Uber Eats Introduces Group Ordering

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Uber has introduced a group ordering option, the company said in a blog post. . Whether you’re at the office, going to a friend’s place or hosting at home, coordinating group meals can be challenging — especially when you and your guests are hungry and the clock is ticking,” the company said.

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Ascena Retail Group Considers Bankruptcy Filing

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With the pandemic putting its business into a state of disorder, Lane Bryant and Ann Taylor owner Ascena Retail Group is reportedly in talks with lenders about a possible bankruptcy filing. Retail Ann Taylor Ascena Retail Group bankruptcy Catherine’s Lane Bryant News What's Hot

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Astralis Group Bets On eSports Digital 3.0 Transformation

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As the chief operating officer and co-founder of Copenhagen-based Astralis Group , Jakob Lund Kristensen walks both sides of the eSports line. Astralis is a group of eSports teams that is pioneering the approach to the eSports industry by treating its gamers like athletes.

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Postmates Rolls Out Group Ordering

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Postmates is joining DoorDash and Caviar in offering its customers the option to place group orders. Group Orders allow you to share orders with friends so they can add items into your shared basket,” the company explained.

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ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Coupa Acquires BELLIN Group To Boost Treasury Services

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Coupa Software , which works in business spend management, announced that it has acquired treasury management software BELLIN Group , according to a press release. B2B Payments Acquiring Acquisition B2B BELLIN Group Coupa software News spend management treasury management What's Hot In B2B

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Chinese Conglomerate Fosun Group Bets Big on Blockchain

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A representative of Fosun Group, which, at $13.1 Commerce Corporate Cryptocurrency Exclusive Insurance Payments Security Startups Antshares BlockChain cryptocurrency Fosun Group Onchain technology

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CME Group Announces Plans for Bitcoin Futures, Causing Price Surge

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Exchange operator CME Group has announced plans to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter. Cryptocurrency Exclusive Online Payments Bitcoin bitcoin futures CME Group cryptocurrency futures

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The Restaurant Group To Slash 125 UK Locations

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based The Restaurant Group , which serves up casual dining, reportedly plans to close 125 locations. As many as 3,000 jobs could be at risk due to The Restaurant Group’s planned closures. What The Restaurant Group wants to do is lower its rent in 85 locations to keep them operating.

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Two more groups submit Singapore digital banking license bids

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Beyond Consortium, led by one of Asia’s largest massage chair makers, V3 Group Ltd.

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Aite Group’s von Wezel: Open banking is facing a trust deficit

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Though open banking is gaining advocates in the financial industry and regulatory bodies, a recent Aite Group study suggests many consumers may not be ready for it. The core problem, according to a recent Aite Group study, is an understanding gap.

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Facebook Accused Of Exposing User Data Via Groups

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The Federal Trade Commission ( FTC ) has received a complaint against Facebook that alleges the social media giant wrongfully disclosed information on members of closed groups. Facebook closed groups Complaint data FTC groups Health News privacy social media

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Visa, CPI Card Group Launch Eco-Friendly Card

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Visa and CPI Card Group have partnered for the new Earthwise High Content Card, which a press release touts as made with up to 98 percent upcycled plastic. VISA CPI Card Group credit cards debit cards Earthwise High Content Card Environment News Plastic upcycle Visa What's Hot

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Banking industry groups seek help on COVID-19

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Trade organizations and government officials are burning the midnight oil to help ATM operators and small businesses impacted by COVID-19, but owners are concerned that time needed for saving their businesses could run out before help arrives

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TCC Group Bids For Tesco’s Asia Stores

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His TCC Group has put in a bid for the Tesco’s assets, with funding already in place in the event that the bid is successful, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources. The British group has 74 locations in Malaysia, where it has operated since 2006.

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Ingenico Group Teams With Oro For Customized B2B Checkouts

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To provide business-to-business (B2B) merchants with customized checkout experiences, Ingenico Group has connected its technology with Oro Inc.’s B2B Payments B2B ecommerce Ingenico Group News What's Hot In B2B

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Ecobank Group Teams With Google To Help African SMBs

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The Pan-African Ecobank Group aims to help African small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to adapt to the new, always-shifting digital landscape, according to CNBC , and they’re working with Google on ways to do that.

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Citizens Financial Group Launches Neobank Citizens Access

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Citizens Financial Group joins the latest band of established FIs in launching its version of a digital-first bank called Citizens Access.

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Papaya Global Announces Group 11 As New Investor

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Papaya Global , which works in global payroll and B2B payments, has a new investor in Group 11 , a U.S. B2B Payments B2B cross-border payments Group 11 investor News Papaya Global Venture Capital What Is Investing?

