Armored Truck Spills $175K Onto Atlanta Highway


Drivers on Interstate 285 in Atlanta likely thought they had come into some quick cash when $175,000 recently fell out of an armored truck. Security & Fraud armored truck atlanta Cash Drivers felony misdemeanor money News police Theft What's Hot

William Mills Agency Offers Atlanta Fintech Event Calendar

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The City of Atlanta and surrounding suburbs is a hub for the financial technology industry, and Atlanta is hosting more and more trade shows and conferences in the fintech space,” said Scott Mills, President, William Mills Agency.

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KFC Brings Beyond Meat Chicken To Atlanta Location


The franchise is located close to Atlanta’s SunTrust Park stadium, Vox reported. The QSR chain also said it will consider feedback from Atlanta customers as it looks to a broader pilot or potential national rollout.

Another new bank proposed for Atlanta

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If successful, the bank would become the third to open in the Atlanta area in recent years. Organizers have applied to form Craft Bank. Community banking De novo institutions Capital Georgia

3 Reasons Why Fintech is Thriving in Atlanta

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Metro Atlanta has established itself as a major hub for the fintech (financial technology) industry. Here are three reasons why the fintech industry is thriving in Atlanta: Incubators and accelerators. Additionally, the Atlanta Tech Village is the fourth largest tech hub in the U.S.

Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium To Accept Only Cashless Payments


To help keep the prices of food and drinks low, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is about to become cashless. Only credit cards, debit cards and mobile payments will be accepted at the venue beginning on March 10, Bloomberg reported. With the change, the costs of working with cash, such as reconciliation and physical cash drawers, are said to be removed.

CVS Health Unveils Atlanta HealthHUBs; Target’s Digital Sales Rise Despite Slow Growth


Retailers are aiming to help consumers manage chronic diseases as well as their overall health and wellness through new brick-and-mortar experiences.

Retail Pulse: Nike Opens Atlanta SNKRS Pop-Up; FAO Schwarz Plans London Store


The company recently opened a SNKRS Pop-Up shop in Atlanta — as the city gears up for Sunday’s Super Bowl game between the Patriots and the Rams — that will remain in the city until March.

'Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity': Why Tennessee bank covets Atlanta

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Terry Turner at Pinnacle Financial says big banks in the city, including Truist Financial and Wells Fargo, are "vulnerable" to new competitors. Community banking Growth strategies Commercial lending Tennessee Georgia

Pinnacle hires Synovus exec to open first office in Atlanta

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The Tennessee company said that Rob Garcia will be in charge of building a commercial banking team in the city. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Tennessee Georgia

Atlanta Fed President Lockhart to Step Down

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WASHINGTON – Dennis Lockhart, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, has announced his resignation, effective Feb. 28, 2017. breaking_news people fed sailthru-no-lead law-regulation

Trump Victory Raises Stakes for Atlanta Fed Pres Search

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The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank was already under pressure to replace outgoing president Dennis Lockhart with a person of color – preferably the first African-American to head a Fed bank.

Construction loan buildup in Atlanta

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Vendor Consolidation Trend Advances in Fiserv Deal for Atlanta Firm

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The core-tech vendor Fiserv has agreed to buy Online Banking Solutions in Atlanta. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy m-a fraud-detection core-systems vendor-management analytics integration wi ga bank-technology

Accelerating Atlanta: How the South's Fintech Hub Attracts New Talent

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Atlanta is flush with payment processors that handle more than 70% of the nation's transactions. These players now plan to expand their reach even further, hoping to make the southern city a fintech hub to rival Silicon Valley and New York.

BAI Beacon 2017 Buzzes with Innovation in Atlanta

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William Mills III, CEO of William Mills Agency, interviews a groups of WMA associates at the BAI Beacon 2017 Conference in Atlanta. The post BAI Beacon 2017 Buzzes with Innovation in Atlanta appeared first on Financial PR and Marketing Agency & Financial Public Relations.

