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August 9, 2013

Transaction marketing firm Affinity Solutions said it hired Richard Bravman as COO and Gary Starr as CFO to capitalize on new opportunities in the growing world of transaction informed marketing solutions.

Transaction marketing firm Affinity Solutions said it hired Richard Bravman as COO and Gary Starr as CFO to capitalize on new opportunities in the growing world of transaction informed marketing solutions.

June 13, 2013

The retail industry is one sector where cash remains king and will continue to be ubiquitous for years to come. Yet despite this, the domain of cash management still remains a major challenge for retailers with cash being expensive to process and secure.

The retail industry is one sector where cash remains king and will continue to be ubiquitous for years to come. Yet despite this, the domain of cash management still remains a major challenge for retailers with cash being expensive to process and secure.

March 26, 2013

Who needs a bank? Walmart and American Express have added a host of capabilities to the Bluebird financial service product they introduced last year as an alternative to debit and checking accounts.

Who needs a bank? Walmart and American Express have added a host of capabilities to the Bluebird financial service product they introduced last year as an alternative to debit and checking accounts.

October 8, 2012

Walmart and American Express have teamed up to offer customers an alternative to debit and checking accounts.

BENTONVILLe, Ark. — Walmart and American Express have teamed up to offer customers an alternative to debit and checking accounts. The new service, called Bluebird, is designed to provide financial services to customers who often do not have traditional bank accounts. It will allow for deposits by smartphone and mobile bill paying, with no minimum balance or monthly, annual or overdraft fees.

April 26, 2012

Payment processing service-provider Vantiv said Wednesday that it has launched its Mobile Check Deposit product that enables consumers and small business owners to use their smartphone to take a picture of a check and deposit into their account.

CINCINNATI — Payment processing service-provider Vantiv said Wednesday that it has launched its Mobile Check Deposit product that enables consumers and small business owners to use their smartphone to take a picture of a check and deposit into their account.

The service, which had been in pilot with Town & Country Bank in Salem, Mo., is now available in the United States and already more than 40 financial institutions have signed up for the service.

April 26, 2012

Walmart has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

Walmart is the first major retailer to offer online purchases without the need for banking services or a credit, debit or prepaid card.

April 26, 2012

Walmart has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has launched a “Pay with Cash” service that offers cash payment options for online orders at Walmart.com in the United States.

Walmart is the first major retailer to offer online purchases without the need for banking services or a credit, debit or prepaid card.

March 8, 2012

Why has Google arguably become the most popular advertising platform on the planet, attracting a whopping $36.5 billion in ad spending in 2011? And why has Facebook, with an expected IPO valuation of around $100 billion, become such a juggernaut in digital marketing?

Why has Google arguably become the most popular advertising platform on the planet, attracting a whopping $36.5 billion in ad spending in 2011?  And why has Facebook, with an expected IPO valuation of around $100 billion, become such a juggernaut in digital marketing?

The short answer is both Internet platforms combine huge audiences and some capacity to understand individual preferences (based on online behavior and conversation) in order to help brands engage the right consumers with more relevant advertising content and dialogues. 

May 23, 2011

By now most consumers are at least somewhat familiar with the e-reader, namely Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook, but there's another e-reader on the market and Borders is banking on the device to help boost its business.

ANN ARBOR, Mich.  — By now most consumers are at least somewhat familiar with the e-reader, namely Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook, but there's another e-reader on the market and Borders is banking on the device to help boost its business.

January 6, 2011

Transaction marketing gained widespread acceptance among retailers in 2010, as they began to recognize marketing in the electronic banking channel as a far more cost effective way to encourage repeat business, increase the average transaction sizes and drive same-store sales.

Transaction marketing gained widespread acceptance among retailers in 2010, as they began to recognize marketing in the electronic banking channel as a far more cost effective way to encourage repeat business, increase the average transaction sizes and drive same-store sales. It enabled retailers to overcome the marketing waste associated with other channels -- like Groupon -- and consistently provided compelling and measurable return on their marketing investment.