July 29, 2015

It’s getting harder and harder to keep track of all the activity in the mobile ordering and mobile payment space.

July 28, 2015

A new survey details what methods Americans are using to pay for good and services — and which ones are gaining steam.

March 23, 2015

Electronic payment provider Square Inc. is extending its Square Cash e-checking service to businesses.

February 23, 2015

Intellicheck Mobilisa, a leader in ID verification and wireless technology, signed a contract with Helzberg Diamonds to implement ID Check throughout Helzberg’s 230 U.S. retail locations.

November 12, 2014

A recent survey by the National Retail Federation found that 20 to 40 % of small and mid-sized retailers’ annual sales occur within the last two months of the year.

September 25, 2014

Going from cash to checks to credit to debit was revolutionary, each step having its own unique business model and supporting technology.

July 23, 2014

Cumberland Farms, is launching its free SmartPay Check-Link Business payment program, which enables business owners to save 10 cents on every gallon of gas for their fleet of vehicles.

May 28, 2014

While commerce has always been an exchange between a customer and a merchant, the payment aspect has historically been the sore point of any transaction.

April 9, 2014

Forte Payment Systems is launching Forte Checkout, an intuitive platform for online payment acceptance that supports electronic check in addition to credit and debit card payment methods.

April 3, 2014

Despite a slight decrease in corporate payments fraud and a heightened interest in security risks, 2013 saw an increase in fraud specific to credit and debit cards as criminals and their schemes became more sophisticated, according to the 2014 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey released by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP).

November 19, 2013

Six in 10 (61%) holiday shoppers this year plan to use cash, check or debit card to pay for most of their holiday purchases. Just 29% say they will use credit, according to the latest Country Financial Security Index.

July 24, 2013

Kmart is offering members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program the option to reserve items online, pay at their local Kmart store using their cash, check, debit, loyalty points, credit or gift card, and pick up the item onsite if available.

November 27, 2012

Traditionally, cash office management and the reconciliation process have relied on manual procedures, such as counting currency and coin by hand, creating handwritten check deposits, and keying totals into the POS system. Many retailers have used the same cash office procedures for years, with the procedures inconsistently executed from store to store. Chain Store Age talked with Balance Innovations’ Janette Davis about how technology is bringing new efficiencies to cash office management.

October 8, 2012

Walmart and American Express have teamed up to offer customers an alternative to debit and checking accounts.

April 26, 2012

Walmart said it has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

April 25, 2012

Payment processing service-provider Vantiv said that it has launched its Mobile Check Deposit product that enables consumers and small business owners to use their smartphone to take a picture of a check and deposit into their account.

April 10, 2012

A report released by First Data Corp., which tracks same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations, found that warm weather and spring promotions boosted discretionary spending in March.

December 9, 2011

The SpendTrend analysis released Friday by First Data Corp., which tracks same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations, found that overall year-over-year dollar volume growth was up 7.3% in November 2011, down from October’s 9.4% growth.

November 10, 2011

A report released by First Data Corp., which tracks same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations, found that, in October, dollar volume growth held steady at 9.4% versus September’s growth of 9.5%.

August 9, 2011

A report released Tuesday by First Data Corp., which tracks same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations, found that card spend growth slowed significantly in July.

August 8, 2011

Walmart announced on Monday that it is expanding its check and card cashing services to accept more types of checks and take more forms of identification from shoppers.

May 3, 2011

JoS. A. Bank Clothiers is now allowing international customers to place orders on its website.

April 12, 2011

A report released Tuesday by First Data Corp. found that, despite tough comps and a late Easter, March 2011 same-store consumer spending by credit, signature debit, PIN debit, EBT cards and checks at U.S. merchant locations showed a steady uptick.

November 8, 2010

A report released Tuesday by First Data Corp. found that October’s same-store dollar volume growth...