CardFlash News Briefs: CSI (IPS); ALLIED WALLET (Ecwid); USAT (Downey); and SHOPKEEP (CEO).
CSI – CSI globalVCard announces its partnership with IPS. The integration of globalVCard into the IPS Platform will further automate the purchase-to-pay process and provide payment data to both accounts receivable and accounts payable trading partners.
Teaming with globalVCard empowers IPS to enhance their payables solutions with an industry leading electronic payment system. The integration of payment data along with invoice and purchasing information, as well as all the associated documents, in one platform will not only result in a more efficient process but will also serve as a significant tool during audits.
ALLIED WALLET – Allied Wallet, a provider of online payment processing and multi-currency merchant services serving over 125 million users globally, hs integrated with free e-commerce solution and WordPress plugin, Ecwid. Allied Wallet has integrated with nearly every major e-commerce shopping cart solution to provide merchants with the best in online payment processing. Ecwid is a powerful and easy-to-use solution that allows online business owners to sell products on WordPress websites. After installing the Ecwid plugin and integrating with Allied Wallet, users have the ability to accept instant payments from all over the world, as both solutions are built to process multiple currencies.
USAT – USA Technologies has added Downey Vending, a member of the Canteen Franchise Group, to its growing list of ePort Connect customers connecting 100 percent of their machines for cashless payments and telemetry. In addition, the Company has signed up for USAT’s Premier Support Services program, which provides customers with access to a bundle of premium, best-in-class support services including marketing assistance and funding, deployment planning, project resources and installation support and optimization. Downey is leveraging the USAT’s Premier Services program to accelerate deployment, leverage USAT’s KnowledgeBase and professional advisors, and increase consumer awareness through marketing planning and support.
SHOPKEEP – Effective January 1st ShopKeep President and CEO, Norm Merritt, will be stepping down as head of the company for personal reasons. In the nearly two years since Norm assumed leadership at the company, ShopKeep has experienced significant growth in terms of revenue, merchant adoption and the addition of new services fueled by two acquisitions. During the same period, Norm expanded and strengthened the company’s leadership team with the appointments of Etie Hertz (SVP), Andrew Gorrin (CMO), John Baule (CFO) and Michael DeSimone (COO).