U.S. retail sales are expect to grow by 4.0% for the holiday period compared to 2014. As the economy continues to heat up, consumers are increasingly spending on experiences, with record spend on travel and restaurants in 2015.
A new survey finds free shipping trumps all other holiday shopping incentives in 2015. The survey also reveals cybersecurity concerns are generally not slowing shoppers down.
US-based Verifone has inked an agreement to acquire InterCard AG, a top Payment as a Service provider in Germany. The combination of Verifone and InterCard in Germany creates a point of sale terminal and multichannel Payment as a Service provider capable of offering merchants secure, simple and innovative end-to-end payment and commerce solutions.
Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia has inked a deal with Hong Kong-based PAX Technology to become its major payment terminal supplier.
NCR Payment Suite, consisting of Authentic and Fractals, has been certified as PA-DSS 3.0 compliant by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).
Private and business aviation pilots can now pay for fueling and services directly from their phones with a new app from U.S. Bank Multi Service Aviation.
U.S. News & World Report has released a Best Credit Cards web portal to bring clarity and transparency to an area where historically consumers have lacked objective advice.
TSYS and TranSend, a provider of infrastructure software to the payments industry, announced the certification of RevChip, TranSend’s comprehensive EMV application tailored to the U.S. market.
The majority of consumers (86%) purchased plastic gift cards in the last year. Nearly half of the consumers surveyed (43%) bought plastic gift cards solely for gift-giving.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: BUZZPOINTS (Mills); SHIFT4 (Darien); CASHSTAR (webinar); and TECHNAVIO (POS).