Chip by Chip
Since 2012, all four of the major card brands, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover, in the US have set a series of readiness deadlines for US issuers, acquirers and processors to be EMV capable. As of October 15, 2015 the liability will shift to acquirers for domestic and cross-border counterfeit fraud card-present POS transactions, if the merchant does not install an EMV-enabled POS device. The liability shift date for gasoline retailers is October 15, 2017.
Innovation is so much more than a buzzword. Itís the key to our evolutionary quest for market relevance. Too many leaders, however, struggle to adequately harness this force. Why?
Firm Debuts Two Phones
BLU Products, a manufacturer of unlocked phones, says it has managed to double its unit sales every year since its founding in 2009. At that rate, the numbers mount up.
Analysis of Prepaid Mobile Traffic Market
Strand Consult has been analyzing the prepaid mobile traffic market in a number of countries and across multiple continents for several years. Some of the results are not particularly positive.
Prepaid to Causes
In modern times, there have been many different ways to raise money for charitable causes, including mailers, phone campaigns, telethons, raffles, and even, collecting coins in tin cans.
Global Products Director & President, epay USA
Epay, a division of Euronet Worldwide Inc., distributes prepaid content in 35 countries. Bryan Zingg joined the company in 2004 as Director of Business Development for a recently acquired company called Precept.
A Mobile Rewards Program
Perk is a mobile rewards program that lets players choose from an assortment of gift cards including Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes, Groupon, Starbucks, Target, Best Buy, Barnes and Noble, and sometimes, airlines. The gift cards range from $5 to $100 at the rate of 1000 points per dollar.