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Amex Enables Reward Redemption on Best Buy's Website
American Express and Best Buy will allow consumers to make purchases on the retailer’s website using the reward points earned from their Amex spending.  more »
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With regulatory scrutiny from the Card Act of 2009 and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, various prepaid and gift card products have come and gone in recent years. InComm's Vanilla Gift Card is not one of them. more »
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ATM operator Cardtronics and fuel retailer Sunoco have renewed their ATM services agreement, extending a 15-year relationship between the two companies. more »
Dan Henry, former CEO of NetSpend
Nearly a year to the date since he left his role as CEO of NetSpend, Dan Henry may have found the new "aha moment in payments" he said he would seek as the next chapter in his career. more »
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Starbucks and American Express are both using cross-merchant rewards to boost their own volume, but with a very different philosophy driving each company's program. more »
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Despite the doomsday predictions for banks and acquirers five years ago, the Durbin amendment hasn’t dramatically shaken up the business models of the payments industry. more »
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Apriva and Globalcom Engineering will partner to provide EMV hardware to various U.S. markets with unattended payments acceptance devices. more »
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Meta Financial Group in Sioux Falls, S.D., has agreed to buy Fort Knox Financial Services, a software firm that helps independent tax firms process refund transfers. more »
This bill-payment kiosk draws its design inspiration from smartphones.
C-Spire is looking to increase the use of its self-service kiosks, so it's installing ones that borrow several design cues from Apple's handsets. more »
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Meta Financial Group in Sioux Falls, S.D., agreed to sell $3.1 million of common stock to a group of existing investors and reached a separate agreement to issue prepaid cards for a business partner. more »
Prepaid card issuer Green Dot Corp. has launched a unit called Green Dot Shanghai Software Technology Co. in Shanghai, China. more »
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First Data has acquired a San Diego-based digital card distribution firm called Transaction Wireless Inc. (TWI), a company which, paired with First Data's 2014 purchase of Gyft, rounds out the company's gift card strategy. more »
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Wuhan, China.
Gemalto has entered an agreement to provide payment-capable wristbands that will allow tap-and-ride capabilities and fitness readings for transit riders in Wuhan, China. more »