Diamond Resorts International has teamed with Barclaycard US, announced to launch the new Diamond Resorts MasterCard. The new card will be offered to customers at the point of sale at all vacation ownership sales centers throughout the United States.
The vast majority of Indian consumers (88%) but fewer than half (45%) say retailer data have read or heard about major retailer data breaches in the past year, breaches have increased their concerns about their personal data privacy during the same period. The majority (46%) characterize the way they manage data privacy on connected devices they own as Take-Charge rather than Reactive (39%) or Passive (15%).
Spending growth for all card types (credit, PIN and SIG debit) experienced a healthy increase in October. Dollar volume growth of 5.5% on credit outperformed both SIG and PIN debit growth of 2.1% and 2.5%,
AltaPay, a payment management company based in Copenhagen, has joined the NetSuite SuitePayments program to offer businesses payment options when using NetSuite’s SuiteCommerce platform.
Dallas-based Calpian has successfully enabled Apple Pay for its merchant customers as they respond to growing consumer interest in the new mobile payment service. In the process of updating equipment and installing Apple services, Calpian merchants report experiencing multiple benefits, including increased security and faster throughput at checkout.
The Walmart-funded Merchants Payments Coalition is hosting a briefing for members of Congress, their staffs and the press from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17 in room 562 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Jo Webber, Chairman and CEO, Founder of Oink.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items today features the MasterCard – “Priceless Surprises” TV ad.
IN-based Allied Payment Network, a provider of online and mobile bill payment services to the financial industry, announced the availability of BizPay, a small business payments solution that enables organizations to make bill payments, send payroll funds electronically, transfer funds to an external account, and email electronic invoices to their clients from within a single platform.
With the October 2015 deadline for conversion to the EMV chip technology system less than a year away, banks and issuers are ratcheting up promotion of EMV enabled cards through enhanced customer communication and a shift in messaging within their credit card acquisition efforts.
Seatlle-based SinglePoint has finalized an ISO Partnership Agreement with RedFynn Technologies, a payment processing and business solutions provider.
NFC was losing steam in last couple of years after initial hype. There were half hearted attempts but as soon as Apple announced iphones with NFC, the entire segment looks like as if it’s on steroids right now. The boardrooms are busy these days in any company connected to NFC terminals or payments.