August 18, 2015

Target Corp. has reportedly reached a settlement with Visa Inc. that will reimburse issuers of Visa cards for costs related to the retailer’s 2013 data breach.

July 31, 2015

Best Buy is moving further ahead in its quest to make shopping across platforms as easy as possible for consumers.

July 22, 2015

Neiman Marcus shoppers who want to get a gift card can now give a little something to receive one.

June 23, 2015

Grocery retailer H-E-B produces a positive emotional reaction with consumers.

June 4, 2015

Summertime, and the living (and shopping) is easy. Williams-Sonoma Inc. is adhering to this summer ethic by partnering with Visa to launch a co-marketing campaign and four-part video series called “Time to Savor Summer.”

May 26, 2015

Chick-fil-A took the second spot in the annual Temkin Customer Service Ratings, tops among all retailers and food service chains.

May 22, 2015

The proposed $19 million deal between Target Corp. and MasterCard stemming from the retailer's 2013 data breach has fallen apart after it failed to get the support of 90% of the banks affected by the breach

May 19, 2015

Summertime is almost here, and consumers are planning to give the easy and convenient present of a gift card.

May 1, 2015

Visa Inc. is expanding its technology research capabilities globally and appointing Min Wang to senior VP of Visa Research Labs.

April 28, 2015

MasterCard will acquire cloud-based analytics provider Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) for $600 million.

April 27, 2015

The U.S. is migrating to EMV chip technology to reduce counterfeit card fraud and promote global interoperability. And though the transition is more than three years in, many small and midsized merchants, VARs, ISOs and ISVs are only starting to learn about the EMV standard and beginning implementation project plans.

April 16, 2015

American Express and wearable device provider Jawbone are launching a new partnership giving eligible U.S. American Express card members the ability to “tap to pay” with the new Jawbone UP4 fitness tracker. 

April 16, 2015

Target Corp. has entered into a settlement agreement with MasterCard International Inc.to resolve losses from the data breach that Target experienced during the fourth quarter of 2013. 

April 15, 2015

Target Corp. is reportedly nearing a $20 million settlement with MasterCard to cover costs related to the retailer’s 2013 data breach.

April 10, 2015

General Electric Company on Friday announced it will sell or spin off the majority of its $500 billion GE Capital finance business over the next two years as it looks to simplify and concentrate on its industrial roots. The company said it will keep its aircraft leasing operation and smaller lending lines.

April 6, 2015

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is reportedly asking major credit card companies to delay the October 2015 mandate for U.S. retailers to comply with the Europay, Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip-based payment card standard.

March 18, 2015

American Express is preparing to launch a customer loyalty program in the U.S. that will enable shoppers at select retailers to rack up points that they can use toward future purchases at Macy's, Exxon Mobil, AT&T and other participating companies.

March 4, 2015

Blackhawk Network Inc., a prepaid and payments network, has expanded its digital services platform.

March 2, 2015

Costco Wholesale Corp. has entered into a new co-brand credit card program agreement with Citi and an acceptance and co-brand incentive agreement with Visa.

February 12, 2015

In a big loss for American Express, Costco Wholesale Club will no longer accept American Express cards at its U.S. stores starting on March 31, 2016, ending a 16-year-old exclusive relationship with the credit card giant.

January 27, 2015

Stockholm, Sweden-based EPiServer and Nashua, New Hampshire-based Ektron have merged to create a new global digital experience provider of scale.

January 12, 2015

Survey results released by Boston Retail Partners found that the top IT priority for retailers in 2015 is focused on improving payment security, and protecting the confidentiality of sensitive information.

January 7, 2015

Consumers who may need some time to decide if they want to keep a purchase should consider applying for a Discover card.

January 6, 2015

Gamers whose friends and family mistakenly gave them holiday gift cards for retailers that do not sell video games have a new option.