25 JUN 2013
Perspective: Endless Potentials, with Broader Consumer Protection
We asked Innovation Exchange members to share their thoughts on meeting consumer needs in a world of Universal Commerce. This post from guest blogger Jim Brown from University of Wisconsin is part of the series.
20 MAY 2013
Strategies for Mobile Investments
In today’s world of Universal Commerce, businesses not engaged in mobile commerce will be displaced by competitors who are.
20 MAY 2013
Meeting Consumer Needs in a World of Universal Commerce (a First Data eBook)
The rapid adoption of mobile technology has resulted in a highly empowered and demanding end consumer. Meeting those demands can be daunting, but also presents tremendous opportunities for merchants, financial institutions, and technology suppliers.
20 MAY 2013
The Power of Personalization
Consumer personalization is a hotly discussed and often misunderstood aspect of Universal Commerce. It is gaining market momentum as online social lifestyles, eCommerce, mobile application usage, and advanced data capture/analysis technologies increasingly converge to make easier and more socially acceptable the gathering and using of an individual’s personal data to inform business decisions.
18 APR 2013
Perspective: VisionPLUS Flex Lowers the Total Cost of Ownership and Increases Speed to Market for Financial Institutions with a Growing International Footprint
I'm excited to announce that today we launched our VisionPLUS Flex solution, a comprehensive software product and extension of First Data’s VisionPLUS software payment solution.
20 DEC 2012
Case Study: Point B Brings Out the Best in First Data
Learn how First Data engaged Point B to design and launch a standardized and optimized consulting methodology that would improve consistency within its Solution Consulting organization and drive increased sales, improved time-to-revenue, and higher-value customer interactions.
20 NOV 2012
Gift Card Purchases Moving Beyond Special Occasions
This recent Stores article examines how gift card programs are evolving to work with loyalty/rewards programs and with the digital world of smartphones.
14 JUN 2012
Fact or Fiction: Data Security and Universal Commerce
29 NOV 2011
Binding Corporate Rules: Not for the Faint-Hearted
Thousands of companies have privacy policies, but only a few have binding corporate rules (BCRs), which are considered the platinum standard for compliance with the European Union Data Protection Directive.
24 OCT 2011
International Market Insight: eCommerce in India
20 JUL 2010
The First Data 2010 First-Half Gift Card Performance Report
Following a positive 2009 holiday performance, U.S. merchant branded gift card sales continued to gain traction in the first half of 2010.
20 JAN 2010
The IRS Merchants’ Transactions Reporting Requirements: An Update on First Data Actions
Read a First Data update on IRS Merchants’ Transactions Reporting Requirements.