CardWeb.com’s CardExecs da tabase of card industry movers and shakers today features Maeve McKenna Duska, Vice President of Marketing for USA Technologies. USA Technologies is a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries. ePort Connect is the company’s flagship service platform, a PCI-compliant, end-to-end suite of cashless payment and telemetry services specially tailored to fit the needs of small ticket, self-service retailing industries.
Seeing a product in a store, then buying it online from another retailer using a smartphone – dropped from 37% in the US last year to 28% in 2014. But “webrooming,” in which consumers buy in a store after researching a purchase online using a smartphone, was reported by an even higher proportion of respondents, 41%.
Los Angeles-based PayYourRent is teaming with Experian RentBureau to help renters build their credit histories. Now, each time a resident pays their rent on-time with PayYourRent, Experian, a major credit reporting agency, will record that positive rental data into the company’s credit reports.
Testing payment terminals has become easier and a lot more cost efficient with the new Galitt HCE probe for KaNest ICC. The HCE probe for KaNest-ICC uses a simple NFC-enabled Android handset to play the role of the card simulator.
Miami-based Net Element has filed for a $50 million universal shelf registration statement to provide the Company with increased financial flexibility to execute on its business strategy and invest in opportunities in mobile payments and value-added transactional services.
Starbucks will introduce for the first time Mobile Order and Pay in stores within the Portland area before the end of the calendar year. Starbucks is also beefing-up its My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program.
Amsterdam-based Mobbr has unveiled the world’s first and only crowd payments platform for the collaborative economy. Mobbr Crowd Payments unlocks the true potential of crowd-sourced labor.
goSwiff mobile commerce and marketing launched a PINPad card reader to boost the efficiency and security of cashless mobile transactions across a range of markets. goSwiff’s pocket-sized PINPad card reader allows banks, MNOs and merchants to accept fast, safe mPOS transactions through their mobile devices on the go, so that no sales opportunity is missed. goSwiff PINPad is the only card reader in the market designed from the ground up for mobile payments in harsh environments. The goSwiff PINPad can cater to a wide range of mobile devices, offering great flexibility in terms of which platforms you wish to facilitate transactions on. With its Bluetooth V3.0 (Class II) connection, any mobile device is invited to take advantage of all that PINPad has to offer.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items including direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the Discover it Card – “Investigators” from July 2013.
NC-based Pensmore Software launched a product that will greatly simplify the way merchants record their merchant service specific sales data into QuickBooks Online.
Atlanta-based Entersekt,has been awarded a U.S. Patent for its mobile-enabled secure transaction authentication software. The patent covers Entersekt’s fully out-of-band transaction verification for its Transakt product.
goSwiff mobile commerce and marketing launched a PINPad card reader to boost the efficiency and security of cashless mobile transactions across a range of markets. goSwiff PINPad is the only card reader in the market designed from the ground up for mobile payments in harsh environments.