The average yield among the nations’s top six bank credit card issuers is expected to trickle upwards to 11.67% for the third quarter says RAM Research. The gang of six posted an average yield of 11.16% for the second quarter, according to CardData.
Visa and MasterCard U.S. debit card gross dollar volume (GDV) is expected to hit $645 billion for the third quarter says RAM Research.
Visa and MasterCard U.S. debit card GDV rose 6.2% year-on-year (YOY) in the second quarter, according to CardData.
A new survey shows the average fee for using an out-of-network ATM rose four percent over the past year to a record $4.52 per transaction.The average overdraft fee also set a new record ($33.07) and is up nine percent since 2010.
MA-based Cumberland Farms, a gasoline and convenience retailer, reports its brand has sold $1 billion in gas through its SmartPay program since its launch in January 2013. Over the last 12 months, transaction volume has more than doubled and continues to grow rapidly, making SmartPay Check-Link the most popular method of payment at the pump.
Kantar Retail, WPP’s global retail and shopper specialists, has teamed with Content Analytics, an eCommerce analytics and optimization firm. The Content Analytics platform provides proactive content editing tools and real-time insights to brand, supply chain and eCommerce managers to drive their online business.
NCR’s GA-based Digital Insight has added the automated account switching solution ClickSWITCH, a turnkey solution that simplifies the switch of recurring payments and deposits for a financial institution’s new and existing account holders, to its product suite.
Digital Retail Apps, developer of the Shop In-Store, Pay In-App SelfPay technology, has inked deal to showcase SelfPay’s “skip-the-checkout-line” mobile self-checkout solution at the Visa Innovation Center at One Market in San Francisco.
U.S. Bank’s Elavon reports it will be the provider-of-choice for EMV, Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) and tokenization technology for athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PAYPAL (brand); AMERICAN EXPRESS (school); MERCATOR (P2P); and TSYS (FPS).
Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, this month launched Western Union Bill Payment services staged via digital self-service kiosks, allowing customers to make payments to 15,000 billers across the U.S. and beyond.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: STERLING (EMV); ADS (Wayfair); JCB (Universal); and W.CAPRA (EMV).
Purchase dollar volume (PDV) for Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards (credit + debit) in the U.S. is growing 7.6% year-on-year (YOY) in Q2/15 reaching a record $1205 billion. It is expected PDV for Q3/15 will also hit a record $1301 billion, according to RAM Research.