Saturday , February 4, 2023

Marketing

Ingenico Adopts Splitit BNPL Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/1/23

Point-of-sale technology provider Ingenico is working with buy now, pay later specialist Splitit to offer BNPL at the physical checkout using Ingenico’s payments-platform-as-a-service technology. Block Inc.’s Afterpay buy now, pay later service said it will enable access for users to New York Fashion Week beginning Feb. 11 and running for four days. Afterpay is …

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Musk Is Engineering a Return to Payments Via Twitter, Reports Say

Elon Musk helped found what became PayPal back at the turn of the century, and now it appears he is moving on an ambition he outlined months ago to add a payments feature to Twitter, the social-media platform he paid $44 billion to acquire in October. The San Francisco-based company …

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CFPB’s Hot Buttons Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/31/23

Banking and payments professionals should watch for action from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on key areas such as open banking, credit card late fees, fintech partnerships, and buy now, pay later plans, warns Strategic Resource Management, a consulting firm. American Express Co. released its American Express Business Blueprint, a digital cash flow management service …

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POSaBIT Makes $4 Million Deal And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/27/23

POSaBIT Systems Corp., a point-of-sale system maker for the cannabis industry, said it will acquire MJ Platform, Leaf Data Systems, and Ample Organics from Akerna Corp. for $4 million in an all-cash transaction. The deal will almost double the number of locations serviced by POSaBIT and expands its operations in Canada. …

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Netevia Banking To Debut And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/26/23

Payments and financial services provider Netevia said it will launch in February Netevia Banking, a banking service for small businesses that includes virtual cards, same-day access to funds, connectivity to Netevia’s underwriting team, and a two-hour approval window. Netevia Banking will be available to independent sales organizations for resale. GE HealthCare will …

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Nuvei Lands L.A. Processor And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/25/23

The Colombia-based payments processor Redeban has adopted payments-technology provider Nuvei Corp.’s Nuvei for Payments embedded-payments platform. Nuvei earlier this month agreed to acquire payments provider Paya Holdings Inc. in a deal valued at $1.3 billion. Wafi Inc. launched Wafi.cash, a payment processing platform for e-commerce transactions that purports to eliminate redundant entities in the payment …

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Debit Cards Are Most Popular for Subscription Payments, a Recurly Report Says

The most popular payment method for funding subscription payments is a debit card, with the checking account-connected option being used for 52.9% of global subscription payments. Subscription platform Recurly Inc. released this and other data in its “2023 State of Subscriptions” report Tuesday. The second most popular option was credit …

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Dealer Pay Enhances Its POS Platform To Enable Better Customer Experience for Auto Dealerships

Dealer Pay, a provider of point-of-sale technology to franchise and independent auto dealers, has updated its platform with several new features intended to deliver a better customer experience. Dealer Pay’s “send payment request” features enable dealers to collect payments directly from the customer via text messaging or email. Dealers can …

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Big Boy Goes Chainwide with Oracle And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/18/23

Oracle Corp. said restaurant chain Big Boy Restaurant Group LLC will adopt its Micros Simphony Cloud Point of Sale and Oracle Payment Cloud Service. Payments provider Paysafe Ltd. said it has expanded its processing services to sports betting in Ohio. The move follows on the heels of Paysafe’s entry in the Maryland sports-betting …

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Lightspeed Lays Off 300 Staff And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/17/23

Point-of-sale system maker Lightspeed Commerce Inc. said it will reorganize as it contends with a shifting economy. Among its actions are the elimination of 300 jobs, accounting for approximately 10% of its overall employees. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering regulations governing the fees providers charge for cross-border money wires, according to The Wall …

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