Latest ZipLine News and Events.

Stay up to date on all the latest comings and goings at ZipLine. In this section you’ll find information on our latest events, blog posts, ZipLine in the news and company updates.

Millennials, Mobile Payments And Debit: A Recipe For Consumer Engagement

September 13, 2018, News

Millennials, Mobile Payments And Debit: A Recipe For Consumer Engagement Featured in PYMNTS Millennial consumers are ready to be brand ambassadors — especially when engaging in mobile commerce with private-label debit programs. That’s the message of a new, in-depth PYMNTS story about how to win the loyalty of those younger consumers. Kristen Bailey, chief marketing…

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Want To Reach Millennials? Embrace Digital Creativity

September 11, 2018, News

Want to Reach Millennials? Embrace Digital Creativity Featured in PYMNTS Is there a secret sauce for merchants to capture the evolving millennial? Those are the young consumers who are not that young anymore, and moving steadily toward the peak earning years of their lives — the consumers who have high expectations and are comfortable with…

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Quick & Easy: Payment-forward loyalty programs seamlessly combine private label debit and rewards.

September 10, 2018, News

Quick and Easy: Payment-forward loyalty programs seamlessly combine private label debit and rewards. NACS Magazine's feature article interview of  Kristen Bailey, chief marketing officer at ZipLine WHY SHOULD CONVENIENCE RETAILERS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN ATTRACTING MILLENNIALS PAY ATTENTION TO PRIVATE LABEL DEBIT? Current data indicates as many as 63% of millennials don't even carry a credit card.*…

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Meet with ZipLine at The NACS Show

August 20, 2018, News

Meet with ZipLine at The NACS Show 2018 NACS Show October 7-10, 2018 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, NV ZipLine’s Booth Location: Exhibit #6433 To meet with us at this event please fill out all fields below.

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August 15, 2018, News

PORTLAND, Maine – Kristen Bailey of ZipLine, which provides payment and loyalty programs to the retail industry, will be a guest speaker at Winsight’s Outlook Leadership Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, next week. The conference is the convenience industry’s premier event, offering retailers and executives the opportunity to establish key partnerships and gain insights to…

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How to Maximize the Final Touchpoint in Your Customer Journey

July 30, 2018, News

How to Maximize the Final Touchpoint in Your Customer Journey Rewards and payment can strengthen customer loyalty Published by CSP Consumers are drawn to shopping experiences that foster relationships and provide value beyond the purchase. Today’s most successful brand relationships gain traction at every touchpoint throughout the customer journey. Payment and rewards programs can help…

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Zipline CEO, Steve Goodrich, featured in latest PYMNTS ebook

July 2, 2018, News

“Combining payment and rewards, is delivering on the promise of a more positive consumer experience.” Learn what CEO, Steve Goodrich, predicts for the payment industry for the remainder of 2018 in PYMNTS latest e-book. Customer-Centric Payment The concept of payment as part of a seamless enjoyable shopping experience continues to be at the center of…

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Mirabito Partners with ZipLine to Upgrade Loyalty Program

June 1, 2018, News

PORTLAND, Maine – Mirabito, one of the largest convenience store chains in central New York, has tapped ZipLine to enhance and market its payment-powered loyalty program, Mirabito Rewards Plus Debit. Mirabito Rewards Plus Debit is an upgrade to Mirabito Rewards Plus that offers customers an interest-free, debit card experience combined with discounts at the pump.…

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Portland Marketing Executive Speaks at National Conference

May 17, 2018, News

PORTLAND, Maine – Kristen Bailey of ZipLine, a provider of payment-powered and rewards-driven loyalty programs to the retail industry, will be a guest speaker at the Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Retail & Fuel Technology Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, this week. The conference is attended by convenience retailers and fleet management executives from throughout the U.S.…

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Cashiering Enters the Mobile Age

May 11, 2018, News

Hand-held devices aren’t just convenient; they are the secured cash registers of the future. By Ed Collupy Looking back, I always wanted the opportunity to checkout a customer using a brass cash register, not just seeing and admiring them like a work of art. My cashiering days started on an NCR Class 5 mechanical cash…

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Convenience Store Innovator Yesway Taps ZipLine to Create and Manage Its New Private Label Debit Program

March 29, 2018, News

PORTLAND, Maine - Yesway, a rapidly expanding and innovative chain of convenience stores located in the Midwest, has partnered with ZipLine, a leading private label debit payment processor, to create, market and manage its new payment program, Yespay™. The program will launch chainwide later this year. Darrin Samaha, Yesway vice president and brand manager, said, "This new program…

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When Gated Payments Open Loyalty’s Gates

March 8, 2018, News

Loyalty is a fickle thing in commerce and coveted by merchants regardless of market. Because, of course, loyalty is the gift that keeps on giving, that keeps dollars coming into registers, virtual ones (and the real ones), and represents a return on investment that can be rather outsized. But without understanding what loyalty is and…

