First Data Merchant Solutions revenues were flat for Q3/14, while Financial Services jumps 7% and the International segment gains 4%. During Q3/14 First Data announced its collaboration with Apple Pay and acquired Gyft.
NY-based ShopKeep, provider of an intuitive, secure, iPad-based point-of-sale system, has introduced a gift card. The ShopKeep gift card will be available for ordering on November 1st.
Casio America has teamed with MicroSale to help quick service restaurants (QSRs) streamline costs and increase efficiency. MicroSale created a feature-rich software application called TabPOS for its portfolio of Android-based POS systems.
Experian will continue to team with the U.S. Small Business Administration for BusinessIQ Express program. The program is targeted to economically challenged businesses and those in depressed areas.
A new study finds banks across the globe, especially from more mature economies, are increasing their innovation investments in 2014 compared to 2013 to keep pace with increasing customer expectations and respond to new market entrants.
Singapore-based GoSwiff mobile commerce and marketing services launched its integrated mCommerce platform of payment solutions. The goSwiff mCommerce Platform is designed to maximize revenue and customer loyalty via the increasing number of channels through which customers make purchases today.
One of the leading retail companies in Russia, is improving customer service and the overall brand experience by deploying NCR SelfServ Checkouts at its stores in Moscow, Ekaterinburg and St Petersburg.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Glenn Schneider, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Discover Financial Services.
Global consumer confidence is coming back slowly, but surely. An quarterly Index finds it has now exceeded a pre-recession level of for three consecutive quarters.
A new survey finds 40% of North American consumers have used their smartphones to make a payment at a merchant location, up from 16% reported in a similar survey two years ago. The study found that 8% of respondents use digital currencies to complete a payment transaction at least weekly, and 18% expect they will use digital currencies at least weekly by 2020.
MasterCard announced its service to the Muslim lifestyle segment with its Zilzar.com partnership, a Muslim Lifestyle Marketplace platform. Zilzar.com is a business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) platform which will provide robust information and content for users, sellers, buyers, and halal certification bodies, engaging them across sectors of Islamic finance, food, travel, logistics, cosmetics and fashion, among others.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items including direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the Bank of America “Bennie Stops Growing” TV ad.