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.
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.
Square Wallet Now Accepted at StarbucksNovember 08, 2012After the partnership between Square and Starbucks last summer, Starbucks customers can now pay for their coffee in-store with the Square Wallet.
Mobile Payments, Debit Usage on the RiseOctober 12, 2012The World Payments Report 2012 examines the latest developments in the global payments landscape, including payments volume trends, payment instruments and key regulatory initiatives.
Walmart Takes on BanksOctober 08, 2012The retailing giant and American Express have teamed up to offer an alternative to traditional checking and debit accounts.
Durbin and the Future of PaymentsSeptember 30, 2012Although banks lost interchange revenue because of it, the Durbin Amendment also provides opportunities for banks in cost savings and customer convenience.