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Discover Global Network VP Views Acquirer’s Role in Commerce in 2024

Amy Parsons, Vice President of Strategic Merchant Relations for Discover Global Network, will co-present the sales track session, “Commerce in 2024: How the Consumer Shopping Experience Will Influence Acquirers” on April 9 at 1:30 p.m. in the Islander H Room.

The presentation will focus on consumer mobile device penetration, demand for interconnectivity between devices of all types, and the role acquirers will play in this changing landscape. 

Make sure to attend this insightful session.

Discover Global Network’s Joe Hurley Leads Network Globalization Panel

Joseph Hurley, Global Head of Business Development for Discover Global Network, will lead a discussion on network globalization strategies on April 9 at 10:45 a.m. in the Islander D/E Room.
 
The session, titled “The New Global Network Dynamic,” will feature a panel of payments executives from around the globe, who will share their insights on how emerging global network partnerships and fraud mitigation strategies are changing the payments landscape.

Don’t miss Joe’s international panel of experts.

Discover Is A Part Of The First Transaction Made on AribaPay

Discover is excited to be a part of the first transaction on AribaPay. On March 18, the first AribaPay transaction was announced between Arlington Computer Products as the supplier and Discover as the buyer.

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Discover Global Network at TRANSACT 14

TRANSACT 14, the global payment and transaction industry’s largest annual event, will take place April 8-10, 2014, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. This event is an international symposium that brings together the industry’s top thought leaders and innovators to present the latest in technologies and trends affecting the global transactions marketplace. Read More

Mosaic Newsletter – Spring 2014

After a winter that’s been defined by erratic weather, many of you are probably looking forward to the more predictable days of spring. This issue of Mosaic provides you with an abundance of ideas for attracting new customers and building your business. Read More

Optimized Newsletter – Winter 2014

After a somewhat lackluster holiday season, this issue of Optimized is focused on ways acquirers can add value and help merchants grow their business.

Our article on return fraud is relevant at any time of the year, but certainly now when return rates are high. Be sure your merchants know what to look for, and maybe even suggest changes to their return policies. Read More

Discover Prepaid is 2014 Paybefore Best-in-Category Winner — Boundary Buster

During the Paybefore Awards ceremony at the All Payments Expo in Las Vegas on March 4, Paybefore selected Discover prepaid as 2014 Best-in-Category winner in the Boundary Buster category. Discover has a history of delivering non-traditional prepaid-solutions, with programs in the social media and gaming entertainment markets. These Discover solutions, including Facebook, Georgia and Michigan Lotteries and various casinos, demonstrate the expansion of prepaid into relevant, existing environments where consumers interact and shop daily.

For more information about Discover prepaid and our success, click here.

Momentum Newsletter – Winter 2014

At the fall meeting of the Discover Merchant Advisory Council, we addressed the changes that need to take place in merchant customer service. Look for ideas in our article about an omnichannel approach to keeping customers satisfied.

Payment security continues to be an elusive and ever-changing issue in the card-not-present venue. Read about two solutions from Discover that enable merchants to authenticate transactions in real time, potentially avoiding millions of dollars lost to CNP fraud. Read More

Mosaic Newsletter – Winter 2014

While it’s too soon after the holidays to expect a detailed accounting of your sales, most of you probably have a good idea of what your results will be. Mobile shopping has grown in popularity, however you may have noticed a high number of abandoned mobile sales. In the Winter issue, our article about remarketing campaigns provides solutions to help increase your percentage of completed mobile sales.

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Discover Campus Prepaid Programs: Creating Financially Savvy Students

Until fairly recently, the primary use of campus cards was for identification and access around campus.  With campus prepaid programs, payment functionality can be added to student IDs to offer a comprehensive, all-in-one financial tool to be used for everything from meal plans and copy machines to financial aid.  This additional functionality has seen success in the Gen Y segment, who make up 18% of prepaid card holders, because it is convenient, relevant, and integrated into their everyday life.¹

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