Wednesday , October 28, 2020

Marketing

Worldline/Ingenico Deal Moves Ahead and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 10/1/20

Ingenico Group S.A. said the European Commission approved Worldline S.A.’s $8.6 billion deal to acquire the point-of-sale terminal maker. Ingenico also said the French financial markets authority set Oct. 15 as the closing date for the tender offer for Ingenico securities. If successful, the acquisition could close Oct. 28, Worldline said.In related news, Ingenico …

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Square Promotes QR Codes for Eateries As the Contactless Technology Gains a U.S. Payments Footing

Square Inc.’s announcement Tuesday of its new QR code service for restaurants helps bring the contactless technology into the limelight, but it’s only the latest in a string of moves payments providers have made in recent months to position the barcode as a payments enabler. In Square’s scenario, eateries that …

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Blackhawk’s New Gift Card Issuing Service and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/30/20

Blackhawk Network launched its Issuance and Program Management Solution, a service that enables companies to outsource their gift card and digital gift programs through Blackhawk. The new service is enabled by the company’s recent acquisition of SVM, a provider of open- and closed-loop gift card technology.Payroc LLC said its affiliate invested $2.6 …

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Restaurants Turn to Technology to Keep Sales Tax on the Operations Menu

Paying sales tax is part of doing business for restaurants, but not all restaurants are adept at collecting it. With this in mind, Davo Technologies, a provider of an automated sales tax collection application, has integrated its app into Heartland Payment Systems Inc.’s POS platform for restaurants. The Davo app …

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Cleure Adding Afterpay to Express Checkout and other Digital Transactions News briefs form 9/25/20

Cleure, a marketer of skin-care products, announced it will launch a redesigned Web site whose features include an express checkout with installment-lending capability from Afterpay Ltd.Payments provider Trust Payments said it has joined with property-management software provider Guestline to launch GuestPay, a payment service for hotel managers. The service is available in 25 …

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Stripe Adds Customer Experience Integration And Provides a Buy Button for MailChimp

ActiveCampaign, a customer-experience automation provider, is teaming with Stripe Inc. and PayPal Holdings Inc. to integrate its software in the platforms of both payment providers. The integrations will enable merchants to connect their Stripe or PayPal accounts to ActiveCampaign through native integrations and use payer data to coordinate personalized customer …

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In the Face of Covid-19, PayByPhone Grows Its Roster of Colleges for Its Mobile Payment App

To the extent students are returning to college campuses, payments companies are pursuing opportunities in contactless payments—even when it comes to paying for parking. PayByPhone Technologies Inc. on Thursday said that with recent additions its mobile parking app is now available at 29 North American colleges and universities.  The app …

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Clearent Acquires Wintac and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/23/20

Clearent LLC announced the acquisition of Wintac, a software developer for the residential contractor industry. Wintac will become part of FieldEdge, a Clearent subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed.Payments provider Priority Technology Holdings Inc. has completed a previously announced sale of its RentPayment business to real-estate technology provider MRI Software. Priority will continue to …

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Priority Teams With Behalf on a Merchant Financing Option

Priority Technology Holdings and its Priority Payments Systems and Priority Commercial Payments units are working with business-to-business credit provider Behalf Inc. to allow Priority clients to finance purchases at checkout through Behalf rather than through cash, check, or credit card. The move comes as many small businesses continue to contend with …

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POS Credit To Grow 92% and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/22/20

Online purchases using installment credit will total $680 billion globally in 2025, up 92% from $353 billion last year, projects Kaleido Intelligence.In related news, point-of-sale installment lender Laybuy launched a partner program to help smaller retailers offer the credit. More than 6,000 merchants offer Laybuy.MetaBank N.A., a unit of Meta Financial Group Inc., …

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