want a way to grow your business. We’ve got the third-largest payments network1 and growing. Together, we can help you attract affluent, loyal cardholders and tap into billions in spending power. And, chances are, your terminal is ready to start accepting today.

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1. By merchant acceptance. Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts to 2020 (RBR)

Benefits of acceptance

Low Transaction Price

Credit card rates are comparable to other networks. Debit transactions are often lower.

Convenient Checkout

Our cardholders are able to pay using Apple Pay and Android Pay.

Attract Global Travelers

International tourists spend billions in the U.S. Accept payment from traveling Diners Club International, JCB, UnionPay and BCcard cardholders.

Accepting Discover Global Network is just good business

37 percent of Discover card users who have had their card rejected due to non-acceptance have not returned to that merchant in the past 30 days.4

4. C+R Research “Consumer Research About Perceived Acceptance,” 2014


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Chances are, your terminal is already able to start accepting cards on our network.

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Resources to help you run your business

Acceptance Signage

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Fraud & Security

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Industry Perspectives

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Chip Card (EMV) Resources

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Authorization Best Practices

Learn how to avoid customer service issues when processing prepaid and debit transactions.

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Join Discover Global Network and find out what a powerful global payments partner can do for you.

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