20 Payments Industry Gives Retailers the Loyal Treatment
More payments companies that manage transactions are helping merchants improve their loyalty programs.
6 Editor's Note
A New World for Payments
8 State Card-Data Security Bills Proliferating
More states are enacting bills that would make it illegal for merchants to store payment card data. Minnesota already has enacted a law banning storage of card data and making merchants liable for breach-related costs if they violate that law.
10 Fed Targets Card-Issuer Practices
The Federal Reserve Board unveils proposals aimed at helping consumers to better understand the terms and conditions of their credit card accounts.
11 Citi Flips to Amex Airline Card
Citigroup is converting several thousand American Airlines-branded Visa cards to American Express cards to test consumer reaction and acceptance to the brand change.
12 Debit Card Report
Cap One MasterCard Taps into Other Issuers' Accounts
Capital One has started issuing a debit card with merchant partners that can access checking accounts of other financial institutions.
14 Cardtronics Buys All 5,500 7-Eleven C-Store ATMs, kiosks
ATM ISO is now the largest U.S. deployer of ATMs and the world's biggest nonbank owner of the machines.
16 Executive Inquiry
A Decade at the Helm
Robert Selander, who is serving his 10th year as president and CEO of the payment network now known as MasterCard Worldwide, discusses his views on payment issues and trends and provides a glimpse of what he believes MasterCard might look like a decade from now.
25 Merchant Payment Trends
Micropayments: Pennies from Heaven?
Small, online purchases do not equate to easy money for many payment providers. But some key players in the micropayments space believe they add some nice spice to their overall sales mix.
The Enemy Within
Security experts say companies should be more vigilant about one of the greatest threats to sensitive payment information: their own employees.
32 Card Marketing
Young Adults' Preferences Don't 'Echo' Boomer Parents'
Millennials, Echo Boomers, Nexters, Generation Y, iPod Generation, 20-somethings: These terms should be in card marketers' lexicons.
The Online War: 'Us Versus Them'
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