Global payments leader First Data Corp. announced that its card issuing services subsidiary, First Data Resources, has signed a five-year agreement to process retail private-label cards for The Dunlap Company, a Fort Worth-based department store chain. Under the agreement, First Data will provide a full range of transaction processing and portfolio management services, including call center support, for The Dunlap Company.
âAs First Data continues to expand our retail presence, we look forward to working with The Dunlap Company,â said Eula L. Adams, senior executive vice president and head of worldwide card operations for First Data. âWe’re pleased that The Dunlap Company recognizes the competitive edge that First Data provides to help retailers build customer loyalty and increase profits.â The Dunlap Company, which also receives merchant processing services through First Data Merchant Services, has more than 50 stores nationwide.
âWe selected First Data because of their commitment to the retail industry and the strong retail-specific functionality they offer,â said Eddie Martin, executive vice president of The Dunlap Company. âFirst Dataâs business solutions will help Dunlapâs centralize operations and deliver robust credit options for our customers.â
About The Dunlap Company
Headquartered in Ft. Worth, Texas, The Dunlap Company is a specialty department store chain with over 50 locations throughout Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia. The Dunlap Companyâs department stores operate under the name Dunlaps and 16 other names.
About First Data
First Data Resources, the card issuing services subsidiary of First Data Corp., processes for 312 million accounts on file around the world. First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC), with global headquarters in Denver, powers the global economy. As the leader in electronic commerce and payment services, First Data serves approximately 2.8 million merchant locations, 1,400 card issuers and millions of consumers, making it easier, faster and more secure for people and businesses to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. With 29,000 employees worldwide, the company provides credit, debit, smart card and stored-value card issuing and merchant transaction processing services; Internet commerce solutions; Western UnionÂ® money transfers and money orders; and check processing and verification services throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Spain and Germany. Its money transfer agent network includes approximately 120,000 locations in more than 185 countries and territories. For more information, please visit the company’s Web site at [www.firstdata.com].