Litle & Co. Adds Advanced Fraud Detection Capabilities Powered by ThreatMetrixTM

CINCINNATI, Feb. 10, 2014 – Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), announced today that its subsidiary Litle & Co., a leading ecommerce payment processor, has signed an agreement with ThreatMetrixTM, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, to incorporate ThreatMetrix’s Payment Fraud solution into Litle’s Fraud Toolkit. With the addition of ThreatMetrix, Litle now offers merchants ever more advanced tools – including device fingerprinting, I... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Launches Recurring Engine

Litle & Co. Launches Recurring Engine Completes a One-Stop Payments Solution for Subscription Billers CINCINNATI, Nov. 6, 2013 – Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that its subsidiary Litle & Co., a leading ecommerce payment processor, has added Recurring Engine to its portfolio of market leading ecommerce services. The new managed ... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Wins 2013 CNP “Judges Choice” Award at CNP Expo

"Best Chargeback Management Solution" Nod includes Fraud Chargeback Prevention Service CINCINNATI, June 10, 2013 - Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that its subsidiary, Litle & Co., a leading ecommerce payment processor, won a 2013 CNP Award at the CNP Expo held May 20-23 in Orlando, Fla.. Litle landed "Judges Choice" honors for Best Chargeba... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Honored By Inc. Magazine For Massachusetts Job Creation

 Litle named among the top 10 job creators in the Commonwealth in the past three years   Lowell, MA (December 12, 2012) – Litle & Co. (www.litle.com), a Vantiv, Inc. subsidiary (NYSE: VNTV),  and leading payment processing company for consumer-direct brands, was featured in the inaugural ranking of Inc.’s Hire Power Awards, recognizing the private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Litle generated 82 jobs fr... READ MORE

Vantiv Completes Acquisition of Litle & Co.

Acquisition Leverages and Diversifies Vantiv’s Scale, Distribution Channels and Support Services Significantly Increases Vantiv’s eCommerce Capabilities and Expands Customer Base Positions Vantiv in Fast Growing eCommerce Market   CINCINNATI, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, has complet... READ MORE

Vantiv Announces Agreement to Acquire Litle & Co.

Expands Market Leading Capabilities to include High Growth eCommerce CINCINNATI, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Litle & Co. for $361 million.  Litle & Co. is a leading independent eCommerce payment processor, providing a fully-integrat... READ MORE

Merchants Take Note: New Research Reveals $20-$100 is the Mobile Payment Holiday Shopping Sweet Spot

Consumers are skeptical about mobile wallets; they prefer credit for holiday purchases over $100 but otherwise cash/debit is still king LOWELL, Mass. October 25, 2012– Litle& Co. (www.litle.com), a leading payment processing company for consumer-direct brands, today released the results of an independent consumer survey to determine payments trends this holiday shopping season. The research found that while 60 percent of respondents owned a tablet or smartphone, only one in four have s... READ MORE

New Data Analysis Finds American Express, VISA, MasterCard, DISCOVER Card Use Varies Dramatically

Litle & Co. maps major direct response payment methods nationwide to help retailers refine marketing using payments intelligence  LOWELL, Mass. August 22, 2012– Litle & Co. (www.litle.com), a leading payment processing company for consumer-direct brands, today released a state-by-state spend map of major card usage that reveals valuable payments intelligence. The spend map (based on average daily spend per capita), analyzed nearly 20 million direct response trans... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Announces Data Indicating Merchants Are Experiencing Savings from Durbin Amendment

Lowell, Massachusetts, May 23, 2012 -  Litle & Co., a leading payment processing company for consumer-direct brands, today released data highlighting the typical savings experience its merchants are realizing from the Durbin Amendment’s regulated interchange rates.   Looking at its own merchant base, Litle data suggest that overall the Durbin Amendment has been effective at reducing interchange fees charged on debit card transactions, with an approximately 50% decrease ... READ MORE

