University of Connecticut Establishes Synchrony Financial Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity
This Cyber Security Awareness Month, the University of Connecticut’s (UConn) School of Engineering and Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) have announced the launch of Synchrony Financial’s Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity (The Center) at UConn. The Cente
Synchrony Financial joins R3 distributed ledger consortium
Financial innovation firm R3 has announced the addition of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) to its partnership dedicated to designing and applying distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to global financial markets.
Synchrony Opens Emerging Tech Center at the University of Illinois to Develop Artificial Intelligence Solutions
The University of Illinois today announced that Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a leading consumer financial services company, has opened the Synchrony Emerging Technology Center at the University of Illinois Research Park.
Synchrony and JCPenney Extend Strategic Partnership with New Multi-Year Agreement
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) today announced a multi-year extension of their strategic partnership bringing together data analytics and consumer financial services expertise to continue to offer JCPenney customers financing options
Synchrony Teams Up With Amazon to Introduce New Alexa Skill for Amazon Store Card
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) today announced that for the first time, customers can manage their Amazon.com Store Card and Amazon Prime Store Card through voice using the Store Card skill for Amazon Alexa. Cardholders can now use the Store Card skill to check
2016 Synchrony Financial Sixth Annual Digital Study
No longer just a trend or tool for younger generations, digital shopping has become a way of life, with nearly 70% of consumers surveyed using mobile technology for shopping-related tasks. This dramatic increase in digital shopping behavior signals a main
Synchrony Financial Enables Private Label Credit Card Benefits Through the Samsung Pay Secure Mobile Wallet
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced that the benefits and features available on Synchrony Bank-issued private label credit cards will be easily accessed by cardholders through the Samsung...
Synchrony Financial Enables Private Label Credit Card Benefits Through Samsung Pay
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), the largest provider of private label credit cards in the U.S.1, announced that the benefits and features available on Synchrony Bank-issued private label credit cards...
Synchrony Financial to File Registration Statement in Connection With GE Exchange Offer
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) today announced that it intends to file a Registration Statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the proposed exchange offer...
Synchrony Financial Launches People with Disabilities Hiring Initiative
Synchrony Financial, (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage, today announced it is embarking on an initiative to attract more people with...
Synchrony Financial Invests in flexReceipts, Inc.
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced a strategic investment in flexReceipts, Inc., a provider of enriched digital receipts, data analytics and customer engagement solutions. The investment was made...
New Synchrony Study: AI Emerging as Imperative for Nation’s Retailers
MARCH 4, 2019 - STAMFORD, Conn. – To better understand the transformative effect of artificial intelligence (AI) in the retail industry, Synchrony today released a study, done in partnership with Oxford Economics.
Synchrony Harnesses AI to Transform Customer Experience
Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company, is deploying new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to enhance payment, shopping and credit experiences for customers.
CareCredit Launches Mobile App to Deliver Account Servicing and Provider Locator to Millions of Cardholders’ Smartphones
CareCredit from Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), introduces the CareCredit mobile app, which allows millions of CareCredit cardholders to conveniently access account servicing and a provider location finder...
CheapOair and OneTravel launch new travel rewards credit cards just in time for the holidays
CheapOair and OneTravel have launched a co-branded credit card program with Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) just in time to book holiday travel. This is the first credit card program from an online travel agency to include a special financing offer(1) to
PayPal and Synchrony Financial Announce Expanded Strategic Credit Relationship
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced an agreement to significantly expand their strategic consumer credit relationship. Under the terms of the transaction, Synchrony Financial will acquire $6.8 billion
Synchrony Completes Acquisition of Loop Commerce
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company delivering customized financing programs, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Loop Commerce – a technology leader in digital and in-store gifting services.
PHOTO ADVISORY: Synchrony, UConn Prepare Students for Cybersecurity Careers
On Thursday, September 20th, Gleb Reznik, deputy chief information security officer at Synchrony and Laurent Michel, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Connecticut, toured the Synchrony Cybersecurity Center with students
Synchrony Financial Invests in Mobile Payment Startup LoopPay, Inc.
STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Synchrony Financial today announced the completion of a strategic investment in LoopPay, Inc., an innovative mobile payments platform company. LoopPay is expected to provide...
Synchrony Financial Partners with GPShopper on Mobile Customer Engagement Platform
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), today announced a strategic investment in GPShopper, an innovative developer of mobile apps with a focus on the retail industry....
Lessons learned from Holiday 2014: 5 Things to Know
The U.S. Census Bureau Retail Trade Survey reported total Holiday sales for 2014 increased 4.2% (excluding gasoline) or 2.1% (including gasoline). The trends that drove this increase will no doubt influence...
Synchrony Financial at Money20/20
Learn more about Synchrony Financial’s digital innovation at Money 20/20, October 25-28, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. Visit us at Booth #2114 to see how we engage the digital customer and our CEO, Margaret Keane,...
Synchrony Financial Supports Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR - GIRLS REFORMING THE FUTURE Competition
March 11, 2016 – Stamford, CT
Synchrony Acquires Pets Best to Expand CareCredit Platform in Rapidly Growing Pet Market
Synchrony (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, has acquired Pets Best, a pet health insurance industry pioneer. Pets Best will operate under Synchrony’s CareCredit platform which offers health, wellness and personal care credit
Synchrony Promotes Brian Doubles to President
Stamford, CT, May 2, 2019 – Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) today announced Brian Doubles has been promoted to President, effective immediately...
Sam’s Club 5-3-1 Cash Back Credit Card Program with Synchrony Financial Earns PYMNTS.com 2015 Innovator Award
Less than nine months since its launch, the Sam’s Club 5-3-1 cash back credit card program, managed by Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), has been recognized with a PYMNTS.com® 2015 Innovator Award for...
Synchrony Financial Takes the Lead in Enabling Private Label Credit Card Benefits for Samsung Pay
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) is pleased to be one of the first issuers to offer private label credit cardholders the ability to add their cards to Samsung Pay, the mobile payment service which launched...
Synchrony Financial and KYMCO USA Partner to Provide Consumer Installment Financing for Motorsports Products
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage, today announced a new, multi-year agreement to provide installment lending programs with...
Synchrony Financial and Belk Extend Consumer Financing Program Agreement
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, and Belk, a private department store company, today announced they have agreed to a multi-year renewal of Synchrony Financial’s consumer financing program.
Synchrony Financial Launches CarCareONE Mobile App to Deliver Account Servicing, Store Locator Functionality, and Special Offers to Millions of Cardholders’ Smartphones
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with more than 80 years of retail heritage, announces the CarCareONESM mobile application that allows CarCareONE’s millions of...
Synchrony Financial Looks Ahead to 2030 in Future of Retail Study
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, today released findings from its inaugural Future of Retail: Insight and Influences Shaping Retail Innovation report, examining consumer perspectives and shopping trends expect
Synchrony Financial to Broaden Cutting Edge Mobile Commerce Solutions for Retailers Through its Acquisition of GPShopper
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, today announced that it has acquired GPShopper, an innovative developer of mobile apps that offer retailers and brands a full suite of commerce, engagement and analytic tools.
Synchrony Wins HSN Credit Card Program and Deepens Strategic Relationship with Qurate Retail Group
New Long-Term Agreement Between Synchrony and HSN to Offer Consumer Financing QVC and zulily Extend Existing Synchrony Relationship
Synchrony Financial Earns a Spot on the InformationWeek Elite 100 List for the Second Year in a Row
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), a leading financial services company and the largest provider of private label credit cards in the U.S.,* is proud to announce its recognition on the InformationWeek Elite...
