January 21, 2015

Amazon.com’s Amazon Wallet will never get the chance to make it out of beta.

January 21, 2015

Ebay Inc.  plans to cut about 2,400 positions, or 7% of its workforce, across eBay marketplaces, PayPal, and eBay enterprise in the current quarter to simplify its organizational structure.

January 21, 2015

With only nine months until the EMV migration deadline, retail and technology professionals are still unprepared, according to a recent survey by ACI Worldwide.

January 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has publicly expressed disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it would not review an appellate court ruling on whether the Federal Reserve set a 2011 cap on debit card swipe fees higher than the level sought by Congress in legislation passed the year before.

January 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has publicly expressed disappointment at the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that it would not review an appellate court ruling on whether the Federal Reserve set a 2011 cap on debit card swipe fees higher than the level sought by Congress in legislation passed the year before.

January 15, 2015

TGI Fridays Inc., in partnership with Microsoft Corp., is upping its guests’ experience by equipping servers with eight-inch tablets on which they can process orders and payments while at the table and respond promptly to requests.

January 14, 2015

PayPal will release a new PayPal Here credit card reader that will include payment support for Microsoft Surface and other Windows devices.

January 14, 2015

Even when retailers achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, they often fail to maintain it.

January 14, 2015

Even when retailers achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, they often fail to maintain it.

January 13, 2015

In a pilot implementation, NCR will deploy its SelfServ 90 for Japan’s Muji department stores.

January 13, 2015

Verifone announced that Delhaize America has selected Verifone’s multi-media, EMV and NFC-capable MX 925 payment terminals to enhance consumer engagement at the point of sale across all of Delhaize America’s U.S. locations.

January 12, 2015

As the use in-store mobile payment becomes more pervasive, consumers require increased education on the performance and ease of use of mobile pay services, a recent survey by Verifone of U.S. consumer attitudes suggested.

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 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 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.

January 5, 2015

Chick-fil-A acknowledged on Friday that it has received reports of potential “unusual activity” involving payment cards used at a few of its restaurants and that it was investigating whether a data breach had taken place.

December 29, 2014

With innovative players entering the fold and the U.S. payments infrastructure upgrade well under way, the industry is poised for a shift over the next several years. As such, I expect the following trends will dominate the retail payments industry in 2015.

December 29, 2014

Wal-Mart is offering an online gift card exchange called CardCash.com that will offer consumers up to 97% of the face value of another retailer’s gift card in the form of a Wal-Mart e-gift card. 

December 23, 2014

Although the mobile payment partnership that Starbucks and Squ

December 23, 2014

Spend on prepaid gift cards is on the rise this holiday season, as a significant majority (70%) of shoppers plan to purchase gift cards this season, according to an interim holiday spending report released by Stored Value Solutions, a provider of gift cards and stored value services.

December 22, 2014

Epicor Software Corp. is launching a strategic partnership with integrated payment solutions provider AJB Software Design, Inc. to simplify and secure electronic payment acceptance at the point-of-purchase, enabling retailers to accommodate new and emerging methods of payment and comply with security best practices such as the forthcoming Europay, MasterCard and Visa (“EMV”) initiative. 

December 22, 2014

About 1.16 million customer payment cards may have been exposed in a security breach at Staples Inc. earlier this year. 

December 19, 2014

The industry will lose an estimated $10.9 billion to return fraud this year, with  $3.8 billion accounted to this holiday season alone, up slightly from last year’s $3.4 billion. 

December 17, 2014

Payment technology provider First Data and secure payment acceptance technology vendor Verifone, are partnering to help retailers reduce exposure to large-scale consumer payment data breaches and expedite acceptance of EMV-enabled credit and debit cards in advance of the October 2015 liability shift for EMV-enabled payment card fraud.