Paybefore today announced the Best-in-Category winners in 20 categories for its eighth annual Paybefore Awards. The competition was fierce with companies and programs from the U.S., Canada, Turkey, Gibraltar, U.A.E., U.K, South Africa and Russia vying for top honors.
Most issuing banks are not allowing recent retailer data breaches to change their schedules for adopting EMV-chip cards, even though Target and other companies have said they would fast-track their own plans.
Arroweye Solutions, a leading card marketing and production firm, has been selected by Obsidian to produce private-label, open-loop prepaid cards for its Local First Card program, which encourages consumers to shop local in their home community. Obsidian will leverage Arroweye’s patented, Digital On-Demand card production platform to produce highly-customized cards and materials and put personalized cards in customers’ hands in as little as 48 hours.