MasterCard Inks a Deal to Launch Digital Payments in Tunisia

MasterCard has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tunisia Post to develop and launch new digital financial services and promote the innovative adoption of electronic payments in the country. Both entities are striving to bring financial inclusion into the Tunisian economy through digital payments services. Building on decades of cooperation between the two organizations,…

Excentus Intros an Electronic Punch-Card Loyalty Program

Excentus, a provider of loyalty marketing and technology services, and Verifone have jointly developed a solution to enable merchants using Verifone Commander Site Controller to offer their customers an electronic punch-card loyalty program. It will work with a simple-to-use mobile application for Apple iOS and Android operating systems as part of the standard Commander offering.…

The First Mobile App Platform to Leverage Facebook Analytics

Shopgate has unveiled Facebook Tools to give merchants the ability to understand their most valuable consumers to drive retention, engagement and conversion. With over 1.7 billion monthly active users, Facebook has the capability to provide accurate and deep insights that online retailers can use to optimize and improve mobile advertising and push notification campaigns. Once…

Briefs: INTEL; BMO; VANTIV; and WU.

In Other News: INTEL (Visa); BMO (MasterCard); VANTIV (products); and WU (omni-channel). INTEL – Intel and Visa inked a collaboration agreement to help bring world-class payment and data security technologies to the growing world of connected devices—from personal computers and mobile devices, to intelligent appliances and wearable technologies. With the spectrum of commerce growing in…