Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at today’s payments and commerce news. Coverage includes a look at the newest feature connected to Amazon Prime, along with new funding, and a new hire, for a digital job search firm. Two other stories bring you up to date on the latest in online vehicles and regulations, while another company defends its cashless plans.
Following a beta accessible by invitation only, Amazon is rolling out Prime Wardrobe to all of its U.S. Prime customers. An executive with Amazon said the idea behind the service was to take the “pain points” out of shopping.
The job search company has raised a total of $130 million in funding. Hired said it brought on John Kelly as senior vice president of revenue to oversee its revenue goals and a new subscription service it is launching.
Carvana said the machine stands nine stories high, is all glass and holds as many as 34 vehicles. It’s the third car vending machine launch in June, with Tempe being the 12th location.
Peer-to-peer car-sharing services might soon face the same regulation as traditional car rental companies.
The company decided to go cashless for safety reasons, as well as improved efficiency for customers.