Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley, with 33 years experience covering payment cards and payment systems, is Senior Analyst/Editor for CardFlash and other payments-related publications. He is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. McKinley served as an expert witness in 100+ litigations including two multi-$billion trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, chaired multiple payments conferences, hired as consultant by Fortune 100 companies and several overseas financial institutions. Full Bio: www.rbm4.com

Latino Market Gaining Strength in Spending Power

Latino Market Gaining Strength in Spending Power

Hispanics embody far more than just an extraordinarily fast-growing population segment of the American population.  They now represent a market with outsize spending power that will only continue to grow in the future. According to market research publisher Packaged Facts report “Hispanic Consumers:  Demographic Patterns and Spending Trend” the number of Hispanic households has been growing…

New eHopper POS software an All-In-One POS & Management System

New eHopper POS software an All-In-One POS & Management System

eHopper POS now offers support for customers worldwide. eHopper is now far more accessible than ever, allowing merchants to set the software to support local language, currency and payment processing. Not only does this feature make the software much more accessible, it also increases eHoppers’ client base exponentially by opening the company to assist small…

QSR Online Ordering Boosts Tickets by 26%

QSR Online Ordering Boosts Tickets by 26%

A new study found 40% of frequent restaurant visitors prefer to order online, and spend 26% more per online order at quick service restaurants (QSRs) and 13% more in casual and fast casual establishments.   The Deloitte Consulting report: “The restaurant of the future: Creating the next-generation customer experience,” uncovers the options that surveyed restaurant…

OT and Toppan Buddy to Offer a Dynamic Cryptogram Payment Card

OT and Toppan Buddy to Offer a Dynamic Cryptogram Payment Card

Oberthur Technologies and Japan’s Toppan Printing a partnership to provide Japanese cardholders with OT MOTION CODE, a dynamic cryptogram payment card, and with COSMO OTP, a payment card that generates One-time passwords (OTP). The OT MOTION CODE solution provides an extra layer of security for e-commerce. The technology replaces the static printed 3-digit security code…