Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Club is now the exclusive issuer and acquirer of Diners Club cards in Japan for Discover Financial Services’ Diners Club International.
Minneapolis-based Digital River has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Japan’s NIPPON SYSTEMWARE (NSW), an e-commerce solutions providers.
An online shopping market place enabling purchases all kinds of merchandise offered domestically in Japan has been launched. Remambo offers a choice of millions of products.
Cyber security specialist WISeKey has made available its Cryptographic Root of Trust to Japanese IoT manufacturers and Chipmakers allowing them to add digital certificates on their chips at the hardware level to encrypt the communication and authenticate the devices.
NCR released the latest version of its Fractals enterprise fraud detection solution, which delivers new eBanking fraud detection, powerful new fraud management features and an enhanced user interface. This new release incorporates many additions built in response to requests from the Fractals customer base.
Customers at ASK Italian restaurants across the UK no longer need to ask for the bill. They now have the option to pay from their smartphone, through the Qkr! with MasterPass app.
South Africa’s Bidvest Bank has luanched a multi-currency world currency card, powered by MasterCard. The new card is a prepaid travel payment card that features the ability to load up to 17 currencies onto a single card at any time.
Eight out of ten global shoppers’ purchase decisions are now informed by a digital device, with consumers saying they are smarter shoppers and getting more value than before. However, though in-store sales still account for more than nine-tenths of all retail spending, the result is a more focused in-store shopper buying from a narrower list of unique stores than in years past.
State Bank, a government-run bank in Mongolia has inked a payment card deal with JCB to mass issue debit cards. Mongolia is the 20th country where the JCB card is issued.
Tokyo-based JCB is has adopted the popular Japanese robot cat Doraemon character as its new branding strategy in the Vietnam market. JCB will use Doraemon as the brand image character for promotion and brand advertisement in Vietnam until October 1, 2017.
Johannesburg-based Bidvest Bank has unveiled the MasterCard Multi-Currency World Currency Card. The prepaid travel card that allows cardholders to load up to 17 currencies on the same card at any time.
MUFG has ankled Kanetsugu (“Sugu”) Mike to serve as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors effective October 23rd. Current Executive Chairman Masashi Oka will be Special Advisor to BTMU President Nobuyuki Hirano.