June 23, 2011

Chase Upgrades Rewards Visa® Card by Adding Amazon Shop with Points; Card That Offers an Exceptional Value on Gets Even Better

Today, Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], and, Inc. [NASDAQ: AMZN] launched a feature on the Rewards Visa® Card that provides cardmembers the opportunity to use rewards points to pay on Read More

June 14, 2011

Next Jump to Bring GrubHub’s Extensive Restaurant Network to

GrubHub (, a web and mobile service that connects diners to restaurants and simplifies online ordering for delivery and pickup, has partnered with Next Jump (, the company behind the new online shopping and rewards destination OO.comTM ( and employee rewards programs serving more than 100 million customers. Read More

June 9, 2011

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. and J.P. Morgan Launch The Luxury Group’s First-Ever Credit Card Providing “Access to the Extraordinary”

Today, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and J.P. Morgan (NYSE:JPM) announced their partnership and unveiled The Ritz-Carlton Rewards Credit Card. Read More

June 7, 2011

Discover Bank and BJ’s Wholesale Club Announce Gift Card Offer

BJ’s Inner Circle members will receive a $25 BJ’s Gift Card and Rewards members will receive a $75 BJ’s gift card when they open a qualifying online savings account, money market account or certificate of deposit account through Discover Bank. Read More

May 31, 2011

U.S. Bank and AviancaTaca Launch New LifeMiles Credit Cards as Part of Renewed Loyalty Program

U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest bank in the United States, has partnered with Avianca and TACA Airlines to offer a new suite of LifeMiles Visa credit cards as part of a renewed and integrated loyalty program. Read More

May 26, 2011

VeriFone Partners with Google and Leading Retailers to Power NFC-based Mobile Payments

The trials are occurring throughout the U.S. at major retailers including American Eagle Outfitters, Bloomingdales, Champs Sports, Foot Locker, GUESS, Macy’s, Radio Shack, The Container Store and Toys“R”Us. Read More

May 24, 2011

Solutran Expands Service Relationship with CVS/pharmacy

Solutran is pleased to announce that CVS/pharmacy has chosen Solutran for electronic check conversion services. Read More

May 24, 2011

GE Capital Retail Finance announces agreement to continue providing Credit Card program for Men’s Wearhouse

GE Capital Retail Finance, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), today announced an agreement to continue providing the U.S. consumer credit card program for Men’s Wearhouse for another seven years, building on their relationship that began in 1998. Read More

May 18, 2011

Dazbog Coffee and Mocapay Expand Mobile Offering to Include All Dazbog Locations

Mocapay, a mobile consumer engagement platform, announced today the expansion of its relationship with Dazbog Coffee to mobile enable 21 Dazbog locations in Colorado and Wyoming. Read More

May 17, 2011

Woolworths Ltd. Selects FIS for Prepaid Card Processing

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced Woolworths Ltd. has selected FIS as its premier provider for prepaid card processing, including card acquisition and transaction processing services. Read More

May 5, 2011

U.S. Bank Lands Contract to Provide Card Services to Amtrak

U.S. Bank has been awarded a contract by Amtrak to provide the national passenger rail service with purchasing and travel card services under the GSA SmartPay® 2 program. Read More

April 28, 2011

First National Bank of Omaha and Grand Ole Opry Launch Visa Card Program

First National Bank of Omaha and Grand Ole Opry today announced the launch of the Grand Ole Opry Visa Card Program. Read More

April 20, 2011

Access to Money to Offer MoneyPass Surcharge Free ATM Access in Kangaroo Express Stores and Dunkin Donuts Locations

Access to Money, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMI), one of the largest providers and non-bank operators of ATMs in the United States, has entered into a partnership with MoneyPass to provide surcharge free access on its ATMs located in Kangaroo Express convenience stores and Dunkin Donuts nationwide. Read More

April 18, 2011

Kmart® Launches Western Union’s Next Generation of Walk-in Payments Service

In line with Kmart’s commitment to convenience, Kmart is now offering Western Union’s enhanced Payments Service. Read More

