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August, 2022

  • 9 August

    Cashless And Contactless Sales in Unattended Retail Post Robust Gains

    Cashless sales in unattended retail locations, such as vending machine and kiosks, jumped significantly in 2021, totaling 62% of sales in October 2021, up from 51% in January 2020, says a report from vending-machine specialist Cantaloupe Inc. As a result of the rise in cashless sales, the percentage of cash …

  • 9 August

    Eye on Acquiring: Nuvei and Priority Post Revenue Bumps

    Merchant acquirers continue to reap the benefits of a bustling economy. Nuvei Corp., a Montreal-based acquirer, said its payments volume increased 38% in the second quarter, and Alpharetta, Ga.-based Priority Technology Holdings Inc. said its bank card processing volume increased 14.3% in the quarter. Nuvei said its payments volume topped …

  • 9 August

    ParTech Acquires Menu Technologies And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/9/22

    Restaurant-technology provider ParTech Inc. announced it has acquired Menu Technologies AG, an omnichannel ordering platform serving international restaurant brands. Terms were not disclosed.The Western Union Co. expanded its integration of Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time payment service, to its U.S. network, enabling consumers to send or receive funds directly to their eligible Visa debit …

  • 8 August

    BNPL User Counts Are Poised To Explode, So Lenders Must Differentiate Their Offerings

    The upward trajectory of buy now, pay later loans shows no signs of leveling off. By 2027, the number of BNPL users globally is projected to more than double, surpassing 900 million, up from 360 million in 2020, according to Juniper Research. The growth will be driven in part by …

  • 8 August

    A Boom in Contactless Cards Helps Drive a Record Quarter for CPI Card Group

    Increasing issuance of contactless cards, along with stronger demand from instant-issuance platforms, are generating tailwinds for at least one of the companies that produce payment cards. CPI Card Group Inc. early Monday cited these factors in reporting record sales for the June quarter, leading top executives at the Littleton, Colo.-based …

  • 8 August

    Forage Raises $22 Million And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/8/22

    Forage Technology Corp., a payment processor specializing in SNAP EBT acceptance for grocers, said it raised $22 million in Series A funding led by venture capital firm Nyca with participation from PayPal Ventures, EO Ventures, and the founder of Instacart, a grocery delivery provider.Infinicept, an embedded payments specialist, launched Infiniport, its …

  • 5 August

    MoneyGram Online Revenue Increased 13% and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/5/22

    MoneyGram International Inc. said its MoneyGram Online digital service had second quarter revenue of $53.3 million, up 13% from $47 million in the same quarter in 2021. Its overall revenue of $329.6 million in the quarter, was up slightly from $329.3 million revenue in the 2021 second quarter. MoneyGram posted a …

  • 5 August

    Insurer State Farm Adds PayPal as an Option for Digitally Receiving Claims Payouts

    State Farm Insurance has expanded its relationship with Fiserv Inc. to enable claims payouts into customers’ PayPal accounts. The agreement expands the capabilities State Farm’s Digital Pay solution, which digitally reviews, approves, and disburses auto and fire claims payments. Consumers can select their preferred payout method, such as sending the …

  • 5 August

    Paya’s Boss Says the Acquisitive Processor Could Go Big on Future Deals

    Paya Holdings Inc. has been among the payments industry’s more acquisitive processors, and on Friday morning its chief executive made plain the company isn’t ruling out bigger deals. “You can see our balance sheet, our leverage, and the powder is certainly there to do larger transactions,” chief executive Jeff Hack …

  • 4 August

    E-Commerce Merchants Drive Big Growth in FIS’s Second Quarter

    Processing and banking services giant FIS Inc. said revenue from its digital-only merchants increased 28% in the first half of the year, while its merchant solutions overall experienced a 12% growth in revenue in the second quarter. Jacksonville, Fla.-based FIS said continued e-commerce growth aided to that expansion. And it …

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