Tuesday , October 4, 2022

Marketing

Zuza Marketplace Debuts And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 10/4/22

Point-of-sale software developer Zuza launched its Zuza Marketplace on its Super App platform. Merchants can peruse the marketplace to find tools and third-party apps that can aid their businesses, Zuza said.U.S.-based Uplift, which offers buy now, pay later capability for the travel industry, announced Royal Air Maroc, a Morocco-based airline, has adopted its …

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Lightspeed Restaurant Tweaked And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 10/3/22

Lightspeed Commerce announced it has added a data-analytics capability, Lightspeed Advanced Insights, to its Lightspeed Restaurant payments service.The French payments company Worldline announced it has closed on the sale of its Terminals, Solutions & Services unit to Apollo Funds. The 2.2-billion-euro deal, which includes the Ingenico line of point of sale devices, was announced in …

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Angelpaw Debuts BNPL Option for Vet Services And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/30/22

Angelpaw, which provides software to track pet cremation and aquamation, launched a buy now, pay later service for these services. Interest-free installment payments are made over 60 days and the provider receive funds immediately.Payroc WorldAccess LLC said its Worldnet platform is now enabled on the PAX A920 point-of-sale device as the …

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As Consumers Boost Mobile Shopping, Square Messages Gets Some Key Enhancements

As consumers rely more and more on their mobile phones and other digital platforms, Square unveiled on Wednesday several new enhancements to Square Messages, its artificial-intelligence-based digital-communications platform. Square is the payment-processing unit of San Francisco-based Block Inc. Square Messages allows merchants and consumers to communicate through a single platform …

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Square Tap to Pay on iPhone Debuts And Other Digital Transactions News briefs from 9/28/22

Square, the point-of-sale and e-commerce unit of Block Inc., said Tap to Pay on iPhone is now commercially available to its merchants following a June release to select sellers. Available within the Square Point of Sale iOS app, Tap to Pay on iPhone enables merchants to accept contactless payments directly …

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Get Set for a Virtual Card Tsunami, Juniper Research Says

Virtual payment cards have been around for more than a decade, but now they appear to be poised for big growth with the rise of e-commerce and the wide availability of digital wallets. Indeed, the volume of transactions arising from these cards will balloon from 28 billion worldwide this year …

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One More Thing? Apple Pay Later’s Debut Is Still Pending

Apple Inc.’s latest financial product, a buy now, pay later service called Apple Pay Later, has yet to arrive, though the iPhone operating system it was expected to require launched Sept. 12. Why is that? One Bloomberg columnist suggests Apple Pay Later, which was announced in June, may not arrive …

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Blackhawk Teams With Fashion Merchant H&M for B2B Gift Cards

Fashion retailer H&M Hennes & Mauritz LP has partnered with the payments platform Blackhawk Network to offer business-to-business gift cards. H&M is expected to use the cards as employee and consumer incentives. “As our gift card program has continued to evolve, it has become a significant driver of sales for …

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Eye on BNPL: Square’s Afterpay Marks Canada Debut; Allegiant Taps Uplift

Square, the payment-processing unit of Block Inc., is integrating its Afterpay buy now, pay later service into its e-commerce products across Canada. Meanwhile, airline Allegiant introduced Allegiant Pay Powered by Uplift for flights, hotels, and car-rental bookings made by its customers. Uplift is a travel-specific buy now, pay later provider. …

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Four Trends Are Affecting U.S. Retail, a Checkout.com Report Finds

Everybody knows the U.S. retail arena is changing, but a new report from Checkout.com reveals that four trends, among them the growth in digital payments, currently are most affecting it. Rising prices, consumers seeking new shopping channels, and increased competitiveness are the other three trends altering the retail landscape. United …

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