November 2018 IssuePayments

Why merchants can ignore the cryptocurrency hype (for now)

By Nicolas Beique Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic lately. Often heralded as being the currency of the future, everyone from digital enthusiasts to casual investors describe cryptocurrencies as disrupters to the traditional banking system and that they will provide consumers with a radically new marketplace for transactions. …

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November 2018 IssuePayments

Enabling e-commerce with digital payments Smaller Canadian companies may be missing out

Enabling e-commerce with digital payments Smaller Canadian companies may be missing out By Paul Parisi E-commerce plays a key role in today’s highly digital and highly global marketplace. The opportunity to grow one’s business through digital solutions, tapping consumers and business decision-makers who are buying products and services online, is …

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PaymentsRetail

7-Eleven Becomes First Convenience Retailer Chain in Canada to Accept Alipay, WeChat Pay

7-Eleven Leads the Way in Convenience Retail VANCOUVER–Today, 7-Eleven Inc. announced that participating stores in Canada will now accept Chinese mobile payment systems Alipay and WeChat Pay. The world’s largest convenience retailer is collaborating with cross-border mobile payment company and market leader CITCON. Alipay and WeChat Pay will now be …

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Gifts & RewardsPayments

CIBC introduces new digital credit, debit card innovations

Latest features deliver benefits and convenience including added cash back rewards TORONTO–CIBC’s new debit and credit card features are design to help clients get the most out of their daily purchases, the bank says. Starting today, clients can get money back on top of any existing card rewards they already receive, …

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Data AnalyticsPaymentsRetail

Moneris launches marketing analytics tool

Offlinx helps businesses to measure the store-level impact of their digital marketing efforts at national, provincial and regional levels Moneris Solutions Corporation, Canada’s largest processor of debit and credit card payments, today launched Offlinx, a digital marketing analytics tool that helps businesses measure the impact of online advertising on in-store …

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