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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 News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 06 July 2018

SPECIAL REPORT
Big regulatory changes affecting prepaid and gift products

How is ASC606 affecting gift card breakage in the US? Chinese ruling on pre-paid removes US$74.4bn from mobile coffers Big changes are underway that have the potential to significantly alter the business case for prepaid products, and including gift cards. The interesting point is that some of these changes are positive, and some negative. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsWednesday, 27 June 2018

Shoppers buying gift cards for themselves
Millennials lead trend
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article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 04 August 2017

National Gift Card deploys card sequencer machines
Purchase of gift card attaching and mail insertion tech Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsWednesday, 27 January 2016

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

News - Prepaid CardsTuesday, 07 October 2014

P&MM launches virtual open-loop gift card
Product will be integrated into existing motivation scheme Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsWednesday, 06 August 2014

Barclays offers gift cards via Pingit
App available across range of brands Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 01 August 2014

First Data buys digital gift platform
Actor Kutcher among mobile company backers Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 16 May 2014

Former Subway owner admits gift card POS hack
US$40,000 loaded onto gift cards
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News - Prepaid CardsMonday, 21 October 2013

Campaign begins to safeguard retailer gift card funds
Prepaid Financial Services is supporting the campaign by a consumer pressure group for all retail gift card funds to be put into separate segregated accounts to prevent loss of funds in the event of a company collapse.
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article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 14 June 2013

Christmas gift card and voucher design competition launched
Initiative to raise awareness of gift card use for parents and carers Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 06 July 2018

SPECIAL REPORT
Big regulatory changes affecting prepaid and gift products

How is ASC606 affecting gift card breakage in the US? Chinese ruling on pre-paid removes US$74.4bn from mobile coffers Big changes are underway that have the potential to significantly alter the business case for prepaid products, and including gift cards. The interesting point is that some of these changes are positive, and some negative. Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsWednesday, 27 June 2018

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

article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 04 August 2017

National Gift Card deploys card sequencer machines
Purchase of gift card attaching and mail insertion tech Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsWednesday, 27 January 2016

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

News - Prepaid CardsTuesday, 07 October 2014

P&MM launches virtual open-loop gift card
Product will be integrated into existing motivation scheme Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsWednesday, 06 August 2014

Barclays offers gift cards via Pingit
App available across range of brands Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 01 August 2014

First Data buys digital gift platform
Actor Kutcher among mobile company backers Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 16 May 2014

Former Subway owner admits gift card POS hack
US$40,000 loaded onto gift cards
Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsMonday, 21 October 2013

Campaign begins to safeguard retailer gift card funds
Prepaid Financial Services is supporting the campaign by a consumer pressure group for all retail gift card funds to be put into separate segregated accounts to prevent loss of funds in the event of a company collapse.
Read more ...

article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 14 June 2013

Christmas gift card and voucher design competition launched
Initiative to raise awareness of gift card use for parents and carers Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsMonday, 13 May 2013

Mobile gift card platform adds Bitcoin support
Partnership “blows open the door” to major retailers
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News - Prepaid CardsThursday, 13 December 2012

Starbucks steel gift cards sell out in seconds
Cards preloaded with US$450 Read more ...


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News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 30 November 2012

UK consumers keen to buy gift cards online
Over half (54.8%) of UK consumers are interested in purchasing gift cards online.
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News - Prepaid CardsMonday, 19 November 2012

CorporatePay launches prepaid rewards scheme
Offering for marketing agencies and corporates
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News - Prepaid CardsThursday, 01 November 2012

Amex launches NFC prepaid rewards card
Product can be used for transit and prepaid transactions Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsTuesday, 16 October 2012

Kenyan supermarket chain plans multi-currency prepaid card
Rollout at stores around East Africa
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News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 29 June 2012

Skrill buys prepaid company
Deal combines online vouchers with digital wallet
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article thumbnail News - Prepaid CardsThursday, 22 March 2012

BillMyParents wins prepaid prize
BillMyParents – the best name for a payments product that we have heard for a long time and one that deserves a prize of its own – has won an award for best student prepaid card scheme. Read more ...

News - Prepaid CardsTuesday, 13 March 2012

Aimia selects digital gift card business supplier
Contract for Canadian programme
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News - Prepaid CardsFriday, 27 January 2012

Prepaid card targets “older Americans”
The talk is usually if getting buy-in from Gen Y, but a new prepaid product is targeting the older customer.
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