Citi announced that Citi Merchant Services, a leading payments processor, has been selected as the exclusive payment processor recommended to its members by the United States Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation. As such, Citi Merchant Services will offer comprehensive credit and debit card processing solutions to the nearly three million businesses and organizations that the USCC represents nationwide.
Through this affinity relationship, Citi Merchant Services has developed a customized program designed to meet the needs of the USCC’s large and varied membership that includes a highly competitive rate and fee structure, special equipment offerings, online reporting service, and customized processing solutions. Citi Merchant Services offers a broad range of products and services customized to fit the individual needs of small businesses, large corporations, and global enterprises. With a full product suite available to them, USCC members can tap into a wide array of exclusive Citi services and value-added benefits, including:
— Pre-negotiated, highly competitive discount rates and fees for credit and debit card processing
— No set-up fees to facilitate a seamless conversion and easy start-up
— Equipment discounts
— Free Online Reporting Service for anytime access to account information
— Fast access to funds
— Dedicated Help Desk to support USCC members
“We’re pleased to be entering this relationship with the U.S. Chamber and we’re excited about the opportunity to offer its members our innovative processing solutions,” said Julie Pukas, SVP and Business Manager for the Citi Merchant Services business. “We are committed to working lockstep with the Chamber to help its members’ businesses grow profitably and succeed.”
“In seeking out new partnerships, the Chamber strives to provide members with the best-possible benefits,” said Suzanne Clark, Chamber executive vice president and COO. “The discount on credit card processing fees will bring considerable cost saving for our small- and medium-sized business members.”
About Citi Merchant Services
Citi Merchant Services is the U.S. merchant card processor of Citigroup. Citi Merchant Services provides a full suite of comprehensive card processing solutions supporting a broad range of businesses, including specialty retail, restaurants, professional services, telecommunications, e-commerce, and travel & entertainment industry companies. Citicorp Payment Services Inc., a subsidiary of Citibank N.A., is the provider of Citi Merchant Services, .
About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector and region.