Sports Fans Get A New Credit Card Designed Just For Them
Dog-lovers can get checks or credit cards printed with pictures of adorable pups. If you’d rather be at the beach, you can carry a credit card picturing the waves and sand. And now sports fans can order a new credit card with the logo of their favorite teams and players.
Financial services company Synchrony has partnered with leading sports merchandiser Fanatics to provide sports fans with customized payment methods touting their team. The cards are expected to be available in the summer of 2019, and cardholders will be able to opt in for special offers for unique sports experiences. In addition, the FanCash loyalty program will reward members with cash back and perks when they make purchases with their credit cards.
Harnessing the power of data to make shopping better
Together, Synchrony and Fanatics hope to harness their advanced technological and analytical platforms to deliver hyper-personalized shopping experiences to consumers. “We are always looking for new ways to bring fans unique offers, rewards and experiences to elevate their shopping experience,” says Chris Orton, Fanatics co-president of direct-to-consumer retail. “We are excited to leverage Synchrony’s industry-leading credit and marketing platform to launch our first Fanatics credit card.”
Synchrony’s chief commercial officer, Neeraj Mehta, added, “Activating real-time data in today’s digital economy is a competitive advantage for companies like Fanatics and Synchrony. [Our] team brings deep data, credit and marketing expertise to help tech-forward partners like Fanatics to accelerate growth.”
What to look for in a credit card
Whether you’re in the market for a credit card that features the logo of your favorite sports team or not, there are a few things to keep in mind when applying for a new account. The first thing is to take a look at your credit score. A strong score means you’ll be eligible for a card that offers a lower interest rate, more valuable rewards, and lots of little extra perks and benefits to boot.
Cards that are targeted toward your interests, like the new offering from Fanatics and Synchrony, are more likely to reward you with things that are useful to you. That could be cash back, hotel reward points, or frequent flyer miles. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a card that caters to your needs.
Latest Credit Card Issuers News
An alliance between American Express and i2c is now focused on offering payment products in the American Express network through fintech companies. Amex announced its collaboration with payment and banking technology company i2c in April this year. The two partnered to create a platform that allows fintechs and financial institutions to launch cards more quickly […]
Continuing to live in the present reality and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, global giants of the financial and credit sector introduce new bonuses for the convenience of their customers. Mastercard, in turn, has announced new partnerships with DoorDash and HelloFresh offering new food and grocery delivery perks to Mastercard World and World Elite cardholders. According […]
Walgreens has recently announced its plans to enter the consumer financial services market. To be precise, the second-largest pharmacy store chain in the United States is going to start issuing credit cards and prepaid debit cards under its brand. The main reason for this expansion of the scope of activity is the losses incurred by […]
Very soon Apple fans will get an opportunity to purchase such devices as Mac, iPad, AirPods, the Apple Pencil, and more at a 0% interest payment plan. This weekend, Bloomberg shared the information that Apple Inc. was about to offer a 0% financial option on its Apple Card credit card by Goldman Sachs®. The new […]
In April, Mastercard conducted a global online survey aimed at studying changes in customer behavior during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now even going to the nearest supermarket for essentials may bode the risk of getting infected. Everyone seeks to be careful, observing hygiene measures to maintain health. Thus, it is natural that people’s buying habits have […]