Predictions for 2021: The World is a Digital Place

Mobile Payments Today

2020 was a difficult year in many aspects, but it also challenged the payments industry to find new solutions to work through the limitations of the pandemic. Seth Brennan, CEO of North Lane Technologies, a payments industry veteran, shares his thoughts on the year ahead

Making the Case for Real-Time Payments

ATM Marketplace

With over 20 years of experience in the payments industry, Harris is working to make programmable payments the standard for any industry. He shares with ATM Marketplace he knowledge and insight on the topic of real-time payments in the industry

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3 Payments Trends to Watch in 2021

Mobile Payments Today

While COVID-19 has certainly had an impact on every industry, certain trends that began in 2019 continued to develop in 2020, and some of them may even blossom fully in 2021 As 2021 rapidly approaches, many of us are hoping for better days after the whirlwind year of 2020.

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GenNx360 Acquires B2B Industrial, AMW Packaging

PYMNTS

New York private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners has acquired B2B Industrial and the assets of AMW Packaging Supply , which will give the company a boost in the industrial packaging space, according to a press release.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Restaurant Industry Report: Change And Technology On The Menu

PYMNTS

The National Restaurant Association , the country’s (and world’s) foodservice trade association, released its annual State of the Restaurant Industry report on Tuesday (Jan.

The Payments Industry Was Ready

PYMNTS

As most businesses and industries have struggled over the past 12 weeks, the payments industry was ready with the necessary infrastructure, products and services to support the digital shift.

Canada's forward-thinking payments industry

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Shall We Chat? Using Chat to Engage and Sell a Customer

Mobile Payments Today

Hannes shares his thoughts regarding this unique type of commerce and what it could mean to the mobile payments industry moving forward Mobile Payments Today interviewed Hannes Van Rensburg, chief commercial officer for Clickatell's on the subject of chat commerce.

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Finding the Human Touch in an Increasingly Digital World

Accenture

The spike in demand for digital banking experiences caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has already reshaped the global banking industry. As our recent Global Banking Consumer Study found, the pandemic has driven a huge shift towards digital interactions in every market.

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

Lemonade CFO On The Insurance Industry’s Innovation Dilemma

PYMNTS

He recently told Karen Webster about how new market entrants can rethink aspects of the industry that no longer work for the policyholder or insurance company, and which parts should be preserved to drive the evolution of the sector overall.

2021: What to Expect After a Year of Disruption

Accenture

Undoubtably, 2020 was a year of massive upheaval that put an increased spotlight on the state of digital transformation across industries around the globe.

Industry Pairings Create New Corporate Card Options

PYMNTS

With more financial service and technology providers looking to ramp up their offerings for business customers with credit card products, these industry players are finding it easier to collaborate than go-it-alone.

Where the rubber meets the road: digital payments and the trucking industry

Mobile Payments Today

The trucking industry was content with its payment processing for years until the pandemic hit. Mobile Payments Today interviewed Justin King, Senior Vice President, product and innovation for Comdata on how the industry has moved forward with digital payments

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

Following COVID-19: How the virus is affecting the mobile payments industry

Mobile Payments Today

Mobile Payments Today is doing its best to provide news and updates regarding how the coronavirus is affecting the payments industry. We'll update this story with the lastest headlines

How mobile payments are changing the restaurant industry

Mobile Payments Today

Mobile payment acceptance is leading to rapid change in the restaurant industry, impacting everything from credit card use to delivery and online ordering as well as customer loyalty

Retail Industry Groups Support New Stimulus

PYMNTS

Retail industry trade leadership likes what it sees from Washington so far. Retail National Retail Federation News Paycheck Protection Program Retail Industry Leadership Association stimulus

Lendica Partnerships Could Boost Cannabis Industry Capital

PYMNTS

Automated financing platform Lendica , which works specifically with the cannabis, hemp, cannabidiol (CBD) and other high growth industries, is now announcing a suite of partnerships to help those kinds of businesses access capital, a press release said on Thursday (April 1).

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Financial services industry struggles to emerge from lockdown

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ATM industry looks to federal lifeline amid COVID-19

Mobile Payments Today

As relief and funding packages are being debated in Washington, the National ATM Council looks to how these new laws will affect business

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Five cross-industry payments opportunities in the new normal

Accenture

The post Five cross-industry payments opportunities in the new normal appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. Without a doubt, 2020 has been a year of disruption.

Why the insurance industry should prioritize digital payments

Mobile Payments Today

The insurance industry needs to consider how their payments technologies match up with increasingly disruptive trends in the financial services space

The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

How coronavirus could change the payments industry

Payments Source

Coronavirus, also called Covid-19, is wreaking havoc on the stock market, with a heightened effect on the travel industry. It could also cause a drastic change in payment habits, as consumers shift to digital channels to reduce their risk of infection from handling cash.

Walmart Canada Eyes Cannabis Industry

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” Earlier this year, Constellation Brands , which owns Robert Mondavi, Corona and Svedka, took a stake in Canada’s Canopy Growth — an up-and-coming player in the blooming marijuana industry. “It’s Retail canada Cannabis Cannabis Industry News walmart What's HotWalmart’s Canadian unit might start selling cannabis-based products in the future, although there are no immediate plans in the works.

Industry Eyes Toys R Us Comeback As Toy Fair Readies

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The toy industry will soon gather for what insiders used to call “CES with stairs.” But you might be forgiven for a big longing for the industry’s prodigal son: Toys R Us. But it limits revenue and that’s where the industry will be watching.

Shellfish Industry Tries DTC Strategy

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shellfish industry was headed into 2020, the big concern was climate change. In order to understand how the pandemic has impacted the shellfish industry, it’s important to have some background into how it works, using oysters as an example. As the U.S.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Banking industry groups seek help on COVID-19

Mobile Payments Today

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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Reliance Industries Rolls Out Online Shopping Platform

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As it aims to tap into its massive digital subscriber base to take on worldwide eCommerce companies, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries is launching an early version of its online retail offering. Retail ecommerce india mobile app News online shopping Reliance Industries What's Hot

Tapping Payment Orchestration To Get Travel Industry Back On Track

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And while all cross-border businesses, and even domestic ones with an international customer base, can be better served by payments orchestration, the travel industry is undoubtedly the one that will benefit the most, said Druet.

Industry consortium on financial data sharing adds 25 new members

Bank Innovation

The Financial Data Exchange, an nonprofit industry consortium dedicated to unifying the financial industry around a common standard for secure and convenient consumer and business access to financial data, this week confirmed that it had added 25 new members in the second half of 2019.

Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust

The new DataRobot whitepaper, Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust, outlines eight important lessons that organizations must understand to follow best data science practices and ensure that AI is being implemented successfully.