Excentus Intros an Electronic Punch-Card Loyalty Program

Excentus, a provider of loyalty marketing and technology services, and Verifone have jointly developed a solution to enable merchants using Verifone Commander Site Controller to offer their customers an electronic punch-card loyalty program. It will work with a simple-to-use mobile application for Apple iOS and Android operating systems as part of the standard Commander offering.…

The First Mobile App Platform to Leverage Facebook Analytics

Shopgate has unveiled Facebook Tools to give merchants the ability to understand their most valuable consumers to drive retention, engagement and conversion. With over 1.7 billion monthly active users, Facebook has the capability to provide accurate and deep insights that online retailers can use to optimize and improve mobile advertising and push notification campaigns. Once…

Briefs: INTEL; BMO; VANTIV; and WU.

In Other News: INTEL (Visa); BMO (MasterCard); VANTIV (products); and WU (omni-channel). INTEL – Intel and Visa inked a collaboration agreement to help bring world-class payment and data security technologies to the growing world of connected devices—from personal computers and mobile devices, to intelligent appliances and wearable technologies. With the spectrum of commerce growing in…

MasterCard Teams with Shanghai Free Trade Zone

MasterCard inked an inaugural strategic partnership in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (SFTZ) where MasterCard will be the global network and payment technology provider for a revolutionary commodities trading platform. The Cross-Border Commodities Financial Services Platform is a pioneering effort by COMMIN, ValuePay and MasterCard, supported by MasterCard’s key banking partners including DBS Bank, CIMB…