A new survey finds free shipping trumps all other holiday shopping incentives in 2015. The survey also reveals cybersecurity concerns are generally not slowing shoppers down.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features HyTrust.
The latest social media message from deep south-based CompareCards is Americans recognized they were spending a lot of money on food and considered it a problem as they had less to spend in other areas. Most of the individuals who stated this is a problem said they would prefer to spend money on other things (as opposed to saving).
Chase Sapphire Preferred premier travel rewards card hosted the premiere party for Touchy Feely at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Touchy Feely writer and director Lynn Shelton attended the celebration and walked the “Sapphire blue” carpet with cast members. Hundreds of Chase Sapphire cardholders and VIP guests toasted the film premiere and met the cast at the exclusive celebration. As a presenting sponsor of the Sundance Film Festival for the third year in a row, Chase Sapphire offered cardholders custom packages with insider access to exclusive events, people and films at the Festival. Cardholders enjoyed invite-only VIP parties, access to an exclusive Chase Sapphire Box Office priority ticket line, complimentary film screening tickets, festival credentials and coveted seats at ChefDance dinners with world-renowned celebrity chefs.
moShare, the world’s first web-to-mobile sharing service, announced the availability of the moShare WordPress plugin, that allows the free and easy integration of moShare’s mobile content sharing functionality to any website built using WordPress. moShare is the quickest way for users to share any content (e.g., news, videos and photos) from any website to any…
MasterCard kicked off its “MasterCard Mobile Money Partnership Program” global initiative to help more than 2.5 billion financially-underserved consumers worldwide gain access to formal financial services through their mobile phones. In partnership with Comviva, Sybase 365 and Utiba, this will let consumers purchase goods and services via their mobile phones at millions of brick and mortar and online merchants worldwide, as well as transfer funds and pay bills. This is designed to target the 70% of the global population with a cell phone, only half of which have a bank account. The “MasterCard Mobile Money Partnership Program” offers prepaid companion cards that account holders can use at merchants that accept MasterCard cards; virtual card accounts that can be used for eCommerce payments with a user’s mobile money account; and person-to-person payments between subscribers of two different mobile money services.
Globoforce SaaS-based employee recognition solutions announced its tour, spanning Atlanta, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, during which it will feature its “Building Your Culture of Recognition” workshop series. The workshop series allows HR leaders to achieve more unified company cultures that drive bottom-line business results. The workshops will show HR leaders how some of the most admired companies in the world have built their cultures through employee recognition. The four-hour, interactive workshop provides HR leaders an opportunity to learn from peers at other top companies in their local area.
Merchant Warehouse secure payment processing solutions and merchant account services is set to host its second annual agent conference to provide its independent sales agents with the knowledge and practical skills to become more successful in the field. The conference will be held at the Lenox Hotel in Boston on Sept. 12-13, 2011, and will feature panels, motivational speakers, updates on regulations and security standards from the perspective of industry professionals. Additionally, Merchant Warehouse co-CEOs Henry Helgeson and Scott Zdanis will address the conference prior to the start of each day’s session.
Merchant Warehouse secure payment processing solutions and merchant account services is set to host its second annual agent conference to provide its independent sales agents with knowledge and practical skill at the Lenox Hotel in Boston on Sept. 12-13. To feature panels, motivational speakers, updates on regulations and security standards from the perspective of industry professionals, Merchant Warehouse co-CEOs Henry Helgeson and Scott Zdanis will also address the conference prior to the start of each day’s session. The past year witnessed many regulations and issues that will have a dramatic effect on the payment industry. Independent agents who are better equipped with the correct information on these regulations will be better suited to service their merchants who are impacted by these decisions. The Durbin Amendment and its effect on credit and debit cards, and the on-going changes to PCI-DSS standards are just two topics that will garner plenty of conversation at the conference.
Merchant Warehouse secure payment processing and merchant account services announced key hires to its Executive Management Team. This includes Brian Graham, executive VP of sales and David McSweeney, VP, merchant experience. As Merchant Warehouse continues to experience rapid growth in its customer and partner acquisition, its latest additions strengthen the company’s leadership in payment processing. Brian Graham joins Merchant Warehouse with over 25 years of experience in sales and business development, most recently as the senior sales leader at Hewett Associates. David McSweeney brings 20 years of experience in customer service to Merchant Warehouse, most recently as the vice president of merchant processing at Cross Country Automotive, where he was successful in identifying consumers’ needs and wants to enhance the customer experience.
Amazon.com announced the arrival in New York City of AmazonLocal, a new local deals marketplace offering savings of at least 50 percent off products and services at restaurants, spas, fun events and more. The company also announced that AmazonLocal will provide unique deals from Amazon-affiliated websites, including Amazon.com, MYHABIT.com and endless.com. New Yorkers get 50% off tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s newest show, Zarkana, in Midtown; $50 for $100 at Uskudar Turkish Restaurant in Uptown; $13 for $27 worth of cupcakes at Brooklyn Cupcake; 74% off one month of unlimited hot yoga classes at Bikram Yoga Harlem; and $15 for $30 worth of groceries at any Upper East Side Gristedes. In the coming months, AmazonLocal is also introducing customers to unique deals from Amazon-affiliated websites, including $25 for $50 to spend on jewelry and watches at Amazon.com; $40 for $80 to spend at MYHABIT.com; and $25 for $50 to spend at 6pm.com.
Zoho announced a PayPal option for its “Zoho Creator” online database and forms software. This Payment Module allows users to accept payments and donations directly within their Zoho Creator applications via PayPal. Zoho also announced organizational and domain level sharing and Google Docs (Forms) Import options for Zoho Creator. Zoho Creator lets users quickly and easily build custom business applications. With its drag-and-drop UI, users can automate business processes with custom workflow; collect data, analyze and generate reports; set email notifications and schedule tasks; collaborate with team members and clients; and more. Along with the new Payment Module, it now features Organization and Domain Level Sharing and Import Google Docs (Forms) Import.