In today’s CardFlash News Que: CLUTCH (POS on Cloud); WORLDPAY (WildWorks); SAM’S CLUB (small biz) and ZAPPER (AppWatch).
Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 7.6% year-on-year (YOY) in Q2/15 reaching a record $1205 billion, according to CardData. RAM Research now predicts annual U.S. credit card PDV will top $4.1 trillion by 2019 and U.S. credit card PDV will approach $2.7 trillion.
About three dozen new merchants, ranging from Best Buy and Under Armour to Barnes & Noble and Taco Bell in the US, have signed on to offer Visa Checkout. New merchants from Australia, Canada and Columbia have jumped on the rapidly expanding bandwagon.
MobileCrypt announced the immediate availability of “MobileCrypt for Good,” which brings government certified hardware-level security to the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform.
CTIA-The Wireless Association announces finalists in its three awards programs”Hot for the Holidays, Emerging Technology (E-Tech) and The MobITs. CTIA will showcase entrants’ products and services and announce the winners Thursday, September 10 at CTIA Super Mobility 2015.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Campbell Kan, Vice President of Operations and Asia Sales for NEXT Biometrics.
Younger generations are less reliant on credit cards than previous generations. Additionally, both Gen Xers and Baby Boomers are more cash-strapped and debt-dependent than Millennials.
TSYS has rolled-out new analytics solution that simplifies complex information so that business leaders can immediately use data to grow portfolios. TSYS Analytics Intellisuite is a set of business intelligence products that helps financial institutions identify and execute strategies to reach business objectives.
Amber Systems Technologies, a developer of POS software for the restaurant, specialty retail, grocery and other industries, has integrated EMV chip card processing from Moneris Solutions Corporation (Moneris), one of North America’s largest payment processors and an EMV technology leader, into its popular Vigore POS restaurant management software.
CoreCommerce, the creator of the popular e-commerce software of the same name, announced the latest enhancements to its solution, including more flexible search capability, updated Stripe integration and more weapons to fight against fraud.
Discover ranked highest for credit card customer satisfaction among U.S. credit card companies, according to the J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Credit Card Satisfaction Study. Discover received its highest ever overall score in the nine years that J.D. Power has recognized credit card companies’ customer satisfaction, with 828 out of a possible 1,000 points.
2K announced the action-packed entertainment of WWE SuperCard, the Company’s renowned collectible card-battling game, will raise the stakes with extensive content in WWE SuperCard – Season 2.