April 13, 2011

Hyatt Joins the MasterCard Worldwide Enhanced Folio Data Program

MasterCard Worldwide and leading global hospitality company, Hyatt Corporation, today announced that Hyatt properties in North America plan to participate in the MasterCard enhanced folio data program. Read More

April 12, 2011

Chase Announces Exclusive Partnership with Kohl’s Department Stores

Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), and Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced an exclusive marketing partnership in which Chase cardmembers with Ultimate Rewards will gain access to a wide range of increased rewards benefits for shopping at Kohl’s. Read More

April 5, 2011

Kohl’s Department Stores Announces Completion of Private-Label Credit Card Portfolio Transfer to Capital One

Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced the completion of its private-label credit card portfolio transfer to Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), effective as of April 1, 2011. Read More

March 11, 2011

Chase Paymentech and Aspen Marketing Services team up to offer Payment Processing to Nearly 4,500 General Motors Dealerships

Aspen Marketing Services is now offering a payment processing program to General Motors’ nearly 4,500 dealerships nationwide through an arrangement with Chase Paymentech, a global leader in merchant acquiring. Read More

March 9, 2011

Swiping Cards for Cookies — A Sweet New Offering from the Girl Scouts and AppNinjas

A new partnership between AppNinjas and Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland means you can use a credit card to purchase your Girl Scout Cookies this year. Read More

February 23, 2011

Girl Scouts Accepting Cards for Cookies with GoPayment

If a lack of cash has ever kept you from buying your favorite Girl Scout Cookies, you are in for a treat! Read More

February 16, 2011

Cybera’s PCI Compliance Solution Enhances Security for Wendy’s Franchisee

Cybera®, a leading data security and PCI (payment card industry) compliance solution provider and ERC, a leader in the sales and installation of POS equipment for nearly 30 years, announced today that Wendy’s franchisee Calhoun Management Corporation has adopted the Cybera ONE solution for security and PCI compliance. Read More

February 15, 2011

MoneyGram International Re-signs Raley’s Family of Fine Stores and Stater Bros. Markets

MoneyGram International (NYSE: MGI), a leading global money transfer company, has renewed contracts to provide money transfer services in Raley’s Family of Fine Stores and Stater Bros. Markets. The independent regional grocers provide 287 locations to MoneyGram’s network in a key local and international remittance market. Read More

January 28, 2011

Office Depot Introduces Limited Time Offer of ‘No Interest For Six Months’ Financing Program on Office Depot Business Credit Cards

Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a new “No Interest For Six Months” financing offer available to all new and existing Office Depot Business Credit Card holders. This limited time special offer is running now through February 26. Read More

January 20, 2011

Kohl’s to Partner with First Data on Private Brand Credit Card Processing

First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) to provide payment processing services for the company’s private brand credit card accounts. Read More

January 19, 2011

GE Capital Retail Consumer Finance Announces New Agreement to Provide Credit Card Program for The TJX Companies, Inc.

GE Capital Retail Consumer Finance, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE – News), today announced a definitive multi-year agreement to provide the consumer credit card programs in the United States for The TJX Companies, Inc., the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. Read More

January 11, 2011

Southwest Airlines and Chase Card Services Announce New Exclusive Rapid Rewards Card Benefits

Today, Southwest Airlines [NYSE:LUV] and Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. [NYSE: JPM], announced several new benefits and features for the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Credit Card. These features, including an expanded selection of Cards, will be available beginning on March 1, 2011. Read More

January 10, 2011

Buy Back Program from Best Buy Helps “Future-Proof” Today’s CE Purchases

Today Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) is launching its first-ever Buy Back Program to help customers embrace new technology with greater confidence. Read More

January 6, 2011

nFinanSe Launches $3 Visa® Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Fred’s Hometown Discount Stores

nFinanSe Inc. (OTCBB:NFSE) ( today announced the launch of its $3 Visa Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Fred’s Hometown Discount Stores (NASDAQ:FRED) (, a leading regional chain of variety stores located in the Southeast and Midwest United States. Read More

December 20, 2010

Citi Renews U.S. Private Label Card Partnership with The Children’s Place

Citi today announced a multi-year renewal of its long-standing U.S. private label credit card partnership with The Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc., the largest pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America. Read More

