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KENT, Wash. –Member Access Processing (MAP), an aggregator of the Visa Debit Processing Service platform for credit unions, has announced the formation of Payments Consultancy, a team of payment consulting firms that will develop strategies and products to help credit unions deliver better credit card services to their members, the company said.

HANGZHOU, China—With some experts continuing to predict digital wallet usage won’t take off in the U.S. until all of the “pays” begin working together, other countries appear to be ahead of that curve.