A new quarterly Index will quantify the friction in the online cross-border purchasing process. The report provides detail on merchant preparedness to handle the needs of international shoppers and offers suggestions on how merchants can capitalize on the growing opportunity in the global online marketplace.
NJ-based provider of SaaS-based payment and billing solutions for the property management industry has taken its message big time with multiple digital billboards throughout Times Square.
CardWeb.com’s CardConferences today features the mPOS WORLD CONFERENCE, June 30-July 1, 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Digital River.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: DIGITAL RIVER (upgrade): CURBSTAND (app); PAYLEASE (PCI); and INSIDE SECURE (Cartes).
Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. climbed 7.8% year-on-year (YOY) in Q1/15 reaching $1.1 trillion. Visa led the way in the first quarter posting a 9.0% YOY gain for U.S. PDV, according to CardData
MoneyGram may have turned the corner following the loss of the Walmart account as U.S.-to-U.S. transactions declined 37% in Q1, compared to a 40% decline in the fourth quarter. MoneyGram says lower pricing and self-service products in December was the primary driver.
Austria’s BAWAG PSK has become one of the first banks in Europe to introduce cardless cash withdrawals at ATMs in all its branches. The technology enabling the new service is Wincor Nixdorf’s software platform PC/E with a smart client component that runs on the ATM, and a server component that authorizes the withdrawal via the code.
Tokyo-based Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has ankled Kanetsugu Mike to oversee MUFG’s businesses in the U.S. , Latin America and Canada. The leading credit card issuer created the position of Regional Executive for the Americas.
The latest hacking victim is TX-based Sally Beauty stores. The company says it is currently investigating reports of unusual activity involving payment cards used at some of its U.S. Sally Beauty stores.
American Express has corralled nine major U.S. merchants to form the first U.S.-based coalition loyalty card program. The new Plenti card and/or FOB can be used any form of payment that the partner accepts at checkout – cash, credit, debit or prepaid and offers cardholders the ability to double-dip with other rewards payments cards.
U.S. small business optimism is reaching a fever pitch in 2015, soaring 33% since 2009 following the depth of the Great Recession, but businesses still struggle with attracting and retaining customers.