Synchrony Financial was recognized with three awards at the 8th annual Loyalty 360 Expo in Orlando, Fla. for its Sam’s Club 5-3-1 cash back credit card program. Synchrony also inked a long-term agreement with Stash Hotel Rewards to provide a co-branded credit card program.
Square picks up an explosive restaurant delivery service. Caviar has expanded its service to Boston, Chicago, New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Washington D.C. The company’s order volume has grown more than 500% year over year.
Citi ThankYou Premier cardmembers now earn three ThankYou® Points per dollar spent on dining at restaurants and entertainment. And from weekend getaways to vacations abroad, cardmembers will earn two points per dollar spent on airfare and hotels with their Citi ThankYou Premier Card. Cardmembers now can enjoy triple points on dining at restaurants and entertainment- 3 ThankYou Points per $1 spent on dining at restaurants and entertainment; 2 ThankYou Points per $1 spent on airfare and hotels; one ThankYou point per $1 spent on other purchases; and no foreign transaction fees on purchases. Citi ThankYou Premier has focused cardmember benefits on more opportunities to earn points for purchases at restaurants and on entertainment, airfare and hotels.
Office Depot office supplies has now added PayPal to its selection of online payment options for a secure way to pay for purchases on www.officedepot.com. Using PayPal on www.officedepot.com simplifies the online checkout process by providing shoppers with a quick, and secure option to pay for purchases without sharing financial information. PayPal can also help shorten the time needed to checkout as customers do not need to type the billing and shipping addresses or financial information that it is already stored securely in their PayPal account. Users also can securely link their bank account, debit or credit cards to their PayPal account.
Brightwell Payments, Inc., a payments company offering comprehensive prepaid debit card solutions, announces the addition of an EMV Euro card to its maritime payroll program, OceanPay. The new OceanPay Prepaid MasterCard settles in Euros and was implemented onboard Crystal Cruises in April. The OceanPay Prepaid MasterCard compliments the program’s existing USD OceanPay Visa® Prepaid program…
The American Express Prepaid Card prepaid reloadable Card with no monthly or maintenance fees, will soon be available in retail at select Office Depot stores. The Card will roll out in more than 1,100 stores across the United States in the coming weeks and provide Office Depot customers with a smarter spending and budgeting tool that can be used anywhere that American Express® Cards are accepted. The temporary one-time load Card is available for purchase for $4.95 in more than 1,100 Office Depot stores nationwide or free online at americanexpress.com/prepaid. The temporary Card can be funded with multiple loading options at the register with any dollar amount from $25 to $500. The permanent American Express Prepaid Card lets Prepaid Cardmembers load their Card, up to $5,000 monthly, from their paycheck using direct deposit.
iPipeline on-demand marketing, selling and processing solutions for the nation’s top insurance carriers, distributors and producers, announced that Columbus Life Insurance, a top-rated provider of retirement, estate planning, and advanced business planning services, has selected iGO e-App to automate and streamline business processes for independent producers.
Citi announced a multi-year renewal of its long-standing U.S. private label credit card partnership with Office Depot, celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services. Retail Partner Cards provides consumer and commercial credit card products and services, including private label credit cards, for national and regional retailers across the U.S. The business services nearly 90 million accounts and consists of managed assets of approximately $45 billion.
Office Depot has made available its “No Interest For Six Months” financing offer available to all new and existing Office Depot Business Credit Card holders, now through February 26. Office Depot Business Credit Cardholders can now take advantage of the “no interest for 6 months” offer on all purchases totaling $299 or more if paid in full by the end of the promotional period. As managing budgets and cash flow are so critically important to small businesses, providing options to be able to invest in equipment and supplies is a much needed benefit. In fact, the Office Depot December Small Business Index revealed that 72% of small business owners think interest rates will rise this year.
Digicel and Scotiabank launched their mobile money solution, “TchoTcho Mobile,” to allow users to complete basic banking functions such as cash withdrawals, deposits and transfers through their mobile phone with out a traditional bank account. During the first three months, the program will offer up to 20,000 users the ability to do cash withdrawal and deposits, domestic money transfer to another mobile user, purchase top-up and manage their TchoTcho Mobile account. In the future, “TchoTcho Mobile” will deliver an extended range of additional mobile money services. In addition, NGO, World Vision is using the service to pay its staff working on the ground in Haiti. There are currently around 130 World Vision employees receiving their salaries via TchoTcho Mobile and World Vision will equally use the service to perform cash-for-work payments. This targets the only 10% of the population with a commercial bank pre-earthquake while 35% have a mobile phone.
The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) announced the request for merger for Navy Federal and USA Fed was approved by each institutions’ Board of Directors. With this, all USA Fed’s 19 branches will become part of the Navy Federal branch network. Additionally, Navy Federal is inviting all USA Fed members to visit existing USA Fed branch offices to activate their new accounts and take advantage of Navy Federal’s great offers such as low loan rates and top-rated credit cards. The combined credit union will have over 200 branches worldwide, with 22 located in Southern California, over $43 billion in assets and more than 3.5 million members.
Comdata payment innovation has been awarded the “Supplier Excellence Award for Excellence in Collaboration” from Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). Commending Comdata’s customer-focused approach in listening and delivering solutions that meet its business needs, the “Supplier Excellence Awards” recognizes the Company as a top-rated supplier. Comdata has collaborated with CCE on a single-card solution to create companywide synergies throughout its fuel supply chains and the Comdata fuel card management program to provide CCE fuel savings. Comdata also consulted with CCEâs Audit and Compliance department to establish defined business rules that help protect the integrity of the CCE brand, as well as drive compliance and savings.