CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Marc Chini, Executive Vice President and Human Resources Leader of Synchrony Financial.Details
MasterCard and Samsung are extending their global partnership leveraging the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) to deliver Samsung Pay in Europe. Samsung Pay is a mobile payment service that will enable consumers to use their Samsung flagship mobile devices to make every day in-store purchases at contactless and magnetic stripe terminals leveraging NFC and MST technologies.Details
NJ-based Heartland Payment Systems is collaborating with ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology and business-management solution, to provide small- to mid-size businesses (SMBs) with ShopKeep’sPad-based POS software and Heartland credit/debit card data payment solution.Details
MasterCard (MC) second quarter profits rose 4.7% year-on-year (YOY), or 12% on a currency adjusted basis (FX) to $965 million.
Cross-border volume soared 17% YOY. Global purchase volume rose 12.8% (FX) to $1141 billion and end-of-period (EOP) global cards-in-force (CIF) nearly hit 1.5 billion.