• Shoppers Still Prefer Plastic Gift Cards Over Digital

    Shoppers Still Prefer Plastic Gift Cards Over Digital

    There is a lot of talk these days about switching to virtual, digital and mobile payments. We hear every day about how soon we’ll be paying for holiday shopping sprees with our phones instead of our wallets and plastic gift cards. However, you probably didn’t know that the vast majority of Americans still prefer physical gift cards to electronic ones. Shocked? Don’t be fooled by all the hype surrounding mobile payments. Your organization will still benefit from offering traditional gift cards to buyers.

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  • Arroweye Helps Swift Prepaid Gain Flexibility Through On-Demand Cards

    Arroweye Helps Swift Prepaid Gain Flexibility Through On-Demand Cards

    Swift Prepaid Solutions serves markets that undergo regular disruption – and any time a client changes, so must its cards. To save on operations and get cards to market faster, the corporate incentive program manager works with Arroweye for on-demand card marketing and delivery. “The industry has evolved and cards have become more customized; it became a requirement to find a partner who could do a lot of creative things using technology,” said Brian Levin, chief financial officer at Swift.

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  • EMV: A 4-Step Approach to Help Zero In on the Moving Target

    EMV: A 4-Step Approach to Help Zero In on the Moving Target

    EMV has been implemented around the globe, but the US is lagging behind. Fear of high costs, uncertainty about chip specifications and cardholder verification methods, and intimidating regulatory requirements have all meant that many organizations have been slow to take on the challenge of implementing EMV, even though new regulations say they must, and the National Retail Federation says it is the only secure standard. The cost of the transition to EMV is estimated to be $8 billion, and that number, while staggering, is causing some retailers to stop dead in their tracks when it comes to implementation.

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  • Getting Ready for EMV

    Getting Ready for EMV

    Arroweye CEO Render Dahiya outlines challenges and solutions in issuing smart chip payment cards.

    Increased regulation and new technologies have transformed the banking and payment industries over the last decade. Our industry is constantly evolving and, the next big leap in that evolution is EMV “smart-chip” technology.

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