Odyssey completes integration with Obike for blockchain-based payments

Odyssey, a Singapore founded blockchain company, is pleased to announce the completion of its digital asset mobile payment solution, Odyssey Wallet integration with dock-less bike sharing provider oBike. OCN will...
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NAB launches online app store for merchants

NAB has today announced it has launched NAB Marketplace, where businesses can download apps to their merchant terminals to develop their business and bring an innovative value-added experience to their...
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Online Shopping Cart Abandonment: The Next Challenge for Retailers


No digital retailers are immune to shopping cart abandonment. It’s so prevalent that in 2016, e-commerce businesses lost $4.6 trillion worth of sales to users leaving sites with loaded carts....
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Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Study 2018: May the Best Insights Win


In the analytics arms race, there are winners and there are losers. What separates the two? The ability to produce actionable insight that differentiates the brand. Download RIS/CGT's annual analytics benchmark...
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Zimbabwe payment systems set for upgrade

Zimbabwe's payment infrastructure is set to get a major overhaul after the country's national EFT switch and clearing house called in software shop Finteq to help build an automated clearing...
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TrueMoney scores Vietnam payment services license

TrueMoney Vietnam (“TrueMoney”), part of Southeast Asian Fintech company Ascend Money, has obtained the Intermediary Payment Services License from the State Bank of Vietnam to operate digital financial services in...
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Moneycorp appoints Graham Cassell CIO

moneycorp has appointed Graham Cassell as Chief Information Officer, who will be responsible for overseeing its ongoing digital transformation, focusing on technical strategy development and system architecture and design. The...
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Mastercard names Raghav Prasad division president, sub-Saharan Africa

Spurred on by the company's steady growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and in line with its focus on investing in the continent, Mastercard has appointed Raghav Prasad as Division President for...
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SEC KO's Mayweather-backed ICO over fraud allegations

An initial coin offering (ICO) that raised $32m and was backed by celebrity boxer Floyd Mayweather has been dealt a knockout blow after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...
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How H&M is Trying to Right its $4.3 Billion Inventory Problem


"The start of the year has been tough," acknowledged H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson, who is dealing with the fashion retailer's escalating inventory issue. Here are five things the company says it's doing...
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Digital Transformation Dooms Slow-Moving, Budget-Strapped Retailers


Why are we witnessing healthy retail growth and another big year for bankruptcies and store closings? Data from the 2018 RIS/Gartner Study uncovers an explanation and highlights the differences between...
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Walgreen’s $1 Billion Tech Investment Rolls On


The retail giant has earmarked $1 billion for a technology refresh. It has already spent half of that fortune and will spend the other half over the next three years....
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Data Breach Strikes Panera Bread


KrebsOnSecurity reports Panera Bread has leaked millions of online customer records, while a company statement says "fewer than 10,000 consumers have been potentially affected." Learn the details of the latest...
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Oracle Introduces a Scalable Loyalty Platform in the Cloud


Oracle Loyalty Cloud delivers highly personalized experiences to improve customer loyalty, advocacy and value. Learn the details. Original link
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Top 5 Technologies Where Retailers Are Placing Their Biggest Bets in 2018


REGISTER NOW!Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm ETBig opportunities and strong headwinds are accelerating the pace of change in retail. Original link
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South Africa's central bank mulls cryptocurrency regulations

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is setting up a dedicated unit to monitor cryptocurrency and fintech developments and inform future regulations and its first job will be to set...
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SIX Payment Services appoints new board member in Austria

SIX Payment Services in Austria has appointed a new managing director, Christian Renk. His new role will be in addition to his position as Head Merchant Services of Austria. Former...
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Acapture recruits Sift Science for machine learning

Acapture, a global, omnichannel payment processor has partnered with Sift Science, a machine learning company that protects businesses from fraud and abuse. Using the smartest technology for fraud management in...
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Crédit Agricole and Wirecard team up for digital payment partnership

Crédit Agricole Payment Services (CAPS), a fully-owned subsidiary of Crédit Agricole, and Wirecard, one of the leading companies in digital financial technology, have signed a comprehensive contract to start their...
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Commonwealth Bank hit by outage

Customers of Commonwealth Bank Australia (CommBank) have been left frustrated after a series of major outages left them unable to access their bank accounts. The problems started at 8am Australian...
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