Making sense of the Money 2020 craziness – the Las Vegas 2018 edition

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Banks & Personal Finance: chaired by David Poole, Director of Business & Brand Strategy, Publicis.Sapient. To each her own way of organizing for and experiencing Money 2020.

4 Gonzo Takeaways from BAI Retail Delivery ’15: Viva Las Vegas?

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BAI Retail Delivery was at the Venetian in Vegas this year, sharing conference space with a travel convention called IMEX, which made things interesting in between sessions. Or, maybe it was the lack of some pretty big brands normally seen there. by Sam Kilmer & Eric Weikart.

Legal Cannabis Retail Gets Big, Feminine And Luxurious

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The big comes from the apparent rise of the so-called cannabis “superstore,” the hotbed of which is reportedly — and understandably — Las Vegas, one of the world’s main adult playgrounds. Barneys has entered into an exclusive partnership with upscale cannabis company Beboe to introduce customers to the brand’s offerings, including its vaporizer pens and pastilles, as well as CBD products.

Onsite: Day one at The Financial Brand Forum 2016 – Las Vegas

CU Insight

The Financial Brand Forum has quickly become a must attend event for credit union and bank marketers and anyone interested in marketing, advertising, branding and retail delivery over the past four years. This year over 1000 people have made their way to Las Vegas for the event.

Onsite: Day 2 at the Financial Brand Forum 2016 – Las Vegas

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Day two of the Financial Brand Forum picked up where day one left off. The post Onsite: Day 2 at the Financial Brand Forum 2016 – Las Vegas appeared first on CUInsight.

Luxury Brand Barneys New York Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

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Struggling to compete with online brands, famed Big Apple luxury retailer Barneys New York has put itself up for sale and filed for bankruptcy protection, according to a report by Reuters. . Retail bankruptcy Barneys New York luxury brands News What's Hot

Instant Brands Teams With Google On Voice-Command Instant Pot

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Instant Brands, the maker of the Instant Pot, announced a new collaboration with Google during the CES show being held in Las Vega this week. Retail Alexa Google Assistant Instant Brands Instant Pot News Voice Command What's Hot

Four Takeaways from the First Ever Financial Brand Forum

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April 2nd marked the first ever conference from The Financial Brand. It was an intense and energy filled two days in Las Vegas, and I’m now able to decompress and process what I learned and the insights I will take forward. Uncategorized conference The Financial Brand

Goldman Sach’s Marcus: Partnerships Beyond Intuit

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EXCLUSIVE- With two products and a recently announced partnership with tax preparation software provider Intuit, Marcus by Goldman Sachs is keen on growing its brand through more new partnerships and products in 2018.

Krebs: Card breach at Trump hotels

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KrebsOnSecurity has identified a potential card breach affecting Trump hotels in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. As Kerbs noted, other hotel brands have been hit recently with card breaches, including the Mandarin Oriental and White Lodging.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Goes AI

Breaking Banks

Dara Tarkowski, joins to announce the brand new TechonReg podcast from Provoke. Plus, we check in with Pieter de Villiers, sharing Clickatell’s upcoming event at Money20/20 in Las Vegas.

Retail Pulse: DSW Expands In-Store Experiences; L Brands Plans Store Closures

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They also create repeat visits to the DSW brand, where an exciting footwear assortment awaits.”. DSW is no stranger to experiential retail, having opened an experimental store on the Las Vegas strip last year with offerings beyond racks of designer shoes.

America First CU Becomes Exclusive CU Partner of NFL's Raiders

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

America First Credit Union (Riverdale, UT) has entered into a multi-year partnership agreement with the Los Angeles Oakland Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). The partnership will take effect in 2020 when the Raiders move to their new home in Las Vegas. Branding

Four Takeaways from the First Ever Financial Brand Forum

ihelpbanks.com

April 2nd marked the first ever conference from The Financial Brand. It was an intense and energy filled two days in Las Vegas, and I’m now able to decompress and process what I learned and the insights I will take forward. Uncategorized conference The Financial Brand

Serve more members with reloadable, prepaid cards

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million asset Las Vegas UP Employees Federal Credit Union. Las Vegas UP Employees Federal members receive their cards directly via U.S. Believe it or not, many credit union members don’t have a traditional debit card.

