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  • Making The Coffee Run A Mobile Order-Ahead-Only Experience

    December 4, 2019 espresso machineTo help customers enjoy a cup of joe or a morning croissant, digital innovators are opening coffee shops with faster and easier order and pickup designs. Bandit, in one case, ...
  • Instagram Aims To Have Athletes, Teams Sell Products

    December 4, 2019 InstagramTo create relationships with fans, sports stars, teams and leagues have used Instagram for a long time. But they are also increasingly tapping into the social media platform to sell ...
  • 77 Pct Of Holiday Gift Recipients Expect To Make Returns

    December 3, 2019 77 Pct. Of Gift Recipients Will Make ReturnsThe results of a new survey found that most people – around 77 percent – plan on returning some of their gifts this holiday season, according to reports. About 20 percent ...
  • When AR Meets Social Networking

    October 31, 2019 Small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) lack the financial buffers of their larger corporate counterparts and so are especially vulnerable to cash flow interruptions. These smaller players find it especially important ...
  • Apple Card And The FinTech, TechFin Conundrum

    October 24, 2019 So far, the young life of the Apple Card has turned out pretty — perhaps even spectacularly — good, depending on the source. However, the real tests are yet to ...
  • Even Bad Tippers Might Pay More With Better Tech

    October 22, 2019 tip in cash and changeThe rise of digital payments and the gig economy cannot guarantee that consumers will tip. But new technology is sure making tipping easier — both for consumer and workers — even ...
  • What The San Francisco 49ers’ New Loyalty Rewards Play Means For The Field

    October 22, 2019 What The San Francisco 49ers’ New Loyalty Rewards Play Means For The FieldAs consumer preferences change and competition becomes more keen, retailers and commerce operators are under even more pressure to get creative with loyalty programs. The latest example of that comes ...
  • Target And Other Retailers Give Augmented Reality A Deeper Look

    October 18, 2019 Target, Other Retailers Give AR A Deeper LookAugmented reality (AR) is getting a new look in retail – with one of the most recent developments coming from Target. According to Mobile-Ar.Reality.News, the chain “has been on a bit of ...
  • Bringing Autonomous Smart Shuttles To the Masses

    October 16, 2019 self-driving, IoT There will be 41.6 billion Internet of Things (IoT)-connected devices around the world by 2025. Consumers and businesses have increasingly employed the technology in a variety of use cases as ...
  • Libra’s Unraveling And The Geneva (Crypto) Convention’s Folly

    October 14, 2019 After the mass exodus on Friday (Oct. 11) from the Libra project, the cryptocurrency’s remaining 22 corporate backers are gathering in Geneva, Switzerland to throw their weight behind the new ...
  • Uber Moves Into LATAM Grocery Delivery With Cornershop Buy

    October 11, 2019 Uber Continues To Diversify With Cornershop PurchaseUber announced that it’s buying a majority stake in grocery delivery company Cornershop. CNBC is reporting that with the purchase of the Latin American company, Uber shows that it’s continuing to ...
  • Vrbo: Bringing Vacations Into The 2020s

    October 11, 2019 Vacations are changing — and the tourism industry is changing along with it. The pace of innovation and disruption only promises to get faster as more travelers choose adventure over ...
  • The Slow, Controversial Global March Of Face ID Tech

    October 11, 2019 biometrics authentication, security, facial recognitionEarlier this month, New Delhi’s airport became the nation’s fourth to test a new use case for facial recognition technology: A system that will allow passengers to board flights after ...
  • Amazon Takes Its Wedding Registry Omnichannel

    October 11, 2019 Domino has announced that it is partnering with Amazon Wedding Registry to launch an interactive and shoppable experience. The collaboration will include a special print magazine, pop-up event and microsite. Couples ...
  • Reading The Tea Leaves For Steeping Subscription Success

    October 9, 2019 Reading The Tea Leaves For Subscription SuccessBefore Knud Berthelsen founded personalized subscription service Free Your Tea, he found it challenging to find good teas, Berthelsen told PYMNTS in an interview. It is not difficult, however, to find ...
  • Tradeshift, Monerium Enable eMoney Invoice Settlement

    October 2, 2019 Tradeshift, Monerium Enable eMoney SettlementTradeshift made further inroads into blockchain technology via a new collaboration with Monerium, which saw a B2B invoice settled using the Tradeshift platform and eMoney on the Etherium blockchain, according ...
  • Rakuten On Growing Demand For Instant Rebates

    October 2, 2019 Consumers are no longer willing to wait for even the simplest of disbursements. Whether they’re waiting to receive government payments, wages or rebate checks from online retailers, consumers increasingly demand ...
  • India’s Khatabook Raises $25M To Digitize Business Payments

    October 1, 2019 India’s Khatabook Raises $25MBangalore-based startup Khatabook has raised $25 million in Series A funding from GGV Capital, Partners of DST Global, RTP Ventures, Sequoia India, Tencent, Y Combinator and others, along with more ...
  • PayPal Opens For Business In China

    September 30, 2019 PayPal Expands Into China After Acquiring Payments LicensePayPal has bought a majority stake in Chinese payments group Guofubao (NationPay), and has acquired a payments license in the country, according to a report by the Financial Times.  PayPal bought ...
  • ShipServ Partners With Hanseaticsoft On Ship Management Platform

    September 30, 2019 Why ISVs Don't Need To Go The PayFac RouteMaritime eProcurement platform ShipServ announced it has signed an agreement with Hanseaticsoft GmbH. The deal will see the ShipServ TradeNet platform integrated and pre-installed into Hanseaticsoft’s Cloud Fleet Manager (CFM) software. The ...
  • Apple – Phone Home

