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9 DECEMBER 2018
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article thumbnail Friday, 16 November 2018

What do we think of the new Costa pay by cup?
Barclays bPay contactless in new unusual application - but does it tick the environmental box?

Costa is rolling out a re-useable coffee cup with a contactless chip in the bottom for payment. Read more ...

 
     

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SPECIAL REPORT: Chinese payment giants “light years ahead”

Customer loyalty chief tenet of model
Alipay acceptance at 7-Eleven
US$15.5 trillion in mobile payments in 2017

China has embraced mobile payments with such enthusiasm, the rest of the world appear to be technology deniers. Alipay and WeChat, the main protagonists, score in terms of technology, user friendliness, number of users and ubiquity. Their data analytics are central to everything they do.


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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidFriday, 06 July 2018

Chinese ruling on pre-paid removes US$74.4bn from mobile coffers
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 June 2018

Shoppers buying gift cards for themselves
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Prepaid schemes fail to comply with card surcharge rule
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Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 19 April 2017

AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates
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Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidMonday, 03 April 2017

PFS to double government prepaid portfolio
Expansion after APS and Aquarium exit the market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 09 February 2017

Kenya issues social payment card
Product to access government services Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 02 February 2017

Mastercard fined for prepaid breakdown
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 11 August 2016

Lyft to sell gift cards at Starbucks
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 07 July 2016

EC clamps down on prepaid cards and virtual currencies
Prepaid loading limits cut after terror attacks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 21 June 2016

Funding: Loot raises £1.5m
Student start-up widens its offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 28 April 2016

Middle East and Africa prepaid award winners announced
Lebanese bank scoops innovation prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 02 March 2016

Wirecard launches new form Visa card in Germany
First Visa SimplyOne card competes in MasterCard market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 02 February 2016

American Express winding down its prepaid division
Prepaid cards no longer profitable as a stand-alone product Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 January 2016

InComm launches open-loop prepaid digital cards
Products designed to seeped up loyalty reward distribution Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidFriday, 06 July 2018

Chinese ruling on pre-paid removes US$74.4bn from mobile coffers
Tencent expects gaming division to drive 50% increase in Q2 turnover Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 June 2018

Shoppers buying gift cards for themselves
Millennials lead trend Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 14 February 2018

Prepaid schemes fail to comply with card surcharge rule
Fee structures still need to be updated
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 19 April 2017

AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates
All-in-one solution to manage employee payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidMonday, 03 April 2017

PFS to double government prepaid portfolio
Expansion after APS and Aquarium exit the market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 09 February 2017

Kenya issues social payment card
Product to access government services Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 02 February 2017

Mastercard fined for prepaid breakdown
US$13m penalty for “preventable failures” Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 11 August 2016

Lyft to sell gift cards at Starbucks
Card will enable people to buy credit for other riders Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 07 July 2016

EC clamps down on prepaid cards and virtual currencies
Prepaid loading limits cut after terror attacks Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 21 June 2016

Funding: Loot raises £1.5m
Student start-up widens its offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 28 April 2016

Middle East and Africa prepaid award winners announced
Lebanese bank scoops innovation prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 02 March 2016

Wirecard launches new form Visa card in Germany
First Visa SimplyOne card competes in MasterCard market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidTuesday, 02 February 2016

American Express winding down its prepaid division
Prepaid cards no longer profitable as a stand-alone product Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 January 2016

InComm launches open-loop prepaid digital cards
Products designed to seeped up loyalty reward distribution Read more ...

 
     
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