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Google to Open YouTube Retail Store

image Google will open a physical YouTube store in London within the next four weeks where popular YouTubers will be able to sell merchandise to the public.The "Creator Store" will be part...
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Quick Wins That Deliver Big Results

image Retailers no longer have to rely on big, bulky, time consuming rollouts to deploy game changing technology. Now thanks to the cloud retailers can quickly and easily push out new...
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Kohl's Focus on Localization, Loyalty and Merchandising Leads to Improved Sales

image As Kohl's continues its lofty goal of becoming the nation's most engaging retailer it is doubling its efforts on its customer-centric initiatives. While sales continue to slump year-over-year the retailer...
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Getting digital banking right

I really am a really big fan of digital banking. Banking digitally is a positive change from the way banking and banking transactions were carried out in the past. I...
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Blockchain: what to expect for 2017?

We are now 8 months further on in 2016. Blockchain seems to be not a hype anymore but increasingly becoming a reality. What can we learn from what happened in...
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It’s all about the looks: customers want more mobile and they want it biometric-secure

We’re constantly on the move, looking to stretch our time as much as we can so we can get more things done quicker. Undoubtedly, smartphones and tablets have turned into...
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BofE advertises for digital currencies research lead

The Bank of England is advertising for an economic research lead at its digital currencies team as it steps up its investigation into a central bank-issued 'Britcoin'. The BofE has been...
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Investment app Stash raises $9.25m

Stash, one of the fastest­growing new financial services for Millennials, announced today that it has secured $9.25 million in Series A funding to further accelerate user growth and to build out...
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Sharemoney expands money transfer service to Burkina Faso

Sharemoney, the online money transfer service of Omnex Group, has expanded transfer services to include transfers to Burkina Faso. Sharemoney has over 25 years of experience transferring money from the U.S....
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Financial services must learn from the airline industry to retain mass affluent customers

Twenty years ago low cost airlines such as easyJet totally revolutionised the airline industry with a business model that fundamentally changed the way that people could fly. Comparisons can be...
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Singapore makes cashless payments push

Singapore is set to introduce a payments system similar to the UK's Paym, which will let people send money using only recipients' mobile numbers, as part of a concerted effort to...
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The UK’s competitiveness needs successful regions

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Sparking POS Innovation

image The point of sale has proven itself time and again to be the most critical component of the tech stack with reach far beyond payment collection. Uncover strategies for modernizing...
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Why People Are Stuck With Finances And How Technology Can Change It

Have you ever thought why people are bad at understanding and planning their finances? Why is their debt almost as big as their pay check? Why they are so reckless...
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ING-DiBa backs new Frankfurt fintech hub

 The technology centre will be based in the ‘Pollux’ high-rise building, located close to ING-DiBa’s headquarters. The initiative aims to set up a network of start-ups and tech companies in...
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Staples to Close 50 Stores and Focus on Mid-Market

image Staples Inc. is still on track to close at least 50 stores this year and over the next three years, an average of 225 store leases will expire per year...
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Zeta upgrades one-tap payments

Tax optimiser start-up Zeta recently enabled thousands of office-goers to pay their cafeteria merchants with nothing more than a tap, and in all of 2 seconds. They didn’t even need cash...
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Boku & Google team up for carrier billing on Google Play in Lithuania

Today Boku is announcing an expansion of their partnership with Google and Bite to bring carrier billing as a payment option for all purchases made on Google Play. Eligible purchases include:...
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Wirecard and Future Finance bring new student loans model to German market

Wirecard and Future Finance, an Ireland-based financial technology company, today announce the launch of a new student financing model to the German market. Under the Future Finance brand the company provides...
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PrivatBank partners with InComm to launch prepaid products in Ukraine

PrivatBank announced today it has partnered with InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, to launch prepaid products to its customers in Ukraine.  The strategic partnership between the two...
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