Merchants, Payments and Convergence

5 Burning Questions: ViVOtech’s President and Founder, Mohammad Kahn
In this exclusive NEXTcast interview Mohammad Khan sat down in the Briefing Room hot seat to discuss the 5 burning questions on merchants, payments and convergence.

Distra Enables Payments Convergence with Universal Switch
Distra, a software provider at the heart of payments transformation, launched the Distra Universal Switch. The new offering marks the availability of real-time convergence and consolidation of payment types for financial and non-financial institutions.

Mocapay Unveils Secure Mobile Payments at Merchant POS
Mocapay, a mobile experience platform, today, introduced the only mobile solution in the marketplace that enables secure, hardware infrastructure agnostic, mobile payments regardless of tender type and transaction location.

MerchantWARE Mobile Paying Big Dividends for Merchants Using On-the-Go Payment System
Merchant Warehouse, a premier provider of merchant accounts and credit card processing solutions, today announced significant traction of its mobile payment processing applications, released for the iPhone, iPod Touch and Blackberry last spring.

Can Risk and Innovation Coexist?
In this exclusive NEXTcast, caught up with some of the members of the Merchant Risk Council Board of Directors to get the merchant’s perspective in regards to fraud and security.

Sam’s Club Deploys FICO Retail Action Manager to Boost Member Loyalty
FICO, the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, announced today that Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is achieving higher than expected results from its transformational eValues program enabled by FICO Retail Action Manager as its core predictive technology platform.

Casual Male Retail Group Selects CashStar’s Digital Gifting and Incentives Platform
CashStar, the digital gifting and incentives company, today announced that Casual Male Retail Group, Inc., the worlds largest retailer of big & tall men’s apparel and accessories, has selected its platform for the Casual Male XL

MasterCard Marketplace
A merchant-funded rewards program that helps you and your cardholders save.

Inside Citi’s Strategy for Payments and Channel Innovation
In this exclusive NEXTcast interview, Liza Landsman, Managing Director, Internet and Mobile North America at Citi, sits down in the Briefing Room Hot Seat to answer five burning questions

Contactless Card Payments, Accepted or Declined?
The team heads back to the streets of Boston, armed with a camera and a contactless credit card. We hit the ground running to find out if this payment factor is being used or even accepted at the point of sale.

MasterCard’s Priceless Perks- A Home Run for Baseball Fans
In response to MasterCard’s announcement of Priceless Perks, Cheryl Guerin, Senior Vice President, Global Digital Marketing at MasterCard Worldwide dives deeper into the details.