CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the MasterCard – “Priceless Surprises” TV ad.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Jo Webber, Chairman and CEO, Founder of Oink.
The Walmart-funded Merchants Payments Coalition is hosting a briefing for members of Congress, their staffs and the press from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 in room 562 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Dallas-based Calpian has successfully enabled Apple Pay for its merchant customers as they respond to growing consumer interest in the new mobile payment service. In the process of updating equipment and installing Apple services, Calpian merchants report experiencing multiple benefits, including increased security and faster throughput at checkout.
AltaPay, a payment management company based in Copenhagen, has joined the NetSuite SuitePayments program to offer businesses payment options when using NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform.
Spending growth for all card types (credit, PIN and SIG debit) experienced a healthy increase in October. Dollar volume growth of 5.5% on credit outperformed both SIG and PIN debit growth of 2.1% and 2.5%,
The vast majority of Indian consumers (88%) but fewer than half (45%) say retailer data have read or heard about major retailer data breaches in the past year, breaches have increased their concerns about their personal data privacy during the same period. The majority (46%) characterize the way they manage data privacy on connected devices they own as Take-Charge rather than Reactive (39%) or Passive (15%).
Diamond Resorts International has teamed with Barclaycard US, announced to launch the new Diamond Resorts MasterCard. The new card will be offered to customers at the point of sale at all vacation ownership sales centers throughout the United States.
MasterCard’s APMEA Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) rose 16.4% on a local currency basis to US$340 billion in Q3/14, compared to US$321 billion in Q2/14 and US$292 billion in Q3/13. Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) rose year-on-year (Y/Y) 19.8% on a local currency basis in the third quarter (Q1/14) to US$211 billion.
Visa’s (VS) Central Europe – Middle East – Africa (CEMEA) region Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) rose year-on-year (Y/Y) 26.4% on a local currency basis in the third quarter (Q3/2014) to US$67 billion. Based on PDV, the VS CEMEA region is growing nearly twice as fast as the runner-up Latin American Caribbean region.
Paris-based Oberthur Technologies and Canada-based Mobeewave, a key actor in mobile payment, are announcing a solution – Flying mPOS – turning any NFC device equipped with OT’s PEARL eSE into a secure mobile payment terminal (mPOS).
Compass Plus announced the migration of Global Processing Centre in Antigua, the third largest processor in the Caribbean region, to its open development payments platform, TranzAxis, in just three months.