Shop NBC Turns to Litle & Co. for Payments Management & Intelligence Services

LOWELL, Massachusetts / EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota April 12, 2012—ShopNBC, a multichannel electronic retailer, and Litle & Co., a leading payment processing company for consumer-direct brands, today announced ShopNBC’s move to Litle for all payment processing solutions.  ShopNBC will deploy a full scope of payment processing and payments intelligence solutions available through Litle, including the consumer card data security solutions found in Litle Vault.    &nb... READ MORE

Litle & Co.’s Jason Pavona Elected to MRC Americas Advisory Board

LOWELL, Mass. and SEATTLE – August 3, 2011 – Jason Pavona, Executive Vice President of Product, Sales & Marketing at Litle & Co. has been elected to the Americas Advisory Board of the Merchant Risk Council (MRC).  MRC, a global, merchant-led trade association focused on e-Commerce payments, security and risk, announced the results of its 2011 Global Board of Directors and Advisory Board elections at the end of last week. The members of the MRC Global Board and its Am... READ MORE

Litle & Co.. Removes All Merchant Exposure To Card Data During Online Acceptance With Litle Vaul

Integrated Simply into Existing Checkout Flow.  No Interference with Branded-Checkout Experience. Reduces PCI Scope for Any Business Accepting Electronic Retail or Recurring Payments  MRC 2011 e-Commerce Payments and Risk Conference, March 23, 2011–Litle & Co. today unveiled Litle Vault PayPage, a new front-end application on its award-winning card data tokenization platform that completely eliminates merchant exposure to card data during the online acceptance process.... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Selects CyberSource Decision Manager Anti-fraud Solution for Its Portfolio

LOWELL, Mass. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., — March 23, 2011—CyberSource Corporation, a Visa company (NYSE: V), today announced that Litle & Co. has partnered with CyberSource to offer CyberSource Decision Manager as the preferred fraud detection solution for Litle’s portfolio of eCommerce merchants. CyberSource Decision Manager includes the world’s largest fraud detection radar—data insight derived from the over 60 billion transactions processed annually by Visa a... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Wins 2011 Stevie® Award for Litle Vault

Payment Platform-Integrated Card Tokenization Solution lands New Product & Service Statue Kicks Off “Managing Risk March” Protecting Customers by Securing Their Customers’ Card Data LOWELL, Mass. and MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 2, 2011–Litle & Co., the payment processing engine behind leading ecommerce and consumer-direct brands including Overstock.com, Ancestry.com, Gilt Groupe, CSN Stores and Guthy-Renker, received a 2011 Stevie® Award in the New Product & Service cate... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Lands Multiple Category Finalist Nods in 2011 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer

LOWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Litle & Co., the 2010 Stevie® Award winner for eCommerce Customer Service, was named a Finalist today in two categories of the fifth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Litle & Co. is a finalist in the New Product & Services categories for—Litle Vault: Protecting Customers by Securing Their Customers’ Card Data; and in the Customer Service & Contact Center Team category of Back Office Customer Service Team of th... READ MORE

Entrepreneur Magazine Ranks Litle & Co. 8th Among 100 Fast-Growth American Companies

LOWELL, Mass. and IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2008–Entrepreneur magazine has ranked card-not-present and online payment processor Litle & Co. No. 8 in its Hot 100 ranking.   The ranking appears in the May 2008  issue of Entrepreneur, on newsstands now.   From a preliminary list of nearly 21 million companies reviewed by Entrepreneur and research provider CentrisPoint, only 0.3% of companies made the first cut and just a fraction of those made it to the Hot 100.&nb... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Names Two Seasoned Payments and Consumer-Direct Executives to Leadership Team

LOWELL, Mass., October 21, 2008–Litle & Co. (www.litle.com) today announced the executive appointments of two payments industry and direct commerce veterans.   Longtime payments and consumer-direct retail executive Lisa Tennant has joined Litle & Co. as director of relationship management—charged to lead the company’s portfolio of client relationships.  Direct commerce veteran executive Jonathan Ellman has joined Litle & Co. as general counsel. Te... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Adds Popular Payment Option Bill Me Later®

