Coin the crowd funded credit card device is now available for preorder! After missing several release dates the public can finally purchase their own Coin.
Financial analysts have been chomping at the bit in anticipation of who would scoop up the CostCo credit card portfolio after American Express failed to renew their contract. The wait is finally over as Citi announced on March 2, 2015 that they're the apparent new partner and will issue VISA CostCo cards beginning April 1, 2016.
Making headlines on February 12th 2015; American Express and Costco will not renew their exclusivity contract which gave AmEx the sole credit card accepted at CostCo stores. The contract expires on March 31, 2016.
American Express launches a new credit card in 2014 entitled: the EveryDaysm card. This credit card is designed for the everyday shopper that typically makes more than 20 purchases a month and spends a great deal at supermarkets and grocery stores.
Target issued notification letters to all REDcard holders in regards to the data breach that occurred during the 2013 holiday shopping season. The letter apologizes for any inconvenience the event caused and thanks members for being loyal customers. It then goes on to say they are working towards implementing chip-enabled smart cards and scanners that will significantly enhance data protection for cardholders and shoppers.