Articles

It’s a Prime Time for Marketing

By Jessica Duncan Although only eight months (eight long months) have passed since Amazon held their delayed Prime Day in 2020, the time is here yet again. Amazon Prime Day has evolved into a shopping […]

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Trends in Buy Now, Pay Later

By Competiscan Insights Team In the past year consumers have flocked to Buy Now, Pay Later financing, a type of payment plan offered during checkout that allows consumers to break their payments up into smaller installments, available through […]

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The Blockchain Effect: 4 Trends to Watch

By Meg Cipperly and Mark Hanrahan In 2021 blockchain technology has dominated headlines as newsworthy events like the rise and fall of cryptocurrency values captured our attention. The impact on blockchain across financial services and […]

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How NOW and LATER Have Become More Than Marketing Buzz Words

By Jessica Duncan We first wrote about Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) financing companies catapulting into the limelight in the fall of 2020. Six months later there is no sign of their presence in the […]

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The Return of Travel Credit Card Benefits

By Jessica Duncan Is confidence returning for travel credit cards to promote their travel perks and benefits again? By the end of 2020, Competiscan observed a return of travel credit card offers nearing pre-pandemic levels. […]

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Are fintechs taking over the inboxes of your prospects?

By Meg Cipperly, Senior Director, Competiscan The banking industry has experienced a surge of new product launches from fintechs and disruptors promoting digital checking and savings products in the past few years. What does this […]

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More Ways to Redeem: Credit card issuers are going all out to encourage consumers to redeem their rewards now

By Richard Goldman, CEO, Competiscan With major travel limitations over the past year due to the pandemic, many consumers have seen their credit card reward balances grow, but have yet to redeem them. That’s why […]

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The Modern Mailer in 2021

By Jessica Duncan, Director of Research and Insights The direct mail industry saw its fair share of unexpected impacts in 2020; disruption to expected mail volumes and marketing efforts, Postmaster General changes, and who can […]

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