Standing Out Through Sustainability in Cards

September 2, 2020

According to new research commissioned by CPI Card Group and produced by Aite Group, 80% of card issuers surveyed believe that cardholders are more environmentally conscious today than they were just five years ago. This belief is supported by sales of earth-friendly products having grown over five times faster than traditional products. Sustainability-marketed products accounted … Read More

If Contactless Payment Card Programs Are a New “Must Have” – Make it The Best it Can Be

August 26, 2020

COVID-19 may be the disruptor in the payments space nudging financial institutions to offer or expand contactless payment options sooner than expected.  With contactless payment methods such as mobile phones and contactless debit and credit cards on the rise, financial institutions would benefit from implementing or supplementing a contactless payment program. One 2020 survey indicated … Read More

New Printing Option Makes Instant Issuance with Card@Once More Versatile

July 29, 2020

CPI Card Group® is excited to introduce Spectrum by Card@Once®, the company’s first retransfer printing solution for instant issuance. With the addition of Spectrum, issuers now have a premium Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) option for printing high quality debit and credit cards in branch and on demand to support an enhanced customer experience. Spectrum is a premium, … Read More

FIS Payments One® – Integration Enhances CPI’s Leading Card@Once® Instant Issuance Solution

June 23, 2020

Exciting news! CPI’s Card@Once is now integrated with FIS™ Payments One®, a comprehensive suite of payments solutions and a global leader in financial services and payments technology. This new and robust unified card processing platform promises to empower financial institutions by offering a superior banking experience. This latest integration with the Payments One card servicing … Read More

Card Design Makes for a Winning Instant Issuance Program

February 25, 2020

The design of cards plays an important role for banks and credit unions, serving as an extension of their brand, a way to connect with local community, a means to visually delight cardholders – or all of the above. This is why adopting a new solution like instant issuance, which allows cardholders to visit a … Read More

Contactless Payments – a Technology Whose Time Has Come

February 19, 2020

Evolving technology has always been present in payments, from IBM’s® development of the magnetic stripe in 1960 to the original introduction of EMV® chip-and-pin in 1994. Over the past decade, technological advances have launched a revolution in payments, from digital wallets to contactless wearables and payment objects.  While the U.S. has been slow to adopt … Read More

Streamlining Instant Issuance: 3 Benefits of Core Integrations

February 13, 2020

Core providers serving banks and credit unions are already in the business of their customers’ success. By adding instant issuance to their suite of technologies and services, they have the opportunity to take customer commitment one step further. Whether you’re a core processor, platform or management systems provider, the value of integrating a cloud-based, end-to-end … Read More

The Contactless Revolution is Here. Are You Ready?

February 5, 2020

Years in the making, the U.S. market is finally ready for contactless payments. Although late to the game, the U.S. payment ecosystem, including issuers, processors and merchants, is preparing to support contactless as a dominant payment methodology. According to A.T. Kearney, 70 percent of U.S. retailers already have point-of-sale terminals capable of accepting contactless payments, … Read More

Solving for the On the Go Lifestyle

January 7, 2020

Today’s “on-the-go” cardholders expect to be able to pay for goods and services quickly, conveniently and with minimal friction. While debit, credit and cash remain consumers’ preferred ways to pay, new contactless capabilities are introducing enhanced convenience to payment cards through dual interface technology.  ABI Research estimates that U.S. dual interface credit and debit issuance … Read More

A Day in the Life of the On the Go Cardholder

December 17, 2019

Today’s Cardholders Lead Hectic Lives Noah’s day on-the-go is becoming routine for many cardholders. The convergence of changing consumer expectations, a growing digital economy and new point of sale contactless technology means a truly frictionless payment ecosystem may finally be in our sights. According to Visa, more than 40 percent of in-store Visa transactions outside … Read More