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:
19 FEB 2016
Are You Getting Extra Sprinkles With Your Remittance Services?
Soft ice cream vendors always give you add-on options like chocolate dipping and extra sprinkles. But what ancillary services do you get from your lockbox vendor? You probably expected more than someone just opening your customer payments.
18 FEB 2016
Paulee’s Place II Brings An Authentic Taste of the Islands to Marietta
If one were to describe the cuisine of Paulee’s Place II in Marietta, GA in a single word, that word would be “authentic.”
Indeed, many have said as much on the Caribbean-flavored restaurant’s online reviews, with other prevailing impressions being noted as no-nonsense, casual, welcoming, and warm—all words that describe the cuisine and atmosphere of Paulee’s Place II, as well as its proprietor, Paule Kahn.
16 FEB 2016
TABLE STAKES: Offer Businesses Auto Bill Pay Options Now, Before Someone Else Does
From finance executives at large companies to owners of small businesses managing their own books, businesses of all sizes are now looking for better ways to streamline the way they pay expenses.
11 FEB 2016
Lessons Learned from National Chains to Make Your Small Business Loyalty Program a Success
When it comes to developing successful loyalty programs, national retail chains have been the early adopters in the space, incorporating technology into the POS that allows new ways of implementing bold and successful relationship marketing programs.
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?
28 JAN 2016
ICYMI January: First Data in The News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in January, featuring issues important to First Data clients including news about the advantages of Clover Go, First Data’s plans to simplify B2B payments in Europe and South America, parents using Gyft to help save for college, and more:
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.
06 JAN 2016
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Banks to Generate More Business in 2016
What do you plan to do differently in 2016 to be more competitive and drive real business results? “Banks face three critical battles: restoring customer trust, defending their payments business from new entrants and avoiding commoditization,” according to management consultancy Accenture in its latest forecast “Banking 2016: Next-generation Banking.”