Apple To Shutter Houston Stores Again

PYMNTS

As instances of the coronavirus increase in Texas, Apple will shutter seven of its Houston-vicinity retail locations once again. The shops were set to close on Thursday (June 25), CNBC reported, citing the tech company’s website.

Banks Waive ATM Fees For Houston Banks

PYMNTS

With Hurricane Harvey causing life-threatening floods in Houston, some major banks are cutting bank fees for customers as a small form of hurricane relief. According to news from CNBC , JPMorgan Chase , the largest bank in Houston with more than 200 branches in the area, will automatically waive or refund ATM fees on deposit accounts through September 10, 2017, for customers in the greater metropolitan area.

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In Houston, Domino’s Road Tests Nuro’s R2 Robot For Pizza Delivery

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Domino’s is testing out robotic pizza delivery in Houston this week using Nuro’s “completely autonomous, occupantless on-road delivery vehicle,” according to a Monday (April 12) press release.

Walgreens Set To Open Primary Care Clinics In Houston

PYMNTS

Walgreens and VillageMD , a leading national provider of primary healthcare, have announced a partnership to provide primary care services for adult patients in the Houston, Texas area. VillageMD will operate state-of-the-art primary care clinics next to five Walgreens stores in the Houston area, with the first locations scheduled to open by the end of this year.

Morning Brief 12.11.19: Walmart tests driverless delivery in Houston

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Mastercard makes a 'green' deal; Apple Pay reaches more banks in Germany; and other information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the web. Briefing

Kroger, Nuro Bringing Self-Driving Delivery To Houston

PYMNTS

the grocery retailer, and Nuro, the SoftBank -backed robotics company, announced on Thursday (March 14) the launch of their autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston. In a press release , the companies said the service will be available through two Houston Kroger stores, reaching customers residing in four local zip codes. We operate 102 stores in Houston , an energetic market that embraces digital and technology advancement. Kroger Co.,

15. Rosilyn Houston, BBVA Compasss

American Banker

Rosilyn Houston insists that her new job as BBVA Compass' head of human resources is not all that different from her previous one running consumer and commercial banking for the bank's north Texas region. womenin-banking community-banking national-regional

FDIC has tough task persuading unbanked to deposit stimulus checks

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Organizers plan women-owned bank in Houston

American Banker

The proposed Agility Bank would rely heavily on digital offerings. It is pursing a national charter with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Capital Community banking De novo institutions

Houston Police Credit Union CEO to retire after 30 years at the helm

American Banker

Ayn Talley will step down in January, to be succeeded by the credit union's longtime executive vice president. C-suite Career moves Credit unions Texas Career advancement Succession planning

What the CDC’s Announcement Means for Your Credit Union

New York's State of Mind

Compliance COVID-19 HR Legal Watch New York State Bridges v Houston Methodist Hospital CDC hero act mandates mask mandate vaccinationThe CDC’s announcement that it was altering its guidance to encourage vaccinated individuals to wear masks indoors in areas with substantial and high transmission rates may very well result in your credit union having to refine its workplace policies and procedures. The Governor issued a statement indicating that the state is reviewing the announcement.

Houston de novo effort secures conditional regulatory approval

American Banker

Agility Bank, one of two women-led groups seeking charters, is looking to open next spring. FDIC OCC Coronavirus De novo institutions Community banks Women in Banking

Energy problems loom larger in Houston

ABA Community Banking

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Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Houston’s credit unions

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Mike Lawson and Caroline Willard talk about the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the residents of Houston, and how credit unions supported relief. Hurricane Harvey’s impact on Houston’s credit unions on BankNXT. Banking Podcasts credit unions CSR interview

Lessons Learned From Sandy Can Help Houston Recover

New York's State of Mind

As I watched the news of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey last week, I couldn’t help but think back to the lessons learned by New York lenders as they dealt with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Here are some of the key ones to keep in mind as we deal with yet another epic […]. General Political Hurricane Harvey

The Painful State Of Patient Reimbursements

PYMNTS

Bonnie Sheeren, a board-certified patient advocate (BCPA) at Houston Health Advocacy , has worked with many patients whose behavioral health service providers do not accept insurance.

How Faster Disbursements Can Help Solve Patients? Payment Pain Points

PYMNTS

Board-certified patient advocate (BCPA) Bonnie Sheeren of Houston Health Advocacy , and Steven Corn, BPCA at Metis Advocacy , also spoke with PYMNTS about patients’ struggles with being overbilled and the frictions that can hold up compensation.

CFPB Feb. 2016 complaint report highlights prepaid card complaints, complaints from Texas/Houston metro area consumers

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has issued its February 2016 complaint report which highlights complaints about prepaid cards and complaints from consumers in Texas and the Houston metro area. Findings regarding complaints from consumers in Texas and the Houston metro area include the following: As of February 1, 2016, approximately 63,200 complaints were submitted by Texas consumers of which approximately 15,700 were from consumers in the Houston metro area. Barbara S. Mishkin.

