Steps in to Assist Merchants Stranded by Amazon Register Shut Down

PLANTATION, FL – 11/6/2015 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — has announced that it is shutting down its Amazon Register merchant credit card processing service as of February 1, 2016.  Amazon Register has already stopped accepting new customers.

Merchants left stranded by the move are being advised to sign up as soon as possible to accept credit cards through to avoid disruption in their merchant account service.’s discount rate (the percentage of each sale that is charged to the merchant for qualified credit card transactions) is only 1% for both swiped and manually-keyed transactions, far lower than Amazon Register’s rates of 2.5% for card swiped transactions and 2.99% for manually keyed transactions. also offers a payment gateway that allows merchants to expand their business beyond face-to-face retail sales, enabling them to accept payments over a website. merchant accounts are also available with a virtual terminal, enabling businesses to manually key-in credit card orders taken over the phone, by fax, and by mail.  And regardless of whether the transaction is swiped or keyed, transactions still qualify for’s 1% discount rate.

“This is an opportunity for Amazon Register customers, or for anyone who was thinking about signing up for Amazon Register, to actually trade up to an even better service that offers more versatility with better rates,” said President, Greg Danzig.  “And has been in business on the Web for more than 20 years, and we’re not going anywhere, so losing service in the future is something that Amazon Register merchants won’t have to worry about any more.”

For merchants who want to sign up with both to avoid a disruption in service and also to take advantage of’s better rates and additional features can sign up at’s website at


On the Web since 1995 and rated the #1 merchant account provider six years in a row, is one of the oldest and most respected credit card processors in the world. has received the highest possible ratings from both Apple Computer and AOL.  Virtually any legal business can sign up for a merchant account with by going to

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