Ronan Gallagher

  • What’s in a Number?

    MasterCard announced in late 2014 what might seem like a trivial change but one that might involve a lot of work in the payments industry later this year.
 Historically you could identify a MasterCard by the starting digit 5 with all MasterCards issued in the BIN (Bank Identification Number) ranges of 510000-559999.
 Anticipating that these […]

  • A Snapshot Look at Ecommerce Payments in Japan

    Japan is a major economic power, and its residents are very well-versed in ecommerce. So it is definitely a country where U.S.-based merchants should look if they want to expand globally. Here’s a snapshot look at payments in Japan. The Land of the Rising Sun is also the Land of the Rising Yen. About 75% […]

  • Land of the Rising Yen – Payments in Japan

    MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) —Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV ), a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Serve solutions, today announced that it will serve as the premier sponsor of the 2014 Annual E-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference as well as exhibit and speak at the event, which will take place on March 17-20, 2014, at the Aria Resort & […]