Contactless Volume on MasterCard’s UK Net Up 375% YOY

Contactless Volume on MasterCard’s UK Net Up 375% YOY

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The total number of MasterCard processed transactions passed the 1 billion mark in Europe last year – an increase of 150% from 2014. MasterCard’s latest figures reveal that the UK is leading the way with the number of active contactless cards in circulation growing by 188% in the UK, and contactless…

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TeleSign and Orange do the Tango for Security

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] TeleSign has inked an agreement with Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, to deliver mobile identity and fraud prevention services this year. This new partnership brings together TeleSign’s portfolio of authentication and mobile identity solutions with Orange’s unique insights about its network and subscribers. This combination will lead to…

GPN + Apple Pay + China UnionPay

GPN + Apple Pay + China UnionPay

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Global Payments will offer merchants in China the ability to accept China UnionPay payments made with Apple Pay. Global Payments is fully enabled for Apple Pay acceptance, allowing merchants to offer their customers the convenience of paying quickly and easily with Apple Pay in-store. Security and privacy are at the core of…

Canada’s Peoples Trust Explodes in Prepaid Cards

Canada’s Peoples Trust Explodes in Prepaid Cards

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Peoples Trust, a major prepaid card issuer in Canada, announced significant growth in 2015 with the addition of 150 new programs, and a nearly 19% increase in dollar volume from 2014. Canada is one of the fastest growing prepaid markets and has emerged as a lead market for global fintech expansion…

Credit Cardholders are Intensely Loyal to Go-To Card

Credit Cardholders are Intensely Loyal to Go-To Card

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] About 25 million credit cardholders haven’t changed their go-to credit card in at least 10 years and another 20 million have never changed it. According to a new CreditCards.com report senior citizens are the most loyal: 31% have been using the same card most often for at least a decade and…

Global Market for Card Printers to Hit $72B by 2019

Integrated Cards to Drive the Demand for Card Printers

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The global card printers market is expected to surpass US$72 billion in revenue by 2019. The latest research report released by Technavio anticipates, the growing use of cards for various purposes such as swapping, at point of sale (POS) terminals, kiosks, and other points to augment the concept of all-in-one cards…

U.S. Bank Commercial Payments Manager

U.S. Bank Commercial Payments Manager

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] U.S. Bank is expanding its commercial payment suite with the U.S. Bank Commercial Payments Manager (CPM), a new automated solution ideal for mid-sized organizations and those seeking market-leading “virtual card” payment capabilities. Studies calculate the cost of manual expense processing to be about three times that of automation. CPM offers an…

Slim Number of Retailers are EMV Ready

Slim Number of Retailers are EMV Ready

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Only 22% of retailers currently support EMV transactions, but another 53% of retailers plan to implement this capability within 12 months. According to a new special report from Boston Retail Partners (BRP), the threat posed by data security breaches continues to consume retailers’ resources 38% of retailers indicate that payment/data security…

Jo-Jo Stores Spike in Sales By Alipay and WeChat Mobile Payment

Jo-Jo Stores Spike in Sales By Alipay and WeChat Mobile Payment

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. (NASDAQ CM: CJJD) (the “Company” or “China Jo-Jo”), a leading China-based pharmacy with retail, wholesale and online distribution of pharmaceutical and health care products, today announced sequential Q3 Alipay mobile transactions grew 84% while sequential traditional payment transactions such as City Health Insurance payment transactions grew 27%…

Loylogics Hits Full Stride with PointsPay Checkout

Loylogics Hits Full Stride with PointsPay Checkout

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Swiss-based Loylogic has developed a new solution to allow loyalty program members to spend their miles and points when shopping online.   The innovative solution, with unique access to multiple loyalty currencies, allows customers to browse and shop as usual in their favorite online stores. At checkout, users then have the option to…

Africa Visa Openness Index Needs Payments

Africa Visa Openness Index Needs Payments

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The African Development Bank has launched the first Africa Visa Openness Index, which shows how Africa remains largely closed off to African travelers. On average Africans need visas to travel to 55% of other African countries, can get visas on arrival in only 25% of other countries and don’t need a…