CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Blackhawk Network.
The newest full-fledged Islamic bank in Oman – became, the first bank in the Sultanate to introduce NCR Interactive Teller, from NCR. alizz islamic bank is one of the first dedicated Islamic banks in Oman.
U.S. prepaid cards head to a new dimension as SD-based Meta Payment Systems inks an agreement with Atlanta-based InComm. The Sioux Falls-based financial services company will become an issuing bank for InComm’s prepaid card programs.
San Francisco-based InMobi, a mobile advertising platform has unveiled Miip, a revolutionary discovery platform that transforms advertising into moments of discovery for users and set to turn the market upside down.
The stoogey European Commission (EU) is giving MasterCard a lot of grief alleging its rules prevent banks from offering lower interchange fees to retailers based in another Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA), where interchange fees may be higher.
The worldwide economy continues to heat up as spending in Ireland soars 5.6% year-on-year (YOY) in June. Online spending accelerated by 13.6% YOY also in the second quarter.
U.S. Bank (USB), one of the nation’s largest commercial card issuers, posted a paltry 1.1% gain in year-on-year (YOY) outstandings, a weak 4.1% gain in consumer and commercial purchase dollar volume (PDV), as card income crept up a mere 2.7% YOY, according to CardData.
The nation’s second largest Visa and MasterCard issuer continues to struggle with sluggish outstandings and purchase dollar volume (PDV) growth, but credit card quality continues to improve. However, Bank of America’s signed up 1.3 million accounts in the second quarter, an 18% year-on-year (YOY) gain, the highest level since Q3/08, but yield fell 22 basis points (bps) in Q2/15.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: POS PORTAL (lease prog); KABBAGE (Experian); TNS (AIS); and FNBO (app).
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the Banco Itaucard Luiza MasterCard.
Apriva has inked a partnership with Globalcom Engineering, a leader in payments hardware. By integrating Apriva’s Gateway with Globalcom hardware, this partnership brings proven EMV hardware into a wide variety of unattended markets in the U.S., including parking, kiosk, car wash, banking, gaming, airline kiosk, vending, and retail.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the Global Payments Insight Study, conducted by ACI Worldwide and Ovum.