Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region on the global B2C E-Commerce market. Between 2013 and 2018 it is forecasted to grow by over 20% annually and surpass North America to become the number one region worldwide in terms of B2C E-Commerce sales.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs da tabase of card industry movers and shakers today features Donna Bland, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Golden 1 Credit Union. Golden 1 Credit Union is California’s leading financial cooperative, and the sixth largest credit union in the U.S. with more than $8 billion in assets and over 600,000 members.
This week Deluxe acquired Wausau Financial Systems in an all cash transaction for $90 million, net of cash acquired. Wausau provides software-based solutions for receivables management, lockbox processing, remote deposit capture and paperless in-branch solutions to a broad list of financial institutions, utilities, government agencies and telecommunications companies.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 card images today features the Harley-Davidson Visa card. The card is issued by U.S. Bank.
FL-based Debt.com says debt can turn consumers into overextended decaying zombies. The cute news release included a sixty second video “The Day of the Living Debt.”
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items including direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the American Express Business Platinum Card – “Fuel Your Business” TV ad from July 2013.
Paris-based Gemalto says President Obama sent a strong message to American consumers and the payments industry by endorsing the highest level of security for government payment cards and terminals.
Redwood City,CA -based Flint Mobile unveiled a new ‘Sell Online’ feature that brings easy online transaction capabilities to the Flint platform without requiring merchants to set up a separate e-commerce service.
Pre-tax profits among the nation’s top four bank credit card issuers declined 10.7% in the third quarter (Q3/14), compared to one year ago. Sequentially net income rose by 9.4%, according to CardData.
The 2013 holiday season witnessed a seismic shift in consumer behavior in which many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers experienced a decline in foot traffic compared to significant growth in online shopping. For example, retailers like Starbucks are radically redefining the retail experience by shifting to food trucks on college campuses.
Consumers’ fevered interest in the digital currency Bitcoin has abated considerably since spring 2014, but since then a number of countries around the world have announced new regulatory positions or indicated that regulation is imminent that directly affects the ability for consumers, businesses, or financial entities to handle and process digital currency transactions.
Currently, 63% of business owners maintain a positive outlook, a level not reached since fall of 2007 (64%). Stronger revenue growth could be fueling this optimism as more entrepreneurs say their revenues are higher when compared to a year ago (42%, up from 38% in 2013).