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Silicon Valley Bank and First Data pick latest class for Commerce.Innovated

Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, and First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, have selected five startups to...
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Fire.com authorised as e-money institution in UK

fire.com has today announced that it has been authorised as an e-money institution in the UK to provide a range of payment services, changing the way businesses pay and get...
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8 Steps for Mid-Market Retailers to Make AI a Reality


It's critical that midsize retailers understand what AI is, what it means for their organization, and the key role analytics maturity plays in the success of AI initiatives.  Original link
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Crate and Barrel Goes Live with First Full-Service Restaurant


The home goods retailer is stepping into unchartered territory with its first full-service restaurant designed to create an immersive brand experience beyond traditional retail. Get a sneak peek and find out...
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Overstock Named Best Retail App

Tech Innovation Customer Service and Loyalty General Company Shatter List  recognition for creating and implementing impactful programs and company cultures to create inclusivity from the Women Tech Council Best of State...
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Etsy to Make Free Shipping a Core Part of the Shopping Experience


The retailer is providing marketplace sellers with the tools and support to provide free shipping. In addition, the retailer’s internal product search will prioritize items that offer free shipping. Original link
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Retail’s Best Places to Work


Attracting and maintaining top talent is an operational necessity. But it remains a constant challenge for retailers in today’s hyper competitive job market. Original link
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Hard Rock’s Merchandising Suite Delivers 99.9% Demand Certainty


The new solution set improves forecasting, planning, and replenishment and ushers in a new-era of inventory accuracy for the massive international retailer. Learn all about the merchandising suite’s next-gen capabilities. Original...
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Sally Beauty Goes Live with Customer Experience Management Solution


The suite of customer management solutions provides the retailer with real-time feedback into the customer experience and insight into how to increase shopper engagement. Original link
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Last Minute Shoppers Key to Back-to-School Success


With the back-to-school season set to kick off retailers can expect a modest gain in sales compared to last year. Original link
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Evolve Bank taps Mastercard Send for gig working wage advances

People who support themselves and their families with incomes from gig and hourly work often have to stitch together earnings from various sources to pay bills, budget for savings and...
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SmartStream publishes paper highlighting the importance of managing intraday liquidity

SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM®) solutions provider, today released a white paper to inform financial institutions of the regulatory pressures imposed on intraday liquidity requirements. This...
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PaymentsMB selets Cardstream to support European expansion

PaymentsMB, the Canadian turnkey Payment Service Provider has today announced the adoption of Cardstream’s Open Payment Network, to support the expansion of its European presence and drive into new vertical...
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Domino's Australia trials 'Tap & Take' cashless stores

Pizza chain Domino's is the latest mainstream retailer to try out cashless payments, rolling out a new 'Tap & Take' model at five of its outlets in Australia. Domino’s Australia...
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Payment Choice - Not Everybody's Cup of Tea?

I started scribing this article on July the 4th, so it is perhaps natural that my British mind turned to tea. However, my own brain had no room for thoughts about Boston....
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Lightico raises $14.5m to take on DocuSign

Lightico, a startup that helps firms - including banks - collect things like forms, signatures, documents and payments from customers digitally, has raised $14.5 million in a Series A funding...
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Citi Ventures invests in Car IQ

Citi Ventures has joined a $5 million funding round in vehicle payment technology startup Car IQ. Founded in 2016, Car IQ is developing a payment gateway that will enable vehicles...
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Uberization in the payments world

Dr. Thomas L. Hager - VP Banking&FM Europe, IBM and Rajesh Venkatraman - Global Head, IBM Payment Solutions, speak at EBADay 2019 in Stockholm about Uberization of commerce and its...
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Are you complying with AML regulations after recent bureau du change raids?

Last week saw the latest crackdown by UK police on potential money laundering operations, concentrating their efforts on a series of raids on bureau de change, in an effort to identify...
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RBC buys accounts payable specialist WayPay

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has acquired WayPay, a local startup that provides businesses with cloud-based accounts payable automation technology. Financial terms were not disclosed. Burlington, Ontario-based WayPay connects to...
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