LOWELL, Mass., November 19, 2008–Litle & Co., a leading payments platform for merchants in direct-to-consumer commerce, today announced the availability of Bill Me Later’s next-generation payment service through the Litle & Co. platform. Litle & Co. processes and manages card-not-present and alternative payments for leading direct-to-consumer brands in Catalog, Internet and Multichannel Retail, Direct Response and Online Services.  Bill Me Later is among the most... READ MORE

Litle & Co. and CardinalCommerce Join Forces

Mentor, OH – November 19, 2008 ― Litle & Co., a leading payment processor for direct-to-consumer commerce, and CardinalCommerce Corporation, the worldwide-leading payment brand enabler, today announced a partnership to bring Bill Me Later® to current and prospective merchants who deploy CardinalCommerce platforms. Bill Me Later can now be quickly and easily enabled by Litle & Co. merchants who use a certified path through CardinalCommerce’s patented Centinel®... READ MORE

Tom Pouliot Joins Litle & Co. as Payments Evangelist

LOWELL, Mass., December 9, 2008–Litle & Co. (www.litle.com), a leading payment management platform for merchants in direct-to-consumer commerce, today announced the appointment of longtime payment industry executive Tom Pouliot as Payments Evangelist. Assuming the newly created role of Litle & Co.’s Payments Evangelist, Pouliot will provide continuing education for employees and merchants while also serving as briefings executive on the payments industry-at-large, market t... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Shares Seven Payment Processing Laws for Merchants Working to Protect and Extend Rev

Litle & Co. Shares Seven Payment Processing Laws for Merchants Working to Protect and Extend Revenue Lowell, Mass., February 11, 2009 – According to Litle & Co., a leading provider of strategic payment processing solutions for card-not-present merchants, payment processing is an often overlooked source of revenue creation and marketing intelligence, two of the most important concerns for merchants facing the current economic conditions. By looking at payments and processing as... READ MORE

Litle & Co. to Speak at Merchant Risk Council

Litle & Co. to Speak at Merchant Risk Council Annual Conference Jason Pavona moderates panel discussion on transaction evaluation LAS VEGAS and LOWELL, Mass., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Litle & Co., a leading payment processor for direct-to-consumer commerce, announced today that Jason Pavona, Litle's Vice President of Product Management, will be moderating a panel at the Merchant Risk Council 7th Annual e-Commerce Payments & Risk Conference. The panel "Transaction 360: Per... READ MORE

Litle & Co.‘s Payment Evangelist to Speak at National Conference on Operations & Fulfillment

Litle & Co.'s Payment Evangelist to Speak at National Conference on Operations & Fulfillment Tom Pouliot presents on the role of payment processing LAS VEGAS and LOWELL, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Litle & Co., a leading payment processor for direct-to-consumer commerce, announced today that Tom Pouliot, Litle's Payment Evangelist, will be delivering a presentation at the National Conference on Operations & Fulfillment. The presentation "Payment Processing for... READ MORE

DMEF Announces 2009 ‘RISING STARS’ and ‘CORPORATE COMMITMENT’ Award Winners

DMEF ANNOUNCES 2009 ‘RISING STARS’ AND ‘CORPORATE COMMITMENT’ AWARD WINNERS Friday, March 27, 2009 Award Winners Demonstrate Commitment to Direct/Interactive Marketing Honors Will Be Presented June 16 in New York City New York, NY, 3/27/09 - The Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) today announced the four winners of its 2009 Rising Stars Awards, and the one, prominent company that has earned its 2009 Corporate Commitment Award. This year’s fou... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Shares Recurring Transactions Best Practices