Synchrony Financial Named as CIO 100 Award Winner for the Third Year in a Row
IDG’s CIO today announced Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, as a recipient of the 2017 CIO 100. The 30th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level
Belk and Synchrony Launch Co-Branded Credit Card to Help Customers Earn Rewards Faster
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company, and Belk, a private department store company, today announced the new Belk Rewards Mastercard® to make shopping simpler and safer, while enabling customers to earn rewards faster.
PayPal and Synchrony Complete Consumer Credit Receivables Sale
PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) today announced the closing of its consumer credit receivables transaction with Synchrony (NYSE:SYF). Under the terms of the transaction, and related transactions with unaffiliated third parties, Synchrony acquired $7.6
Technology Influences Eight of the Top 10 Retail Trends for 2016
The retail environment is constantly changing with every new style, product and season. While change is often retailer and consumer-driven, technology is shaping eight of the top 10 trends expected to have the...
Experience Exciting Travel Adventures with Synchrony Financial’s Fareportal Credit Card
STAMFORD, Conn. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Travelers will soon have flexible financing options while also enjoying rewards through a co-branded Dual Card™ credit card program to be offered by Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer
Synchrony Financial Extends PayPal and eBay Consumer Credit Card Programs
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage, today announced a long-term extension of its relationship with PayPal to provide a co-...
Synchrony and Lowe’s Extend Strategic Partnership with Multi-Year Agreement
Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and Lowe’s (NYSE: LOW) today announced a multi-year extension of their strategic partnership highlighting Synchrony’s commitment to offer Lowe’s customers enhanced purchasing options and valuable benefits.
Synchrony Connect Completes Program Rollout with New Portal to Engage Business Partners with Insights and Experience Beyond Credit
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage, today announced the launch of its Synchrony Connect digital portal, marking the full rollout of...
Synchrony Financial Integrates Private Label Credit Cards and Patented Dual Cards with Apple Pay
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) is pleased to be among the first issuers to offer private label credit cardholders the ability to add their cards to Apple Pay, preserving the value and benefits those...
Synchrony Financial Named by CIO Magazine as 2015 CIO 100 Award Winner
IDG's CIO magazine today announces Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with more than 80 years of retail heritage, as a recipient of the 2015 CIO 100. The 28
Synchrony Financial Plug-in Easily Integrates Credit into Retailers’ Mobile Apps
To further enhance the mobile shopping experience for cardholders, Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has introduced a fully-integrated Synchrony plug-in credit feature for the popular mobile apps of leading retail partners.
Synchrony Financial Named as CIO 100 Award Winner for the Second Year in a Row
IDG's CIO today announced Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with more than 80 years of retail heritage, as a recipient of the 2016 CIO 100. The 29th annual...
Synchrony Financial Renews Consumer Financing Program with Select Comfort
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage, has signed a multi-year agreement with Select Comfort Corporation (NYSE:SCSS), a sleep...
Computerworld Names Gregory Simpson, Chief Technology Officer of Synchrony Financial, a Premier 100 Technology Leader
Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), is pleased to announce that our Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Gregory Simpson, has been selected as a 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders honoree by IDG's Computerworld...
Synchrony Financial Ranks No. 48 on 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) the largest provider of private label credit cards in the U.S. based on purchase volume and receivables, today announced that it ranked number 48 on this year’s ...
Synchrony Elects Fernando Aguirre, former CEO of Chiquita Brands, to its Board of Directors
July 24, 2019 - STAMFORD, CT — Synchrony (NYSE:SYF), one of the nation’s premier consumer...
Synchrony and Fanatics Launch the Ultimate Fan Card
Synchrony, a premier consumer financial services company, and Fanatics, the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, today launched the FanCash Rewards Card by Fanatics...
The rise of digital DNA
What happens when shoppers ditch their wallets in favor of storing personal information digitally?
Voice Commerce: The Super Power of the Smart Speaker
From buying coffee on the quick, to splitting the dinner check with friends or even paying rent, today’s shoppers are discovering the convenience, security and speed of mobile utilities.
