Mercury Unveils Mobile- and Social-Powered Gift Card and Rewards Service for Small Business

Mercury Payment Systems, LLC, a provider of payment technology and services for small to mid-sized businesses, have announced the launch of Mercury StoreCard, a gift, rewards, mobile payments and promotions Read More →

Europe’s Largest Commercial Mobile Contactless Payments Service Launched in Spain

Visa Europe and leading Spanish bank CaixaBank along with mobile network operators Orange, Telefόnica and Vodafone, have announced the launch of Europe’s largest commercial mobile contactless payments service. From February 2014 Read More →

American Express Announces Settlements with Bank Regulators

American Express Company has announced that certain of its subsidiaries have reached settlements with several regulatory agencies to resolve previously disclosed regulatory reviews of marketing and billing practices related to Read More →

Starbucks Expands Starbucks Cards to China in Time for the Lunar New Year

Starbucks Coffee Company introduced Starbucks Gift Cards at select locations in Mainland China. Starbucks Cards can be purchased in three unique design themes, including Thank You, Kind Regards and Happy Read More →

Primax Teams Finish in Top 25% in Visa Global Challenge

Primax, a provider of debit and credit card issuing and merchant acquiring programs, products and services, has announced that its two entrants in the Visa Global Challenge have finished in Read More →

American Express Agrees to Settle Class Action Litigations

American Express has said that it has agreed to settle two putative antitrust class actions filed by U.S. merchants that challenged the company’s Card acceptance agreements. The settlement agreement will Read More →

B-Pesa Lands China’s Unionpay Deal

B-PESA has inked deals with UnionPay, a move that gives the newly introduced prepaid bank loop card a wider operating territory outside Tanzania, covering 1.6 million ATMs and over 12 Read More →

Target Confirms Unauthorized Access to Payment Card Data in U.S. Stores

Target has confirmed it is aware of unauthorized access to payment card data that may have impacted certain guests making credit and debit card purchases in its U.S. stores. Target Read More →

AfrAsia, MasterCard and Infinia Launch Travel Rewards Program

AfrAsia Bank and MasterCard introduce Africa’s first travel rewards program offering real time booking on over 450 airlines and at 200,000 hotels to its World and Titanium MasterCard cardholders. In Read More →

Starbucks Anticipates Today as Busiest Day of the Year for Starbucks Cards

With many schools and businesses preparing to break for the winter holidays this week, Starbucks anticipates record purchases and activations of Starbucks Cards on Thursday, December 19. Last year, more Read More →

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