In Harvey’s Wake, First Data Offers Free Clovers To Aid Impacted Businesses

PYMNTS

First Data said Saturday that in the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the company will send thousands of its Clover Go mobile credit and debit card readers to small businesses (SMBs) in Houston and the surrounding area. Commerce Clover Go credit card readers first data Frank Bisignano Houston Hurricane Harvey mobile News payments SMBs What's Hot

Energy Loan Losses Take Toll at Prosperity in Houston

American Banker

First-quarter net income at the $22 billion-asset company fell 6.4% to $69 million year over year and earnings per share fell 6.7% to 98 cents. breaking_news community-banking performance tx sailthru-no-lead national-regional

Retail Works To Aid Harvey Victims

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Food companies nationwide have poured out assistance to those affected by Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey, feeding emergency workers, donating meals and working overtime to get grocery stores and restaurants open again in the greater Houston area and Southeast Texas. Retail Campbell Soup chipotle General Mills Hershey Houston Flooding Hurricane Harvey kellogg Kroger mondelez News Red Cross relief Restaurant Chain Retail Relief What's Hot

Banks embrace cash recycling, ITMs to enhance branch ops

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And Then There Were 20 — The Amazon HQ2 Finalists

PYMNTS

Amazon boston Finalists Houston HQ2 New York News Retail second headquarters What's HotThe finalists are in, and Amazon has chosen its list of the 20 cities still in the running to be the home of its second headquarters (HQ2), according to Bloomberg reports. Austin, Boston, New York and D.C. all made the cut, as did some surprises like Columbus, Ohio. Amazon first solicited proposals for its new HQ2 in September 2017.

Allegiance Bank’s parent sees revenues tumble in 2020

Banking Exchange

The Houston-based banking group saw steady growth in its loan portfolio in Q4 Bank Performance The Economy Feature Financial Trends Management Feature3 Community Banking. 1Community Banking

Energy Capital Credit Union (TX) Boosts 12-Month CD Rate

BankDeals

Energy Capital Credit Union (Houston, TX area) has boosted the rate on its 12-month CD by 80 bps. Minimum opening deposit is $1k, with no stated balance cap

GCB raises $93M to build digital tools for customers

Bank Innovation

Houston-based Gulf Capital Bank recently completed a capital raise of $93 million. With the funding, the bank plans to invest in its digital capabilities, providing services that include mobile deposits, secured and unsecured commercial loans, letters of credit and consumer loans.

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Gulf Capital, a ‘de novo’ bank, to launch without legacy tech

Bank Innovation

Gulf Capital Bank, Houston’s first new bank to launch since 2009, will open its doors by early next year. It confirmed on Monday that it received conditional approval from the Texas Department of Banking and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Ed Jones, chairman and CEO, told Bank Innovation that the new institution will focus on […]. Carousel Corporate Banking Product Design FIS Fiserv Gulf Capital Bank Zelle

Cadence Bancorp considering a sale: Sources

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The Houston-based lender is working with financial advisers to solicit interest from potential buyers, according to people familiar with the matter. M&A Growth strategies

How Citi is helping a minority-owned bank get back on its feet

American Banker

Unity National Bank of Houston, which has reported losses three straight years, is receiving guidance and resources from Citigroup through a Treasury mentoring program.

Cash recycling, interactive teller machines are the future of banking

ATM Marketplace

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Banks waiving ATM fees for customers in Hurricane Harvey's path

Payments Source

are among banks waiving ATM fees for Houston-area customers following flooding from Hurricane Harvey. JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Co. and Comerica Inc.

Domino’s Partners With Nuro On Autonomous Pizza Delivery

PYMNTS

To bring autonomous pizza delivery to Houston, Domino’s Pizza and robotics company Nuro are teaming up to use a custom unmanned vehicle dubbed R2 later in 2019. The fleet from Nuro will serve certain Domino’s customers in Houston who place their orders online, the company said in an announcement. announced in mid-March the launch of their self-driving grocery delivery service in Houston.

Inside Look: How automation underpins Simmons Bank’s digital road map

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He had just flown three hours to Houston the day after rolling out a new integration of credit cards to the bank’s board of directors. Alex Carriles, chief digital officer at the $22.4 billion Simmons Bank, was just a little tired.

First Community in Texas names successor as CEO retires after 43 years

American Banker

Tijerina, a 16-year employee at the Houston-based credit union, has taken over as president and CEO in advance of Ron Downing’s retirement later this year. Career moves Credit unions Texas Succession planning

Bitcoin Daily: Bitcoin Addresses Rise 30 Pct; Hall of Fame, Dolphin Team On Athlete NFTs

PYMNTS

The total number of Bitcoin addresses is up 30 percent as the most popular cryptocurrency has seen a network activity boost over the past week, FinanceMagnates.com reported.