After some concerns Green Dot and Walmart have kissed and made up over the Walmart MoneyCard suite of prepaid reloadable debit card products. Green Dot Bank will continue to serve as the program manager and issuing bank of the Walmart cards.
Australia’s Westpac Banking will be the first bank in Asia Pacific to deploy Verfone’s new handheld EMV and NFC-enabled terminal solution that is fully supported with payment services.
Hanoi-based VietinBank and JCB have launched the JCB Hello Kitty Card in Vietnam. Hello Kitty is a very popular character not only in the Japan market where she was born, but also in international markets including Vietnam.
NCR Corporation announced that Tesco Stores Sdn Bhd has selected NCR self-checkout technology to bring a faster and more convenient checkout option for its customers in Malaysia. Customers will now have the freedom to scan, bag and pay for goods themselves, without having to wait in long queues.
Global Payments (GPN) is rolling out the OptBlue program for American Express Card acceptance in Canada this week. OptBlue offers small business merchants a single source for payment processing, pricing, underwriting, risk management, settlement, reporting, support and a consolidated statement.
POS SuperStore is pleased to announce they have become a strategic reseller for Quetzal POS for the U.S. market. Together with the Card Connect Payment Gateway, POS Superstore now provides its customers a fully integrated payment system with the Quetzal POS Apple iPad/IBM Cloud solution. This reseller agreement will enhance POS Superstore’s offering to small and medium sized shoe and clothing retailers with a seamless integrated solution for managing retail operations, staffing, inventory, and payment processing.
America First Credit Union recently donated $2,000 in scholarships to two students during the American Legion Utah Boys State summer youth camp at Weber State University. Recipients Tyler Evans from Duchesne High School and Carter Whitby from the Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering and Science (NUAMES) each received $1,000 in scholarship funds for use at a Utah college or university of their choice.
The ATM Industry Association has published a new study on recent global cash demand which shows that cash demand is increasing more than three times faster than worldwide economic growth rates. The study looked at year-on-year growth in currency in circulation in a range of 30 countries in advanced and developing economies over a 5 year period from 2009-2013.