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White-Labeling Mobile Solutions for a Competitive Advantage

By Scott Dowty, Chief Revenue Officer at Apriva, LLC With smartphones becoming the dominant tool for personal and business communications, mobile commerce is critical for businesses.  Mobile payments are projected to reach $503 billion by 2020,[1] and an estimated 75% of all financial transactions may be cashless by 2025[2], so …

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Buoyed by Its ISV Strategy, First Data Eyes a Joint-Venture Resurgence

Processor First Data Corp.’s strategy of providing payments integration to independent software vendors appears to be yielding results. The Atlanta-based company said it signed 94 ISVs in the second quarter. That, along with good growth in its direct-sales channel, contributed to the 17.1% growth in second-quarter revenue in First Data’s …

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In a Bid To Spur Order-Ahead Restaurant Sales, Grubhub Pays $390 Million for LevelUp

Restaurant-services specialist LevelUp is being sold to Grubhub Inc. for $390 million. Announced Wednesday, the deal weds Boston-based LevelUp, with its expertise in digital ordering, payment, and loyalty, with Grubhub’s online and mobile food-ordering services. Chicago-based Grubhub also owns the Seamless, Eat24, AllMenus, and MenuPages brands. The deal is an …

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Ease in Payments And Ordering Are Central to Restaurant Success, a Survey Finds

What do diners want most when they go out to eat? Apparently, easy ordering and payment. That’s the big takeaway in the “Restaurant Digital Crossroads: The Race to Meet Guest Expectations” report released Thursday. Hassle-free ordering and payment are especially important to younger consumers, defined as those between 18 and 37 …

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PayPal Completes Synchrony Deal and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/3/18

Token, a provider of contactless payment terminals tailored for events, launched its Mini-Serve EFTPOS system, which allows attendees at events or venues to top up their wristbands or badges with payment cards or mobile wallets. In an expansion of a relationship that dates back to 2004, PayPal Holdings Inc. has …

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A Cloudy Future for the Point of Sale

Backed by cloud-based networks, tablet POS systems scramble to find the preferred configuration for merchants. Eight years on, the notion of tablets as the future of point-of-sale systems can be dispelled. Specifically, the form factor is not the critical element in the ascendancy of POS systems and how they connect …

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Eye on Self-Checkout: Mobile Checkout That Ditches Apps, And New Locations for Amazon Go

The payments industry’s drive to bypass—or eliminate—the traditional retail checkout typically involves a mobile app, but on Thursday Moltin, a 5-year-old Boston-based developer, introduced a browser-based self-checkout capability that lets customers ring up their own goods. The first merchant to deploy the technology is a San Clemente, Calif.-based clothing maker …

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The Unwelcome Guest

Merchants using hospitality point-of-sale systems face a relentless onslaught by wannabe hackers coveting their payment data. What can put an end to it? Hospitality merchants, such as restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues, know that an effective point-of-sale system can help them operate their businesses better. They can glean valuable information …

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Behind the M&A Boom

To explain today’s mergers and acquisitions in merchant acquiring, mix a hefty dose of technology and a dash of foreign spices with traditional flavors like greater scale. And don’t forget a little fear. For years, greater scale seemed to be the big driver of mergers and acquisitions in the merchant-acquiring …

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Worldpay Shoots to Top U.S. Merchant Acquirer Spot As Integrated Software Model Takes Over

What do you get when you add 4 and 11? In the case of Worldpay Inc., it’s 1. The merged version of the former Vantiv Inc. and Worldpay plc moved to the number-one position in The Strawhecker Group’s annual directory of U.S. merchant acquirers. Released Monday, the directory ranks industry …

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