December 14, 2010

nFinanSe Launches $3 Visa® Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Dollar General

nFinanSe (OTCBB: NFSE)(, a leading provider of prepaid cards, today announced that it had launched its industry leading Visa® Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at approximately 9,000 Dollar General stores nationwide. Read More

December 7, 2010

7-Eleven Introduces MoneyGram Money Transfers in Australia Using New Kiosk Technology

MoneyGram International (NYSE: MGI) and 7-Eleven announced today the launch of an all new self-service money transfer kiosk from Cullinan Consulting Group that will make it faster, easier and more convenient for consumers in Australia to send money any time of the day or night. Read More

November 17, 2010

Citi and Tractor Supply Company Renew U.S. Private Label Card Partnership

Citi today announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest operator of retail farm and ranch stores in the United States, to administer the private label credit card program for an additional five years, effective November 1, 2010. Read More

November 8, 2010

Customers Go Online to Pay Bills Offline at More Than 6,000 7-Eleven Convenience Stores

PaymentVision and PayNearMe have teamed to make paying for remote transactions with cash as convenient as stopping by a local 7-Eleven® store. Millions of consumers who depend on or prefer to pay with cash for goods and services like their utilities, loans, or groceries have a new option to go online and pay offline, locally. Read More

October 28, 2010

Kensington Leasing, Ltd.’s Subsidiary Allianex Corp. Announces the Launch of My Tech Card Computer Care Gift Cards in over 7,000 CVS/Pharmacy Stores Nationwide

Kensington Leasing, Ltd.’s (OTCBB:KNSL) wholly owned subsidiary Allianex Corp. today announced the launch of their My Tech Card Computer Care Gift Cards in CVS/Pharmacy stores throughout the United States. As part of the launch, CVS/Pharmacy will make My Tech Card Computer Care Gift Cards available at highly visible point of purchase displays at all CVS/Pharmacy stores nationwide. Read More

October 26, 2010

American Express and American Airlines Launch New Corporate Platinum Card

American Express and American Airlines today announced the launch of the American Express® / Business ExtrAA® Corporate Platinum Card. The new product is designed for mid-sized companies seeking to balance comfort, ease and productivity for their executive business travelers while simultaneously reducing corporate expenses. Read More

October 25, 2010

U.S. Bank and Kroger Help Shoppers Earn Free Groceries, Fuel Discounts and More with Rewards Cards

U.S. Bank, lead bank of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and The Kroger Co.  (NYSE: KR) today announced that U.S. Bank will issue credit cards and reloadable prepaid debit cards with rewards to help Kroger customers save money on groceries and fuel. Read More

October 19, 2010

The Independent Organization of Little Caesars Franchisees Selects Heartland Payment Systems® For Payroll and Card Processing

Heartland Payment Systems (NYSE: HPY), one of the nation’s largest payments processors, has been selected as the exclusive endorsed provider of payroll services and an endorsed provider of card processing services by the Independent Organization of Little Caesars Franchisees (IOLCF). Read More

October 18, 2010

Mocapay and eNational Payments Deploy Mobile Wallet and Geo-Fencing Platform at Maggiano’s Little Italy Locations

Mocapay and eNational Payments, a provider of mobile and contactless electronic commerce and payment processing services, today announced the implementation of a Mocapay enabled “Mobile Wallet” and eNational’s location-based, geo-fencing platform at select Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant locations. Read More

October 6, 2010

nFinanSe Launches $3 Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Stripes Convenience Stores Throughout Southwest

nFinanSe Inc. (OTCBB: NFSE) ( today announced the launch of its $3 Visa® and Discover® Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Stripes LLC convenience store locations throughout the Southwestern United States. Read More

October 6, 2010

Atlanta Checker Cab Adopts VeriFone Multimedia Payment System

VeriFone Systems, Inc., (NYSE: PAY), announced today that is has begun installing passenger-activated payment and multimedia information systems in Atlanta Checker Cab taxis. Read More

October 5, 2010

MasterCard Worldwide and The Home Depot® Celebrate Energy Awareness Month With up to $1 Million Donation to Habitat for Humanity

