Wayfair to Launch Way Day, a New Retail Holiday


Looking to capitalize on the popularity of Amazon’s Prime Day, Wayfair is debuting its own one-day sales holiday tomorrow. Learn the details of Way Day, and the retailer’s plan to...
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Amazon, Whole Foods and Best Buy—The Latest


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos disclosed for the first time that its Prime loyalty program now exceeds 100 million paid members worldwide. Original link
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Walmart's New Mobile POS Tech is Making Spring Easier


Walmart is testing a new mobile point of sale program in more than 350 stores. Find out how the tech will make shoppers' live easier this Spring and what retailer...
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What Is Retail’s Fastest Growing Tech Job?



Most Popular Retail Job Title Salesperson Logistics Specialist Software Developer Marketing Specialist Operations Specialist HR Specialist IT Support Specialist Business Strategist Consultant Business Analyst Most common skills Java JavaScript SQL...
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Square buys catering platform Zesty

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Zesty, a catering platform that empowers companies to be healthier and more productive. The addition of Zesty...
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Gruppo Banca Sella unit to buy mobile FS firm Vipera

The fintech arm of Italy's Gruppo Banca Sella has agreed a £24 million cash deal to buy mobile financial services outfit Vipera. LSE-listed Vipera first revealed that it had been...
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European Parliament approves tougher rules on prepaid cards and cryptocurrencies

To shed light on the true owners of letterbox companies, any citizen will, in future, be able to access data about the beneficial owners of firms operating in the EU....
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TransUnion to acquire the UK's Callcredit for £1 billion

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced today its agreement to purchase Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest and fastest growing consumer credit bureau in the U.K., headquartered in Leeds. Founded in...
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Innovation and risk under the spotlight in Canada

Rapid technological advancement was to the fore at the recent Swift Business Forum Canada, Toronto, where over 340 financial services professionals gathered to discuss the opportunities and threats that the...
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Physical cash retains its popularity in face of electronic onslaught

A new survey of 47 countries conducted by G4S reveals that demand for cash continues to rise globally, despite the increase in electronic payment options, including mobile in recent years....
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PayByPhone appoints Andrew grubber as new president and CEO

PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, today announced that it will appoint Andreas Gruber as president and Chief Executive Officer effective June 1st, 2018. Francis Dupuis, the former...
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Alipay targets China's public transportation networks


Alipay has set its sights on China's public transport networks, vowing to bring its QR code-based mobile payments to around 50 new cities over the next year. The hugely popular...
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Chevy and Shell team on in-car fuel payments

Car manufacturer Chevrolet and oil giant Shell are rolling out a system that lets drivers pay for their gas through the touchscreen in their vehicle without using a card or...
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Verifi introduces reseller programme

Verifi, Inc., a leading provider of payment and risk management solutions for POS and card-not-present merchants, today announced the launch of its Authorized Reseller Program. Through the program, Verifi will...
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Landbay closes 6th investment round on Seedrs

Landbay, one of the first ever businesses to successfully raise investment through Seedrs, has today closed their 6th investment round on the platform. The specialist mortgage marketplace lender has raised...
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Checkout.com to accept payments via Saudi Arabia's mada network

Checkout.com is the first payment solutions provider (PSP) to accept payments via mada, Saudi Arabia’s domestic payment network. The partnership will enable all mada cardholders and merchants to complete transactions...
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EMVco reports over half of cards issued globally are EMV-enabled

Aggregated data published by EMVCo shows that by the end of 2017, 54.6% of all cards issued globally were EMV-enabled. The number of EMV payment cards in worldwide circulation increased...
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Top tier banks pass first transactions on trade finance blockchain

Batavia, a blokchain-based trade finance platform developed by a consortium of international banks and IBM, has passed its first live pilot transactions with corporate clients. Jointly developed by Bank of...
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Major card schemes zero in on single 'buy' button for online commerce

Major card schemes are rallying around the the new EMVCo Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) framework in a bid to create a ubiquitous online shopping technology standard backed by token-only storage...
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Bamboo Capital Partners exits from Latin American microfinance firm Mibanco

Bamboo Capital Partners (“Bamboo”), the pioneering private equity firm delivering positive social and financial value, today announces that it has exited its investment from Mibanco, Latin America’s largest microfinance bank...
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