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September 15, 2011

MasterCard Investment Community Meeting

MasterCard logo 140pxMasterCard recently held its annual update to the investor community on the company’s operational, business and product initiatives. The update included a review of strategy, marketing initiatives, core products, emerging payments, and MasterCard Advisors -- along with geography reviews of the LAC, EPMEA, and US markets. Webcast playback of the meeting (4:15 hours) is available from the MasterCard Investor Relations site, along with downloadable presentation material (98 slides).

Glenbrook at Sibos 2011 Conference

GP Logo Horizontal squareAre you planning to attend the international banking conference Sibos in Toronto next week? Glenbrook's Erin McCune and Carol Coye Benson will be there, so be sure to reach out if you want to talk Global eCommerce, Cross-Border B2B Payments, or payments in general. Erin will be presenting new cross-border payments research on a panel with NACHA and the Federal Reserve on Tuesday afternoon.

Roam Data and U.S. Cellular Partner on Mobile Payments Acceptance

Roam data logo 140pxROAM Data has announced an agreement with U.S. Cellular to bring the enhanced mCommerce features of its recently announced ROAMpay X to US Cellular’s 6 million customers.
“ROAMpay X makes it easier for merchants to accept credit cards securely on their mobile phones, and the more convenient one can make the experience, the more revenue merchants will generate,” said Will Graylin, CEO of ROAM Data. “We see this as the beginning of an exciting relationship that will drive additional value to mobile merchants using U.S. Cellular devices.

PayPal Unveils the Future of Shopping

PayPal logo 140pxScott Thompson, PayPal President, has posted some thoughts on the PayPal Blog about how he sees PayPal fitting across the whole shopping experience, from demand generation to in-store engagement, payment, and post-purchase loyalty.
We’re rolling out a one-stop shop for merchants to engage their customers directly during every part of the shopping lifecycle – generating demand from consumers through location-based offers, making payments accessible from any device (not just from the mobile phone), and offering more flexibility to customers even after they’ve checked out.

Be sure to check out the video of the consumer experience that is included in the post.


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