PayNearMe has inked a deal with 7-Eleven to introduce the PayNearMe Bill Pay app, enabling U.S. consumers to pay over 17,000 national and local billers with cash using a convenient barcode scan at participating 7-Eleven stores.
One of the key challenges presently facing the mobile payments market is the high level of market fragmentation, defined both by the multiplicity of platforms/solutions technologies being deployed and the increasing range of service configurations being offered. This slows down merchant acceptance and makes it difficult for providers to gain scale. We expect the market to reach a point where consolidation among players and solutions becomes the best way to drive address this issue.
China’s IZP’s global online payment platform Globebill inked a deal witb Belgian business consulting company Cnext. After IZP and Lithuania’s Central Bank signed a bank card settlement agreement on, IZP signed another agreement with Cnext.
Giesecke & Devrient has ankled Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz as Chairman of the Advisory Board and Supervisory Board. Also, added to the G&D Supervisory Board and Advisory Board is Achim Berg. Up until the middle of this year, he was the Chairman of the Management Board at arvato AG, a member of the board of management for Bertelsmann SE, and a member on the Supervisory board for the RTL Group.
Travelers staying at COMO Hotels and Resorts’ 13 luxury properties across Asia, Australia, Europe and the Caribbean can make a lasting difference to local communities simply by using a MasterCard card to settle their bills.
Visa gathered 25 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls from around the world for a two-day Team Visa Summit and innovation showcase at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco. The Summit kicked-off Visa’s year-long program which supports Olympic and Paralympic global athletes as they train for the 2016 Games.
A new survey reveals a consistent brand experience across channels is one of their top commerce priorities. A customer’s journey is no longer a linear path to purchase it’s now an exercise in connect-the-dots for retailers as they try to piece together customer information, browsing history, inventory visibility and much more to enhance the customer experience.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: IZP (Globebill); VIACOM (MDI); COLDWELL (Millennials) and SYNCHRONY (JA).
MyCheck announced a new innovative product feature that enables guests to easily select items from their running tab and reorder straight from their smartphones.
Shift4 has unloaded to the payments market VT4, the most secure, flexible, and feature-rich mobile point-of-sale solution. Following exclusive use with select merchants, including the PGA TOUR, VT4 is now available to merchants in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.
CardWeb.com’s CardConferences today features the PayThink Conference at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, September 28-30.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Citi ThankYou Preferred MasterCard.