CardWeb.com’s CardData Reports today features the “2015 European Contactless Card Payments Landscape” report from
Mercator Advisory Group.
The chorus to discard signatures for EMV and go to PIN transactions is growing. FBI that new chip-based credit cards are safer than traditional cards but still vulnerable to fraud and need to be used with a PIN instead of a signature to minimize risk.Details
The third quarter earnings report season launches next week as Chase is slated to report on October 13th after the market close. Discover will release October 20th and American Express on October 21st, both after the market close. MasterCard is set to report the morning of October 21st.Details
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.Details