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9 DECEMBER 2018
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article thumbnail Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Contactless beating chip & PIN at the till
Worldpay soon to lose co-CEO
The popularity of contactless is growing to such an extent in the UK, that it is now used more often than chip & PIN. According to data from processor Worldpay, June analysis shows 51% of payment transactions were contactless, rising to 52% in July. This is the first time contactless has overtaken chip & PIN. 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 - AcquiringFriday, 12 October 2018

Retro cash deal raises eyebrows
Walmart, considered to be the world’s biggest retailer has teamed up with Paypal for a rather retro deal. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 04 October 2018

Fave and Grab combine to grow
Fave and Grab, two of the leading online to offline (o2o) platforms in Southeast Asia, have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate growth for both platforms across the region. The partnership combines the strengths of Fave’s broad merchant network as well as its FaveDeals platform, with Grab’s large user base and growing ecosystem.  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 05 June 2018

European payments processors merge
Latest example of rapid consolidation in region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 25 May 2018

First Data exits several European markets
Further processing consolidation, but US giant denies complete Europe departure Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 16 May 2018

Worldline buys processor for €2.3bn
Latest industry consolidation creates major new player Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 06 November 2017

Bank takes processing in-house after failures
Move follows third outage this year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 09 August 2017

Worldpay and Vantiv merger creates US$1.5 trillion giant
Boards finalise agreement with combined operation to be based in US
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Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 08 August 2017

Worldpay CEO departs ahead of merger
Takeover of processor is expected to be confirmed today Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 07 August 2017

Class action against processor
Lawsuit claims merchants have been over-billed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 04 August 2017

Why processors make attractive takeover targets
German company may be next as consolidation continues Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 09 June 2017

JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal
Partnership with e-commerce specialist Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 16 February 2017

MPE Awards: Double security triumph for PSP
Ratepay founder wins Personality prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 16 February 2017

MPE Report: Payments and retail face massive disruption
AmazonGo challenges existing retail processes, leaving merchants and acquirers to catch up
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 16 January 2017

German banks sell payments operation
Business has 40% of national acquiring market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 09 January 2017

German card acquirer close to being sold
Private equity buyer arranges Eur700m acquisition Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 12 October 2018

Retro cash deal raises eyebrows
Walmart, considered to be the world’s biggest retailer has teamed up with Paypal for a rather retro deal. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 04 October 2018

Fave and Grab combine to grow
Fave and Grab, two of the leading online to offline (o2o) platforms in Southeast Asia, have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate growth for both platforms across the region. The partnership combines the strengths of Fave’s broad merchant network as well as its FaveDeals platform, with Grab’s large user base and growing ecosystem.  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 05 June 2018

European payments processors merge
Latest example of rapid consolidation in region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 25 May 2018

First Data exits several European markets
Further processing consolidation, but US giant denies complete Europe departure Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 16 May 2018

Worldline buys processor for €2.3bn
Latest industry consolidation creates major new player Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 06 November 2017

Bank takes processing in-house after failures
Move follows third outage this year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 09 August 2017

Worldpay and Vantiv merger creates US$1.5 trillion giant
Boards finalise agreement with combined operation to be based in US
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 08 August 2017

Worldpay CEO departs ahead of merger
Takeover of processor is expected to be confirmed today Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 07 August 2017

Class action against processor
Lawsuit claims merchants have been over-billed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 04 August 2017

Why processors make attractive takeover targets
German company may be next as consolidation continues Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 09 June 2017

JCB strikes Europe acquiring deal
Partnership with e-commerce specialist Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 16 February 2017

MPE Awards: Double security triumph for PSP
Ratepay founder wins Personality prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 16 February 2017

MPE Report: Payments and retail face massive disruption
AmazonGo challenges existing retail processes, leaving merchants and acquirers to catch up
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 16 January 2017

German banks sell payments operation
Business has 40% of national acquiring market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 09 January 2017

German card acquirer close to being sold
Private equity buyer arranges Eur700m acquisition Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 12 December 2016

JCB starts Singapore acquiring partnership
Move follows similar deals in Indonesia and Malaysia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 03 June 2016

Alipay partners with German acquirer
Payments and marketing link-up targets Chinese tourists Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 08 March 2016

Acquiring M&As: Four acquisitions announced in last quarter
Companies confident 2016 will see further expansion Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 07 March 2016

Acquiring awards demonstrate achievements in connectivity

The Merchants Payment Ecosystem Awards (MPE) recognise the outstanding role of card acquirers, processors, PSPs and solution providers. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 28 January 2016

TSYS buys acquirer for US$2.35bn
Move increases omnichannel capabilities Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 06 November 2015

Worldline and Equens merge processing businesses
Consolidation in European processing sector Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 14 October 2015

Worldpay announces offer price
Company lists on FTSE 100 in huge fintech IPO Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 18 September 2015

Worldpay IPO: What does this say about the state of payments acquiring?
So Ingenico and Wirecard have failed in their bid to buy what is being valued at a US$6bn company, and Worldpay is to make a public stock exchange offering. Not a bad valuation for a company that started in 1989 and which founder Nick Ogden said he "sold to RBS for not enough money" in 2002. So what does this say about the state of payments acquiring? Read more ...

 
     
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