Synchrony landed a multi-year renewal of its private label credit card program with Rooms To Go. The program was first launched in 2002.
A new survey shows 68% of participating firms offer residents the option to pay their rent or HOA dues online. An increasing preference among Americans to manage bills online, combined with more cost-effective, easier to implement payment solutions are believed to be fueling the growth.
Android has the largest worldwide market share because Google lets partners adapt and expand Android with hardware and software variations. The primary challenge is to establish a center of gravity that will pull the Android value chain toward a common payment implementation.
CT-based Choice Merchant Solutions has launched a new division designed to extend the benefits of international e- commerce business to domestic clients by offering affordable credit card processing services that enable U.S. businesses to compete on a global scale.
MyECheck has signed a LOI to acquire 100% of the stock of Seergate, developer of an electronic payment software platform for banks.
The Seergate system will be integrated with the MyECheck payment systems adding multiple new capabilities to MyECheck’s payment platform.
PULSE debit/ATM network unveiled a new corporate logo and acceptance mark. The rebranding preserves many elements of PULSE’s original marks while also identifying the network more closely with its parent company, Discover Financial Services (DFS). The new logo and acceptance mark are more contemporary and feature the familiar Discover orange. PULSE has expanded beyond PIN debit to support the processing of the full range of cardholder verification methods (CVMs), including PINless Bill Pay, Internet PIN Debit, signature, no-signature and no-CVM transactions in both single- and dual-message environments. PULSE also has worked to advance new technologies such as mobile payments, EMV chip cards and tokenization. PULSE PAY Express is a key part of the company’s strategy to champion choice and competition and to be the best network option for all debit transactions.