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Group Hits 3 Universities, Demands Bitcoin Payments

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Before that, the group claimed to have attacked Michigan State University and Columbia College of Chicago, in a dark web blog accessed by Cointelegraph. Three U.S. universities have been the victims of ransomware attacks in the past week, according to Cointelegraph.

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Restaurant Group Says Industry Could Lose $240B

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The restaurant trade group, in a news release, said that sales rose some in May as opposed to the height of the pandemic in April, but many restaurants still aren’t turning a profit and some are considering leaving the business.

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Retail Trade Groups Test Post-Pandemic Strategies

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As retailers reopen and take stock of new post-pandemic consumer dynamics, the role of industry trade groups is changing. Now a new consortium of retail groups has joined forces to advocate for what it calls “tier 3” retailers and suppliers.

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Central Retail Group Eyes $2.7B IPO

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Central Retail, which is part of the billionaire Chirativat family’s Central Group, will sell up to 22.1 With its listing plans, parent company Central Group will delist its Robinson Pcl retail subsidiary.

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UBS Leads New Blockchain Settlement Group

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An emerging group of financial services firms led by UBS Group is looking to develop a crypto-based system to settle cross-border trades. Credit Suisse Group AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp., Blockchain cross border trade cryptocurrency News UBS Group What's Hot

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Facebook Sues NSO Group Over WhatsApp Hack

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Facebook is filing a lawsuit against NSO Group , an Israeli cybersecurity company, alleging that it hacked WhatsApp users, according to CNBC. Facebook also named a second organization in the suit: Q Cyber, which is a company affiliated with NSO Group.

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India-Based Hackers Target Advocacy Groups, Others

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Reports of a hacker-for-hire group dubbed “Dark Basin,” which has targeted journalists, advocacy groups and elected officials, are rocketing around the world. Citizen Lab said that Dark Basin’s phishing attempts against #ExxonKnew corresponded with “key events” in the group’s campaign.

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Facebook Brings Subscription Service To Groups

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Facebook announced that it is testing out subscriptions with a small number of groups to support group admins who lead the communities. Group admins build safe and supportive communities that people come back to every day,” wrote Alex Deve, Product Director, Groups, at Facebook. “We The groups will then share input and feedback with the social media giant. With this new subscription service, reports say that the group admins will be allowed charge $4.99

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Visa Europe, BTL Group Partner To Test Blockchain Settlement

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It was announced today that Visa Europe Collab, part of Visa Inc, will be partnering with the world’s first publicly listed blockchain company, the BTL Group, in order to test out a proof of concept on running interbank settlements through blockchain.

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CIT Group Unveils New Version Of B2B POS Lending Platform

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CIT Group Inc. Speed is critical to our clients when they are trying to sell equipment or technology to a business customer,” said Ken Martin , managing director of CIT’s Small Business Solutions group.“That’s

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Fintainium, CIT Group Pair Up To Optimize B2B Payments Workflows

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Taking The Pain Out Of Group Outings

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Every group of friends has a social director, Fevo CEO Ari Daie told Karen Webster in this week’s Matchmakers conversation – that one person who organizes the cats and gets a group of otherwise passive adults organized for a game, concert or weekend trip. They have to organize the group, figure out when everyone is free, what they want to pay for tickets and then how to purchase that block of tickets for the group. [link].

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Wells creates new digital innovation group as part of organizational overhaul

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has created a group to focus on strategy, digital platforms and innovation, The Wall Street Journal reported today. According to Wells, the Strategy, Digital Platform and Innovation group will report directly to the bank’s CEO, and will be responsible for all corporate strategy and […].

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Lloyds Banking Group Joins BofA, Chase, and Citi in Banning Bitcoin Purchases on Cards

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Today Lloyds Banking Group confirmed it has banned customers from buying bitcoin with their credit cards. EXCLUSIVE – Add one more to the mix. The move comes only days after U.S. banks including Bank of America, Citi, and JPMorgan Chase have done the same.

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Alibaba Group’s Retail Sales Surge 38 Pct In Q4

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In its latest quarter, Alibaba Group saw its sales come out ahead of expectations, spiking 38 percent. Daniel Zhang, Chairman and CEO of Alibaba Group, said in an earnings press release , “Alibaba Group experienced robust growth across our business this past quarter.

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SWIFT Working Group To Create ISO 20022 Standard

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SWIFT announced Thursday (April 4) that its working group of payments industry experts is creating a common end-to-end implementation to increase the move of cross-border transactions to the ISO 20022 standard.

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