Apple Pay is on a major winning streak this week after corralling Best Buy in its fold, watching the Merchants Customer Exchange (MCX) implode as its CEO hits the door and finally coming to terms with Discover.
Tillster and PayPal have linked to offer the payment option in Tillster’s branded mobile applications and leverage PayPal as a funding option across Tillster’s branded and owned assets.
Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express U.S. credit cards is expected to reach $4.2 trillion annually by year-end 2019. According to forecaster RAM Research, the U.S. PDV for the U.S. credit card industry is growing at a CAGR of 9.99%.
MasterCard is gobbling up a top cloud-based analytics provider for $600 million. The acquisition of Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) follows the recent acquisition of 5One, a London-based retail consulting and analytics firm.
A NH-based t-shirt manufacturing company has signed-up to accept credit cards and multiple cryptocurrencies. The Mountain, with $40 million to $50 million in annual sales, will now accept credit cards and multiple cryptocurrencies.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Jennifer Miles, President, Verifone Americas.
A portfolio of 15 U.S. granted patents and 9 applications, disclosing a comprehensive set of systems for improving and securing the existing payment card system is going up for sale. It contains the work of inventor Moon J. Kim, a former IBM Master Inventor and named inventor on over 120 patents.
PA-based USA Technologies (USAT) has inked a multi-year agreement strategic deal with Chase Commerce Solutions (CCS). The agreement will give USAT a bigger reach for products and services domestically as well as outside the U.S and CCS will gain access to a new customer base via the unattended self-service retail market space.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Vormittag Associates, Inc (VAI), a specialist in ERP software.
Citi Prepaid Services is teaming with Enservio to offer prepaid cards as part of a holistic offering that services prominent insurance carriers. Citi Prepaid Services will supply custom designed, fully-functional prepaid cards tailored for Enservio whose ReStore Payments platform provides policyholders a variety of options from cards to electronic fund transfers that efficiently deliver claim payments.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the American Express “Apple Pay” spot.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the 2015 Identity Protection Services Scorecard – Direct-to-Consumer Market report from Javelin Strategy & Research.