RIS News' Top 10 Retail Articles of 2017

While the news hyped the "retail apocalypse" repeatedly, it's refreshing to see that the top-read RIS News articles this year were all of a positive nature. Original link
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Top 5 Webinars of 2017


The last year at RIS News' has been a busy one, packed with Webinars offering perspectives from retail experts on a variety or top-of-mind technology subjects. Here we list our...
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Ashley Furniture Sets Out to Unify the Customer Experience


The home furnishing giant is implementing a unified view of every customer. Find out how the move will enable Ashley to provide faster and more personalized shopping and customer service....
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Retail’s 10 Most Influential People for 2018




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Influentials: Top 10 Movers and Shakers in Retail The retail technology leaders that are shaping not only their companies but the industry at large through the use of innovative technologies...
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Sainsbury’s Bank launches new online international money transfer platform

New research from Sainsbury’s Bank reveals that almost eight million UK adults have sent an average of £5,236 abroad in the last two years. The findings are to support the...
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Coinbase investigates insider trading claims

Coinbase is investigating whether its employees profited from insider knowledge of its plans to add support for Bitcoin Cash on its GDAX Exchange. The company, which has become the number...
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Subscribers can now buy, sell, send and receive Bitcoin Cash on Coinbase

We’re excited to announce that customers will be able to buy, sell, send and receive Bitcoin Cash on Coinbase. You can read more about Bitcoin Cash on our FAQ page....
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Zoe Cruz joins Ripple's board

Ripple is excited to welcome Zoe Cruz to our board of directors. Cruz served as co-president for institutional securities and wealth management at Morgan Stanley from 2005 to 2007. Prior...
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Canadian competition watchdog publishes fintech market report

The Competition Bureau has published the final report from its market study concerning technology-led innovation in the Canadian financial services sector. The report outlines barriers to the growth and adoption...
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Credit Karma adds Gannesh Bharadhwaj as general manager, credit cards

Credit Karma, the leading personal finance technology company in North America, today announced it has appointed Gannesh Bharadhwaj as general manager of credit cards. Previously president of Renew Financial, Bharadhwaj...
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Invoice2go releases mPOS device in association with PayPal Here

Invoice2go, the simplest way for business owners and freelancers to track work and get paid, is today launching a mobile point of sale (mPOS) payments feature with PayPal Here, enabling...
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Payworks and Verifone extend partnership

Payworks, a leading provider of Point of Sale payment infrastructure, announced today that they have extended their partnership with Verifone, a world leader in payments and commerce solutions. Verifone and...
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MAS cautions against investments in cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies1. MAS is...
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Lilly Pulitzer's Mobile Traffic Spikes 80% After Mobile Website Launch


In just the first week since launch, mobile traffic is up 80% and mobile revenue is up 33% compared to last year. Learn more about Progressive Web Apps (PWA) and...
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Italian banks to test R3 Corda for payments reconciliation

The research and innovation centre of the Italian Bankers Association, ABI Lab, is building a blockchain proof-of-concept to handle straight-through processing of interbank reconciliations over the R3 Corda platform. For...
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2018 trends: Safer data, faster payments, better experiences

Fundamental shifts in consumer behavior, the emergence of new technologies and an evolving regulatory landscape means the payments ecosystem is poised for unprecedented transformation in 2018. The demand for safer...
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Tsys agrees $1.05 billion takeover of Cayan

Mergers and acquisitions activity in the hot payments space shows no sign of abating as Tsys agrees a $1.05 billion deal to buy out Boston-based merchant acquirer Cayan. Cayan, a...
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Crypto-miner HashChain goes public on TSX

HashChain Technology Inc. (“HashChain” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has received final approval for listing on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”). The common shares of HashChain...
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CoInvestor bolsters client team with three new hires

CoInvestor, the fast-growing alternative assets platform, has made three senior hires to its client team to bolster the rapid adoption of its software as a service for financial advisers and...
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French suburban railway network tickets go mobile with Wordline

Worldline [Euronext: WLN], Worldline [Euronext: WLN], the European market leader in payment and transaction services,has been selected by Transilien for its Mobile Acceptance solution to manage the payment and regularization...
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