Family-run business goes the extra mile to take the pain out of auto repairs
Patrick Paul was more or less born into his father’s auto body business, just a few months after Mell Paul’s Body Shop was founded in 1977. Now Patrick is running the business, and he’s committed to providing his customers the best possible service he can. Read More
With increasing domestic and international transaction fees from network partners, BCcard explored alternative options, allowing them to maintain control of transactions, expand internationally, and achieve greater cost savings. Working together, Discover and BCcard launched the BC Global Card, giving BCcard the control and flexibility they needed.
A familiar atmosphere and specialized treatments set Dunwoody Wellness Center apart
The staff at Dunwoody Wellness Center takes a long-term approach to their clients’ health, providing massage therapy, chiropractic therapeutic massage and medical skin care. “We have the opportunity to impact folks directly and give them something that improves their quality of life,” says Vlad Gornstein, owner. “People come here for that one-on-one treatment that we’re known for, kind of like Cheers, where everybody knows your name.” Read More
Welcome to the Fall issue of Momentum. We’ve included articles from several retail and payments experts to provide a broad view of the current payments landscape.
The article from Kohl’s reminds us of the importance of saying “yes” to customers at every opportunity. In this consumer centric payments industry, merchants need to find ways to give their customers what they want while still making a profit.
This issue of Optimized brings you up to date on the most important issues in the rapidly changing payments industry, starting on page 2, where Rob Tourt shares insights from his work with the PCI SSC, especially the need to ensure that innovation is balanced with secure technology.
As we move toward the holiday season, the fall issue of Mosaic gives you an overview of what Discover is doing to help you and your business succeed.
We’re excited to announce that the Discover debit card was issued recently through Cadence Bank. On page 2, you’ll learn about the Discover debit card and see the what the cards look like. As other banks begin issuing the cards, you’ll likely see them at your point of sale.
Pairing fine wine with flowers makes Sciandrone’s Classic Touch unique.
Carolyn Wheeler began accepting Discover at Sciandrone’s Classic Touch in 1991. “There was a big demand for it,” she says. “We cater to a lot of travelers who prefer to pay with Discover. They’re always grateful when they hear we accept it.” Read More
Amit Parikh, Head of Prepaid and Director of Global Business Development, was interviewed by Paybefore’s Editor-in-Chief, Loraine DeBonis. During the interview, Parikh discussed his 12 year career at Discover and view on prepaid and payments.
Parikh believes Discover has an opportunity to build upon its established payment rails to develop alliances and prepaid solutions that improve the lives of consumers.
Discover is the 3rd largest global payments network with over 24 million locations and operating in 185 countries.¹ Only 8 years ago, we began working towards our vision to become a global payments network and we have achieved this by leveraging our network in new and different ways.
Discover had a vision to build a global payments network and through our acquisition of PULSE in 2005, Diners Club International in 2008 and nine network alliances, we continue to focus on this vision.
To continue growing our merchant coverage footprint, we’ve replicated our success in the U.S. to expand internationally by building relationships with acquirers worldwide. Since 2010, we have grown our non-U.S. acquiring merchant coverage footprint from 17 million to over 24 million merchant locations.
Our relationship with acquirers is a key factor to our success.