CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Stephen Pair, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer of BitPay.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features ACI Worldwide.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the “Private Label Credit Cards” from Packaged Facts.
International Bancard has ankled Steve Ventura as its Senior Vice President of Partner Development. Ventura brings 20 years of business, sales and partnership experience to International Bancard at its corporate headquarters just outside Detroit.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the First National Bank of Omaha’s Maximum Rewards Visa.
Credomatic’s credit card businesses and banking operations in the Central American countries, with the exception of Panama, CIC is positioned to have one of the strongest financial franchises in the region. The group is a leader in the credit card business, while having a dominant market share in the acquiring and issuing businesses.
A recent survey shows more than half of parents with students in grades K-12 are likely to set a budget for back-to-school expenses. College students are focused on items they need – 83% plan to reuse where possible and replenish essentials, and 63% will refer to last year’s spending as a guideline.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: ELIOT (Womply) and Barclays (Elkhorn).
Visa’s profits are soaring and the deal to acquire Visa Europe looks like it will happen by the end of the year. Second quarter adjusted net income jumped 33% year-on-year (YOY) to $1.8 billion. Visa says it is targeting to resolve these Visa Europe discussions by the end of October.
Discover’s credit card outstandings continued strong in the second quarter rising 4.2% as Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) rose 2.4%, year-on-year (YOY). While all other credit card metrics remained stable, overall net income for Q2/15 declined 7.0% YOY to $699 million.
Capital One (COF) continues to lead the U.S. credit card industry in outstandings and volume growth, posting a strong 11% year-on-year (YOY) gain in end-of-period (EOP) outstandings and a whopping 18% surge in Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for the second quarter.
American Express second quarter profits slipped year-on-year (YOY) by 3.9% to $1.47 billion due to the significant impact of a stronger U.S. dollar on international operations. However, U.S. Card Services posted Q2/15 net income of $886 million, up 15% from $770 million a year ago.