Time to Get in the Gamification Game

Posted on May 7, 2018 by

Note to merchants and acquirers: If you haven’t considered gamification, you’re just not playing with a full deck as far as your business strategies are concerned. Gamification involves adding typical game-playing elements, like competition with others, ...

Walmart’s New ‘World’: International Money Transfer

Posted on April 25, 2018 by

Walmart is going around the world—at least, when it comes to money transfer. The retailer has launchedWalmart2World, an international money transfer service, under terms of a partnership with MoneyGram. The service is said to enable wire transfer recipients ...

Heads Up, Issuers: Time to Address Lost Opportunities

Posted on March 11, 2018 by

A technology startup called Switch Inc. believes it has a solution to the headaches faced by cardholders and merchants when issuers issue replacement credit and debit cards. This could well be the case, but news of the solution’s debut also sheds light on ...

Contactless Cards: A Touch of Progress?

Posted on February 8, 2018 by

Could contactless cards finally be making headway in the U.S. market? It may be so. Merchant acceptance of contactless cards has, unquestionably, increased. According to Visa, seven of the top 10 U.S. merchants (ranked by transaction volume) currently take ...