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.

First Data and Walmart Closed Loop Gift Card Program won Best-in Category again making this program a two-time winner of the best of retail card programs and three-time winner in the category. The Walmart Rapid Reload was selected as a first-time Best-in-Category winner recognizing Walmart and Money Network, a First Data company.

The eighth annual Paybefore Awards is a competition among companies and programs from the U.S., Canada, Turkey, Gibraltar, U.A.E., U.K., South Africa and Russia vying for top honors in prepaid programs.

APEX (formerly Prepaid Expo) is an annual conference focused on prepaid and payments growth and convergence that attracts up to 1500 attendees representing banks, merchants, networks, entrepreneurs, and policymakers.