Citi Retail Services and Wawa will launch a private label consumer credit card program for Wawa customers tomorrow. Wawa owns and operates more than 700 convenience stores (over 450 offering gasoline) in five Mid-Atlantic states and Florida.
TouchSuite has ankled payments veteran Richard Parrott as Executive Vice President focusing on the diversification of the company. This is a new position for TouchSuite.
MI-based Stratos is adding EMV chips to its Bluetooth Connected Card Platform. The EMV chip will support a specific card issuers’ credit or debit card.
VSoft and Payveris, are expanding an existing strategic partnership to integrate Payveris’ payment solutions into VSoft’s new IRIS Omni-Channel platform.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: WEX (GraspPAY); FIRST SERVICE CU (Choice Rewards); FIRST ATLANTIC COMMERCE (Magnerto) and COGNIA (IVR).
Global Payments (GPN) is offering its merchants in the USA the ability to accept Samsung Pay, a simple and safe mobile payment service that works almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your card. As a Samsung Pay-qualified payment provider, Global Payments’ robust suite of payment solutions is fully enabled for acceptance, allowing merchants to offer their customers the convenience of Samsung Pay.
First Data supports Samsung Pay, now available for in-store use in the USA. Samsung Pay will be accepted across First Data’s point-of-sale devices, including the innovative Clover family of business management solutions. First Data’s STAR Network, the largest independent debit network, will also support Samsung Pay.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: SYNAPTICS (Vibe P1); TIMETRIC (acquiring); HYPERWALLET (award) and THREATMETRIX (cybersecurity).
Samsung Electronics America has unleashed Samsung Pay in the United States today. Samsung Pay launched initially in Korea on August 20th. Plans for bringing the service to the China, Spain and the U.K. are also underway.
The Knot and PayPal released a survey with a key finding that they want to pay for their wedding electronically and on their smartphones. With PayPal, couples can send money and make deposits to vendors quickly on their smartphones, especially on their wedding day.
Synchrony has become the private label credit card issuers to give its cardholders the ability to add their cards to Samsung Pay, the mobile payment service which launched today in the United States and works almost anywhere customers can swipe their cards.
Fifty percent of a new survey respondents said they have installed a mobile app from their bank. Of those respondents, 70% said that they use the app a few times a month or more.