    September 30, 2019 Apple — Phone Home“There’s no place like home” are the famous words spoken by Judy Garland, playing the character of Dorothy, at the end of the iconic movie, “The Wizard of Oz.” All it ...
  • Top News In Payments: House Committee Holds RTP Hearing; DoorDash Reveals May Data Breach

    September 27, 2019 Top News In PaymentsToday in the payments news roundup, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services Task Force on Financial Technology held a hearing to talk about the FedNow development and its U.S. ...
  • Inside Dunkin's AI-Powered Mobile Ordering App

    September 27, 2019 From adding new payment options to integrating loyalty and rewards, Dunkin’ has taken many approaches to improve its mobile ordering program. But some of the more impactful upgrades have been ...
  • Taking Stock Of What’s In Stock With Retail Robots

    September 27, 2019 Retail inventory robotsInventory stock outs plague brick and mortar retailers. Knowing just what items are where — and replacing or replenishing them — can be a painstaking task. Martin Hitch, co-founder of Bossa ...
  • How Butcherbox Raises The 'Steaks' For Fighting Fraud

    September 20, 2019 Subscription-based businesses have become all but ubiquitous over the past few years. Customers can have anything from razors to clothing to toys delivered to their front steps, and they can stream ...
  • Mobile Smart Kitchens Reinvent Food Delivery

    September 19, 2019 Mobile kitchen deliveryThe food that appears on one’s dinner plate each night comes with no small amount of environmental cost. It takes much land, water, pesticides, electricity and fossil fuel to grow, ...
  • How US Bank Is Using Machine Learning To Tackle Fraud

    September 18, 2019 How US Bank Uses Machine Learning To Fight FraudFor FIs, staying secure requires a fundamental shift in how they protect against account opening fraud and synthetic identity theft, says Dominic Venturo, executive vice president at U.S. Bank. In ...
  • Banks Scrapping Regulators For Friendlier OCC Oversight

    September 17, 2019 An increased number of banks are swapping their own regulators for oversight by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday (Sept. ...
  • PODCAST: Solving Instant Payments Ubiquity Problem

    September 17, 2019 Consumers live in a real-time world. Their use of mobile devices fuels the expectation that what happens on the other side of a click or a swipe will be delivered ...
  • How Domino’s Works To Deliver On Customer Loyalty

    September 12, 2019 Rewards programs key to customer loyaltyAn unsatisfying restaurant ordering experience can turn long-term customers into last-time patrons. So how can restaurants know which tech and services will deliver the strongest return on investment (ROI) for ...
  • McDonald's To Acquire Conversational Tech Company Apprente

    September 10, 2019 McDonald'sTo grow its presence in the Bay Area and integrate teams with advanced technology skills into its business, McDonald’s Corporation announced an agreement to acquire Apprente. The company said in ...
  • Toyota Unit Loses $37M To Vendor Payment Fraud

    September 10, 2019 Business Email Compromise scamA subsidiary of automaker Toyota has lost millions of dollars thanks to a vendor payment scam, according to SC Media UK reports. The publication said Monday (Sept. 9) that Toyota Boshoku ...
  • What Apple Fans Are Expecting From Today’s iPhone Event

    September 10, 2019 New Lower-Cost iPhone To Debut In 2020The big day has finally arrived: the new iPhones (and the rest of Apple’s fall lineup of devices) will finally get their big public introduction when Tim Cook and company ...
  • The Future Of Fitness With Connected Devices And IoT

    September 9, 2019 Fitness With Connected Devices And IoTPeloton combines its own hardware, software and subscription model in a bid to win over fitness-minded consumers – an effort that could shed light in the coming few years on the future ...
  • The Sharpie’s Indelible Mark On Commerce (And, Well, #SharpieGate)

    September 7, 2019 The Sharpie’s Indelible Mark On CommerceSeptember is always a big month for the Sharpie. With back-to-school in full swing, Sharpies are popular favorites on supply lists nationwide. That means for the last several weeks, they’ve sat proudly ...
  • Biometrics And Beyond For Call Centers

    September 5, 2019 call center operatorsThe latest Call Center Commerce Tracker looks at how call centers are using artificial intelligence (AI) and biometrics to keep customers satisfied and safe, as well as new voice and ...
  • FLEETCOR Teams With Nissan In Brazil On Contactless Payments

    September 5, 2019 FLEETCORIn a first-of-its-kind partnership, FLEETCOR company Sem Parar is teaming with Nissan on contactless payments in Brazil. The arrangement will see the outfitting of all new Nissan vehicles with Sem ...
  • Can Amazon Give Biometric Payments A Hand — In The Store?

    September 5, 2019 Whole Foods customers may some day pay with a handprintBiometric payments are making another run at the grocery store, this time at the hands or Amazon. Or, to be more precise, in the hands of Amazon’s customers. Amazon, the ...
  • Southwest Passengers Can Use Apple Pay For Flights

    September 4, 2019 Southwest Passengers Can Use Apple PayTravel commerce and payments firm CellPoint Digital and the airline-owned payment network UATP are in a deal with Southwest to let customers buy tickets and other services using Apple Pay, ...
  • Driving Payments Innovation With Invisibility

    September 4, 2019 Driving Payments Innovation With InvisibilityInnovators in payments and commerce are making what was once visible, invisible – and changing the path to purchase in the process. In compliance news, consumers are flocking to eCommerce, but sellers have ...