Boosted by an increase in real wages and a leveling off of unemployment claims gave a postive nudge to consumer spending in September. Deloitte says steady economic improvements influencing consumer spending point to a more optimistic outlook for the year-end shopping season.
Elan Financial Services has signed a deal to provide ATM and card processing for Austin, TX-based Crystal Clear Payments’ community financial institution customers.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of card industry movers and shakers today features Lynne Laube, President, COO & Co-Founder of Cardlytics. The Company developed a suite of technologies that enabled banks to leverage consumer purchase data, ensure privacy for their customers and optimize a growing new channel ” online and mobile banking.
NY-based ERP software provider, VAI, has entered into a business relationship with Comdata. S2K customers will now be able to turn their payments center into a profit center via fully automated payment processing capabilities, cash incentives and seamless ERP integration.
The Ethoca global network has added more alerts from card issuers in new geographies, expanded debit and credit portfolios and new data sources, including disputes from customer service issues
Synchrony Financial (f/k/a/ GE Capital Retail Finance) has inked a second deal this week for a jewelers’ retail store card. In the first quarter of 2015, the new REEDS Jewelers private label credit card program will be introduced.
First Data has launched a company-wide military engagement strategy aimed at helping the veteran-owned business community and service members and their families transitioning to civilian careers.
CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items included direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the Spark Business Records TV ad from Capital One.
Los Angeles-based Mandalay Digital Group has purchased Xyo’s app search engine and contextual advertising technologies. Xyo co-founders Zoe Adamovicz and Marcin Rudolf will join the Digital Turbine team.
Amsterdam-based Adyen has nabbed a former Ingenico top executive to head its POS business. Jean-Marc Thienpont will serve as Managing Director, Point-of-Sale Solutions, in a newly created Adyen role.
Randstad Technologies’ Technology Deployment Services says it is ready for large-scale POS deployment projects. The technology talent and solutions firm has installed over 160,000 devices in more than 30,000 locations in its history.
Formerly GE Capital Retail Finance, Synchrony Financial has signed a multi-year agreement with International Diamond Center to provide financing programs for customers through the jewelry retailer’s eight stores located in Florida and Georgia.