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18 DECEMBER 2016
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 23 November 2016

Merchant-funded blockchain initiative
Crowdsourced funding round for loyalty network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 04 November 2016

Crossborder rewards for travellers
Platform consolidates multiple credit and debit cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 26 October 2016

Marriott expands card reward options
New co-branded card points earning arrangements after merger Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 04 October 2016

Amex Canada aims to realise the potential
American Express Canada has unveiled a new marketing campaign which it is calling 'Realize the Potential'  and which aims to emphasise the brand's useability in digital and mobile for modern connected life. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 23 September 2016

IBM and UnionPay test blockchain loyalty points exchange
Bank card points can be shared among multiple banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 06 September 2016

Coop Denmark launches loyalty and payments app
10% of purchases in pilot stores used Beep and Pay solution Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 31 August 2016

Uber partners on local offers with Visa
Purchases at merchant earn free rides Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 18 August 2016

Visa launches airport companion scheme
Mobile programme for Asia Pacific region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 17 August 2016

Bink announces its first retail partners
Aim to make the £10bn loyalty industry work better Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 27 July 2016

Pokemon Go!: Another page in the invisible payments chapter
Game succeeds where retail apps failed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 22 July 2016

Banks start Belgian m-payments and loyalty platform
Three separate apps and platform to be integrated Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 22 July 2016

Virgin Red opens up data across 15 brands
Card data from Virgin Money can be at centre of cross-brand rewards scheme  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 01 June 2016

Switching satisfies – yet only 3% make the move
Will entry of new banks get customers to transfer their business? Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 16 February 2016

M&S slashes credit card rewards
Retailer cuts back on external loyalty points Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 12 February 2016

Fashion retailers drive increased gift card sales
Sales up by 35% in 2015, says major provider Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Merchant-funded blockchain initiative
Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Marriott expands card reward options
Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Merchant-funded blockchain initiative
Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Crossborder rewards for travellers
Friday, 04 November 2016

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 23 November 2016

Merchant-funded blockchain initiative
Crowdsourced funding round for loyalty network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 04 November 2016

Crossborder rewards for travellers
Platform consolidates multiple credit and debit cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 26 October 2016

Marriott expands card reward options
New co-branded card points earning arrangements after merger Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 04 October 2016

Amex Canada aims to realise the potential
American Express Canada has unveiled a new marketing campaign which it is calling 'Realize the Potential'  and which aims to emphasise the brand's useability in digital and mobile for modern connected life. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 23 September 2016

IBM and UnionPay test blockchain loyalty points exchange
Bank card points can be shared among multiple banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 06 September 2016

Coop Denmark launches loyalty and payments app
10% of purchases in pilot stores used Beep and Pay solution Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 31 August 2016

Uber partners on local offers with Visa
Purchases at merchant earn free rides Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 18 August 2016

Visa launches airport companion scheme
Mobile programme for Asia Pacific region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 17 August 2016

Bink announces its first retail partners
Aim to make the £10bn loyalty industry work better Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 27 July 2016

Pokemon Go!: Another page in the invisible payments chapter
Game succeeds where retail apps failed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 22 July 2016

Banks start Belgian m-payments and loyalty platform
Three separate apps and platform to be integrated Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 22 July 2016

Virgin Red opens up data across 15 brands
Card data from Virgin Money can be at centre of cross-brand rewards scheme  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 01 June 2016

Switching satisfies – yet only 3% make the move
Will entry of new banks get customers to transfer their business? Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 16 February 2016

M&S slashes credit card rewards
Retailer cuts back on external loyalty points Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 12 February 2016

Fashion retailers drive increased gift card sales
Sales up by 35% in 2015, says major provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 11 December 2015

Interchange: Card rewards cull takes hold across Europe
Offerings cut back as issuers move to more short-term models Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 November 2015

Cartes latest: MasterCard plans loyalty spec for m-payment apps
Initiative to provide seamless in-app and in-store experience Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 17 November 2015

