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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​Pay By Car? Cardtek to Host In-Vehicle Payments Event At BayPay Forum

05-16-2017

MENLO PARK, Calif. – May 16, 2017 – Cardtek, a leading international payment technologies provider, ...

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

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Shoe Palace Selects Aptos Retail Technology Solutions to Step Up Its Customer Ex…

05-23-2017

ATLANTA, May 23, 2017 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solut...

Focus POS Hosts a Successful 2017 Tech Conference

05-08-2017

Focus POS Technicians Turn Out for the Educational Networking Event San Antonio, TX – May 8, 2017 ...

Global Payments to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

05-15-2017

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Aptos Commits Multimillion-Dollar Investment to Help Solve Retail’s Toughest Cha…

05-17-2017

ATLANTA, May 17, 2017 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solut...

Diebold Nixdorf Presents Connected Commerce Solutions At #NRAShow

05-17-2017

Diebold Nixdorf Presents Connected Commerce Solutions At #NRAShow

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AEVI announces Nelson Holzner as AEVI CEO

05-02-2017

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Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Deploys Intellicheck's Age ID To Avert Underage…

05-18-2017

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Deploys Intellicheck's Age ID To Avert Underage Drinking

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Sabre Hospitality Unit Reports Possible Breach of Credit Card Data (Krebs)

05-02-2017

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

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

Icon Solutions Expands its Payments Expertise to American and Canadian Market

05-22-2017

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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Military Members

05-24-2017

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Alliance Data’s Card Services Business Recognized As CIO 100 Award Winner

05-11-2017

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

05-16-2017

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Vantiv To Acquire Paymetric

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Vantiv To Acquire Paymetric

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MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 ’4/20’ Holiday Exceeded $4…

04-26-2017

DENVER, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MJ Freeway, the cannabis industry's leading provider of ...

Epson Showcases New Technology in Commercial Label and Package Printing Demo Cen…

05-15-2017

Epson Showcases New Technology in Commercial Label and Package Printing Demo Center in CA

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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...

Star Micronics and Elo Partner to Provide a Modernized All-In-One POS Solution

05-08-2017

Star Micronics combines thermal receipt printers with the Elo I-Series for a compact and reliable PO...

Grubhub Partners with Point of Sale Leaders to Create Streamlined Restaurant Man…

05-17-2017

CHICAGO, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub, the nation's leading takeout marke...

McGill University set to become the world leader in retail management education …

05-12-2017

McGill University set to become the world leader in retail management education thanks to a

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FedEx Partners with BlueSnap to Cross More Borders

05-23-2017

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The Howard Company To Exhibit​ Digital Signage Solutions ​At #NRAShow​

05-09-2017

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Mastercard and General Motors Power Digital Payments

05-02-2017

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Mastercard Incorporated First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

05-02-2017

Mastercard Incorporated First-Quarter 2017 Financial Results

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Toshiba Booth at NRF Retail Big Show 2017 Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

05-24-2017

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Top Five U.S. Bank Contracts For Intellicheck's Retail ID Product Suite

05-24-2017

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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...

25 Restaurant Point of Sale Success Stories

05-15-2017

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Worldpay’s Vice Chairman Ron Kalifa Named in Top 100 of Ethnic Minority Leaders …

05-25-2017

25 May  2017 – London — Today, Worldpay’s vice chairman Ron Kalifa has ranked in third pla...

Retailers’ Radio Ads Call on Congress to Preserve $40 Billion Debit Card Reform …

05-12-2017

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WPP’s VML and Barrows collaborate with Samsung on Connected Pop-Up Store System

05-18-2017

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Associated Wholesale Grocers Partners With RangeMe to Scale Growth Across All Ca…

05-23-2017

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Epson and Restaurant Magic Announce Strategic Partnership at #NRAShow17

05-22-2017

Epson and Restaurant Magic Announce Strategic Partnership at #NRAShow17

CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the National Restaurant Association S...

EMV In 1 Second? Speed Up Lines, Lower Costs and Capture Sales

05-04-2017

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Retailers Welcome New Online Sales Tax Push, Say Congress Has ‘Stalled for Far T…

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Shoptalk USA 2018: Announcing First 100 Sponsors--Ticket Prices Go Up Friday

05-23-2017

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Masterpass by Mastercard Gives U.S. Bank Customers Freedom to Shop Across Device…

05-17-2017

Masterpass by Mastercard Gives U.S. Bank Customers Freedom to Shop Across Devices and Channels

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Whirlpool Activates Google Home Functionality, Bringing Google Assistant Capabil…

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Quotient Helps Obtain Patent Win for Retailers

05-25-2017

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Win the Morning with Masterpass and DD Perks

05-25-2017

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Epson and AfterWords Announce Strategic Partnership #NRAShow17

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Epson and AfterWords Announce Strategic Partnership #NRAShow17

CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the National Restaurant Association S...

Sterling Payment Technologies Launches New Website

05-22-2017

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

Diane von Furstenberg Unifies Commerce with Salesforce Commerce Cloud Einstein

05-16-2017

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury fashion brand modernizes in-store sh...

CX DISRUPTORS: A Retail Leaders Guide

05-08-2017

LONDON, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- What was once considered cutting edge in retail, such...

Apple Pay Sees Double-digit Growth, Ties With PayPal

05-09-2017

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New Time and Attendance Module and Enhanced Configurable Labor Compliance From H…

05-18-2017

AUSTIN, Texas, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HotSchedules®, a leading provider of mobile technology f...

Upserve Grows 100 Percent and Launches New Products

05-16-2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Upserve, the industry's leading full-service...

Pathover’s New Service Grocery 360 Uses Artificial Intelligence to Bring Grocers…

05-10-2017

Pathover’s New Service Grocery 360 Uses Artificial Intelligence to Bring Grocers to Future Success

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Toast POS Launches Free Food Cost Calculator Tool Benefitting Nonprofits #NRASho…

05-19-2017

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PAR Technology Releases New Feature for SureCheck 7.1 Food Safety Solution

05-17-2017

New Hartford, NY- May 17, 2017 - ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a leading global provider of point of sale (PO...

Toast Restaurant Operating System Introduces New Takeout and Delivery Features

05-16-2017

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Samsonite Selects Cloud-Based Aptos Enterprise Order Management

05-11-2017

Samsonite Selects Cloud-Based Aptos Enterprise Order Management

ATLANTA, May 11, 2017 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, toda...