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Square, Alliance Data Feel Merchants’ Covid-19 Pain

Merchant processor and business-software provider Square Inc. says some of its sellers have seen declines of 45% in payment volume in recent days, and private-label and cobranded card issuer Alliance Data Systems Corp. says business at its client merchants is softening.  Both companies held conference calls with analysts after the …

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PayPal, Square Boost Hiring and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/23/20

PayPal Holdings Inc. and Square Inc. are moving to increase hiring as consumers reportedly shift to mobile payments as a result of calls for social distancing.Arguing that “the [coronavirus] pandemic will pass, but the economic impact will last,” a collation of payroll processors and trade associations issued an open letter to President Donald …

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Square Wins FDIC And Utah Approvals for Its ILC, Sparking Heated Banking Opposition

The federal government and the state of Utah this week cleared the way for a controversial industrial loan corporation to be set up by Square Inc. that could help the payments company cement ties with its merchant base. But the approvals also drew fierce opposition from banking groups concerned about …

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Nova Dia Adds Square Integration and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 3/11/20

Novo Dia Group, a developer of point-of-sale software for electronic benefits transfer and other payments, said it has integrated with Square Inc.’s platform and enhanced its main product, Mobile Market, which it has renamed TotalPay.College payment-processing specialist PayMyTuition said it has developed a service that allows colleges and universities to settle cross-border …

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Square’s Dorsey Reconsidering His Africa Relocation and other Digital Transactions New briefs from 3/6/20

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and chief executive of Twitter Inc. who also is the CEO of merchant processor Square Inc., told an investor conference he is reconsidering his plan to spend much of his time this year in Africa because of Covid-19, the coronavirus, “and everything else going on,” Bloomberg …

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Cash App Helps Drive Growth for a Surging Square

Cash App may be turning into the product that ate Square Inc. The company on Wednesday reported a big fourth quarter for the 4-year-old product as officials pointed to a strong performance overall for the full year. “2019 was a very good year for us,” Square chief executive Jack Dorsey …

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