Credit Cards -  Best Practices for Recent Grads

Credit Cards - Best Practices for Recent Grads

By: Chris Francis, Vice President, WorldPay   Before walking across the stage at graduation, college seniors often receive dozens of sample cards and promotional brochures from credit card companies prompting them to apply for and open an account. The problem is that many of these students have never used, let alone maintained, a line of credit. While credit cards offer graduating seniors the opportunity to build credit before entering the “real...

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Stripe Now Lets Marketplaces Onboard New Sellers In Less Than 2 Minutes - VentureBeat (5-25-17)

After $56 Million in VC money, food delivery startup shuts down - Business Insider  (5-25-17)

Google Announces Payment API, Assistant Payments, Targeted Android Pay Loyalty & more  9to5Google.com

Zebra Technologies CEO Comments on Retail, Bar Codes and RFID - Barrons (5-12-17)

Nectar Launches Ultrasound Liquor Pour Spouts - TechCrunch (5-11-17)

Can Square Clip PayPal's Wings? - MarketRealist.com (5-10-17)

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Point Of Sale Industry News

PredictSpring Partners with Tommy Hilfiger to Launch New Mobile App in Europe

04-27-2017

San Francisco, California – April 27, 2017 – PredictSpring, a mobile commerce leader, today announce...

Retailers Welcome Reports That House Will Drop Efforts to Repeal Debit Card Swip…

05-24-2017

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 – The National Retail Federation welcomed reports tonight that House Republ...

ScanSource Leaders Recognized as 2017 CRN Women of the Channel

05-17-2017

May 16, 2017 04:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ScanSource Communi...

CPI Card Group Demonstrates Prepaid Leadership and Expertise at Card Forum &…

05-03-2017

Littleton, Colo. — (May 4, 2017) – CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS), a global leader i...

NCR Aloha POS Technology Proves Invaluable to Blue Orleans Creole Restaurant

05-16-2017

DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When Tennessee’s finest Creole cooking restaurant, Blue Orleans, was r...

Mastercard Brings Faster, Safer Payments to Expedia with Masterpass

05-16-2017

Mastercard Brings Faster, Safer Payments to Expedia with Masterpass

Masterpass now accepted online to make booking travel on Expedia.com, Orbitz and Travelocity even mo...

Cayan Unveils Pioneering Mobile Payment Technology, Genius Mini

05-18-2017

Cayan Unveils Pioneering Mobile Payment Technology, Genius Mini

BOSTON, MA - May 18, 2017 - Cayan®, a payment technology company, today introduced Genius Mini™...

Weebly Partners with Google to Bring Android Pay to Online Merchants and Mobile…

05-18-2017

(Embargoed until May 18th, 9:30 AM PT) ​May 18, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - ​Weebly​, the glo...

Dor Retail Traffic Analytics Launches With $3.8 Million Investment

05-17-2017

San Francisco – May 17, 2017 – Dor, the modern foot traffic counting and analytics solutio...

Mastercard and General Motors Power Digital Payments

05-02-2017

Mastercard and General Motors Power Digital Payments

PURCHASE, N.Y. – May 2, 2017 – Mastercard today announced a major expansion of its lo...

City Furniture Taps IBM for iOS Enterprise Apps to Deliver Personalized In-Showr…

05-23-2017

City Furniture Taps IBM for iOS Enterprise Apps to Deliver Personalized In-Showroom Journey

TARAMAC, Fla. and ARMONK, N.Y., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- City Furniture,&nbs...

QSR Automations To Showcase Innovative Technology Solutions At NRA Show

05-18-2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- QSR Automations, the hospitality industry leade...

Indium Software’s Retail Testing Framework Helps in Business Growth

05-11-2017

Indium Software’s Retail Testing Framework Helps in Business Growth

PRINCETON, New Jersey, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indium Software, a global independent software ...

Retail Analytics Company Ugam Opens Chicago Office, Strengthens U.S. Presence

05-18-2017

NEW YORK – May 18, 2017 – Ugam, a global leader in data and analytics, today announced it has opened...

