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18 JULY 2019
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article thumbnail Thursday, 25 April 2019

Transferable points offer has power to disrupt

There has been little fuss around the latest loyalty move from JP Morgan/Chase but if it becomes more widespread, it has the potential to disrupt the marketplace. Read more ...

 
     

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Tough time for wallets

Retirement for Microsoft
Mobile Wallet projections
India KYC problem
Alipay QR code chosen
Microsoft has given up the wallet fight and will be retiring its version on February 28, 2019.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 20 February 2019

Payment brands rush to be heard
Mastercard goes sonic
Anna miaows

If you are one of those who feel it is a massive intrusion into your personal privacy and space when someone’s mobile phone makes a noise, then you may have to rethink your shopping plans.

A number of payments companies have been responding to the rise in popularity of voice to come up with sounds as part of their brand image and the biggest of these is Mastercard. Read more ...
article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 18 February 2019

Avios partners to bring points to banking app
More transparency for points balanceThis is the first of what Loyalty Magazine understands will be a growing list of current accounts linked with Avios. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 08 January 2019

Mastercard name dropped from branding
Preparing for when ‘card’ is no longer relevant to payments
In 1966 it was called Interbank, then in 1968 it became mastercharge. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 08 November 2018

Mastercard enables payment with rewards worldwide
Questions raised on the effect for the loyalty business case

Mastercard has thrown the proverbial cat among the pigeons with its announcement this week that it would be enabling customers to pay with loyalty reward points at any merchant on its network, worldwide. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 06 September 2018

All Visa Australia cardholders to be offered rewards link-up
Visa has announced a partnership  to roll out an instant rewards loyalty scheme including cashback, to all Visa cardholders across Australia. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 July 2018

India payments company expands into loyalty
Hospitality sector also targeted
Indian film production house Dharma Productions has signed a deal with India digital payments company Paytm to introduce a loyalty program. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 13 June 2018

Card-linked loyalty app launches in Europe
Banks can generate own offers and promotions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 30 May 2018

Amex tests blockchain rewards
New loyalty project after cancellation of Plenti
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 22 May 2018

Smart POS terminals incorporate loyalty platform
Range of bundled services available to merchants Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Amex axes rewards scheme
Programme cancelled after partner exodus Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Marriott expands credit card reach after merger
Partners launch range of new co-branded products
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 03 April 2018

Oman bank starts ‘no card fees for life’ offer
Promotion runs on six credit products Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 09 February 2018

Cards with rewards go to top of wallet
Intense activity in US credit card ‘rewards war’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 01 February 2018

Sainsbury’s buys Nectar loyalty scheme
Aimia offloads coalition scheme to concentrate on Aeroplan Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 31 January 2018

US$21m funding for Millennials rewards app
System uses bank APIs to reward card transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 20 February 2019

Payment brands rush to be heard
Mastercard goes sonic
Anna miaows

If you are one of those who feel it is a massive intrusion into your personal privacy and space when someone’s mobile phone makes a noise, then you may have to rethink your shopping plans.

A number of payments companies have been responding to the rise in popularity of voice to come up with sounds as part of their brand image and the biggest of these is Mastercard. Read more ...
article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 18 February 2019

Avios partners to bring points to banking app
More transparency for points balanceThis is the first of what Loyalty Magazine understands will be a growing list of current accounts linked with Avios. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 08 January 2019

Mastercard name dropped from branding
Preparing for when ‘card’ is no longer relevant to payments
In 1966 it was called Interbank, then in 1968 it became mastercharge. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 08 November 2018

Mastercard enables payment with rewards worldwide
Questions raised on the effect for the loyalty business case

Mastercard has thrown the proverbial cat among the pigeons with its announcement this week that it would be enabling customers to pay with loyalty reward points at any merchant on its network, worldwide. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 06 September 2018

All Visa Australia cardholders to be offered rewards link-up
Visa has announced a partnership  to roll out an instant rewards loyalty scheme including cashback, to all Visa cardholders across Australia. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 July 2018

India payments company expands into loyalty
Hospitality sector also targeted
Indian film production house Dharma Productions has signed a deal with India digital payments company Paytm to introduce a loyalty program. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 13 June 2018

Card-linked loyalty app launches in Europe
Banks can generate own offers and promotions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 30 May 2018

Amex tests blockchain rewards
New loyalty project after cancellation of Plenti
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 22 May 2018

Smart POS terminals incorporate loyalty platform
Range of bundled services available to merchants Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Amex axes rewards scheme
Programme cancelled after partner exodus Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Marriott expands credit card reach after merger
Partners launch range of new co-branded products
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 03 April 2018

Oman bank starts ‘no card fees for life’ offer
Promotion runs on six credit products Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 09 February 2018

Cards with rewards go to top of wallet
Intense activity in US credit card ‘rewards war’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 01 February 2018

Sainsbury’s buys Nectar loyalty scheme
Aimia offloads coalition scheme to concentrate on Aeroplan Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 31 January 2018

US$21m funding for Millennials rewards app
System uses bank APIs to reward card transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 21 December 2017

Plenti partner exodus ramps up
Amex halts points transfers
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Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 15 December 2017

Amex offers perks for millennials
Card rewards existing buying behaviour Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 24 November 2017

Challenger bank partners with Yoyo Wallet
Open Banking API enables automatic reward points collection  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 06 November 2017

Polish POS loyalty offering to roll out in Finland
Merchant platform links to payment cards Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 27 September 2017

Tesco revamps payments and loyalty app
Relaunched system offers extra Clubcard points Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 26 September 2017

Woolworths integrates rewards with Apple wallet
10 million members can earn and redeem rewards at POS Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 21 September 2017

Co-op supermarket uses loyalty rewards to restore business
CEO does not rule out creating a new bank Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 20 September 2017

Air Canada seeks new credit card partner
Move part of plans for US$2bn in-house loyalty programme after Aimia break-up  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 11 September 2017

Collinson Group buys into card-linked offers
The Collinson Group, which has ICLP and Priority Pass among its suite of companies, has acquired a number of assets from a US based card-linked offers company. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 24 August 2017

Exclusive interview: Grab sets out plans for Southeast Asia expansion
Wallet provider targets massive payments and loyalty market across region 
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 22 August 2017

GrabPay rewards scheme expands to over 150 merchants
Southeast Asia ride hailing programme and payments platform now operates in seven countries Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 25 July 2017

Pay with reward points trend gathers pace
PayPal and Amazon expand loyalty payment partnerships
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Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 21 July 2017

Yoyo Wallet raises £12m
Funding to help expansion across Europe
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 07 July 2017

Tesco revamp plus deals with Uber and OTA
23-year-old loyalty programme goes contactless
Tesco Clubcard has achieved a significant double by clinching partnership deals with both Uber and OTA Booking.com.Both deals are part of a much needed refresh of its 23-year-old loyalty programme, and includes using contactless technology, making it no longer necessary to have two POS devices at Tesco tills. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 29 June 2017

Restaurant rewards with Apple Wallet
Partnership with cloud-phased platform provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 10 March 2017

‘Hidden rewards’ card app secures seed funding
Start-up releases offering for iOS 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 ...

 
     
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