MasterCard Worldwide and The Home Depot® today announced that in support of Energy Awareness Month, 10 percent of the appliance price of all purchases of ENERGY STAR® qualified appliance products made with a MasterCard card at The Home Depot through Oct. 31, 2010 (excluding taxes, delivery, installation fees and returns), will be donated to Habitat for Humanity International up to $1 million U.S. dollars. ENERGY STAR appliances include refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers and dishwashers ( Read More

September 25, 2010

Citi Renews U.S. Private Label Card Partnership with Zale Corporation

Citi today announced the renewal of its partnership with Zale Corporation to provide the U.S. private label credit card program for the retailer’s Zales, Zales Outlet and Gordon’s brands for a term of five years with automatic renewals for successive two-year terms, effective October 1, 2010. Read More

New MasterCard Card Enhances Customer Rewards and Provides New Ways for Customers to Save Money, First National Bank of Omaha, and MasterCard Worldwide today announced the launch of the® MasterCard® credit card, which provides enhanced rewards for customers. The card offers customers additional savings on online purchases, as well as reward dollars on other purchases made when using the card. Read More

September 20, 2010

VeriFone Exclusive Payment Solutions Supplier for Newly Opened Marina Bay Sands Resort

VeriFone Systems, Inc.  (NYSE: PAY), today announced that its payment solutions have been deployed exclusively to serve customers at the recently opened Marina Bay Sands Hotel and casino in Singapore. Read More

September 14, 2010

nFinanSe Launches $3 Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Cumberland Farms Convenience Stores

nFinanSe (OTCBB:NFSE) ( today announced the launch of its $3 Visa® and $3 Discover® Reloadable Prepaid Debit Cards at Cumberland Farms convenience store locations in New England, the mid-Atlantic and Florida. Read More

September 9, 2010

Amazon Payments Launches New Streamlined Customer Experience for “Checkout by Amazon” — Millions of Amazon Customers Can Now Checkout Directly on Merchant Websites

Amazon Payments Inc., an company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the next generation of Checkout by Amazon (CBA) that enables account holders to make purchases on a merchant’s site using their account credentials without leaving the merchant’s site. Read More

September 8, 2010

GE Capital Retail Consumer Finance Announces Credit Card Program with Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc.

GE Capital Retail Consumer Finance, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE – News), today announced a 7-year deal to provide consumer credit card programs for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. through their over 400 stores in the United States. Read More

September 7, 2010

New Bloomingdale’s American Express® Card Offers Bigger Perks and Sweeter Deals for Bloomingdale’s Insiders

Bloomingdale’s and American Express today announced the launch of the new Bloomingdale’s American Express® Card, which will provide Bloomingdale’s American Express Cardholders the same great Insider  rewards and services when shopping at Bloomingdale’s, as well as brand new dining, travel and retail offers when shopping outside of Bloomingdale’s. Read More

September 1, 2010

Dining Out Just Got Easier for ExxonMobil Cardholders

This fall, Exxon and Mobil retailers and Citi are giving cardholders the opportunity to earn a dining certificate that can be used at thousands of restaurants and online merchants. Read More

August 23, 2010

Jacksonville Jaguars Select Radiant Systems as Technology Provider for EverBank Field

Radiant Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: RADS) today announced a new agreement with the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars to implement the Quest Venue Management software and hardware in the concession stands and restaurants of EverBank Field in addition to deploying the CounterPoint retail point-of-sale (POS) system for its retail operations. Read More

August 23, 2010

American Express Brings Tennis Fans Closer to the Sport They Love at the 2010 US Open

Now in its 17th year as a partner of the US Open, American Express is continuing to offer Cardmembers, fans and tennis aficionados a new perspective to experience the exhilaration of the 2010 US Open and the players who are changing the face of the game. Read More

August 23, 2010

New Macy’s American Express® Card Provides Brand New Privileges and Benefits

Macy’s (NYSE: M) today announced the launch of the new Macy’s American Express® Card, which will provide Macy’s American Express Cardholders attractive, in-store benefits when shopping at Macy’s, as well as special out-of-store dining, travel and retail offers. Read More

