Afterpay reveals how its customer-centric business model is driving growth in Canada

Interview Afterpay is the leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) payments, helping millions of users get the products they want fast and with responsible spending in mind. More than this, Afterpay has proven to be a valuable marketing tool for retailers when it comes to reaching young and engaged …

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Downtown Gift Card program from Miconex expands across Ontario

PERTH, SCOTLAND–Downtown gift card company Miconex has announced new program launches in Ontario, alongside EML Payments Limited, following the success of existing gift card systems for Peterborough and Prince Edward Island. The new ‘Downtown Dollars’ systems are set to launch in Downtown Sudbury and Downtown London in summer 2021. Peterborough …

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New RBC Everyday Banking Offer adds Rewards to Debit

New RBC Vantage means clients can now use their personal debit cards to earn RBC Rewards points TORONTO, ON–RBC launched RBC Vantage, Canada’s newest everyday banking offering that brings together a comprehensive suite of powerful benefits that RBC clients can enjoy every day. RBC Vantage gives clients, for the first time, the …

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Hudson’s Bay and PayBright Team For Buy Now, Pay Later Option

TORONTO, ON–Hudson’s Bay customers shopping the latest apparel, accessories, home and beauty on thebay.com now have the option to buy now and pay over time in four easy, interest-free, biweekly installments, thanks to the retailer’s partnership with PayBright. This new payment method is launching just in time for the holiday …

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Canadians’ Holiday Shopping: Naughty or Nice? In-Store or Online?

TORONTO, ON–Are Canadians’ holiday spending plans going to be naughty, or nice i.e. spending less or more? And will they flock to the stores or let their fingers do the shopping, online? COVID-19 may unfortunately have moved Canadians to the latter with arguably country’s largest retail market: Toronto and the …

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Canadians Changing Holiday Shopping Behaviour: Mastercard

TORONTO, ON–As COVID-19 continues to transform the retail landscape, this holiday shopping season is shaping up to be like none other. And for several reasons according to a new survey from Mastercard. Canadian shoppers are prioritizing support of local businesses: acts that will be carried forward into the holiday season. …

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PayBright launches new securitization facility for Buy Now, Pay Later offering in Canada

Provides highly scalable new funding for PayBright’s fast-growing consumer receivables TORONTO, ON—-PayBright, Canada’s leading provider of installment payments for consumer purchases at the point of sale, announced today that it has launched a highly scalable new securitization facility. The committed facility was arranged by one of Canada’s “Big Five” banks …

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Groupe Dynamite partners with PayBright to offer interest-free installment payments in Canada

The Canadian fashion retailer is now offering PayBright’s buy now, pay later option at checkout for its two brands: Dynamite and Garage TORONTO, ON–Groupe Dynamite, a leading Canadian fashion retailer whose a la mode apparel and accessories are offered online and in over 300 Garage Clothing and Dynamite stores across …

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BMO Introduces Credit Card PIN Reset Feature

TORONTO, ON–BMO has introduced the ability to reset or change a MasterCard PIN via online or mobile banking. As well – as remote banking capabilities become increasingly important – the bank has also introduced a suite of credit card self-service capabilities over the last several months. BMO everyday banking customers …

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Women in Payments Announces 2019 Award Nominees

Awards Dinner celebrating the best and brightest women in the Canadian payments industry to be held on September 18 TORONTO–Women in Payments will honour six inspiring people with awards for their leadership in the payments ecosystem at the eighth annual Women in Payments Canada Symposium on September 18 and 19, …

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