What happens in Vegas, gets posted to CUInsight

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Aside from the 7 straight days of temperatures exceeding 105, my family’s vacation to Las Vegas in early June was rather pleasant. But it did not start off too well and I experienced first hand how brand experience can go south very quickly. It felt more like a scene from CSI Las Vegas, than a nice start to a vacation in a luxury hotel. Uncategorized Aria Aria Hotel and Casino Bryan Clagett casino family guest services Las Vegas strikes

Amazon Meets Privately With Sellers At CES

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While Alexa is a huge presence at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Amazon has been using the popular gathering for another purpose – an opportunity to meet with third-party sellers and promote a new seller support service called marketplace growth.

Amazon Delves Into Fashion With AI-Powered Search Tool

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The Amazon Re:MARS conference in Las Vegas has been churning out technology news for the company. Asos , a popular fashion brand, has a similar feature. First, it was the announcement that delivery drones could hit the airspace in the next few months.

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Porsche Brings Subscription Service To Four More Cities

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The brand is bringing on San Diego, Las Vegas, Toronto and Phoenix to the pilot offering that it began in Atlanta, Bloomberg reported.

Groupon Teams With DerbySoft To Boost Its Travel Business

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The move paves the way for the Groupon Getaways travel business to work with more of the leading hotel brands around the globe, expand its ability to access room availability, see nightly rates and book reservations directly.

Facebook To Open Small Biz Pop-Up Concept In Select Macy’s

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The move will bring 100 popular small businesses and digital brands on Facebook and Instagram into retail stores — just in time for the holiday shopping season. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

4 ways your leaders can build your brand

CU Insight

Spotting an exceptional brand is easy. But building an exceptional brand can be one of the most overwhelming and elusive challenges organizations face, according to author and consultant Denise Lee Yohn —who will keynote at CEO/Executive Team Network in October in Las Vegas.

Now On Tap: Apps As Discovery Platforms For Bars

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For now, Konnect has venues spread out across the country from Ohio to Texas and California, along with some venues in Arizona and Las Vegas.

Macy’s Rolls Out Mobile Checkout

PYMNTS

The news also comes as the retailer is testing out pop-up stores in 10 cities — from Las Vegas to New York — in a new concept named “The Market @ Macy’s,” CNBC reported. Through the program, brands can pay a one-time fee for a space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

Everyone’s talking about APIs. Why?

Insights on Business

Recently at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas, IBM announced IBM Cloud for Financial Services. In addition to brand new APIs from IBM, IBM Cloud for Financial Services includes apps from partners including Xignite, Accern, Plaid, FinLeap, Ripple, and Monetise, making it possible to mix and match. While looking at the predictions for the FinTech area for 2017, I started noticing that APIs were showing up again and again.

Retail Pulse: Walgreens To Test Drone Deliveries; Walmart To Relaunch Scoop

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The announcement was made by Worldwide Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke on June 5 at the eCommerce retailer’s “re:MARS” conference in Las Vegas. Walmart has obtained the rights to the Scoop name and is bringing back the brand as a larger fashion destination.

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NEW REPORT: Forget Letters To Santa — Smart Billboards Know What You Want

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Meanwhile, Las Vegas has been selected by Audi as the testing ground for smart city technology that will allow the city’s traffic infrastructure to communicate with Audi vehicles. Connectivity is expanding from mobile devices to surrounding infrastructure and vehicles.

New Business Ventures Expected To Drive Amazon Q2 Earnings

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The world’s most valuable brand is set to publish its second quarter earnings report on Thursday (July 25), which is expected to provide insight into how Amazon’s newest acquisitions are boosting the company’s revenue.

Tipalti Targets Multi-Entity Orgs With NetSuite Integration

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Israch said Tipalti is enabling those NetSuite customers to run their entire payables operations across borders and brands from a single touchpoint. In the past, Israch noted, most finance organizations were single-entity, but today there are many acquisitions, mergers and sub-brands transforming them into complex multi-entity operations that require new types of tools and solutions.

Walmart, Udelv Pair On Self-Driving Delivery Vans

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8) at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Udelv also debuted its brand-new delivery vehicle, called the Newton, which is based on Baidu’s Apollo open source platform. California autonomous car startup company Udelv announced it is teaming up with Walmart to offer its self-driving vans for deliveries, according to a report in VentureBeat. The company made the announcement on Tuesday (Jan.

