New research shows about 50% of survey respondents are now shopping using a mobile device. Almost one-third are purchasing a product after seeing it on social media. Approximately one-third of survey respondents indicate that text offers would drive an incremental shopping visit. Value propositions, including free shipping, loyalty programs and personalized offers, continue to be important.
An all-in-one, tablet point-of-sale (POS) system for small business has hit the market. The new NCR Silver Register runs NCR Silver in the cloud and excludes third-party user applications to help maximize employee productivity and help minimize security risks.
A new study explores everything from whether googling diners before they arrive is creepy or cool to what diners think of emerging in-meal technologies like on-table touchscreens and mobile payment. However, 46% of diners say they have “never” used a phone to pay at a restaurant but like the idea.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Pang Xiusheng, Executive Vice President of China Construction Bank.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Denmark’s Cryptomathic.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the 5STAR Bank Visa.
CO-based CPI Card Group, a specialist in financial and EMV chip card production and related services, has ankled two key executives. David Brush will lead Finance, IT and Project Management Organization (PMO) activities for CPI and Lisa Jacoba will serve as Chief Human Resources Officer.
Banked consumers say financial institutions excel at providing digital access and convenience. However, in basic banking areas such as fair and transparent pricing, banks fall below consumer expectations. In fact, only one in four respondents believes a financial institution meets his or her needs in these basic trust and relationship areas.
CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the Mercator Advisory Group’s latest research, An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Lending: A European Perspective.
Paralan Kiosk now offers the add-on option to transactions customers via payment kiosks to integrate a tested and certified Battery Backup Power. The UPS allows existing transactions to complete when a power outage occurs and provides up to 30 minutes of automatic backup power depending on kiosk usage.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: AFI (MasterCard); CSI (GBTA); CHASE (homepage); and CHECKALT (First Service CU).
Synchrony Financial continues to dig itself into a hole with retail credit cards and why it’s up for grabs. The Company reported its card platform revenue increased dismally at 5%, driven primarily by purchase volume growth of 10% and period-end loan receivables growth of 7%, with broad-based growth across partner programs.