Visa + Mastercard LAC Q2 PDV (FX) YOY Surges as Visa Marketshare Continues to Slip

Visa and Mastercard purchase dollar volume (PDV), currency adjusted (FX), in the Latin American Caribbean (LAC) region skyrocketed in the second quarter (2Q/18) with year-on-year (YOY) growth in double digits. Mastercard has been slowly gaining on Visa in the LAC, eroding Visa’s marketshare in the LAC region, based on nominal PDV, to 61% at end-of-year…

Mexico’s Financial Inclusion Initiatives Moving Cash to Cards – Robust Future

Cash remains the preferred form of consumer payments in Mexico; especially among the rural population, primarily due to limited knowledge of payment cards or limited access to banking infrastructure. Cash is primarily used for making small-value payments at retailers, and for the payment of utility bills, taxes, and transport fares. A significant proportion of the…

Aeroméxico to Deploy NCR’s TouchPort 120 Kiosks

Aeroméxico to Deploy NCR’s TouchPort 120 Kiosks

NCR is providing TouchPort 120 SelfServ kiosks to Aeroméxico, the largest airline in Mexico, to help expedite the airline’s check-in process and provide customers a convenient alternative to service counter transactions. Aeromexico passengers will be able to check-in, choose and upgrade their seats, check bags, and purchase in-flight commodities such as Wi-Fi without waiting in…