Saturday , May 27, 2023


May, 2023

  • 26 May

    Stripe Supports Lotus Online Auto Sales; Fiserv Moves to the NYSE

    British automaker Lotus Cars Ltd. has selected Stripe Inc. as the processor for its direct-to-consumer sales in Europe. The deal will enable consumers to configure, order, and pay for cars online. Consumers can use such payment methods as Apple Pay, Google Pay, and bank transfers. Lotus will be able to …

  • 26 May

    COMMENTARY: Five Ways Global Payment Orchestration Is Key to Payment ROI

    Payment orchestration has entered a new phase, evolving from a gateway or regional solution to include sophisticated global capabilities and services. This unlocks a set of powerful capabilities that allow businesses to customize on a global scale, turning on and off services by region, product, and sales channel, increasing authorization …

  • 26 May

    SMBs Give AI A Try And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/26/23

    Some 38% of U.S. small businesses have tried generative AI tools—27% for fun and another 11% to run their businesses—according to an April survey of 1,003 businesses by Web-site provider and payments platform GoDaddy Inc. Such payments companies as Stripe Inc. have incorporated chatGPT, a form of generative AI, to support their …

  • 25 May

    North American Bancard empowers customer engagement with its Payments Hub Reputation Management tool

    While quality products, appropriate pricing, and a good marketing campaign are key elements of creating, growing, and sustaining a business, customer engagement is also a necessary item on the to-do list. However, this can also be the step that takes the most time, and sometimes, business owners can opt to …

  • 25 May

    BNPL Providers Could Do a Better Job Protecting Consumers, Consumer Reports Finds

    Despite the increasing popularity of buy now, pay later loans, some BNPL providers could do a better job when it comes to providing consumer protections, such as disclosing fees and enabling consumers to manage their data and privacy settings, a study by Consumer Reports found. When it comes to the …

  • 25 May

    Faster Payments Are Top of Mind for Most Consumers And Businesses

    Instant payments gratification continues to take hold among businesses and consumers. New evidence of that from a couple of Federal Reserve surveys shows that 83% of businesses and 75% of consumers already use some form of faster payments. Favorable sentiment toward instant payments could increase as 66% of businesses and …

  • 25 May

    Priority Makes Bid on Plastiq Assets And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/25/23

    Payments provider Priority Technology Holdings Inc. announced it has entered into a so-called stalking-horse agreement to bid on the assets of Plastiq Inc., an 11-year-old payments provider that has entered Chapter 11 restructuring. Terms of the bid were not disclosed. Freshmart, a Puerto Rico-based grocer with seven stores, said it has chosen eGrowcery to …

  • 24 May

    Citizens Launches Cards For the Visually Impaired

    Citizens Bank has launched the Private Client World Elite Mastercard, which uses tactile notches on the side of the card to help visually impaired consumers determine the type of card they are using—credit, debit or prepaid—by touch alone. The card features different types of notches to distinguish the card type …

  • 24 May

    U.S. Investors Are Optimistic About Bitcoin in the Face of the Coin’s Recent Travails

    U.S. investment managers have grown bullish about Bitcoin’s prospects despite recent events that have roiled digital-currency markets, research released Wednesday indicates. Feeding the renewed optimism are prospects for “improved regulation” and expectations of a “recovery in valuations” for Bitcoin, according to the research, in which 30 major investment managers were …

  • 24 May

    Green Payments Notes Growth And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/24/23

    Four-year-old payments provider Green Payments said it has expanded into a new office after what it says was a “record year of portfolio and employee growth.” The company, which focuses on health care, hospitality, and automotive sales, says its portfolio grew 134% last year to a total of $1.2 billon in volume. …

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