Montreal-based DataCandy has accessed Blackhawk Canada’s digital platform to fuel growth in the digital distribution of gift cards processed by DataCandy in Canada. DataCandy is a specialist in loyalty and gift card software solutions.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Steven Laub, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atmel. The Company specializes in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components.
Mexico’s Banco del Bajío has inked a deal to license the TSYS’ PRIME 4 card management solution. The agreement represents TSYS’ first PRIME 4 signing in the Mexican market.
GA-based Ingo Money and TN-based Advance Financial are launching a co-branded, consumer-direct mobile application to digitize check cashing transactions. Ingo for Advance Financial will debut before year’s end.
Spain’s CaixaBank is deploying Gemalto’s Optelio Contactless MiniTag payments wristband. The wearable devices market is booming, with around 70 million units projected to be sold in 2017..
New analysis suggests ApplePay will be the first step towards accelerating mobile payment takeup – similar to what Apple did with digital music – making it affordable and accessible. But, while others have promised to replace our physical wallets with digital equivalents, none has managed to muster mainstream success.
Equifax has released FICO Score 9 which offers more nuanced ways to assess consumer collection information, bypassing paid collection agency accounts and offering a sophisticated treatment differentiating medical from non-medical collection agency accounts.
CardWeb.com’s CardData financial database projects bank credit charge-offs among the nation’s top four Visa and MasterCard (V/M) issuers will decline four bps for the third quarter to 3.20%. Chase and Citi report Q3 results on October 14th before the market opening. BofA reports October 15th before the market opening. Cap One reports October 16th after the market close.
Los Angeles-based Mandalay Digital Group has purchased Xyo’s app search engine and contextual advertising technologies. Xyo co-founders Zoe Adamovicz and Marcin Rudolf will join the Digital Turbine team.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items included direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the Spark Business Records TV ad from Capital One.
First Data has launched a company-wide military engagement strategy aimed at helping the veteran-owned business community and service members and their families transitioning to civilian careers.
Synchrony Financial (f/k/a/ GE Capital Retail Finance) has inked a second deal this week for a jewelers’ retail store card. In the first quarter of 2015, the new REEDS Jewelers private label credit card program will be introduced.