TRENDING: Detroit Lions Put Mobile-Ordering Into Play

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Detroit Lions Add Mobile Order-Ahead to the Playbook. To tackle the issue, the Detroit Lions are exploring whether mobile order-ahead for pickup can remove that pain for fans seated in its Gridiron Club section, as well as drive traffic to the four new restaurants available at the club.

Tesla To Have Robotaxi Fleet By 2020; Waymo To Build Self-Driving Cars In Detroit

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In other self-driving news, Reuters is reporting that Waymo, a company under the umbrella of Alphabet, which owns Google, has picked a Detroit factory to make self-driving cars. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will launch the company’s robotaxi program by 2020, according to reports. “I

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Detroit Red Wings IT exec: Mobile enhances the customer experience

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If there is one reason retailers must move forward with a mobile app strategy it’s this: consumers not paying in cash spend an average of 13 percent more when it’s a mobile payment experience

Perficient Detroit Hosts April Atlassian User Group

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For those in the Detroit area, the Perficient office in Livonia is hosting the SouthEast Michigan Atlassian User Group (AUG) on April 24th. The AUG commonly meets in the Livonia/Detroit Perficient office for the Tuesday evening event, followed by an encore presentation at lunch the following day in Ann Arbor at the Ithaka office. The SouthEast Michigan AUG meets the last Tuesday of every other month for the 2018 year.

SUVs Out, Sedans In At Detroit Auto Show

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But you wouldn’t know it by looking at the lineup of this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. High-riding, gas-guzzling, wide-bodied SUVs were more popular among U.S. and international drivers than ever in 2016. Half of the 20 new models unveiled this year were sedans, station wagons and coupes. Which seems odd, since SUVs, trucks and crossover models by far outsold traditional car models in 2016.

Fiat Chrysler To Debut Robot Taxis In China

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The automobile maker, one of the “Big Three” in Detroit, has been casting a wide net for autonomous vehicle tech, and wants to keep pace with rivals in Detroit.

NEW REPORT: Post-Hurricane, CUs Provide Some Calm After The Storm

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The campaign will also offer financial literacy programs, produced in partnership with WFCU’s NFL partner, the Detroit Lions.

Parking, Platforms And Pigskin — Today In PYMNTS Data

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15 Percent of the Detroit Lions Gridiron Club members who’ve tested their new order-ahead app so far. Today In Data Detroit Lions Dunkin’ Donuts mobile apps News parking meters payments data QSRs Today in Data traffic

Amazon Takes Territory In US And Beyond

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Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco, Detroit, Austin, Boston and Chicago. Detroit. Amazon is opening a 1 million-square-foot warehouse in metro Detroit and plans to hire 1,000 employees to fill it. Amazon Amazon Concord Amazon Detroit Amazon Headquarters Amazon Jobs Amazon Mexico City Amazon offices Amazon San Diego Amazon warehouses ecommerce eCommerce giant international News Retail Whole Foods

No one-trick pony: How Ally got to $100b in deposits

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But Detroit-based Ally, which has no branches, was the one of the earliest digital-only banking players, rolling out a product suite a decade ago when it rebranded from General Motors Acceptance Corporation. With the rise of digital-only challenger banks, it’s easy to overlook Ally Bank.

Millennials Represent Nearly 3 of 5 New 1Q Account Openings at Ally

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The Detroit, Mich.-based based online-only bank, Ally Financial, had 120,000 new deposit customers in the first quarter on 2019, CEO Jeff Brown said on the bank's 1Q earnings call Thursday, bringing the Ally’s total depositor count to 1.77 million — a 20% YoY increase.

Amazon Go, One Year Old, Has Attracted a Host of Cashierless Imitators

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The Seattle startup went so far as to open a Detroit office to cozy up to the auto industry. Mighty AI spent much of its first five years building software that helps self-driving cars recognize real-world objects.

Banks bullish on motor city

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Autobooks Raises $5.5M Series A to Help Financial Institutions Serve Small Businesses

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Detroit MI: Autobooks, a financial technology company that builds cash management tools to help small business owners, announced the closing of a $5.5

Many Customers Are Carrying the Wrong Credit Card, J.D. Power Study Finds

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Discover Ranks highest in credit card customer satisfaction for third consecutive year DETROIT: 18 August 2016 — At least one in five credit card customers are carrying the wrong card, Cards Commerce Credit Unions News Payments Asia Europe insights US

Vroom eCommerce Sales Platform Raises $254M

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The company opened an engineering port in Detroit this year. The Detroit office will be pivotal to the company’s future plans. Vroom , an online marketplace for buying and selling vehicles, has raised $254 million in a Series H funding round, according to a release by the company.

