Synchrony Financial

Synchrony is a consumer financial services company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. The company offers consumer financing products, including credit, promotional financing and loyalty programs, installment lending to industries, and FDIC-insured consumer savings products through Synchrony Bank, its wholly owned online bank subsidiary.

(source: synchrony.com)

Gap and Synchrony Part Ways On Branded Credit Cards After 22 Years
Gap and Synchrony Part Ways On Branded Credit Cards After 22 Years
April 13, 2021  |  Retail

Gap Inc. and Synchrony Financial will part ways on their branded credit card partnership, after the two companies were unable to reach suitable terms to...

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Synchrony Said Email About Amazon Card Was Mistake, Not Breach
Synchrony Said Email About Amazon Card Was Mistake, Not Breach
November 26, 2019  |  Security & Fraud

Synchrony Financial said a message was erroneously sent to customers about an Amazon.com card and that a data breach had not occurred, according to a...

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PayPal Launches Venmo Credit Card
PayPal Launches Venmo Credit Card
October 17, 2019  |  Payment Methods

Online payments giant PayPal is teaming with Synchrony Financial to roll out a Venmo co-branded credit card next year, marking a first for the peer-to-peer...

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AML Compliance Isn’t Just Banks’ Burden
AML Compliance Isn’t Just Banks’ Burden
October 17, 2019  |  B2B Payments

Regulatory pressures and market forces are pushing the world’s financial institutions (FIs) to ramp up their anti-money laundering (AML) strategies. As this month’s PYMNTS Digital...

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How Synchrony Financial Is Upgrading Its AML Strategy
How Synchrony Financial Is Upgrading Its AML Strategy
October 11, 2019  |  Digital Banking

Lax anti-money laundering (AML) systems have cost FIs more than $8 billion in fines this year alone — and maintaining compliance without compromising the user...

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Top News In Payments: Credit Card Interest Rates Approach Record Levels; WhatsApp Pay India’s Rollout May Be Delayed
Top News In Payments: Credit Card Interest Rates Approach Record Levels; WhatsApp Pay India’s Rollout...
October 10, 2019  |  News

Today in the payments news roundup, average interest rates on credit cards are approaching record levels. Also, the rollout of WhatsApp Pay in India may...

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Inside Synchrony Financial’s AML Playbook
Inside Synchrony Financial’s AML Playbook
October 10, 2019  |  Digital Banking

Consumers have noticed the rising levels of fraud in digital banking, and they are not pleased. Many want more options and control when it comes...

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Amazon Launches Card To Help Consumers Build Credit
Amazon Launches Card To Help Consumers Build Credit
June 10, 2019  |  Amazon

Amazon is linking with Synchrony Financial to offer a new credit card for Amazon Prime members who have bad credit. As reported Monday (June 10),...

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Synchrony Financial CEO Takes ‘Wait-and-See’ Approach With Apple Card
Synchrony Financial CEO Takes ‘Wait-and-See’ Approach With Apple Card
May 31, 2019  |  Payment Methods

Margaret Keane, the CEO of Synchrony Financial, the biggest provider of store credit cards, said the card industry will be keeping a close watch on...

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