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July, 2024

  • 23 July

    Digital Payments Have Plenty of Room for U.S. Growth, a Marqeta Report Says

    Demand for digital-payment and embedded-finance technology is growing in the United States, especially among Gen Z and Millennials, says a report from payments platform Marqeta Inc. The demand is being driven largely by the lower adoption of contactless payments and mobile-banking apps in the U.S. compared to the United Kingdom …

  • 23 July

    FedNow Financial Institutions Now Total More Than 900

    Of the now 900 financial institutions on the FedNow real-time payments network, 78% of them are community banks and credit unions, the Federal Reserve says. The 900 figure, found in updated data released on the FedNow Web site, comes as the instant payment service marks its first year of service. …

  • 23 July

    Sound Payments Makes Equinox Integration and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/23/24

    Point-of-sale and payments software provider Sound Payments said it completed an integration with two Equinox Payments POS terminals in Sound’s Quantum Cloud platform. Blaze Solutions Inc., a provider of technology for cannabis sellers, has released new point-of-sale technology for that market, featuring a Web-based POS system and upgraded user interface. A startup …

  • 22 July

    Global Insights for Your Business

    What can a global payments report tell you about the needs of businesses and their customers in 2024? Quite a lot, actually. While used by multinational corporations to predict payment trends in major markets the world over, the Worldpay Global Payments Report, now in its nineth year, can also shed …

  • 22 July

    73% of Hourly Employers Intend To Offer Same-Day Wage Payments

    Same-day pay for hourly workers is not only top-of-mind for employees, but many employers—73% in a new Onbe survey—think so, too, enough for many to begin planning for it. Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based corporate payouts platform Onbe says that is one finding from its 2024 Same Day Pay Survey. Released Monday, …

  • 22 July

    Why Dynamic Routing Has Become Essential for Online Retailing

    Payment processing is vital to online retailers’ operations. A quick and easy checkout experience can be the difference between a completed sale and an abandoned shopping cart. That’s why, with its ability to optimize transaction paths in real time and provide a multitude of benefits, dynamic payment orchestration is critical …

  • 19 July

    A Year on, FedNow Makes Gains Amid Rising Use And Awareness of Faster Payments

    July 20 marks the one-year anniversary of the debut of FedNow, the Federal Reserve’s real-time payment service. It also marks the anniversary of the payments industry letting its breath out in anticipation of the launch. Since then, both FedNow and its fellow faster payments providers have all benefited from the …

  • 19 July

    AmEx Outlines an Aggressive Plan for Expansion in Marketing

    At more than $16 billion, revenue for American Express Co. hit an all-time high in the company’s June quarter, and now the travel-and-entertainment card giant is looking to ramp up marketing—radically. The company’s top brass said early Friday AmEx will pour $6 billion this year into selling consumers and businesses …

  • 19 July

    Aurus To Integrate Paze’s Checkout Tech and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/19/24

    Payment-processing software provider Aurus Inc. said it will work with Early Warning Services LLC to integrate EWS’s Paze online checkout technology, with Aurus user Wakefern Food Corp. having already adopted Paze. Cash App will leave the United Kingdom market, having launched there in 2018, it announced in a Web post. The service will shut down …

  • 18 July

    Discover Posts a Strong Quarter As Executives Stay Mostly Mum About Performance

    For the second consecutive quarterly earnings call, executives at Discover Financial Services had little to say about the company’s financial performance, plans going forward, or anything else. With a proposed $35.3-billion merger with Capital One Financial Corp. hanging over them, Discover executives again took no questions, and equity analysts were …

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