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Amex Launches Plenti Credit Card for Multi-Merchant Loyalty Program
American Express has created a new cobrand credit card for consumers who shop through its Plenti loyalty program.  more »
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Data security organizations have developed an EMV chip-card education program to help independent sales organizations and software vendors simplify testing and certification for their merchant clients. more »
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Bindo is providing merchants using its iPad-based point of sale software an entry into e-commerce. more »
An iPad-based ordering system is one of the ways mobile is integrated into the dining hall at La Guardia.
Mobile apps have become an ingrained part of air travel, providing everything from boarding passes to entertainment, and are increasingly handling payments as well. more »
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To address integration concerns for retailers, Bindo is connecting its iPad-based point of sale software to Powa Technologies' hardware for clients in the U.S. and Asia. more »
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Loyalty programs have long relied on the point of sale interaction to inform consumers of their rewards and discounts, but the rise of mobile is changing consumers' expectations. more »
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EBay Inc. gave a quarterly profit forecast that topped estimates as the Web marketplace recovers from a security breach that forced users to change passwords and a Google Inc. search change that curbed traffic to the site. more »
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Total System Services Inc. will begin processing payments for third-party clients that participate in the American Express OptBlue program. more »
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Discover CEO David Nelms
American Express Co., down 10% since announcing it would end its U.S. partnership with Costco Wholesale Corp., has a defender in Discover Financial Services. more »
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Discover CEO David Nelms
Discover Financial Services reported a 7% drop in quarterly earnings on Tuesday, driven by rising expenses, a growing loss provision and shrinking yields in its flagship credit card business. more »
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An advanced strain of malware is capable of attacking Windows point of sale terminals, stealing cardholder data and upgrading itself while hiding in plain sight. more »
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Amazon long ago redesigned the way consumers shop and pay online, and it envisions a retail environment where payments happen just as seamlessly and shoppers never even need to slow down to check out. more »
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Costco Wholesale Corp. has attained a goal that retailers have sought for years: near-zero expenses for credit-card payments. more »
Merchants and consumers are more mindful of security than ever, but there is still much work to be done to educate them on how to protect account data and prepare for the shift to EMV-chip cards. Fortunately, the industry has help. The ETA, which recently appointed Wells Fargo exec Debra Rossi as its president, is welcoming more technology companies to its ranks to help members adapt to the shifting competitive landscape.