GM Shutters Struggling Car-Sharing Unit Maven

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Maven was offered most recently in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Detroit/Ann Arbor, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., General Motors ( GM ) is scrapping its struggling car-sharing unit Maven , which it launched in 2016, effectively immediately.

Growing a mortgage portfolio: Encourage borrowers to bank local

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Detroit, Michigan – Flagstar Bank ($4.65 Flagstar Bank, headquartered in Troy, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, offered the largest volume of mortgage loans of the community banks identified, with more than four and a half billion dollars in mortgages.

Little Caesars Teams With DoorDash For Delivery

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Little Caesars, which is based in Detroit, Michigan, has stores in 24 countries and all 50 U.S. To supply pizza delivery services from 3,600 restaurants in Canada and the United States, Little Caesars Enterprises Inc. will team with DoorDash Inc.

‘Non-Essential’ Retailers Step Up For Their Employees

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1: In Detroit Bedrock LLC real estate company is giving free rent for the next three months to its small-business retail and restaurant tenants.

Ally Swings to 2Q Profit on Tax Gain

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Ally Financial in Detroit swung to a profit in the second quarter as a tax benefit outweighed the costs of insurance payouts on hailstorm-damaged vehicles. breaking_news consumer-finance earnings-national-regional-banks auto mi national-regional

MGM Resorts Admits To 2019 Hack

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MGM Resorts has locations in Las Vegas, Detroit, Mississippi, Maryland and New Jersey, and its properties include the Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand and Park MGM.

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

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The news comes as the Detroit Lions deployed digital and physical upgrades to kick its dining game up a notch in the midst of significant renovations to the Ford Field stadium. 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.

Ally to Provide Up to $600M to Carvana for Auto Sales

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Ally Financial in Detroit has agreed to provide up to $600 million in financial backing for Carvana’s online auto sales. breaking_news consumer-finance auto mi az national-regional

Ally to Pay $52M to Settle Subprime RMBS Investigation

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Ally Financial in Detroit has agreed to pay $52 million to settle probes and claims related to its role as the underwriter for subprime mortgage backed securities in 2006 and 2007. breaking_news national-regional law-regulation auto mortgage mi consumer-finance

Ally Financial Defends Largest Shareholder's Pledged Shares

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Ally Financial has blasted a proxy advisory firm for its recommendation that shareholders vote against the re-election of four of the Detroit company's directors. breaking_news auto consumer-finance mi national-regional

Quicken Loans to Fight Judge's Labor Ruling

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Quicken Loans plans to appeal a recent federal labor ruling that the Detroit lender and other companies owned by Dan Gilbert violated employees' rights. breaking_news law-regulation national-regional mortgage nonbank housing consumer-finance

Ally Financial Reaches Truce with Activist Investor Lion Point

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Ally Financial in Detroit reached a truce with Lion Point Capital, as it agreed to appoint an independent director in consultation with the activist investor. breaking_news consumer-finance dealmaking-strategy auto strategic-alternatives mi national-regional

Amazon Now Offers Whole Foods Two-Hour Delivery In 30 Cities

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The company then quickly extended the service to almost 30 cities, including Los Angeles, Houston and Detroit. Amazon has expanded its two-hour delivery service for Whole Foods customers to almost 30 cities in an attempt to take on Walmart.

Simon, Taubman Join Forces To Save The Mall

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with the inclusion of Detroit-area Twelve Oaks Mall and Denver’s Cherry Creek Shopping Center. .

Google Moves In Where Amazon, GE Move Out

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In fact, we’re growing faster outside the Bay Area than within it, and this year opened new offices and data centers in locations like Detroit, Boulder, Los Angeles, Tennessee, and Alabama,” wrote Google CFO Ruth Porat, according to reports. .

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Macy’s Spotlights Women-Owned Businesses With SoGifted

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SoGifted shops will be located in Manhattan’s Herald Square; Atlanta’s Lenox Square; Fashion Show in Las Vegas; Boston’s Northshore; North Star Mall in San Antonio; Twelve Oaks Mall in Detroit; and The Galleria in Ft.

Facebook Opens New Boston Office

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Seattle, Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Detroit, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago and Dallas, in addition to 40 locations around the world. Facebook , which is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, opened a new office this week in Boston.

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Brazil – a country racked by white elephant projects

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The transportation systems that will never be completed, and white elephant stadiums that will absolutely be empty after the World Cup in June make Brazil look more like Detroit relatively. Its that time of year when reviews are everywhere.

Huntington, Pistons Owner Pledge $25M for Flint Assistance

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Huntington Bancshares has partnered with the owner of the NBA's Detroit Pistons to provide $25 million in financial support in Flint, Mich., in response to the city's drinking water crisis. breaking_news consumer-finance m-a small-business mortgage mi oh national-regional