Paypal is expanding its partner program and is actively looking for partners in the mobile payments space and plans to roll out a new initiative this summer.
EBay is addressing a move by activist investor Carl Icahn to spin off PayPal by issuing what amounts to a love letter to shareholders, extolling the virtues of the symbiotic relationship.
Just when you thought self-checkout was dead, a hybrid version rears its head as Meijer joins the ranks of retailers looking to implement a new form of the technology.
Discover is out and MasterCard is in at Sam's Club. The retailer has finalized a multi-year agreement with GE Capital Retail Bank to manage its co-branded credit cards in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Amazon has certainly been promoting the heck out of its Login and Pay with Amazon service for the past few months. Now, online retailers that sign up for Login and Pay are eligible to receive free payment processing for transactions made through Amazon Payments, up to $10,000 in one year.
Walmart's recent lawsuit against Visa for $5 billion, accusing the credit and debit card network of excessively high card swipe fees, is just the latest example of an extremely flawed system that is unfair to retailers and shoppers.
Shoppers don't just want, they expect, mobile payments and retailers that aren't on board will be left behind. That's the message behind a new study by MasterCard and Prime Research.
The Innovation Project has announced finalists in the Women Driving Payments Innovation Award. This award, new in 2014 and done jointly with W.net, Women's Network in Electronic Transactions, is designed to honor female leaders in the fields of payments and commerce innovation. The finalists hail from Discover Financial Services, Western Union, WEX, Inc., Montise and Citibank.
Lord & Taylor has added a bitcoin option for mobile shoppers paying with mobile app, Pounce. The app lets shoppers snap photos of images in print advertisements on their smartphone and make a mobile payment.
In early 2013, Microsoft told XP users: "If your organization has not started the migration to a modern desktop, you are late." More than a year later, the tone has shifted from bold declarations to nagging reminders.