Cartes latest: Ingenico signs deal with Izicap
Partnership with French start-up Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 27 October 2015

Money 2020 news: RBC adds loyalty and digital receipts to its wallet
Illustrating the importance of loyalty to driving mobile wallet engagement, the Royal Bank of Canada is to include mobile loyalty and digital receipts in its wallet.  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 25 September 2015

Rewards and store cards added to Apple Pay
Apple has started to roll out its iOS 9 update which will add store card and rewards functionality for US Apple Pay users.  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 28 May 2015

Visa fires warning shot at FIFA
Scandal-hit football governing body faces loss of main sponsors Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 23 April 2015

Issuers break ranks after interchange decision
EC caps prompt reward cuts and card charges Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 25 March 2015

Amex plans US coalition scheme
Attempt to crack market that has so far been resistant to multi-partner programmes Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 March 2015

Visa buys merchant offers platform
Move to strengthen network’s loyalty offering Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 02 December 2014

UnionPay starts special discounts at tourist spots
Offers to expand international acceptance network Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 05 November 2014

SME loyalty scheme links with Apple Pay
Startup secures US$4.7m funding and partners with payment schemes
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 22 October 2014

Apple Pay may include loyalty by end of year
‘Stronger than expected’ demand accelerates plans Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 18 September 2014

Telcos lack power says founder as Weve abandons wallet plans
Founding executive says smartphone makers and OS owners wield the major payments influence Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 16 September 2014

Amex and Santander launch Mexico rewards card
Card offers insurance and interest free instalment payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 13 June 2014

Amex launches mobile loyalty app
Partnership with Uber transport booking service Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 12 June 2014

Consumers willing to share location with mobile apps
Location-based marketing builds up speed as increasing number of retailers adopt beacons Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 23 May 2014

Funding: UK m-payment and loyalty app raises £2.96m
App rolls out at London universities Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 13 May 2014

What customers want — besides money — in their mobile wallets
Loyalty reward programmes and a good user experience are paramount Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 28 April 2014

College payments and loyalty app tops 30K transactions a month
More than 4,000 users in London rollout Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 23 April 2014

Orbitz launches rewards credit card
Enhanced rewards for two million loyalty members Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 17 April 2014

MasterCard buys Australian rewards company
Operator provides loyalty services across Asia Pacific
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 15 April 2014

Spanish banks and telco start digital commerce JV
Bid to become country’s biggest customer loyalty network Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 10 April 2014

Birdback starts card-linked offline deals
Platform links online offers with physical retailers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 03 April 2014

Funding: Loyalty rewards company raises US$19m
Discover among investors for debit rewards scheme
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 14 March 2014

Indian tech giant rolls out digital wallet
Offering links payments and loyalty Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 26 February 2014

MWC 2014: Mobile insights market to be worth US$44bn a year
Huge global growth predicted in exchange of subscriber context data between MNOs and brands Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 14 January 2014

Restaurant reward app helps feed the hungry
Financial services attracted by mix of rewarding spend and doing good Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 10 January 2014

Coop Danmark issues green loyalty card
New offering for 1.7 million active members Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 22 November 2013

Amex enables smartphone points redemption
Points can be used for fuel, clothing, grocery and manicures Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 14 November 2013

mPOS provider starts loyalty scheme
SMEs can customise their own reward offerings Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 14 November 2013

Irish data breach: 376,000 unencrypted card details stolen
– PCI questions as Affinion-owned loyalty services company is hacked
– Company "has broken DP laws and is not PCI DSS-compliant" Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 12 November 2013

Emirates partners with Amex
Earn and redeem offer for frequent flyers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 07 November 2013

Data breach hits loyalty card accounts
Over 140,000 accounts on schemes in four countries may be affected Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 31 October 2013

More loyalty cards now on phones than in wallets
Supermarkets lose their lead in the mobile world, research finds Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 30 October 2013

UnionPay-linked reward scheme in China
Payment scheme cards used for membership
Programme will have “worldwide reach”
Read more ...

 
     
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