JCB Co., Ltd.

JCB identifies Russia as a key growth market for European merchants as cardmembers continually increase online spend

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

- The retail industry dominates JCB cardmember spend in Russia with a 48% share of total spend.

Key Points: 
  • - The retail industry dominates JCB cardmember spend in Russia with a 48% share of total spend.
  • - From September 2019, JCB has experienced Russian JCB cardmember online spend increasing month-on-month.
  • Top months for spend over the 2-year period from 2018 to 2020 are October, November, and January.
  • As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to providing responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide.

JCB appoints award winning B2B agency, Transmission, to lead JCB's brand evolution in Europe

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 8:00am

JCB and Transmission's creative and brand-led partnership will empower the global payments brand to provide the most relevant and valuable insights and resources to maximise this potential for partners.

Key Points: 
  • JCB and Transmission's creative and brand-led partnership will empower the global payments brand to provide the most relevant and valuable insights and resources to maximise this potential for partners.
  • Tsuyoshi Notani, Managing Director, JCB International (Europe) Ltd., said: "JCB's guiding principle of Omotenashi - meaning a Japanese way of hospitality - has driven our organisation since its inception.
  • We know that to provide the very best service to our partners, JCB brand awareness and acceptance in Europe needs to be an organisational priority.
  • JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan.

JCB and Checkout.com to extend strategic partnership, as first payment services provider to bring JCB's J/Secure(TM) 2.0 to the UK

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 8:00am

As Europe's leading payment service provider for enterprises, Checkout.com is the first licensee partner in the UK to go live with J/Secure(TM) 2.0, JCB's authentication programme for card-not-present transactions.

Key Points: 
  • As Europe's leading payment service provider for enterprises, Checkout.com is the first licensee partner in the UK to go live with J/Secure(TM) 2.0, JCB's authentication programme for card-not-present transactions.
  • According to the recent research by Checkout.com, the UK is losing more than $2 billion annually due to legitimate transactions being rejected as fraudulent purchases[1].
  • As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to providing responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide.
  • And they can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods.

JCB certifies Epic Lanka as the first South Asian ACS Operator in J/Secure(TM) 2.0 TPP Certification

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 6:00am

TOKYO, Sept 7, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), a leading global payment scheme, and EPIC LANKA (PRIVATE) LIMITED (Epic Lanka), a leading Sri Lankan IT conglomerate, are pleased to announce that JCB has granted the J/Secure(TM) 2.0 Third Party Provider (TPP) Certification to Epic Lanka as the ACS Operator for its service with EPIC ACS.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Sept 7, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), a leading global payment scheme, and EPIC LANKA (PRIVATE) LIMITED (Epic Lanka), a leading Sri Lankan IT conglomerate, are pleased to announce that JCB has granted the J/Secure(TM) 2.0 Third Party Provider (TPP) Certification to Epic Lanka as the ACS Operator for its service with EPIC ACS.
  • In addition to being the only locally developed ACS provider in Sri Lanka, Epic Lanka is the first ACS Operator in South Asia to be certified as a J/Secure(TM) 2.0 TPP for its product EPIC ACS.
  • The J/Secure(TM) 2.0 TPP Certification granted to Epic Lanka as the ACS Operator for EPIC ACS will provide more opportunities to the JCB Issuers for secure e-commerce transactions.
  • The ACS functions and characteristics supported by Epic Lanka include 3RI, ACS Attempt, Decoupled Authentication and Acquirer TRA as authentication options.

CIMB Niaga and JCB launch JCB Contactless Credit Card in Indonesia

Friday, September 3, 2021 - 4:00am

JAKARTA & TOKYO, Sept 3, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk (CIMB Niaga) and PT JCB International Indonesia (JCB), as subsidiaries of JCB International Co Ltd., launched the CIMB Niaga JCB Contactless Credit Card in Jakarta, Friday, 3 September 2021.

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  • JAKARTA & TOKYO, Sept 3, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk (CIMB Niaga) and PT JCB International Indonesia (JCB), as subsidiaries of JCB International Co Ltd., launched the CIMB Niaga JCB Contactless Credit Card in Jakarta, Friday, 3 September 2021.
  • Meanwhile, President Director of PT JCB International Indonesia, Takumi Takahashi, said, "We are delighted that CIMB Niaga is the first bank in Indonesia to implement JCB Contactless through the launch of the CIMB Niaga JCB Contactless Credit Card.
  • The issuance of the CIMB Niaga JCB Contactless Credit Card is an initiative of CIMB Niaga and JCB to provide an easier, faster and simpler transaction experience.
  • CIMB Niaga JCB Contactless Credit Card customers can use the JCB Contactless feature at more than 100 thousand merchants in Indonesia.

