Market Eye - Savantor
You are here:
/
/

Market Eye

Savantor’s MarketEye is a monthly free publication designed to provide busy card industry professionals with a quick overview of recent industry events. The focus is mostly on UK and EU but interesting developments from elsewhere are also highlighted.

If you would like to sign up to receive MarketEye direct to your inbox then please click the button below.

"With regard to MarketEye I would say that it’s one of the better digests, in my opinion. Gives me what I want, when I want it and in a concise, straightforward manner. I don't have time to read everything that's available on screen but Market Eye is worth making time for."

Phil Davies, Managing Director - PSI-Pay Ltd - UK

"I like MarketEye not only for updates but also for the insightful comments. The March 2014 issue is a good example: Ref. HCE: Putting a focus on attempting to integrate existing technologies into new and emerging environments doesn’t seem the most prudent direction that an industry can take."

Ernst Verbeek, Managing Director - Trionis - Belgium

"MarketEye is an excellent concise digest which keeps me regularly updated with essential market developments."

Harin Dias, Independent Banking Consultant
2012 08b - MarketEye

CashFlows launches card issuing services; BitInstant confirms Bitcoin card plans; Discover, Google team up for NFC mobile payments; Visa preps encryption service; MasterCard and Everything Everywhere ink 5-year m-payments deal; SumUp launches in Europe.

2012 08a - MarketEye

New card for young people doubles as ID; UK consumers turn to rewards cards; Nets agrees takeover of Finland's Luottokunta; Google Wallet moves to the cloud to support all credit and debit cards; Google, carriers, banks and card schemes join mobile payments committee.

2012 07b - MarketEye

Brazilian firm develops eco-friendly ATMs; Massive surge in online ID fraud; PayPal acquisition; EC goes after Visa Europe on credit card interchange fees; Dutch banks and telcos disband mobile wallet joint venture.

2012 07a - MarketEye

Telefónica launches alternative to card payments; Barclays launches mobile banking app; AmEx joins US EMV issue; 60% of French bank fraud carried out online; Swedish mobile operators launch WyWallet offering; Telefónica and Visa Europe form mobile money partnership; MasterCard and PrePay Solutions team on mobile payments.

2012 06b - MarketEye

ACI partners with Spectrum for SMS fraud alerts; Cashless ATM; US fraud detection on the rise; Microsoft unveils mobile wallet with SIM-based NFC; Orange begins France-wide NFC SIM roll-out.

2012 06a - MarketEye

VeriFone launches multi-channel managed payment services; Half of world's POS terminals will be NFC-ready by 2017; NCR ATM software for mobiles and barcodes; GoCardless launches 'bitly for payments'; HSBC Merchant Services mobile card reader.

2012 05b - MarketEye

PayPal signs 15 retailers to in-store payments; Australia backs away from abolishing cheques; MasterCard calls for collaborative plan for US migration to EMV; Wireless Festival to go contactless; Flagging contactless gets a boost from UK Post Office; Moneycorp outsources to VocaLink.

2012 05a - MarketEye

VeriFone revamps card reader to take on Square; Flint uses phone cameras for card payments; 66% of retailers interested in mobile POS services; 45% of world's cards now EMV; Alternative payments to rise exponentially by 2015; Contactless use makes cards top-of-wallet.

2012 04b - MarketEye

Dynamics card with reward button; Visa Europe preps V.me digital wallet for autumn launch; China m-payments market set to be largest in world; ECB draft recommendations to increase internet payment security; Barclaycard rolls out contactless stickers; O2 launches mobile wallet.

2012 04a - MarketEye

Accumulate launches ‘card in the cloud’ service for mobile payment; PayPal launches Paypal Payments platform; Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank ditches cards for biometrics at ATMs; Chinese online-to-offline payment system; Nokia launches Windows-based NFC phone; Barclays opens up Pingit to non-customers; Google buys payments firm TxVia.

Savantor Services

Savantor Services

Savantor services are tailored to Client needs based on our core service areas

Specialist Resourcing Payments Strategy Platform Transition Operational Efficiency
Savantor Services

Job Opportunities

Consulting and contracting roles in the payments, mobile and banking arena within the UK and across Europe

View more
Savantor Services

Savantor Views

Find out more from our Savantor brochures, MarketEye back copies and Industry opinion

Collateral Market Eye News & Views Sign Up to receive MarketEye

Client Quotes

Credit Risk Review for New Product Launch

"We needed expert help at short notice and Savantor were very impressive in their response and knowledge. The results were very clear and useful, enabling us to quickly make good progress on the next steps."

Sami Karhunen, Head of Business Intelligence and SME Sales - Point Transaction Systems Oy - Finland

Complex Cards Business Transformation

"This was a major business transformation that required us to build an excellent team made up of internal bank specialists, supported by external card business, technical and operations expertise. Savantor provided specialists from the local market and with international experience to fill a variety of important roles. The Savantor resourcing team are professional, reliable and good people to work with."

Ricardo Gomez, Director - Operations & Technology - WiZink Bank - Spain

Payment Specialists

"Working close with Savantor's professionals over the years in the payment arena. I appreciate the skills and knowledge these guys have and will surely engage with them when opportunities arise. The current engagement with Savantor is full to satisfaction and beyond."

Idsert Walta, Head of Banking Categories - Nordea - Scandinavia

Payments Workshop Material

"Savantor helped ACI build a payments onboarding workshop for new technical staff in ACI EMEA. Their extensive experience took our outline and built a great starting presentation of industry facts that we have now customised further into a half day session that is used for all new joiners. Our Americas and APAC regions have also taken the material and customised it for their regions. A great job by Savantor has meant new joiners to ACI hit the ground running."

Richard Sanders, Principal Solution Consultant - ACI - Worldwide EMEA

Complex Multi-Country Migration

"This complex migration, undertaken simultaneously in Spain and Portugal, has been a complete success. Savantor has provided us with excellent support for over 3 years, both in the original business transformation programme and now this double migration. We value their open and honest approach to business, and of course the expertise that they bring."

Ricardo Gomez, Director, Operations & Technology - WiZink Bank – Spain & Portugal

Acquiring market insight and strategy review

"Savantor brought an independent perspective and valuable insight that enabled Rabobank to ratify options for delivery and future growth and make informed business decisions in support of our target business model. Having used Savantor on a number of strategic projects, we have no hesitation in recommending their services to others."

Evert R Fekkes, SVP Payment & Savings Services - Rabobank - Nederland

Platform Selection

"Savantor's support in our platform selection process has enabled us to sustain our profitability and positioning for the future. Their advice and guidance was essential to our decision-making."

Robert Lambert, Head of Cards Strategy - Permanent tsb bank - Ireland

Credit Card Launch

"Savantor's knowledge and experience were the key differentiators in selecting them and they contributed greatly to the success of the product launch and the effectiveness of the ongoing operational service."

Toine Schepers, Operations Director - Primeline - The Netherlands

Clients - Request Support

Send us a support request and one of our specialists will be in contact to assist you.

Consultants – Upload your CV

Register your CV with us and gain access to a range of job opportunities through our online job search portal.