GameStop PowerUp Rewards loyalty program members, who are now able to use their reward points to save on the cost of fuel through the Fuel Rewards program operated by Excentus.
A new report has found U.S. companies and marketers are overcoming their concerns about diluted brand identity and joining a nationwide, coalition loyalty program giving consumer fuel rewards.
Allpoint Network announced that it has joined with Discover Financial Services to provide millions of Discover cardmembers with surcharge-free access to cash through 43,000 Allpoint ATMs in the United States. Allpoint Network is an affiliate of Cardtronics, Inc., the world’s largest retail ATM owner, and its surcharge-free ATMs are conveniently located coast-to-coast, in destination retail outlets including major discount retailers, as well as convenience, grocery and pharmacy stores”places that are already part of people’s daily routines. As America’s largest surcharge-free ATM Network, Allpoint helps more than 1,200 financial services providers, representing more than 60 million cardholders, save time and money when accessing their cash.
Verafin announced a partnership with Fundtech transaction banking solutions to integrate Fundtech’s “PAYplus” payment platforms: PAYplus Connect & PAYplus USA with Verafin’s enterprise FRAML solution. This integration of the leading funds transfer solution in the US and North America’s most advanced behavior-based fraud detection and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) analytics gives financial institutions the power to prevent wire fraud in real time. Wires are analyzed, as they originate, for anomalous customer behavior. High-risk wires generate risk-rated, evidence-supported alerts, which are presented in a clear visual workflow. High-risk wires are held as the fraud investigator reviews the alert. The fraud investigator can use the wealth of customer data within Verafin to review the alert.
Allpoint Network, of Cardtronics and surcharge-free ATM network, announced American Eagle Federal Credit Union has joined Allpoint Network. This allows American Eagle FCU immediately expands surcharge-free cash access for its members by 50,000 ATMs worldwide. With Allpoint Network offers 38,000 cash machines and save members of American Eagle FCU time as well as ATM fees. Allpoint’s suite of free, on-demand ATM locator tools make Allpoint surcharge-free ATMs easy for American Eagle FCU members to find. Allpoint offers free smartphone apps for iPhone, Android and Blackberry operating systems, as well as a mobile browser-friendly ATM locator website.
Boingo Wireless Wi-Fi software and services announced Google Offers is expanding its sponsorship of Boingo Wi-Fi from six New York subway stations and more than 200 Manhattan hotzones, to 24 additional locations across the country. Google Offers will sponsor free and discounted Wi-Fi offerings at eight malls and 16 airports in major cities nationwide, including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., and Seattle. Google Offers is also extending a discounted Boingo Wi-Fi access offer to travelers at 16 airports nationwide.
Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries has implemented Cardagin Networks Mobile Relationship Management (MRM) platforms to power the company’s mobile customer loyalty and rewards program. With this agreement, Cardagin will produce the first-to-market customized enterprise version of its highly successful MRM platform for Boardwalk. Boardwalk Ventures, LLC., will lead the program roll out exclusively in Southern California and Texas stores this year to complement the brand’s coast-to-coast expansion beginning at the end of July in Hermosa Beach.
Cash Register Services announced the integration of VALID Systems’ state-of-the-art check cashing technology into its register system that is anchored by VALID’s groundbreaking decisioning and identification platform. CRS joins major players in banking and financial services in VALID’s growing network of customers and partners. CRS has been piloting in 100 stores and will begin offering…
Chase Card Services added Southwest Airlines as its newest Ultimate Rewards point transfer partner, targeting those who want the flexibility to transfer points for travel to 72 cities in 37 states on more than 3,400 flights a day, coast-to-coast. Southwest offers travelers a wide variety of benefits, from flexible fares to no fees for first or second checked bag (weight and size limitations apply) to in-flight WiFi access. Chase “Sapphire Preferred”, “Ink Plus” and “Ink Bold” cardmembers will now be able to transfer Ultimate Rewards points to Rapid Rewards accounts at full value – meaning one Ultimate Rewards point is equal to one Rapid Rewards Point.
Wells Fargo & Company announced all deposit-taking ATMs in its network of more than 12,000 machines across the country are now entirely Envelope-Free. Customers no longer need to write on an envelope or key-in a deposit amount. Once cash and/or checks are inserted, the machine converts the paper checks into digital images, which appear on the ATM screen and on the receipt. It also sorts and counts the bills and verifies the amount. Cash deposits are available for use immediately and check deposits made on weekdays by 9 p.m. are considered received on the same day.
Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has renewed its exclusive agreement with Chase Paymentech as its provider of payment processing solutions to RCC’s membership of more than 45,000 store fronts. RCC members can access new preferred credit and debit card processing rates, emerging products and industry expertise from Chase Paymentech. Advantages to RCC members processing with Chase Paymentech offer exclusive Interac, VISA and MasterCard rates; consultation with a Chase Paymentech merchant services provider that understands unique retail-specific payment needs; and simplified payments with one provider and one statement for Visa, MasterCard and Interac transactions.
Xceed Financial Credit Union (Xceed FCU) has substantially increased its multi-network surcharge-free ATM access program by adding surcharge-free Allpoint Network cash machines. With the inclusion of all 43,000 domestic and international Allpoint Network ATMs, Xceed FCU members now have surcharge-free account access at more than 65,000 ATMs on the East Coast, West Coast and all points between. Operating as Xerox Federal Credit Union for nearly 40 years, Xceed Financial Credit Union has amassed a geographically-diverse membership 62,000 people strong. Serving the face-to-face needs of its membership, the credit union has established 15 Xceed FCU Financial Centers, found in California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Texas, to extend the service footprint of its corporate headquarters in California.