ABA and JCB partner to enable payment acceptance in Cambodia

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:00am

JCB and ABA plan to expand the partnership to all ABA merchants including acceptance at PayWay online payment platform and ATMs by the end of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • JCB and ABA plan to expand the partnership to all ABA merchants including acceptance at PayWay online payment platform and ATMs by the end of 2021.
  • Askhat Azhikhanov, CEO of ABA Bank said: "We are delighted to announce our partnership with JCB, one of the world leaders in payment services.
  • Under the agreement, ABA merchants and JCB cardholders will be able to broaden their payment opportunities through our extensive networks across the country.
  • The acceptance of JCB Cards in ABA merchants will increase the convenience to our customers in and outside of Cambodia.

JCB Accelerates Business Expansion in ASEAN Region with Opening of New Department in Singapore

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 4:00am

The ASEAN Business Enhancement and Creation Department will further accelerate the development of new payment services through strategic partnerships and investments with local financial institutions and start-ups, and with Japanese companies operating in the rapidly growing ASEAN region.

Key Points: 
  • The ASEAN Business Enhancement and Creation Department will further accelerate the development of new payment services through strategic partnerships and investments with local financial institutions and start-ups, and with Japanese companies operating in the rapidly growing ASEAN region.
  • In addition, the new department will proactively seek to create new business opportunities beyond the framework of our current payment business in the ASEAN region.
  • JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit card issuer and acquirer in Japan.
  • JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding worldwide in 1981.

LienVietPostBank to issue JCB Platinum Debit Card in Vietnam

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 3:00am

The new LPB JCB Platinum Debit Card will focus to serve and meet the demand of LPB's affluent customer group.

Key Points: 
  • The new LPB JCB Platinum Debit Card will focus to serve and meet the demand of LPB's affluent customer group.
  • The holders of LPB JCB Platinum Debit Card can access JCB acceptance network with about 35 million merchants around the world.
  • LPB JCB Platinum Debit Cardholders can enjoy exclusive benefits such as free access to airport lounges in Vietnam and worldwide, free access to JCB Plaza and JCB Plaza Lounge - the overseas customer service centers, and receive special discounts at more than 100 high-end restaurants and 28 luxury golf courses across Vietnam.
  • In particular, LPB JCB Platinum Debit cardholders will receive 1% cash back for all retail transactions via POS and ecommerce.

TPBank to issue JCB Card in Vietnam

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 2:00am

Hanoi & Tokyo, Mar 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) and JCB International Co., Ltd. - the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the launch of TPBank JCB Credit Card today.

Key Points: 
  • Hanoi & Tokyo, Mar 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) and JCB International Co., Ltd. - the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the launch of TPBank JCB Credit Card today.
  • The new TPBank JCB Credit Card offers one card grade: Gold card.
  • The holders of TPBank JCB Credit Card can access JCB's global acceptance network with about 35 million merchants in the world.
  • In addition, TPBank also offers valuable gifts for card members with highest spending amount in each month.

ACI Worldwide and JCB Boosts Merchant Acquiring Capabilities with Successful Global Rollout of Web API Payment Solution

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:00am

JCB expands payments acceptance for acquirers, merchants and payment service providers with ACI Secure eCommerce

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  • JCB expands payments acceptance for acquirers, merchants and payment service providers with ACI Secure eCommerce
    SINGAPORE & TOKYO, Jan 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCB), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, today announced that JCB has completed the successful global rollout of its JCB Web API Service, including its Web API-based dispute function.
  • JCB is accepted at about 35 million merchant locations globally, utilizes ACI Secure eCommerce as its JCB Web API Service - a processing interface to accelerate JCB Card acceptance in important and growing markets, especially in Asia.
  • The API-based dispute processing function on JCB Web API Service enables acquirers to receive chargeback notifications and request representment as a remedy for chargebacks via the Web API.
  • "ACI Secure eCommerce, which underpins JCB Web API Service, is globally proven with merchants and PSPs across geographies, industries and verticals.