CardFlash News Briefs: PEPPERMINT (funding); INAUTH (expansion); HYPERWALLET (milestone); and NFCC (Synchrony).
Online fraud increased 360% in France post EMV and the U.S. will likely realize the same in 2016. However, mobile is the future of retail.
Rewards Network has launched TrueBlue Dining in partnership with JetBlue. By dining at participating locations, TrueBlue members can earn TrueBlue points through the TrueBlue Dining program. Points are redeemable for JetBlue flights, JetBlue Getaways vacation packages, and various publications and products.
Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX) will add Buy It Mobility Networks Inc.’s (BIM) guaranteed, ACH payment tender to CurrentC. The CurrentC app is currently in its first phase of implementation in several retail locations, and will debut nationwide in 2016.
A new survey reveals a consistent brand experience across channels is one of their top commerce priorities. A customer’s journey is no longer a linear path to purchase it’s now an exercise in connect-the-dots for retailers as they try to piece together customer information, browsing history, inventory visibility and much more to enhance the customer experience.
Customers expect a personalized, seamless brand experience across digital and physical commerce touch points and unified commerce is key to delivering this experience. This is the new mantra in retail, according to the 2015 E-Commerce Survey, 43% of the respondents indicated that a consistent brand experience across channels is one of their top commerce priorities.
peerTransfer announced the relocation and expansion of its US and European offices in Boston, MA and Valencia, Spain. The decision is driven by the doubling in payment volume and revenue in the last 12 months.
Way2ride, the taxi app by Verifone, says it has changed the way to pay for a cab and is now changing the way we find one.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Udi Mokady President and CEO of CyberArk.
Despite rumors of a forthcoming obituary the MCX CurrentC mobile payment platform is alive and says it will Beta launch in Columbus in the coming weeks. This week they inked deal to add seamless digital manufacturer coupons with payment at the point-of-sale (POS).
Gone, the on-demand selling app where users can sell their stuff easily and quickly, has launched its SMS service, which allows users to simply text to talk to a human being in real time about what they want to sell.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features George Frazis, Chief Executive, Consumer Bank of Westpac Australia.