30 MAR 2016
SURVEY SAYS: Banks Need Better Rewards Programs to Attract Card Customers
What’s in your rewards program?
In a telling study from J.D. Power and Associates, 52 percent of consumers surveyed said they selected new credit cards for a better rewards program, while 24 percent did so for better benefits.*
25 MAR 2016
The Pros & Cons Behind 3 Types of Loyalty Programs
If you looked inside 10 people’s wallets/smartphones today, you’d most likely find at least 10 different loyalty programs they’re signed up for. It seems that loyalty programs are ubiquitous, with every type of restaurant and shop trying to lure customers back in-store with ever-greater frequency.
22 MAR 2016
FREE eBOOK: Attracting More Business Clients With Accounts Payable Automation
The number one challenge for businesses today is the difficulty in finding or managing paper-based documents, which leads to offline check payments.
16 MAR 2016
Infographic: Consumers love checks...and so should you.
Checks are, and will continue to be, a preferred method of payment for millions of consumers. In fact, 32 million U.S. consumers today have checking accounts but do not have a credit or debit card*. If merchants want to connect with their customers and avoid missing out on sales, they need to accept checks.
04 MAR 2016
Looking Back: Six Gift Card Tips We Learned This Holiday Season
They say that hindsight is 20/20, so periodically, it’s smart to look at your recent past to see what lessons can be learned. That said, we decided to do just that and look back at the holiday 2015 to see what the season could teach us.
01 MAR 2016
First Data Featured By Santander in Commercial Payments Seminar Series
Santander Bank N.A. recently kicked off its seven-city “Santander Perspectives Seminar” series to provide its business customers with the latest thinking on innovation in commercial payments technology. The series features Greg Hammermaster, Senior Vice President, First Data Global Financial Solutions.
25 FEB 2016
ICYMI February: First Data in The News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in February, featuring issues important to First Data clients including news about STAR Network’s utilization of machine learning to keep customer data safe, media coverage of First Data’s first earnings conference call since returning to public ownership, how Starbucks managed to sell gift cards to an estimated 46 million Americans last year with the help of First Data, and more:
04 FEB 2016
5 Ways To Make a Mobile Loyalty Program Work at Your Business
It being January, there are a lot of people rushing out to the gym to get memberships. Have you ever been one of those New Year’s resolution-eers who start the year with the best of intentions, only to never end up using your membership?
21 JAN 2016
Selling Gift Cards has Never Been Easier with Gyft® Business
What if there was a gift card program that was as simple as it was powerful?
Now imagine if that same gift card program simplified all the things that you and your customers love about gift cards, yet was as robust as the mobile gift card programs ran by national chains AND was available to you and your small business at a fraction of the cost.
20 JAN 2016
First Data's 2015 Mobile Banking Consumer Insights Study
Every day, as consumers have less and less time on their hands to manage their
personal and professional lives, their reliance on mobile technology continues to grow
at a rapid pace.
24 DEC 2015
Open New Doors to Your Business with Insightics
When you run your own business you’re always in the thick of things.
It’s what you love about it, but sometimes that makes it hard to see beyond the day-to-day.
That’s where the Insightics solution comes in.
18 DEC 2015
The 2015 Prepaid Consumer Insights Study
For the past 14 years, First Data has conducted this revealing study of U.S. consumers that provides national retailers with a comprehensive view into the latest consumer attitudes and behaviors toward plastic and virtual prepaid gift cards.