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236% Uptick in Entertainment Purchases and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/17/21

  • Credit union service organization PSCU released its June edition of the PSCU Payments Index that found purchases made with debit cards in the entertainment category increased 236% in April over April 2020 and by 208% for credit cards.
  • Cardtronics plc said CVS Health is enabling the ATM operator’s Allpoint network of surcharge-free ATMs at 50 Longs Drugs in Hawaii.
  • Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc. said apparel brand Untuckit has chosen the company to expand its gift card program into U.S. grocery stores and malls.
  • Spend-management platform Teampay announced a digital corporate card called Catalyst by Teampay, issued with Mastercard.
  • Pet services platform Wag! said it now accepts cryptocurrency for payment via processor BitPay Inc.
  • ParkMobile said Lafayette, La., now provides contactless payment at more than 1,200 parking spaces.
  • Aria Systems Inc., a subscription and recurring revenue services provider, has added Stripe Inc. as a payment partner.
  • Buy now, pay later provider Afterpay named Zahir Khoja its general manager for North America. Afterpay also announced that bridal fashion brand Azazie now offers Afterpay as a payment option.

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