CardFlash News Briefs: ALLIED (IPO); SYNAPTICS (Nok Nok); VINDICIA (BBC); and TCF (FDC).
A new report found more than 54% belong to loyalty programs that enable them to save on the cost of fuel and rank these programs #1 for membership and activity over credit-card cash-back rewards, coupons, discounts, airline miles, hotel points and other rewards programs.
Sionic Mobile has ankled Spencer White as Chief Operating Officer and EVP Business Development. With more than 25 years experience, White co-founded Softcard (the AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile mobile wallet joint venture – formerly Isis) whose technology was recently purchased by Google.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Kathy Tuite, Senior Vice President of marketing for TransFirst.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: TABLESAFE (Creditcall); TIO NETWORKS (users); NXT-ID (Wocket); and WALLABY (Wise Bread).
FICO and TransUnion inked a renewed multi-year agreement to provide FICO Scores to the U.S. banking community. TransUnion will continue reselling FICO Scores and provide FICO access to its consumer data for the purposes of developing and marketing new analytics that will meet the changing requirements of businesses.
Holiday online shopping hit a new high in 2014 says a new US/UK report, driven by three factors: greater convenience, better prices and ease of use. However, shipping remains the “Achilles’ heel” of online shopping.
Experian is now now offering its members FICO Scores through its direct-to-consumer products. The FICO Score is front and center as the first in a series of new Experian product enhancements that will be integrated over the next 18 months.
ChannelAdvisor cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that CEO Scot Wingo will present at the upcoming IRCE Focus: Brands & B2B conference taking place May 18-20, 2014, at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. Wingo will co-present a session titled “Amazon: Friend or Foe?” on Tuesday, May 20, at 12:45 p.m. EDT. The session will focus on the numerous opportunities for brands to successfully sell through Amazon. IRCE Focus: Brands & B2B will offer successful strategies for B2C, B2B and everything in between. Noteworthy speakers will come together to share their expertise and insights into what’s happening in the world of B2B and B2C e-commerce. This knowledgeable group will discuss strategies for brands, manufacturers, wholesalers and more to effectively manage direct-to-consumer relationships, channel complexity and digital marketing for brands.