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The Emotion Effect: Taking Loyalty Beyond Rewards

February 28, 2018, News

What makes a consumer loyal? There really is no magic formula, and brands are spending serious money on strategies before truly answering this question. Rewards programs are one big category attracting a lot of attention and dollars, yet they don’t always deliver a payoff. Rewards and loyalty often get merged, but they’re not the same…

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Zipline CEO, Steve Goodrich, featured in PYMNTS ebook

February 16, 2018, News

“It’s important to remember that consumers, not payment, are at the center of the retail universe.” Learn what CEO, Steve Goodrich, predicts for the payment industry throughout 2018 in PYMNTS e-book. The merchant/consumer connection gets emotional A really interesting trend in payments is the gradual melding of product and payment, where the consumer payment process…

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ZipLine Appoints New Director of Consumer Engagement

December 11, 2017, News

PORTLAND, Maine – ZipLine, a leading private label debit (ACH) payment technology platform, announced today that Hayley Breagy has been promoted to director of consumer engagement. Breagy, who joined the company in May 2017, was previously a manager within consumer engagement. ZipLine chief marketing officer Kristen Bailey said, “Hayley has managed consumer program marketing for…

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Portland, Maine, Marketing Executive to Speak at National Conference

November 3, 2017, News

PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristen Bailey, chief marketing officer of ZipLine, will be a guest speaker at the invitation-only Outlook Leadership Conference for convenience store industry executives on November 15 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bailey, a national expert on customer loyalty programs, will speak about a new generation of loyalty programs that recognize customers for what they spend, as well as their…

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New Study Shows Payment-Powered Rewards Increase Convenience Store Revenues

October 18, 2017, News

PORTLAND, Maine - A new study by ZipLine, a provider of private-label debit mobile and card payments to the convenience store industry, shows that consumers who join payment-powered loyalty programs spend more and visit more frequently. In the 2017 ZipLine Purchase Lift Model Study, consumers who joined one of ZipLine's paymentas-loyalty programs showed an overall…

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ZipLine Chosen as Finalist for Payments Most Prestigious Innovator Awards

February 22, 2017, News

ZIPLINE CHOSEN AS FINALIST FOR PAYMENTS MOST PRESTIGIOUS INNOVATOR AWARDS Nominated in Best Prepaid Innovation Category – Voting Open Now COCONUT CREEK, FL –ZipLine is a finalist for PYMNTS’ prestigious 2017 Innovator Awards in the Best Prepaid Innovation Category for its ingenuity in the field. Innovator Awards are presented in conjunction with PYMNTS’ Innovation Project®…

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ZipLine receives additional U.S. patent

February 10, 2017, News

ZipLine, the leading provider of mobile and card-based private label debit payment technology to the convenience store industry, today announced it was granted a patent relevant for use of a digital token to facilitate an ACH payment transaction, a significant security enhancement. U.S. Patent 9,489,673 (or USSN 14/683,180) complements intellectual property held by the company.…

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Changing consumer habits - one fill-up at a time

November 1, 2016, News

Can mobile pay at the pump lead to higher sales in the store? Can it drive so much data that retail gets turbocharged? We’ll stop with the auto analogies for the moment, but in the latest installment of the PYMNTS Data Drivers series, Karen Webster spoke with payment solutions provider ZipLine’s CEO, Stephen Goodrich, and…

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Citgo & ZipLine Partner on Check Card Launch

October 16, 2016, News

Program combines payments, rewards at the pump and in-store. HOUSTON — CITGO Petroleum Corp. has entered a partnership with ZipLine to launch the CITGO Check Card, a debit/ACH payment program that combines rewards with payments at the pump and in-store. Customers can save 1 percent on purchases at all CITGO locations each time they swipe…

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To App Or Not To App (In The Gas And C-Store Space)

October 3, 2016, News

If or when to app, perhaps, is more the question. In a world in which consumers are downloading fewer apps, gas and C-store operators face different challenges when getting consumers on board the app express. Kristen Bailey, VP of consumer engagement at ZipLine, describes the ways in which C-stores can use apps to tip the…

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Full-service payments and keeping your friends close

August 22, 2016, News

There was a time when it seemed that ubiquity would become the focal point of full-service and mobile payments systems. Experts believed that universally accepted mobile wallets from trusted companies like Apple or Samsung would dominate the new wave of payments. That belief was perhaps misguided, according to Stephen Goodrich, president and CEO of ZipLine,…

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How ACH payments pump up c-store sales

May 31, 2016, News

It’s a movie we’ve all seen before. Merchant-driven payments alternatives to the existing card brands come to market, only to quickly see that their appeal to merchants doesn’t translate to consumers, who don’t really care (or understand) the economics of the payments system. For consumers, the certain draw of being able to use what they…

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