In Other News: MASTERCARD (Renner); BARLOW (awards); UNIONPAY (UAE); and NAB (Womply).
MASTERCARD – Renner, Brazil’s largest department store, launched its digital wallet in partnership with MasterCard, making the online payment experience easier and more convenient. Renner customers can now link credit and debit cards, loyalty programs and advance payment options through the MasterPass wallet with one registration process only ensuring a simple checkout whenever they make purchases.
BARLOW – U.S Bank, Wells Fargo, BCSG and Xero are winners in Barlow Research’s 2016 Monarch Innovation Awards. The winners were chosen based on their innovative products and features. The 2016 Monarch Award nominations are scored based on uniqueness, stickiness, dependability, ease of use, value and their ‘wow’ factor.
UNIONPAY – The UAE and region’s first EMV prepaid salary card has now been jointly issued by UnionPay International together with Mint and other local institutions. As the world’s fastest-growing international bankcard scheme, UnionPay provides high-quality, cost-effective and secure cross-border payment services to the world’s largest cardholder base. Through UnionPay’s recent prepaid salary cards, banks in the UAE can now offer workers secure and advanced payment services conforming to the country’s Wage Protection System (WPS), at economic costs.
NAB – North American Bancard and Womply have partnered to offer merchants Insights, a platform that gives merchants a powerful new tool offering advanced analytics, online reputation management, and more.
Insights is an innovative new platform that helps businesses track their revenue, protect their online reputation, provide in-depth analysis of their customers, and simplify the process of running their businesses. By providing merchants powerful data analysis in an easy-to-understand format, they can make smarter, more informed decisions that affect their businesses.