Litle & Co. Shares Recurring Transactions Best Practices to Help Merchants Gain a Competitive Edge and Improve Conversion Rates Lowell, Mass., April 27, 2009 – Today’s consumers spend $1 trillion annually on recurring transactions and installment billing, utilizing their credit cards for routine monthly payments in order to accumulate miles, points or some other form of reward. Litle & Co., a leading provider of strategic payment processing solutions for card-not-present... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Named an e-Commerce Customer Service Finalist for Stevie Award

LOWELL, Mass., January 27, 2010 – Litle & Co. (Litle), a leading payment processor and consultative merchant services provider for direct-to-consumer commerce, today announced the company has been named a Stevie® Awards Finalist for e-Commerce Customer Service. “We are honored that the Stevie’s have recognized Litle in the e-Commerce customer service category,” said Bob Botelle, Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President, Merchant Services at Litle &a... READ MORE

Litle & Co. Wins eCommerce Customer Service Honors at 2010 Stevie Awards

LOWELL, Mass., March 3, 2010 – Litle & Co. won a Stevie® Award for e-Commerce Customer Service at the 4th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service presented in Miami Beach, Florida last week. Litle & Co.’s selection was, in part, determined by demonstrating the success of its payments reporting & analytics platform in helping customers analyze their own customer data to engage with customers, and third-party partners, to uncover new ways to improve oper... READ MORE

Litle & Co. and iBizSoft Bring New Payments Platform to Oracle Application Users

LOWELL, Mass., June 7, 2010—Litle & Co., a leading payment processor for direct-to-consumer commerce, and iBizSoft, a leading implementer of the Oracle Ebusiness Suite, today announced the completed integration of the Litle & Co. payment processing platform API for implementation with Oracle Ebusiness Suite applications.   Configured for Oracle E-Business Suite 11i and R12, customizable API is available for Oracle customers across applications including iPayment, Paymen... READ MORE

Newly-Available Litle Vault Provides Integrated Payment Tokenization

Integrated token solution in-use by major internet retailers LOWELL, Mass., September 21, 2010—Litle & Co., a leading payment processor and consultative merchant services provider for direct-to-consumer commerce, today announced the availability of Litle Vault, one of the first integrated tokenization solutions that enables card-not-present (CNP) merchants to safely remove sensitive cardholder data from their systems without disrupting the integrity of their existing credit card tr... READ MORE

Staying one step ahead of criminals

E-retailers can leverage technology and tactics to avoid falling prey to cyber criminals. "Fraud prevention and data security is an arms race that retailers can't afford to fall behind in," says... READ MORE

Harnessing the Power of Recurring Payments

One of the hottest topics at this year’s DRF was recurring payments. Laura Heuer, Senior Financial Specialist at Sentry Insurance, sat down with us to share some of the insights from the sessi... READ MORE

Beyond the ABCs of CNP

Adhering to payment processing ABCs is the backbone of a card-not-present payments program, but dealing with declined authorizations, enhancing data security, and finding customer data in payments c... READ MORE



Know Thy Customer in Time for the Holidays

As we gear up for the busy holiday shopping season, many retailers are looking for ways to reach, engage and convert every potential shopper so that both physical and virtual cash registers are ringin... READ MORE






Smartphone shoppers are not big spenders

While 60% of consumers in a September survey say they own a smartphone, just one in four survey respondents have used a mobile device to shop. Of those who have bought through mobile devices, 63% repo... READ MORE


Just What Does Card-Present Mean?

New authentication tools and other technologies are dimming the once-bright line between card-present and card-not-present transactions. Will the card networks take note of that trend anytime soon? P... READ MORE

Cash in on Payments Data

Business success often hinges on your ability to better understand your customers. While online marketers may utilize more traditional outlets like social media, Google and marketing analytics to lear... READ MORE



Making Your Payments Program Shine

Nothing says more about a customer than a payment. A customer's preferred method of payment, payment history, and simply the act of purchasing say more about that customer than all of the demographic... READ MORE












Time for Tokens?

By putting credit card details into vendors’ hands retailers can shield themselves from security risks. If a hacker can breach the data security protocols at the Federal Reserve Bank, as one did las... READ MORE

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