EMV: A Game Changer for the USASeptember 20, 2013The standard brings personal security benefits to cardholders, but EMV can also be a game changer for payment service providers.
How The Cards Business Is TransformingSeptember 06, 2013Mobile capabilities, nontraditional competition and new regulations are among the trends reshaping the cards business. What does it mean for the major players -- and for banks?
The Marriage of Mobile and PrepaidJuly 12, 2013Prepaid products and mobile banking apps both aim to give customers ease-of-use with practical functionality, and combining the two can offer a number of ways for banks to deepen their customer relationships.
The PayPal vs. Square Battle: Who’s Your Money On?May 22, 2013After PayPal launched a program last week offering free transaction processing for merchants who switch to its point of sale card reader, Square hit back yesterday by announcing it will be offering a P2P payments service via email.
How Banks Win the Battle for Prepaid CustomersMay 08, 2013Banks can leverage current assets to grow their share of the younger and underbanked customer segments through prepaid products, as long as they keep in mind what these customers are looking for.
Instant Issuance: A Game-Changer for BanksApril 12, 2013Instant card issuance technology provides a means for banks to quickly increase their volume of debit card payments at a time when debit is increasingly popular.
EMV Implementation: Who Is Ready?April 09, 2013With EMV deadlines approaching, merchants, acquirers, issuers and consumers are all going to be affected as new merchant terminals and messaging protocols must be developed and customers need to be educated about what EMV will mean for them.