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25 JUNE 2017
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article thumbnail Friday, 10 March 2017

‘Hidden rewards’ card app secures seed funding
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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 07 February 2017

Beyond Analysis buys out Visa stake
Big data firm becomes autonomous after six years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 17 January 2017

Paying by loyalty points at the POS
Initiative to increase usability and value of points Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 January 2017

The £1.2bn throwaway in credit card cashback and rewards
Over 13 million fail use rewards available to them Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 07 December 2016

Kohl’s offers payments plus personalisation
Contextual commerce rolls out at US retailer Read more ...

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/MarketingTuesday, 07 February 2017

Beyond Analysis buys out Visa stake
Big data firm becomes autonomous after six years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 17 January 2017

Paying by loyalty points at the POS
Initiative to increase usability and value of points Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 January 2017

The £1.2bn throwaway in credit card cashback and rewards
Over 13 million fail use rewards available to them Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 07 December 2016

Kohl’s offers payments plus personalisation
Contextual commerce rolls out at US retailer Read more ...

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
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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 ...

 
     
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