VSoft and Payveris, are expanding an existing strategic partnership to integrate Payveris’ payment solutions into VSoft’s new IRIS Omni-Channel platform.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: WEX (GraspPAY); FIRST SERVICE CU (Choice Rewards); FIRST ATLANTIC COMMERCE (Magnerto) and COGNIA (IVR).
Among merchants in the retail category, 69% of Shoe Stores and 59% of Department Stores have EMV-ready terminals. On the lower end of the spectrum, 23% of Stationery Stores and 24% of Book Stores have EMV-ready terminals.
According to a new survey, less than a third of business owners reported improved financial positions over the past year, down four points since March. Growth expectations also fell, with only 38% expecting improved financial position in the next six months, down from 47% in March.
PayForward has launched the Visa Link Card – the first card of its kind allowing users to earn instant cash from PayForward merchant partners while still receiving rewards from their current providers. This new feature aims to strengthen PayForward’s convenience and effectiveness by allowing members to use assets already in their wallets.
Citi Retail Services and Wawa will launch a private label consumer credit card program for Wawa customers tomorrow. Wawa owns and operates more than 700 convenience stores (over 450 offering gasoline) in five Mid-Atlantic states and Florida.
TouchSuite has ankled payments veteran Richard Parrott as Executive Vice President focusing on the diversification of the company. This is a new position for TouchSuite.
Samsung Electronics America has unleashed Samsung Pay in the United States today. Samsung Pay launched initially in Korea on August 20th. Plans for bringing the service to the China, Spain and the U.K. are also underway.
The Knot and PayPal released a survey with a key finding that they want to pay for their wedding electronically and on their smartphones. With PayPal, couples can send money and make deposits to vendors quickly on their smartphones, especially on their wedding day.
Synchrony has become the private label credit card issuers to give its cardholders the ability to add their cards to Samsung Pay, the mobile payment service which launched today in the United States and works almost anywhere customers can swipe their cards.
Fifty percent of a new survey respondents said they have installed a mobile app from their bank. Of those respondents, 70% said that they use the app a few times a month or more.
U.S. Bank and Elavon announced the availability of Samsung Pay to offer more payment choices and convenience to their customers.
Consumers and small businesses with U.S. Bank Visa credit and debit cards may now load their cards onto eligible Samsung mobile devices and pay using Samsung Pay.