Signature Bank to Implement AmEx Payments Platform

Signature Bank is implementing the American Express “FX International Payments Platform” to process online orders for international wire transactions by Signature Bank corporate customers. Those customers who wish to place orders from Signature Bank will log into the secure, online platform of American Express. Features include an easy to use and secure online platform to send wire payments in USD or foreign currency; file upload with the ability to store repeat wire and beneficiary information saving time; email notification to beneficiaries when a payment is initiated and complete.

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Hypercom USA Changes Name

Hypercom USA payment terminal manufacturer and secure software developer has formally changed its corporate name to Equinox Payments. In addition to selling new Equinox terminals, software and services, the company will continue to support Hypercom-branded products in the U.S. Equinox manufactures, sells and supports all payment terminals and peripherals previously offered in the United States by Hypercom, including the T4200 countertop, M4200 mobile and L5000 customer-activated product families, as well as all software, terminal management systems and other services related to these products.

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Vibrant POS Partners Online Orders Now

Vibrant POS point of sale solutions has partnered up with Online Orders Now online/mobile app ordering solution for restaurants to provide merchants a state of the art online ordering system. By utilizing Online Orders Now advanced online ordering software and the technical expertise and solid managerial structure at Online Orders Now provide restaurants of all types with powerful features that enhance marketing and customer service. Online Orders Now are committed to upholding the high quality and outstanding service customers have come to expect and usher in a new era of online ordering.

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Signature Bank Deploys AmEx Payments Platform

Signature Bank is using American Express FX International Payments Platform to process online orders for international wire transactions by Signature Bank corporate customers. Those customers who wish to place orders from Signature Bank will log into the secure, online platform of American Express with a secure online platform to send wire payments, a file upload with the ability to store repeat wire and beneficiary information saving time and email notification to beneficiaries when a payment is initiated and complete.

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GE Capital Renews Select Comfort Consumer Financing

GE Capital’s Retail Finance business, a consumer lending unit of General Electric Company, renewed its agreement with Select Comfort Corporation to provide consumer financing programs. The four-year extension of the SLEEP NUMBER Card will allow Select Comfort to continue to provide long term financing options with additional offers and discounts for cardholders. The servicing arrangement between GE Capital and Select Comfort dates back to 1999 and has produced double-digit increases in new cardholder accounts and sales growth over the past two years. GE Capital’s Retail Finance business has provided billions of dollars in consumer financing through more than 200,000 small- and mid-sized businesses throughout the United States.

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TSYS to Broadcast 3Q/11 Performance

TSYS will issue its third-quarter earnings report on October 25, 2011, at approximately 4:00 p.m. EDT. A conference call to discuss these results, business trends and future projections will be held on October 25, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. Shareholders and other interested persons may listen to this conference call via simultaneous internet broadcast at www.tsys.com by clicking on the link under “Webcasts” on the homepage. You must download Windows Media Player (free download available) before accessing the conference call or the replay. The conference call will be archived for 12 months and will be available starting 30 to 45 minutes after the call ends.

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Snapfinger Brings Biz to Independent Restaurants

Snapfinger Inc. has added more than 3,000 independent restaurants to its online and mobile ordering database in the past year. The nationwide restaurant ordering application earned the approval of many major national brands, successfully carrying out more than one million orders a month, and it believes every restaurant owner should maximize these channels if they are operationally sound. As reported by NRA, more than two out of five consumers say they are not dining out or using takeout as often as they would like, but with the industry hopeful about the next 12 months, Snapfinger wants to help independent restaurants be more aggressive with online and mobile marketing.

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CashStar to Present on Multi-Channel Digital Gifting

CashStar digital gifting and incentives company is participating in The 2011 Motivation Show taking place October 4-5 in Chicago, for which its VP of Marketing will address the Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA) on multi-channel digital gifting program. Named “Multi-Channel Motivation: Digital Gifting 2011,” the presentation will draw on examples of some of CashStar’s more than 200 retail brands and technology partners to exemplify best practices when combining the power of the Web with mobile and social platforms to ensure successful digital gifting implementation.

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WhichVoIP Launches Facebook-Visa Gift Card Promo

WhichVoIP, a leading resource for residential and business VoIP service provider comparison, has announced a Facebook sweepstake to highlight its new Facebook page, detailed provider reviews, VoIP tips and special deals. Entrants can “like” WhichVoIP on Facebook until October 23 and are automatically entered into a drawing to win a $200 Visa gift card. Visitors can participate with other consumers and WhichVoIP, where they can also learn more about VoIP providers, special deals, and how to save up to 80% on phone bills. VoIP adoption is growing in both residential and business spaces, necessitating an unbiased, impartial source to provide a place where consumers can compare service provider options and leave detailed feedback for others.

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Mercury Payment to Present at Retail Realm Conference

Retail Realm software development and distribution announced Mercury Payment Systems will be presenting and exhibiting at Retail Realm’s 2nd annual ‘Microsoft Dynamics Retail’ Reseller and User Conference Jan. 27 – 29 in Las Vegas. This event will address the future of retail software and technology. Retail Realm’s integration of Mercury’s innovative E2E and MToken technology to RMS System helps retailers comply with PCI card data security standards. Mercury Payment Systems is one of the fastest growing payment processing companies in North America. Retail Realm is a global company specializing in creating and managing a portfolio of vertical business software solutions that are marketed worldwide through a community of resellers.

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eMerchantPay Payment Processor now a Registered Payment Institution

eMerchantPay online payment processing solutions to merchants worldwide has been registered as a Payment Institution by the UK’s Financial Services Authority (FSA United Kingdom). eMerchantPay has been authorized to carry out payment services activities under the Payment Services Regulations 2009 (PSRs) by the Financial Services Authority of the UK. The license covers payment services for cash placement services on a payment account; executing payment transactions (no credit line); executing payment transactions (credit line); issuing instruments / acquiring transactions; and money remittance. The license also covers payment transactions that include direct debits including one-off direct debits, payment transactions executed through a payment card or a similar device, credit transfers including standing orders.

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