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WestPac’s Everywhere Banking Strategy Delivers Instant Card Issuance in Rural Areas

By Kristin Eckmann

September 23, 2015

In the Pacific, there is a large population that lives in villages away from regional centers where most of the Westpac branches are located. It is a costly inconvenience for customers to travel to town to collect their Handycard – a debit card which is Westpac’s most popular card. Westpac Pacific believes that solving their […]

Citizens Bank of Las Cruces Gains a Competitive Edge with Financial Instant Issuance

By Kristin Eckmann

December 12, 2014

With community excitement built around their local high school programs, Citizens Bank of Las Cruces found a way to capitalize on this high school rivalry, and offer a financial instant issuance program to its customers that would increase revenue and customer service, as well as give back to their community.

Instant Issuance of Payment Cards through Digital Branches

By Ajay Kumar

November 18, 2014

Today, the legacy business models and go-to-market strategies previously adopted by financial institutions have been lost in response to changing consumer behavior and engagement and changing regulatory requirements. Acquiring new profitable customers and retaining them has become more challenging than ever before as customer loyalty is diminished.  Today’s consumers want their financial institution to offer […]

The Benefits of Offering Flat Debit Cards

By Alyssa Arredondo

December 11, 2012

Use of cash and checks has declined significantly as consumers continue to embrace a range of card-based payment options. Debit cards in particular have enjoyed phenomenal growth over the past decade. The good news is that financial institutions are still in a great position to capitalize on debit card growth by focusing on profitability through […]

Datacard Group’s Alyssa Arredondo to Speak at ATM, Debit and Pre-Paid Show 2012

By Kristin Eckmann

October 3, 2012

The session titled, “Maximizing Card Program Performance While Minimizing Costs” will be a co-presentation given by Alyssa Arredondo senior marketing manager for Datacard Group; and Donna McVea, card issuance coordinator for First National Bank of Omaha.  Part of the Debit Track, the presentation will take place on October 24th at 4:10 p.m. in Phoenix, AZ  and will […]

Secure Credit and Debit Card Issuance Anytime, Anywhere

By Melissa Prosen

May 31, 2012

Financial institutions are increasingly faced with stringent security and risk requirements imposed by regulations, pressures for new sources of revenue through innovative offerings, and savvy customers that demand speed and convenience. Trends such as instantly issuing cards, unique one-of -kind card programs, and programmable devices such as mobile and Near Field Communications (NFC) devices are […]