CFPB to Open Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta

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to Atlanta, Georgia in late 2019. that will be surrendered after the southeast regional team is moved to Atlanta. The CFPB stated that Atlanta was selected as “the city that best enables the Bureau to fulfill its statutory mission and enhance its collaboration with its regulatory partners, while being as efficient as possible.” CFPB General CFPB Monitor Atlanta CFPB southeast regional office

Regions CEO Grayson Hall Named to Atlanta Fed Board

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Regions Financial President and CEO Grayson Hall and the CEO of a Miami bank have been elected to the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. breaking_news national-regional law-regulation people fed al fl community-banking

National Commerce to Buy Private Bancshares in Atlanta

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has agreed to buy Private Bancshares in Atlanta. National Commerce in Birmingham, Ala., breaking_news community-banking m-a ga al dealmaking-strategy

Vendor consolidation continues with Fiserv deal for Atlanta firm

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The core-tech vendor Fiserv has agreed to buy Online Banking Solutions in Atlanta. M&A Technology

How to keep community banks thriving

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The Atlanta Fed offers ways rural institutions can keep and nurture talent while pooling resources with their peers to excel in a challenging environment. Community banking Consumer banking Community banks Under-served populations Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Top 5 Emerging Fintech Hubs in The U.S.

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Saltbox Opens Co-Warehousing Space For SMBs


To provide small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with co-warehousing and coworking space, Saltbox opened a 27,000-square-foot facility in Atlanta, according to an announcement. B2B Payments atlanta B2B co-warehousing coworking logistics News Saltbox SMBs What's Hot In B2B

NCR Marches in Atlanta Pride Parade for First Time


London, Atlanta fintech firms create 'Davos of Payments' forum

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officials have agreed to create a payments forum featuring leaders from the tech hubs of London and Atlanta. Citing the need to expand Transatlantic commerce, U.K. and U.S. Digital payments U.K.

NCR to Prioritize Omnichannel Tech in Atlanta Innovation Lab

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Big-box retailers aren’t the only ones being forced to change the way they do business as giants like Amazon reshape the way consumers shop and consume services—small businesses also get caught in the storm. news online mobile technology

Atlanta-based Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) Taps William Mills Agency To Lead Public Relations for Financial Services, Craft Brewery Markets

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The post Atlanta-based Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) Taps William Mills Agency To Lead Public Relations for Financial Services, Craft Brewery Markets appeared first on Financial PR and Marketing Agency & Financial Public Relations.

Fed payment system experiences second disruption of 2019

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Payments ACH Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaThe Federal Reserve is investigating what may have caused delays in the processing of ACH transactions that began late Wednesday and continued into Thursday morning.

Delta To Debut ‘First Biometric Terminal’


Jackson International Terminal (Terminal F) in Atlanta. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on the service. We are looking forward to bringing the future of travel to life with Delta, CBP and TSA,” said Balram Bheodari, interim general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Entersekt Opens North America Headquarters As Business Grows


Entersekt , the push-based authentication and app security company, announced Tuesday (June 12) that it has opened a new office in Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at supporting the company’s growth and serving as the headquarters in North America. Security & Fraud atlanta authentication Digital Certificate Technology Entersekt FIS mobile News security & fraud What's Hot

CFPB to participate in FTC Atlanta debt collection program

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The CFPB will be participating in the FTC’s third “Debt Collection Dialogue” to be held in in Atlanta, Georgia on November 18, 2015. Barbara S. Mishkin. Gregory Nodler, CFPB Senior Counsel for Enforcement Policy and Strategy, is scheduled to be a panelist. The program will include a discussion of enforcement actions, consumer complaints, compliance issues, industry best practices, and how regulatory enforcement actions are investigated and pursued.

PPRO opens a new office in Atlanta, US

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(The Paypers) PPRO has announced the opening of its Atlanta office, in an effort to help US-based online businesses expand their international customer base

FTC Warns About New Scam That Could Harm Merchants


In one scheme, they’re telling people to use the routing number of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (0610-0014-6) to make both check and electronic payments through the Automated Clearinghouse (ACH) Network. Fraud Prevention Automated Clearinghouse Network Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Federal Trade Commission merchant Retail scamMerchants that accept checks or online payments are being warned about a scam that could cost them time and money.

Atlanta federal district court interprets CFPA standard for “substantial assistance” liability

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Earlier this year, the CFPB filed a complaint in Atlanta federal district court targeting an alleged debt collection scam in which not only were the debt collectors named as defendants (Debt Collectors) but three companies involved in providing payment processing services to the Debt Collectors were also named as defendants. Barbara S. Mishkin.

Casper Is The Latest Digital Brand Testing Pop-Up Shops


The first stop on the retail tour was Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia, the Wednesday (Oct. Retail atlanta brick and mortar Casper mattress News Philip Krim pop up shops Target What's HotOnline mattress firm Casper appears to be the latest startup taking the brick-and-mortar plunge and launching 15 pop-up shop locations nationwide, according to reports from retail news source Chain Store Age.