Contextual Commerce: Shopping Anytime, Anywhere
Contextual commerce is making that our new reality.
Seamless Payments Help Retailers Put Customer Experience First
In the future, frictionless payments will simplify and streamline checkouts. State of Pay met with retail leaders to hear how the payment process, as shoppers know it, is disappearing.
Machine Learning for Retailers
Driving Results with Artificial Intelligence Tools
The Future of Retail
Insight and Influences Shaping Retail Innovation
The Synchrony Trend Spotter: Retail Trends to Watch
Retail Trends to Watch
The Essential Guide to Technology in Retail
Developments and insights in retail and payments technology
The Diversity Card: How to Sponsor and Create Networks for Future Leaders
This commentary originally appeared in Forbes on October 6, 2016
Driving Shopper Engagement through Digital Technology
The sixth annual Synchrony Financial Digital Study
How Mobile Wallets Can Make Your Life Easier
How Mobile Wallets Can Make Your Life Easier
Brick and Mortar Reborn
Brick-and-Mortar Reborn: The Future of Retail in the Era of Urbanization
Why We Need to Balance the Digital vs. Human Touch
Digital vs. Human Touch
Time to Play the Woman Card in Financial Technology
Time to Play the Woman Card in Financial Technology
Synchrony at Women in Retail Leadership Summit 2018
Join us in Salon 4 to experience the Synchrony Lounge and State of Pay Studio at the Women in Retail Leadership Summit.
Synchrony at Shoptalk 2018
The Synchrony Trend Spotter Five Retail Trends to Watch in 2018
Identifying Identity Theft Risks
In order to best safeguard yourself, Synchrony Financial and the FTC want you to know more about identity theft dangers that exist across the web.
These 3 female executives are leading innovation in the retail industry
BI Studios interviewed top female players Vela; Jeanne Kemp, VP of financial planning at Toys "R" Us Inc.; and Jessica Herrin, founder and CEO of Stella & Dot Family Brands, to learn more about their strategies for successful leadership in the retail spa
5 Ways Mobile Can Help Brands Boost Customer Loyalty
In today's device-driven age of texts, tweets, and Snapchats, it's hard to grab consumers' attention.
Driving Innovation with Your Teams
Driving Innovation with Your Teams
A 10x Future Demands Change
A 10x Future Demands Change
Harnessing Data and Technology
As retail competition increases, the need to provide an outstanding customer experience (CX) does too.
The Synchrony Trend Spotter
Five Retail Trends to Watch in 2018
5 Advantages of Contextual Commerce
Technology has enabled consumers to purchase whenever and wherever they choose. Retailers who enable this will win the day
Introducing the Audio Wallet: Voice Commerce
The overwhelming success of voice-controlled smart speakers has accelerated the pending widespread adoption of voice commerce.
Mobile Wallet Superusers
Digital pioneers are going cash and cardless – and aren’t looking back
The State of Pay in 2019
Technology is accelerating the pace of change throughout retail. But in 2019, mobile and artificial intelligence look to be two dominant drivers that will foster enhanced experiences for both the customer and the retailer.
How Digital Wallets Create Retail Opportunity
As more people embrace the powerful, convenient tools their phones offer, a growing number of shoppers are leaving their physical cards and wallets at home, opting to transact via mobile instead. Here are some of the core opportunities mobile wallets affo
Here Today, Here Tomorrow: 4 Trends Shaping Retail
Blink and you might miss it. ...Or so flash-in-the-pan trends tend to go. While some may sound familiar, these tactics are shaping new — and lasting — precedents in retail, delivering speed and innovative experiences.
The gift of easier giving
If occasions for gift-giving are meant to be joyous, why are they often a headache? Whatever the reason – Wedding? Father’s Day? Second cousin’s dog’s wedding? -- there are challenges galore to getting the right gift...
What’s Old is New
State of Pay with Synchrony shows how cameras can do a lot more than keep an eye on merchandise.
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