UK Q2 Spending

Consumer spending is heating up in the UK, posting the strongest quarter for consumer spending in five years. Spending rose +1.4% on an annual basis in June, rounding off the strongest quarter for household spending since Q2 2010. Underlying growth momentum remained strong looking forward.

SAS & UnionPay

Scandinavian Airlines will formally accept online ticket purchase of UnionPay cards before the end of the summer. It will join hands with many European airlines like Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa, Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines, and Ukraine International Airlines to accept UnionPay.

Comdata & Viewpoint

Viewpoint Construction Software and Comdata, now offer tighter product integration between Vista, Viewpoint’s leading construction Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and Comdata’s Virtual Payment MasterCard solution providing customers a more secure and effective electronic process for paying vendors.

Horizon Solana

Atlanta-based Horizon Software has unveiled their cloud-based Point of Sale (POS) and School Meal Program Accountability software, Solana. This new program simplifies the complex tasks required of today’s school nutrition staff to stay in compliance with Federal & State regulations, while offering responsive service to today’s students.