Walgreens launched its app for Apple Watch that helps people take medications as prescribed through the easy-to-use Pill Reminder and Refill Reminder features as well as make easy payments. Walgreens also announcedthe planned integration of Balance Rewards with Apple Pay, coming this fall to stores with the launch of rewards support for Apple Pay.
Kohl’s will be among the first retailers to integrate both its Kohl’s Charge private credit card as a form of payment as well as its successful Yes2You Rewards loyalty program within Apple Pay.
Coupa Software announced a strategic alliance with MasterCard. The partnership, which has been formed through MasterCard’s Commercial Products and Enterprise Partnerships teams, aims to develop a set of services that further enhance the payment experience of Coupa’s more than 500 customers.
TSYS announced Chip Card on Demand, a new card manufacturing service that allows chips to be added to EMV-capable magnetic stripe cards or customized cards from TSYS Card Shop” as needed by issuers ” during the production process.
TSYS and FICO released a new report titled “Engaging Customers: Why Should Financial Institutions Move Toward a ‘Bring Your Own Persona’ Approach.”
First Data will support its clients’ integration of Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay, when it launches in the UK next month.
Visa Europe will offer Visa debit, credit and reloadable prepaid cardholders access to Apple Pay, a new service that looks set to transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay when it launches in the UK this July.
MasterCard will offer its customers access to Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay, when it launches in the UK.
Apple unveiled iOS 9 making devices more intelligent and proactive with powerful search and improved Siri features. New multitasking features designed specifically for iPad allow you to work with two apps simultaneously, side-by-side or with the new Picture-in-Picture feature, to keep watching a video while browsing the web, composing email or using any other app.
Apple Pay is making everyday payments even better by adding support for rewards programs and store-issued credit and debit cards with iOS 9. Apple Pay will also give shoppers more ways to pay in the US, expanding merchant acceptance to over one million locations next month and bringing support for Discover this fall.
Visa and Williams-Sonoma announced that Visa Checkout, the online check out service that Visa launched less than a year ago, is now live online at Williams-Sonoma, America’s leader in high-quality cookware and tools, electrics and entertaining essentials. With Visa Checkout, Williams-Sonoma customers now have a fast, easy and secure way to pay online.
Powa Technologies has gone to bed with S-Cubism Technologies to become the first Japanese-based POS software provider to complete integration with its PowaPOS tablet-based hardware. The full-featured solution will use its EC-Orange POS for iPad and Windows, and is available from Billing System Corporation, a leading payment gateway and reseller.