Apple Pay is now live in the UK, and MasterCard has announced it will offer its cardholders immediate access to the new service helping them to use their cards where and how they want with a seamless experience.
Apriva has inked a partnership with Globalcom Engineering, a leader in payments hardware. By integrating Apriva’s Gateway with Globalcom hardware, this partnership brings proven EMV hardware into a wide variety of unattended markets in the U.S., including parking, kiosk, car wash, banking, gaming, airline kiosk, vending, and retail.
U.S. bank credit card rates for all accounts edged up slightly in May by 6 basis points (bps) from the prior month to 12.04%. However, annual interest rates for all accounts accruing interest charges declined slightly in the second quarter by 5 bps to 13.49%.
Consumer spending is heating up in the UK, posting the strongest quarter for consumer spending in five years. Spending rose +1.4% on an annual basis in June, rounding off the strongest quarter for household spending since Q2 2010. Underlying growth momentum remained strong looking forward.
Scandinavian Airlines will formally accept online ticket purchase of UnionPay cards before the end of the summer. It will join hands with many European airlines like Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa, Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines, and Ukraine International Airlines to accept UnionPay.
NC-based Medfusion released a new patient payment and revenue management solution. Medfusion Pay is a suite of four key products that enable healthcare practices and organizations to collect copays and balance payments at seven different points in the patient encounter journey.