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12.11.14

Seasonal Gift Card Sales Headed for Record; Online and Digital Sales Propelling Growth

Overall holiday sales figures may be a mixed bag so far this year, but gift card sales for the season are on track to hit news sales peaks in the U.S. and the U.K., aided by an uptick in online sales, plus growing popularity for digital gift cards, new data suggest.

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Companies & People

12.18.14

Innovators’ Spotlight: SUBWAY (Franchise World Headquarters LLC)

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The mega-chain goes mobile with many partners and a mobile app of its own with two key ingredients—convenience and loyalty.

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Mobile & Emerging Payments

12.16.14

Apple Making it Easier for PayPal, Google Wallet Users (Dec. 16, 2014)

Apple in recent weeks has become somewhat more accommodating to consumers who use PayPal or Google Wallet. For example, consumers in the U.S. and U.K. now may use PayPal when making purchases on Apple’s online store.

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Government Watch

12.18.14

EU Officials Agree to Cap Interchange Fees (Dec. 18, 2015)

Members of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and European Union Council negotiators yesterday agreed to cap the interchange fees on cross-border and domestic card-based payments, ensuring uniform rules across the EU.

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Op-Ed

12.18.14

Viewpoint: Strategic Priorities for Success in Today’s Prepaid Environment

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Changing times call for new priorities. Clients want a partner with a nimble organization and a flexible and feature-rich technology stack, but not at the expense of business and operational reliability.

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Retail Perspectives

12.08.14

Mobile Payments App Helps Kohl’s Enroll 20 Million Customers in its Loyalty Program (Dec. 8, 2014)

Department store Kohl’s Corp. expects to enjoy the fruits of combining a mobile payments app with loyalty this holiday season.

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Free Content

12.18.14

Innovators’ Spotlight: SUBWAY (Franchise World Headquarters LLC)

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The mega-chain goes mobile with many partners and a mobile app of its own with two key ingredients—convenience and loyalty.

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