Nike Doubles Down On Personalization With Its Second Acquisition In a Month


Less than a month after its purchase of consumer data and analytics firm Zodiac, Nike has acquired Israeli computer vision firm Invertex. Original link
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Walmart's New Website Is Launching Next Month


Walmart gives a sneak peek at its modernized website rolling out in May. See how the e-commerce giant is localizing and personalizing its shopping experience. Original link
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AI’s Role In Changing the Outlook of the Retail Industry


In retail, artificial intelligence arms retailers with sharper forecasting tools to make smarter business decisions. Explore six ways in which AI is helping retail. Original link
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Zilliqa tackles scalability with Sharding blockchain

Zilliqa, a new blockchain platform based on the technology of sharding that solves the scalability issue faced by current blockchain platforms like Bitcoin and Ethereum, has announced the release of...
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Cryptanite puts ChargaCard payments app through its paces

Cryptanite Blockchain Technologies Corp. (CSE: NITE), a Colorado-based blockchain technology company providing secure peer-to-peer payment systems, today announced beta tests for its ChargaCard payment app. ChargaCard’s secure network will offer...
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Wirecard’s boon mobile payment app now available on Fitbit Pay

Wirecard, the leading specialist for digital financial technology, has partnered with Fitbit (NYSE: FIT), the leading global wearables brand, to offer contactless payments using Fitbit Pay. In the coming weeks,...
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Visa takes Everywhere Initiative to Nairobi Tech Week

Visa has announced that it will be opening up the first Visa Everywhere Initiative for Sub Saharan Africa to young developers at this year’s Nairobi Tech Week (NTW) taking place...
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Retailers losing out on £18bn each year through ‘Surf and Turf’ online shopping trend

UK retailers are losing out on more than £18bn in potential sales each year, as British shoppers have made a habit of website window-shopping, adding items to their online basket...
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TrueLayer gets proptech bug

TrueLayer, a leading provider of financial APIs, has partnered with cloud-based block management software Resident. The partnership will allow Resident to automatically import bank feeds into its platform - the...
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Australian fintech firms call for competition watchdog to police open banking roll-out

Australian fintech companies have called on the the Government to hold the line on the introduction of open banking reforms in the face of a hostile push-back from some of...
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Australian fintech firms call for competition watchdog to monitor open banking roll-out

Australian fintech companies have called on the the Government to hold the line on the introduction of open banking reforms in the face of a hostile push-back from some of...
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Metro Bank to introduce AI-powered money management tool

Branch-based challenger Metro bank is stepping up its digital game with the forthcoming launch of an AI-powered money management service, Insights, developed with Personetics. Using predictive analytics capabilities, alongside AI,...
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Revolut launches spare change savings tool

Digital banking startup Revolut has launched a tool, called Vaults, that lets users round up and save the spare change from their everyday purchases. Revolut, which is used for over...
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Coinbase buys paid email startup Earn.com

Coinbase has acquired Earn.com, a startup that lets users earn bitcoin by replying to emails and completing tasks, in a deal rumoured to be worth more than $100 million. As...
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Former US trade ambassador Froman joins Mastercard as vice-chair

Mastercard today announced that former United States Trade Representative Michael Froman will join the company as vice chairman and president, Strategic Growth, effective April 16, 2018. In this newly created...
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Finastra ports mortgage services to the cloud with Microsoft Azure

Finastra is bringing its mortgage lending solutions to the cloud via Microsoft Azure. As part of the strategic alliance between the two companies to use Microsoft’s enterprise-ready, trusted cloud platform...
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Domino's Latest Twist On Delivery Convenience


Now shoppers can get a pizza delivered to the beach. Learn the details of how Domino's is redefining delivery convenience. Original link
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The Gap Pioneers Retail Heart-and-Lungs Transplant in the Cloud


When you are a $16-billion retailer such as The Gap you think long and hard before starting a heart-and-lungs transplant, which is what retailers often call replacing such core systems...
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Champion Breaks Into Brick-And-Mortar With Los Angeles Opening


Champion Athleticwear, which has been making athletic apparel since 1919, has decided now is the time to enter the brick-and-mortar environment. Explore how its first U.S. store focuses on personalization...
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Bed Bath & Beyond’s Plan to Reinvent Itself by 2020


The retailer has announced an aggressive investment plan to evolve the foundational structure of the company. Original link
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