Friday, July 22, 2011
When times are tough, it is the little extra things that make a difference.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Tying a traditional loyalty program to social and location-based check-ins can be an easy way for businesses to attract customers and make money. Here’s how to determine whether it’s worth it for your business and then how to pull it off.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Integrating new credit card systems into a payments hub provides a more agile and holistic payments processing capability.
Friday, July 01, 2011
Banks made a few gains this week in the debit interchange debate, after the Federal Reserve announced June 29 it would offer a 1-cent per transaction incentive for fraud prevention investments tied to debit-card transactions.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
It's starting to feel like you should almost never have to pay full price. With retailers' rewards programs getting increasingly sophisticated, preferred customers can get discounts: points they can turn into store credit, coupons printed on sales receipts, the opportunity to buy merchandise before the general public—even secret password and birthday sales.
Monday, May 02, 2011
It is clear that Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is making a huge impact in the financial services and payments world.
Friday, April 08, 2011
Many consumers are not happy with retail loyalty card programs, including those tied to cobranded credit cards, new research suggests.
Friday, April 01, 2011
Outsourcing can offer benefits to banks whose card business and brand are not strategic priorities, and achieving the lowest cost per unit in the highly developed credit card space can make the economics of outsourcing sound.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
ACI Worldwide, a provider of payment systems, recently released the results of a study of U.S. consumers, which shows that many retail loyalty programs leave consumers feeling under-appreciated.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
It is much more profitable to retain customers than to continually attract new ones.