Capital One announced a new credit card program agreement between Capital One, Toronto-based Hudson’s Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue, with the planned addition of the Lord & Taylor credit card program in June 2015.
Capital One is piloting a new free service that helps its customers identify unnoticed or potentially unwanted charges. Capital One Second Look(SM) goes beyond traditional fraud detection for Capital One card customers, flagging potentially duplicate charges, auto-renewing subscriptions and increases in recurring charges that are commonly overlooked. Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels.
Kohl’s Department Stores and Capital One announced a multi-year extension of their private label credit card program agreement. The contract extension with Kohl’s enables consumers to have expanded buying power and solidifies an already strong partnership. Kohl’s high product standards and the company’s focus on customer service extends through its private label credit card program which offers cardholders access to exclusive offers, guaranteed savings and online payment services. Capital One’s long-term partnership with Kohl’s reinforces the company’s commitment to grow its Credit Card Partnership business.
ProfPay has deployed Ukash online cash payment provider to help Ghanaians and Nigerians play online games, pay and shop on the web. The new agreement offers access to easy, international, online payments from Ukash, without the need for traditional banking information – a key step for Africans keen to embrace the online world. ProfPay operates a multi-method payment gateway and an Online Mall, designed to remove the barriers African consumers face when transacting online – whether it’s playing games or shopping or paying for services. Figures suggest that the ecommerce market in Africa will grow to $75 billion by 2025, making it 10% of all retail sales*. However, today Africans encounter huge issues participating in the online world due to concerns about security and a lack of bank accounts and postal addresses.
Capital One has signed a three-year financing services agreement with BRP US Inc. “BRP”. This new relationship reinforces Capital One’s commitment to building its private label credit card business. The contract covers revolving financing for BRP’s Ski-Doo snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and Can-Am all-terrain vehicles, side-by-side vehicles and Spyder roadsters sold by BRP dealers in the United States. Capital One’s partnership with BRP provides consumers with access to credit that can be used for accessories, services and/or vehicles at BRP dealerships. Offerings include a Life of Loan product, which is designed to be paid off over a set term, as well as promotional rate financing options, which have a low intro APR for a set period of time.
Capital One has signed a three-year financing services agreement with BRP US Inc. “BRP”. This new relationship reinforces Capital One’s commitment to building its private label credit card business. The contract covers revolving financing for BRP’s Ski-Doo snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and Can-Am all-terrain vehicles, side-by-side vehicles and Spyder roadsters sold by BRP dealers in the United States.
Capital One Financial Corporation and Helzberg Diamonds announced a multi-year extension of the private label credit card program agreement. The partnership enables consumers to have expanded buying power through access to special purchase offers, as well as exclusive benefits and financing options. Capital One’s continued partnership with Helzberg Diamonds reinforces the company’s commitment to building its credit card partnership business.
Chase Card Services forged a partnership with Pandora radio service to bring summer-themed music to listeners from June 20 to September 4. In addition to 14 new summer-themed genre stations, listeners can experience the “Sapphire Summer Sounds” radio station, which brings the Chase Sapphire brand to life in an easily accessible playlist. During the launch of the partnership on June 20, Pandora listeners will enjoy a full day of limited interruptions and more music with only one advertisement per hour on the Pandora web platform, courtesy of Chase Sapphire.
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Six credit unions recently signed new contracts for single-sourced, comprehensive processing services with Vantiv integrated payment processors. Vantiv will provide ATM and debit card transaction processing, ATM driving, card production and network gateway access, in addition to strategic consultation and guidance to credit unions helping them to acquire and retain members, build loyalty and increase revenue while creating payment efficiencies.
Capital One Financial Corporation launched its Journey Credit Tracker interactive online credit education tool for “Journey Student Rewards” Credit Card customers. The customized tool powered by Credit Karma offers Journey cardholders free access to their monthly TransUnion credit score and profile in addition to a variety of tools to help them learn about credit. The Journey “Credit Tracker” web site offers students interactive tools that allow them to quickly and easily monitor their credit score and keep tabs on different credit factors impacting their score. Users can also compare their credit score to that of their peers by age or location, and the “Credit Simulator” lets users virtually simulate how certain financial choices will impact their credit score. Journey is designed to help college students build their credit with confidence and reward them for responsible credit use.
Capital One Bank (www.capitalonebank.com) is promoting its new High Yield Checking account, highlighting competitive sports with a pre-game “High Five” sweepstakes at this weekend’s Washington Capitals game, in addition to an online “High Five” photo sweepstakes. Both give fans the chance to enter and win “five times the tickets” (five tickets) to a DC-area professional or college sports game in recognition of Capital One Bank’s new High Yield Checking account, which earns at least five times the national average interest on checking. Capitals fans who come to The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille on October 22 before the game can give their creative “High Fives” in front of a panel of judges, including Capitals Hall of Famer No. 5 Rod Langway, and enter for their chance to win five times the tickets to an upcoming Capitals game. The High Five event begins at 4:30 p.m. at The Greene Turtle’s Verizon Center location at 601 F Street, NW.