In Other News: PAYROC (acquisition); CHOSEN (NLA); BLUEBIRD (website); and KOUPON (Verifone)
PAYROC-Payroc LLC, a leading merchant services and payment processing organization, announced today that it has acquired the assets of payment gateway and merchant account provider The iTransact Group, LLC. The transaction results in a notable expansion of Payroc’s payments business, adding 300 trusted advisor referral partners and 6,000 merchants with more than $1.3 billion in annual processing volume. Payroc additionally gains mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology, a proprietary e-commerce gateway, and a proprietary integrated payment facilitator (PayFac) platform that will enhance the delivery of customized vertical market payment solutions for micro, small and medium-sized merchants.
CHOSEN-Chosen Payments is the official Affinity Program credit card processing company of the National Limousine Association. Members of the NLA are encouraged to process credit cards with the Chosen Payments and in exchange Chosen Payments sponsors industry trade shows, executive retreats and state association meetings.
BLUEBIRD – Bluebird Inc., innovator and manufacturer of Bluebird handheld computers, tablets and mobile payment devices, today announced the launch of its new website http://www.bluebirdcorp.com.
Launching a new website including a change of domain name marks a big step for Bluebird and reflects its evolution from the previous Pidion® brand to a one single BLUEBIRD, which will strengthen its global presence as a leading enterprise mobile solution provider.
KOUPON-Koupon Media, a leading mobile offer platform and retail network, has certified with Verifone, a world leader in payments and commerce solutions, to deliver secure, one-time-use mobile coupons to brands and retailers. The integration will allow all retailers using the Verifone Commander platform to create, manage and distribute mobile coupons by Koupon Media, with unique barcodes that are immediately deactivated once scanned.