30 JAN 2018
REGISTER: (Feb. 15 Webinar) First Data 2018 Commerce & Payments Outlook
In the increasingly complex world of commerce and payments, staying apprised of industry trends is key. 2017 proved to be a watershed year in commerce, with massive moves in digital penetration across retail and financial services, continued evolution of the retail shopping experience, advances in IOT channels, payment industry consolidation and beyond.
05 OCT 2017
WATCH WEBINAR: Cross Border Payments: Seizing the Revenue Opportunity – The Time for Action is Now
Business today is no longer constrained by time or location. Consumers shop around the clock and merchants sell around the globe can significantly increase conversions.
04 JAN 2017
The 2016 Prepaid Consumer Insights Study: The Future of Gift Cards
Our 2016 Consumer Insights Study shows six major trends that are reshaping the industry and point to tremendous opportunity for retailers and financial organizations to engage with consumers in new and exciting ways. We also see three consumer groups driving gift card purchases, each with its own distinct patterns and motivation.
24 OCT 2016
Reaching today’s consumer through connected commerce
Businesses have adapted to waves of fast innovation in recent years, but as ecommerce and mobile evolve from stunning innovations to common expectations, it’s time to take the next steps toward the future of commerce. Consumers expect a more integrated buying experience that is quick, consistent, secure, and available wherever they happen to be, at any time, and through any type of device. Welcome to the age of Connected Commerce — commerce that is integrated, personalized, secure, open, and smart.
07 JUN 2016
Leveraging Gift Cards to Increase Loyalty and Drive Revenue in the Petroleum and Convenience Store Industry
19 APR 2016
OPPORTUNITY ALERT: Debit Rewards Driving Higher Card Usage for Banks
More financial institutions are offering debit rewards programs to drive higher card usage.
That’s according to the “2016 Annual U.S. Debit Rewards Review With U.K. Comparison” recently released by the Mercator Advisory Group.*
31 MAR 2016
ICYMI March: First Data in The News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in March, featuring issues important to First Data clients including our newest veterans/vet spouse initiative, tips for the spring gift card season, an update on the EMV changeover, and more:
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.
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:
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.
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.
24 SEP 2015
ICYMI September: First Data in The News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in September, featuring issues important to First Data clients including the financial habits of Millennials, the prevalence of beacon technology, the growth of Apple Pay, and more: