Apple To Shutter Houston Stores Again

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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

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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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Walgreens Set To Open Primary Care Clinics In Houston

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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.

Kroger, Nuro Bringing Self-Driving Delivery To Houston

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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. We operate 102 stores in Houston , an energetic market that embraces digital and technology advancement. Kroger Co.,

Morning Brief 12.11.19: Walmart tests driverless delivery in Houston

Payments Source

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

As ATM industry gathers in Houston, major innovations and challenges impact business

ATM Marketplace

As the ATM industry gathers in Houston for the ATMIA U.S. Conference 2020, industry experts say there are a number of issues that are impacting the industry, including bank transformation, consolidation, cash access and new technologies

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

The Painful State Of Patient Reimbursements

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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

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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.

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

Energy problems loom larger in Houston

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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.

Banks embrace cash recycling, ITMs to enhance branch ops

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

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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

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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

And Then There Were 20 — The Amazon HQ2 Finalists

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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.

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.

Cash recycling, interactive teller machines are the future of banking

ATM Marketplace

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Domino’s Partners With Nuro On Autonomous Pizza Delivery

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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. announced in mid-March the launch of their self-driving grocery delivery service in Houston.

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.

OCC, Texas bank enter into formal agreement tied to BSA compliance

American Banker

CBTX in Houston must develop policies and procedures, along with a training program, to address deficiencies in its bank's compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act. AML OCC Community banking Texas

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.

Apple To Shutter 30 More US Stores Again Amid Pandemic

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The news comes as Apple was set to close seven of its retail locations in the area of Houston on Thursday (June 25).

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After bumpy 2019, Cadence CEO hopes for smoother ride in new year

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Paul Murphy took full responsibility for a recent spike in charge-offs at the Houston company. His challenge in 2020 is keeping credit issues in check. Community banking Revenue and expenses Credit quality Texas Georgia

Coronavirus Refunds: The Chicago Bears Provide Reimbursement Option To Season Ticket Holders

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The team will also reportedly have home games with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts, among others. As the pandemic continues to disrupt everyday life the world over, many consumers want refunds on things they paid for but aren’t able to use.

Allegiance in Texas Taps Next Chief Financial Officer

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Allegiance Bancshares in Houston has recruited a new chief financial officer. breaking_news people corporate-governance tx community-banking

First Data, struck by storms, turns a hotel into a distribution center

Payments Source

First Data is one of many payments companies working to get its customers back up and running in the wake of the severe storms, but it's also a victim — its center in Sugarland, Texas, suffered flooding, causing the Atlanta-based company to set up operations at a hotel in Houston for 400 staff.

From The Data: Learn This Tactic That Few Deposit Managers Know

Banker to Banker

As many of you heard, Charles Barkley got into a verbal battle with the General Manager for the Houston Rockets, Daryl Morey, last week. The money quote was Sir Charles’ Luddite-like statement that Morey is “one of those idiots who believes in analytics.”

Walgreens Teams With VillageMD To Offer In-Store Health Clinics

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Walgreens said the move follows “a highly successful trial begun last year” with five in-store clinics in the Houston, Texas, area.

The Revivals Of Malls And Unattended Retail

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1,000: Minimum number of Stockwell machines across the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Houston and Chicago. shopping malls have reached the pinnacle of struggle, with empty shops hitting a 20-year high, but the American Dream mega-mall may be bucking the trend.

Amazon Announces Next Whole Foods Delivery Expansion

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Grocery delivery for Prime members is taking its next great leap forward as Amazon and Whole Foods have announced that Prime Now Grocery is expanding to Chicago, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and San Antonio. Consumers in Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis and San Antonio will also be able to choose from a selection of alcoholic beverages.

House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations to hold Sept. 4 hearing on financial inclusion

CFPB Monitor

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a hearing in Houston, Texas for tomorrow entitled “Examining Discrimination and Other Barriers to Consumer Credit, Homeownership, and Financial Inclusion in Texas.”