What kind of businesses will I find on Twism?

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Ben C.
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We've designed Twism to enable many types of businesses to use our platform. We feel this vision should not be limited to the size of a business, but rather the passion a consumer has for a brand, and the entrepreneurs who drive local business and community sustainability.

However, please note that Twism will not allow any of the following business categories:

  • Adult or mature content products and services
  • Alcohol
  • Betting, including Lottery Tickets, Casinos, Internet/Online Gambling, Off-Track Betting, Wagers at Race Tracks, or other gambling establishmentsCourt costs/alimony/support
  • Credit counselling or credit repair services
  • Credit protection/identity theft protection
  • Dating or escort services
  • Dealers in precious metals, stones or jewels
  • Direct Marketing - Inbound Telemarketing Merchants
  • Direct Marketing - Outbound Telemarketing Merchants, Outbound telemarketers
  • Direct Marketing - subscription merchants
  • Direct Marketing - Travel - Related Arrangement Services
  • Drugs & Drug related paraphernalia of any type
  • Drugs, Drug Proprietaries, Druggist Sundries
  • Financial Services
  • Fines, bail and bond payments
  • Firearms of any type
  • Funeral Services
  • Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals (excluding general merchandise transactions of a drug store that maintains separate POS systems for general merchandise and pharmacy)
  • Infomercial Merchants
  • Insurance Products
  • Internet Pharmacies
  • Internet Pharmacy referral sites
  • Legal Services
  • Marijuana or cannabis related businesses (MRB or CRB)
  • Massage Parlours
  • Merchants that have sale of counterfeit or trademark infringing products or services
  • Multi-level marketing businesses
  • Other regulated products or merchants as determined by Schemes from time to time
  • Pawnbrokers
  • Political Organizations
  • Private ATM owners
  • Rebate-based businesses
  • Religious Organisations
  • Tobacco
  • Up-selling merchants
  • And more.

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