CALGARY, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - After 7 years in Canada, Helcim Inc. has
announced that it has opened its doors to merchants south of the
border. Under the subsidiary HELCIM USA INC., US merchants can now sign
up for credit and debit processing using Helcim's Mobile, Virtual
Terminal and Retail Terminal solutions.
While US merchants have experienced many advancements in the payment
industry including the Durbin amendment and the surcharge ruling, fees
associated with accepting card payments continue to be a heated issue.
"Just like Canada, there is a big integrity gap in the American card
acceptance industry," says co-founder Nicolas Beique. "This is an
industry that thrives on misleading its customers with complicated rate
structures and by finding new fee schemes such as monthly PCI
With no cancelation fees and clear Cost+ pricing, Helcim is hoping to
have the same response in the US that it has experienced in Canada.
"If there is one thing that we have learned over the years it's that no
matter how much the industry changes, in the end merchants just want to
pick up the phone and have an honest conversation about their costs and
Helcim Inc. is an independent Visa, MasterCard, American Express,
Discover and Interac processor and merchant account provider. Founded
in Calgary, Helcim is a team of talented individuals determined to
out-do their bank-owned competitors. With a strong focus on e-commerce,
Helcim has become a Canadian leader in the design and operation of
state-of-the-art online processing platforms.
SOURCE: Helcim Inc.
For further information:
For further information about Helcim's payment processing solutions, visit https://www.helcim.com/ and call 1-877-643-5246.