‘The Market @ Macy’s’ Pops Up

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As department stores reconsider their real estate and business models, Macy’s is testing out pop-up stores in 10 cities — from Las Vegas to New York — in a new concept named “The Market @ Macy’s,” CNBC reported. Through the program, brands can pay a one-time fee for a space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands.

Facebook’s Sizzly, Fizzly Week

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The new shops will feature 100 popular small businesses and digital brands on Facebook and Instagram into retail stores, and will be housed in The Market @ Macy’s. Launched last February, The Market @ Macy’s is designed to offer brands space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales, without having to commit to a lease longer than a month. Facebook has been a firm with its share of troubles lately.

CITCON Rolls Out Cross-Border Payments At Mall Of America

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has partnered with Alipay to bring the payment option into select brick-and-mortar stores across GUESS’ brands. With the tie-up, customers will be able to use the app in more than 50 locations, such as New York, Las Vegas and California, the retailer said in its announcement. To help Mall of America merchants engage with Chinese consumers, CITCON has teamed up with the shopping complex to offer stores a cross-border mobile payments system.

The Year Of The Pop-Up Shop

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cities this year, with big brands testing retail concepts “in real life” with temporary spaces. Macy’s , for instance, kicked off the year in February with the rollout of its “The Market @ Macy’s” concept in cities such as New York and Las Vegas. Big Brands Turn To Pop-Ups.

Amazon Says Go Stores An Early Hit With Customers

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The ones who work very close, like in the building up above, will come down even just to grab a drink because it’s so fast and easy,” said Amazon Go Vice President Gianna Puerini according to Reuters , at the ShopTalk eCommerce conference in Las Vegas, offering a rare glimpse into a very new retail format for the commerce giant. Where the brand will expand the format next is unknown — as are what the plans for expansion will even look like.

Zappos Takes To The Road To Thank Customers

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The Las Vegas-headquartered company kicks off the road show in Austin, Tex., On its website, the company showcases millions of products from more than 1,000 clothing and shoe brands. We want to shake their hands, give them really big high fives and meet their friends — delivering happiness and memorable experiences along the way,” said Kristin Richmer, senior brand marketing manager.

Wild Cards? Gambling, Payroll, Other Models Provide Fresh Fuel For Prepaid

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To get a sense of how the world of payments and cards has changed, Cregan told Webster a story about a conference he attended in Las Vegas in 2009. That Las Vegas trade show memory came up during the PYMNTS discussion when Cregan shared what has influenced, and still motivates, EML as it expands from its base in Australia into Europe — and, now, to the U.S. You have enormous brands and massive amounts of consumers involved.

Why North American Merchants Are Adopting Alipay In-Store (And Online)

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The online platform, which enables those without a presence in the country to create virtual stores, is the biggest B2C marketplace for international and Chinese brands as well as retailers. Apparel brand GUESS?,

Trulioo On Tweaking The Odds In Favor Of Online Sports Betting

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Which brands will blow it? The new view of the Wire Act reportedly follows a long lobbying effort by Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson. As the Super Bowl approaches, there is the usual uncertainty. Which team will win?

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What’s Good For Veterans Can Be Very Good For Businesses

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of some 6,300 military veterans and 2,000 active service members, 95 percent of those surveyed “perceive brands [that] offer military discounts as patriotic and/or caring about veterans.” Hall told a story about being in Las Vegas and having his status as a veteran confirmed via ID.me

Jack In The Box And DoorDash Expand Delivery Partnership

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including Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle and Las Vegas, among a number of others. The Jack in the Box partnership is the latest of DoorDash’s moves to grow its food delivery services for major restaurant brands. On-demand delivery firm DoorDash and burger franchise Jack in the Box just recently expanded their delivery partnership in a major way.

How Retailers Drive Innovation With Subscriptions (And Payments)

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Disney+ is planning to offer streaming content from brands like Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar. “Re-imagined” Wanderift focuses on subscribers in cities such as Austin, Denver, Atlanta and Las Vegas.

Macy’s Buys Themed Concept Store

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The news comes as Macy’s is testing out pop-up stores in 10 cities — from Las Vegas to New York — in a new concept named “The Market @ Macy’s,” CNBC reported. Through the program, brands can pay a one-time fee for a space on Macy’s first floor to advertise or sell their products while retaining all of their sales. Compared to traditional pop-up stores, Macy’s own staff services the brands. Macy’s is hardly the only company seeking to offer pop-up space to brands.