Apple Pay is making everyday payments even better by adding support for rewards programs and store-issued credit and debit cards with iOS 9. Apple Pay will also give shoppers more ways to pay in the US, expanding merchant acceptance to over one million locations next month and bringing support for Discover this fall.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PINTEREST (Shopify); VISA (FireEye); MERCATOR (EMV); and PROPAY (LenderPay).
American Express launches “Going Once” today, an exclusive online auction offering cardholders access to one-of-a-kind experiences and unique take-home gifts. A new auction will start each day and Cardmembers will have 24 hours to submit a sealed bid, with the package going to the highest bidder. In addition to the dream auction trips, each day Going Once will feature eight exclusive “Buy Now” packages, featuring luxury accommodations and activities available in limited quantities at Cardmember-only prices representing savings of up to 40%.