Having the right suite of financial solutions to support daily operations as well as future growth is critical to running a successful business. At Old National, our local team of financial strategists and decision makers are ready to provide advice on the best business banking products and services to keep your company running smoothly.
Running a business can be full of surprises – and knowing where to turn for help isn’t always easy. A pizzeria owner got an unpleasant surprise one Wednesday afternoon – his point of sale provider was losing its ability to process credit cards, effective immediately. Given the importance of being able to accept payment via card, he needed to get this resolved – and quickly – or lose out on $4,000 in weekly sales. That’s when he turned to Old National.
Our Merchant Services expert was able to meet with him in person that same day, sign him up for a month-to-month contract on the spot, and get terminals shipped to his two stores. The terminals arrived the next day, our specialist assisted with network configuration and training, and he was back in business – all within a 24-hour period.
While the pizzeria situation was one that required immediate action, most companies searching for a new Merchant Services partner do have a little more time. Opening a merchant account isn’t like opening a checking account, so it’s a best practice to allow a few days for set up and shipping. If possible, do your research and know what you are looking for such as:
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