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Military Members

05-24-2017

CHICAGO, IL – May 20, 2017 – The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)...

SheerID Expands Education Verification Services Around The Globe

04-21-2017

Brings verification capabilities to new countries, new languages Eugene, OR – April 20, 2017 – ...

Instacart Launches One-Hour Grocery Delivery Service in Phoenix and the East Val…

05-25-2017

SAN FRANCISCO, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Instacart (www.Instacart.com), the technology-drive...

Icon Solutions Expands its Payments Expertise to American and Canadian Market

05-22-2017

London, 17 May 2017, Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment specialist technology provider ...

Sterling Payment Technologies Launches New Website

05-22-2017

TAMPA, FLA. (PRWEB) MAY 22, 2017 – Sterling Payment Technologies, a leading provider of se...

REVTECH Retail Accelerator Launches Co-working Space

05-24-2017

DALLAS – May 24, 2017 – REVTECH, a Dallas-based retail accelerator program and seed capital fun...

Videotel Unveils Its Exclusive Elevate Interactive Digital Signage Solution

05-08-2017

Videotel Unveils Its Exclusive Elevate Interactive Digital Signage Solution

SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) MAY 08, 2017 - The new Elevate solution, engages with an audien...

Retailers: ‘A Lot of Work Ahead’ For Health Care Reform

05-24-2017

WASHINGTON, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today issued the following stat...

Adapting to Retail's Evolution

05-22-2017

Adapting to Retail's Evolution

by Jeff Scott On the surface of it, 2017 has not been the most auspicious of years for brick and m...

Retailers Ask Congress Not to Shift Tax Burden to Consumers

05-18-2017

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today urged Congress to focus on updating ...

ProphetLine Releases Latest POS Version with Enhanced Retail Easy Retailing Func…

05-25-2017

(Fort Smith, Arkansas) -- There are hundreds of entry level Point of Sale systems that can open a dr...

Cayan Announces Acquisition of Card Payment Services

05-10-2017

BOSTON, MA - May 10, 2017 - Cayan, a payment technology company, today announced it has acquired Car...

Mastercard Names Ed McLaughlin President of Operations and Technology

04-28-2017

PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 28, 2017 – Mastercard today announced the appointment of Ed McLaughlin to p...

Mastercard Incorporated First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

05-02-2017

Mastercard Incorporated First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Purchase, NY – May 2, 2017 – Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA) today announced its financial re...

Fantastic Sams Salons Enhance Payment Security with Ingenico Group and EPX

05-10-2017

Ingenico Group’s iCT 250 smart terminals powered by EPXPay provide seamless, secure payments for F...

Reflektion Announces Strategic Alliance with Mad Mobile

05-16-2017

San Mateo, Ca. (May 16, 2017) – Reflektion, the leading Artificial Intelligence-driven customer enga...

Leading Retailers Recognized for Growth, Innovation at Aptos Engage 2017 User Co…

05-02-2017

APTOS ENGAGE 2017 – HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 2, 2017 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail...

Global Payments Introduces Xenial(TM): First, Cloud-Based Restaurant Management …

05-17-2017

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment...

NXP Launches Industry’s Most Power Efficient Global RAIN RFID Chip for Retail Da…

05-09-2017

PHOENIX, May 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) pushes the boundar...

AEVI and Tanda Partner to Simplify Workforce Management for Business Owners

05-24-2017

AEVI and Tanda Partner to Simplify Workforce Management for Business Owners

London 24/05/17 – AEVI has today announced a partnership with Australian-based technology company Ta...

Mastercard is Becoming the Ticket to Ride in More Than 80 Global Cities

05-16-2017

Mastercard is Becoming the Ticket to Ride in More Than 80 Global Cities

MONTREAL – May 16, 2017 – As residents and visitors of the world’s major cities look for the be...

IHL Forecasts 263% Growth in Retail SaaS Market

05-22-2017

IHL Forecasts 263% Growth in Retail SaaS Market

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - May 22, 2017 - The Retail Software-as-a-Service market is experiencin...

