POS software firm Appetize scores 32 Equity investment

Appetize, the modern point of sale (POS) operating software company, announced today that it has now raised over $50 million, with the latest equity funding coming from 32 Equity....
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Sberbank: Russia is experiencing a cashless payments boom

The top spots in the rating are held by regions in the North-Western Federal District. The largest share of sales turnover using cards in relation to total withdrawal of cash...
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Wirecard and Comdirect dish out payments wristbands at Beach Volleyball Championships

Wirecard, the international leader in innovation for digital financial technology, and comdirect are working together to facilitate contactless payment via wearables. With 2.4 million B2C customers, comdirect is...
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How to Raise Awareness of In-Store Mobile Shopping Apps


Smartphone usage is so high because of years of exposure, education, and support. It’s going to take a similar amount of effort for more consumers to become aware of in-store...
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Innovation Through Digital-First and Agile Customer Engagement


In retail and consumer industries innovation and collaboration always began outside of the lab, done through feedback from their own customers and employees. Original link
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Paytm acquires smart savings startup Balance.Tech

We are excited to announce that we have acquired Bengaluru-based Smart-savings Management Startup named ‘Balance.Tech’. We have been building some amazing user experiences, and the ‘Balance.Tech’ team has...
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Diebold Nixdorf stock and senior notes take a battering in the wake of earnings shortfall

Equity shorts have taken bigger positions in Diebold Nixdorf as the stock continues to nosedive in the face of a poor second quarter and the company's bonds go into...
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Discover redesigns the debit card, introduces Freeze It feature

Discover is introducing more features and debuting a new debit card design for the Discover Cashback Debit product. Customers of Discover Cashback Debit, previously known as Discover Cashback...
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Tungsten Network ships digital purchase order delivery and acknowledgement service

Tungsten Network, the global business transaction network, has launched a new purchase order (PO) delivery and acknowledgement service for its 300,000 global customers. The move follows an initial pilot...
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The climbing cost of fraud: over £2 billion stolen from UK credit and debit cards in the last year

Nearly 1 in 10 UK adults (9%) have been defrauded via their debit or credit card in the last year, equating to 4.7 million people across the country. ...
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Avoiding the Retail Tech Vendor Apocalypse


Your business is what you do. Your reputation is what people think you do. This is a harsh truth of the marketplace and one that can be painful to retail...
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Office Depot's Transformation Pays Off


On the heels of skyrocketing sales and a 120% service revenues spike, it looks like the Office Depot's efforts to transform its retail model are paying off. Original link
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Office Depot Pilots Workonomy Hub, a Coworking Space in Stores


In partnership with Proximity, Office Depot has introduced Workonomy Hub, a new coworking space Office Depot's Transformation Pays Off On the heels of skyrocketing sales and a 120% service revenues spike,...
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Amazon and Whole Foods' Next Move: 30 Minute Grocery Pickup



Related Content Is Target Investing Too Much? Target saw its strongest traffic in a decade in its first quarter of 2018, but overall the retailer posted mixed numbers. Is Target...
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QPay gets $1M in funding from Angels and Sharks

Student marketplace and payments app, QPay, has secured a $1 million cash injection after funding from the Sydney Angels Sidecar Fund 2 was supplemented by a $380,000 combined investment by...
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CurrencyFair makes Asian acquisition as part of EUR20 million growth plan

Dublin-based money transfer outfit CurrencyFair is to expand into the Asian markets through the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Convoy Payments. The deal forms part of a part of a €20...
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Visa invests in B2B financing outfit Behalf

Visa has invested in Israel-based point-of-sale financing provider Behalf, tapping in to a growing trend to provide working capital for small merchants and on-demand purchase financing through the checkout. Founded...
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Microsoft Pay adds Masterpass support

Microsoft Pay now supports Masterpass by Mastercard, so that consumers can use their Microsoft account for fast and secure checkouts at their favorite retailers that accept Masterpass, without the need...
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GlobalOnePay release EMV-ready mobile card reader

GlobalOnePay, a division of Pivotal Payments offering global omni-channel payment processing technologies and merchant services, announced today the release of its EMV-ready, affordable and secure mobile payment solution. Available immediately...
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US retailer Kroger considers extended Visa credit card ban

Having banned Visa credit cards at its Foods Co. stores over interchange fees, US retail giant Kroger has warned that it could extend the policy to more locations. From next...
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