Friday , September 30, 2022

Vending

LINGA rOS and Evertec Pursue Hospitality Market and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/30/21

LINGA rOS, a provider of restaurant point-of-sale technology, said it will work with Evertec Inc., a payments processor concentrated in the Caribbean and Latin America, to serve the hospitality market in those regions.Unattended payments provider Cantaloupe Inc. announced Enhance, an artificial intelligence and machine learning technology-based service from Hivery, a data-science company, …

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Affirm Adds Two More Merchants and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/21/21

Buy now, pay later provider Affirm Inc. signed electronics retailer Newegg Commerce Inc. and The Passport Place, a travel document consultant, as new merchants.Payments platform Mogo Inc. said it has received regulatory approval in Canada to launch MogoTrade, a commission-free stock-trading service.Visa Inc. announced it has closed on its acquisition of Currencycloud, a provider of cloud-based technology …

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Cantaloupe Reports Record Quarterly Revenues As Acquisitions And New Signings Kick in

Vending-payment specialist Cantaloupe Inc. on Friday reported record revenue of $49 million for the June quarter, a 50.2% increase over the same period a year earlier, and a 14.6% increase from the same period in 2021.  Equipment revenue totaled $10.8 million during the quarter, a more than 100% increase from …

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Fiserv Expands Vending Operations Across Europe in a Deal With Operator Selecta

Fiserv Inc. is rolling out payment-acceptance technology to food-and-beverage vending machines in multiple markets across Europe in a move that supports mobile wallets as well as global and local payment cards. Selecta Group, operator of the machines, says its network supports devices in 16 countries selling snacks, meals, and coffee …

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Vending-Payments Specialist Cantaloupe Targets Micro-Markets With Its Deal for Yoke

Building on a strategy of growing share of payments in the unattended retail market, Cantaloupe Inc. announced Tuesday its acquisition of Delicious Nutritious LLC, a Los Angeles-based micro-market payments company that operates under the trade name of Yoke Payments. The purchase price was not disclosed. The deal gives Cantaloupe, which earlier this …

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After a Covid Shutdown, a Florida Road Authority Revives Its Visitor Toll Pass Program

Fifteen months after suspending its popular Visitor Toll Pass program due to travel restrictions placed on tourists moving through Orlando International Airport during the Covid pandemic, the Central Florida Expressway Authority on Wednesday rebooted the program. The Visitor Toll Pass, which debuted in May 2019 and was suspended in March …

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As EasyPark Clinches Its Deal for ParkMobile, Rivalry in Parking Apps Could Get Hotter

Vendors of parking apps in North America have an even more potent new competitor with the closing on Tuesday of EasyPark Group’s acquisition of the Park Now Group, which includes Atlanta-based ParkMobile LLC. The deal, which the companies announced in March, brings a major North American stake to Stockholm-based EasyPark, …

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Appetize Payments Served up and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/18/21

Appetize Technologies Inc., a provider of point-of-sale technology for the hospitality and entertainment industries, launched Appetize Payments, which combines payment processing with the company’s cloud-based software.Ally Lending, the personal-lending unit of Ally Bank, a subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc., said buy now, pay later provider Sezzle Inc. will offer Ally’s longer-term …

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Flywire Adds Discover Acceptance and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/6/21

Flywire Corp. said users of its education payment service can now use Discover and Diners Club International cards to pay tuition and fees at educational institutions served by Flywire.The chief executives of 21 banks plus Fiserv Inc. and Jack Henry & Associates signed a letter committing their organizations to real-time bill …

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The New Cantaloupe Looks for Renewed Growth in Vending And Adjacent Unattended Payments Markets

With its name change having become official Monday, Cantaloupe Inc. is looking to start a new chapter in the company’s history as it embarks on a strategy to penetrate new segments of the unattended retail market and grow its business internationally. As part of the change from USA Technologies Inc., …

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