How are major players in payments working to reinvent loyalty and rewards programs? PYMNTS.com spoke with Nandan Mer, group executive, global loyalty solutions at MasterCard, about MasterCard's approach to loyalty, the company's new partnership with Truaxis and more.
Moms often lead the pack when it comes to mobile shopping trends, so what do their preferences tell us about where mShopping is headed? We take a look at an Alt12 study that reveals some interesting stats about what matters most to moms who use their devices to transact.
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As analytics tools improve and big data gets bigger, loyalty is an industry influenced by constant change. PYMNTS.com spoke with Dominic Hofer, CEO and founder of Loylogic, to discuss how companies can be innovative in the space, and to review what merchants and consumers alike stand to benefit from the next wave of loyalty solutions. Why does Hofer define his company as a "virtual currency clearinghouse?"
MasterCard today is announcing the launch of their new "Sector Insights" reports: a weekly spinoff of their Spending Pulse tracker that will provide actionable big data to merchants, issuers and governments alike. What type of transactional information does Sector Insights contain, and how does it reflect current regulatory, economic and consumer trends? PYMNTS.com spoke with Sarah Quinlan, SVP at MasterCard Advisors, to learn.
A new study that finds Americans born in the early 1980s have over $8,000 more in debt than did those born in the 1920s, and repay their loans at a slower rate, too. What can be done to curb this troubling trend?
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We interviewed David Hogan, executive director at Heartland Payments, who spoke of his company's strategy of being the Switzerland of payments in a time of rapid change and innovation. Can Hogan predict which payment technology will become most prevalent in the coming years?
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Featured Reports - April
- Report: Bank Tellers Going Way Of Milkmen, Dinosaurs 20 May 2013
- Etihad’s Loyalty Program Takes Flight With Loylogic 16 May 2013
- eCommerce Info Provider RJMetrics Secures $6.25 million 16 May 2013
- Amazon-owned Quidsi Launches Prime-Like Membership Program 10 May 2013
- Loylogic’s PointsPay Wins Contactless & Mobile Award 2013 08 May 2013
- How To Use Mobile To Increase Customer Loyalty 23 April 2013
- March Sees Decline In Consumer Confidence But Rise In Spending 08 April 2013
- Dillard’s, Inc. Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders 18 May 2013
- Actis Wunderman’s Anya Sverdlov to Head Internet Jury at IDEA! Festival in Russia 17 May 2013
- US Foods Announces Plans to Seek to Refinance Existing Term Loans 17 May 2013
- Fifth Third Bancorp to Present at the 2013 Barclays Capital Americas Select Franchise Conference 17 May 2013
- Ernst & Young Names Borderfree CEO and President Michael Desimone as Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 in New York 17 May 2013
- VendScreen Adds Industry Innovator Jim Brinton to Board of Directors 17 May 2013
- Accenture to Strengthen Digital Marketing and eCommerce Capabilities with Acquisition of Acquity Group 17 May 2013
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