Loop Commerce Reveals Top Gifts and Consumer Behavior Insights for Mother’s Day…

05-18-2017

Loop Commerce Reveals Top Gifts and Consumer Behavior Insights  for Mother’s Day 2017

Menlo Park, CA, May 17, 2017 – Loop Commerce, the company behind the award winning GiftNow™ pro...

National Retail Solutions Provides Digital In-Store Advertising

04-26-2017

NEWARK, N.J., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- National Retail Solutions (NRS), a subsidiary ...

Total Merchant Services Partners with Womply to Offer Groovv Insights

05-23-2017

Woodland Hills, Calif. (May 22, 2017) – Total Merchant Services, a leader in payment servi...

Sterling Payment Technologies and Biztracker POS Announce New Retail EMV Solutio…

05-10-2017

Sterling Payment Technologies and Biztracker POS Announce New Retail EMV Solution

TAMPA, FLA. (PRWEB) May 11, 2017 Sterling Payment Technologies, a leading provider of payment proce...

KickBack Rewards Systems to Showcase its Loyalty Solutions at #NRAShow17

05-21-2017

KickBack Rewards Systems to Showcase its Loyalty Solutions at #NRAShow17

Restaurant operators and fast-food retailers looking to drive loyalty can learn about KickBack’s inn...

Sculpture Hospitality Accelerates Growth While Celebrating 30th Anniversary #NRA…

05-19-2017

Leading inventory solutions provider to offer free Discovery Audits at NRA Show May 20-23 TORONTO (...

Apple Pay Sees Double-digit Growth, Ties With PayPal

05-09-2017

PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail purchases made with Apple Pay are growing, ...

Restaurant Industry and Foodservice Operators Express Fear of Rising Food and La…

05-17-2017

BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The restaurant industry and other foodservic...

Shoptalk Europe Releases Groundbreaking Preliminary Agenda with More than 100 Se…

05-08-2017

Shoptalk Europe Releases Groundbreaking Preliminary Agenda with More than 100 Sessions

New York and London, May 8, 2017 – Shoptalk Europe, the new pan-European event that is lea...

Sizer Launches New Sizer-Lite Recommendation Engine to Bring Retailers’ Size Cha…

05-16-2017

HERZLIYA, Israel, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Most online stores provide size guide...

Waitrose Signs Five-Year Agreement with Point of Sale Marketing Specialist Ecreb…

05-24-2017

Reading, UK – May 23, 2017 – Ecrebo, the point of sale marketing specialist, today an...

Point of Sale Market Leader Toast Inc. to Expand Headquarters Overlooking Fenway…

04-27-2017

BOSTON, April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform...

Full-service Restaurants Face an Uphill Battle Heading into 2017

05-11-2017

Full-service Restaurants Face an Uphill Battle Heading into 2017

CHICAGO, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Technomic reporting indicates that the restaurant industry ove...

Microsoft and Oracle lead $55.4b Retail Software Market - IHL Research

05-12-2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - May 12, 2017 - IHL Group announced today the release of its new research that r...

APG Cash Drawer Partners with EET Europarts for Strengthened Global Distribution…

05-03-2017

Newhaven, UK — 3rd May 2017 APG Cash Drawer, a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash ma...

Some of the Must-Attend Sessions At 13th Annual IRCE Conference June 6-9 Chicago

05-08-2017

Some of the Must-Attend Sessions At 13th Annual IRCE Conference June 6-9 Chicago

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE “MUST-ATTEND” SESSIONS AT THE 13TH ANNUAL IRCE CONFERENCE, J...

SmartCard Marketing Systems and Schedule101.com exhibiting at #NRAShow Chicago M…

05-01-2017

The global workforce management (WFM) market is estimated to grow from USD 4.49 Billion in 2016 to U...

Seiko Instruments Launches New MP-B20 Mobile Printer

05-03-2017

Seiko Instruments Launches New MP-B20 Mobile Printer

Torrance, CA, May 3, 2017– Seiko Instruments USA Inc. (SII) Thermal Printer Division, http://www.sii...