August 3, 2010

ColorTyme Partners with Citibank to Provide Financing for Rent-to-Own Franchisor

ColorTyme, Inc., America’s oldest franchisor of independently owned-and-operated rent-to-own stores, announced today that it has entered into a franchise financing agreement with Citibank’s Business & Commercial Banking Group, a leading provider of commercial loans to small and medium-sized businesses, which will provide up to $25 million in loans to existing and future ColorTyme franchisees. Read More

August 3, 2010

SpaFinder Launches Instant Gift Cards on Facebook® Platform and wConnect, Powered by Transaction Wireless

SpaFinder and Transaction Wireless™ (TW) unveiled the launch of a new social gift card store on the SpaFinder Facebook Page at the IGCC meeting in Baltimore this week, giving spa aficionados the ability to shop for SpaFinder’s popular Instant Gift Cards at its new “store” on Facebook® Platform. Read More

August 3, 2010

Trilogy Studios Taps PlaySpan for Launch of Firefly

Social game developer Trilogy Studios today introduced its Firefly platform, an industrial strength MMO technology framework for the development of social and casual multiplayer online games. Trilogy has signed PlaySpan, the global leader in monetization solutions, as its preferred partner to enable subscriptions and digital goods monetization for all properties built on the Firefly platform. Read More

August 2, 2010

InTown Suites Launches Online Renewal System

InTown Suites Extended-Stay Living, the nation’s largest wholly owned budget Extended-Stay brand, announces the chain-wide implementation of an online credit card and debit card payment system. Read More

August 2, 2010

Visa Launches Online Shopping Tool, Rightcliq™ by Visa

Visa Inc. today launched Rightcliq™ by Visa, an online shopping tool that improves the way consumers browse and compare products, checkout on merchant websites, and track packages to their doorstep. Read More

August 2, 2010

AmeriMerchant Merges with Top-Rated Merchant Cash Advance Provider in Canada

AmeriMerchant, one of the oldest and largest merchant cash advance providers in the United States, and CanaFunding, one of the best established cash advance providers in Canada, have announced a merger of their operations that will allow AmeriMerchant’s US-based ISOs and agents to sell product in Canada. Read More

July 26, 2010

Western Union and Family Dollar Sign Agreement to Offer Western Union® goCASH Service

The Western Union Company, a leading global payment services company, and Family Dollar, Inc. announced today an agreement to offer the Western Union® goCASH  service, a new U.S. in-lane money transfer service from Western Union, across 6,500 Family Dollar store locations. Read More

July 22, 2010

ProPay Debuts Merchant Security and Risk Resources

ProPay, ETA’s 2010 ISO of the Year and the industry leader in End-to-End Payment Security, credit card processing and electronic payment services, is proud to debut a suite of resources designed to help educate merchants and help them more easily address data security, regulatory compliance and risk issues. Among these resources are a blog, newsletter and a series of whitepapers. Read More

July 20, 2010

mopay Introduces First Major Global Pay-by-Call Solution for Online Merchants

mopay, a leading provider of mobile payment solutions worldwide, today announced mopay call, a new solution that lets online merchants bill purchases directly to consumers’ land line phone accounts. With mopay call, mopay is expanding its breadth of offerings in order to sustainably position a widely available and far-reaching alternative payment platform. Read More

July 14, 2010

MasterCard and Major League Baseball Advanced Media Reward Fans for Loyalty with Priceless Perks

MasterCard Worldwide and Major League Baseball Advanced Media today announced the launch of Priceless Perks, an online portal that offers MasterCard cardholders and MLB fans special offers and exclusive savings on premium game tickets and team merchandise, as well as access to exclusive MLB fan experiences. Read More

June 22, 2010

Six Flags Entertainment Names Discover “Official Credit Card” of All U.S. Six Flags Parks

Discover has been named the official credit card of all of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation’s U.S. theme, water and animal parks. The multi-million dollar exclusive partnership agreement spans 11 markets, includes multi-platform branding through in-park and online media, and provides Discover cardmembers with money-saving benefits and exclusive experiences. Read More