04 JAN 2017
PSD2 - A Call to Innovate
On October 8th, 2015, the European Parliament adopted the European Commission (EC) proposal of the revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2).
22 OCT 2014
Cards and Payments: Seeing Past the Hi-Tech Hype
Today, customers are immersing themselves in the digital world and have embraced online and mobile innovations to empower themselves whether they’re shopping for a car or searching for a restaurant. When it comes to managing their money, they expect the same enhanced experience.
18 MAR 2014
First Data Wins Two Best-in-Category Paybefore Awards at All Payments Expo 2014
First Data and Walmart took home two Best-in-Category awards at the 2014 Paybefore Awards held during the All Payments Expo (APEX) in Las Vegas this month.
14 FEB 2014
Five Key Trends Driving Gift Card Success
The retail landscape continues its rapid evolution, as mobile technologies and social media disrupt existing ways of doing business. Gift cards are no exception to this ongoing transformation. They remain popular with both consumers and retailers, but how they are purchased, distributed and redeemed is changing – creating exciting opportunities for merchants to acquire new customers and drive repeat business.
13 JAN 2014
Half the Planet is Unbanked
As hard as it is to imagine, 50 percent of adults worldwide are considered “unbanked” – meaning they do not have a formal banking relationship.
19 DEC 2013
AIK Banka Improves Performance Indicators As a Result of Their Partnership with First Data
13 NOV 2013
Gift Cards are a Gift to Retailers, Too!
Gift cards attract new customers. 4% of gift card recipients report that they have never or rarely visited the store for which they received a gift card.
08 NOV 2013
Five Back Office Processes FIs Should Outsource Now
This eBook examines five potentially costly and inefficient back office processes that present financial institutions with opportunities to reduce expenses and streamline their operations.
04 NOV 2013
Thinkmoney Shares Their Secret to Delivering Secure and Reliable Card Solutions
thinkmoney, part of the thinkmoney Group based in Manchester in the U.K., has been providing an alternative to traditional banking services for over 10 years.
30 OCT 2013
Increase Gift Card Sales with Multipacks
Multipacks not only make it easier for customers to purchase more than one gift card at a time; they are also a great marketing opportunity for participating merchants.
24 OCT 2013
First Data Wins Best Global Prepaid Gift Programme Award
The Prepaid Awards celebrated the top payments programmes at the Lancaster London Hotel Oct. 2, 2013 and recognized First Data with the Best Global Prepaid Gift Programme, based on the work with Walmart and their flagship, closed-loop gift card programme.
06 AUG 2013
Infographic: What You Need to Know About Data Breaches
The likelihood of a data breach is greater than you may think, and the consequences can be catastrophic.