Walmart Canada Eyes Cannabis Industry

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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

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ClassPass CEO: The Feds Need To Flex Their Muscles To Help The Fitness Industry

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For the fitness industry, ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman told Karen Webster, the last several weeks have been nothing short of “catastrophic” for the industry as a whole.

Bank Of England Mulls Blockchain Amid ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

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Why the insurance industry should prioritize digital payments

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

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.

Payments’ Role In The Fourth Industrial Revolution

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If you look across the technology industry and the payments industry, the pace and movement of change is accelerating,” Mike Kresse, division executive for card and money movement at FIS , recently told PYMNTS in an interview.

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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ATM industry looks to federal lifeline amid COVID-19

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

Weekly Wrap: PPP ramp up dominates the credit industry

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The Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program went live today, and confusion reigned. Despite shelter-in-place mandates for better than 80% of Americans, some banks urged prospective borrowers to come into branches to fill out an application.

PSCU Partners With Lean Industries For Dispute Management

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PSCU, a national payments credit union service organization, is teaming up with dispute management firm Lean Industries to process disputes, PSCU announced in a press release on Monday (Nov.

Grubhub doubles participating restaurants but urges patience on industry turbulence

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Grubhub Founder and CEO Matt Maloney and CFO Adam DeWitt penned a letter to shareholders as part of the food delivery firm's quarterly earnings report, touting the progress made by expanding from 150,000 to 300,000 participating restaurants

Vietnam’s Vingroup To Exit Retail For Industrial, Tech Focus

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18) it will be exiting from its retail business to focus on becoming a technology and industrial company. The withdrawal from retail reaffirms Vingroup’s determination to become a leading industrial and technology services corporation,” the company stated.

Industry consortium on financial data sharing adds 25 new members

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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.

Shipping And Logistics: An Industry Jolted Into Digitization

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The coronavirus has turned entire industries on their heads, not least of all the shipping and logistics sector. These challenges are likely to initiate permanent change in the way the shipping and logistics industry does business.

Corporate Travel Startup Huilianyi Raises $42M Amid Industry Turmoil

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A Huaxing Capital official called the company “an absolute leader in the industry,” per a translated statement. Other participants included BitRock Capital as well as current shareholders CreditEase Industry Fund, China Growth Capital and IDG Capital.

Corporate Cards Tackle Industry-Specific Pain Points

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Increasingly, the corporate card industry is also looking at ways to take advantage of the unique challenges in particular industries. In an industry where unexpected expenses are common, cards can be a particularly effective fit for expense management in the event planning space.

Travel Industry Fights Infection With Steep Discounts

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The travel industry, which has been hit hard by uncertainty, has embarked on deep discounting that might be hard to recover from.

COVID-19 Batters $2.5T Trade Show Events Industry

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According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade body for the global airline industry, that trend has intensified , and is expected to continue to do so in the near term. trillion a year global industry. “We

Retail industry upheaval poses challenges for Alliance Data

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Retail industry Private-label Credit quality Consumer banking Credit cardsThe Ohio credit card issuer is seeking to rebound following a tumultuous year in which top executives departed and key retail partners declared bankruptcy.

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How coronavirus could change the payments industry

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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.

What's the future of the ATM industry?

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The sixth edition of the ATM Future Trends report, which includes the results of an extensive survey and industry insights from ATM thought leaders, is available

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Imperial Brands Moves Into Cannabis Industry

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Imperial has a strong portfolio of intellectual property in the vaping space, which has substantial overlap with the cannabis industry, and it’s found a sensible partner to help seize the commercial opportunity without taking substantial risk,” said Nico von Stackelberg, an analyst at Liberum.

Rebeca Romero Rainey: Community service is at our industry’s heart

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When I think back on that theme and look at the banks profiled in this issue for their outstanding community service, I’m reminded yet again how unique our industry truly is. Community banking is not a one-size-fits-all industry! Columns From the President & CEO Industry Insight“Community service is a timeless tradition that’s core to every community bank.”. By Rebeca Romero Rainey, President and CEO, ICBA.

Can Crypto Change The Music Industry?

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Others, however, have complained that a million listens on a streaming service are worth about $100 to the writer of the song, once the music industry has taken its cut. Out of The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week — and with several high-profile artists and a few million new dollars in funding — music industry blockchain startup Vezt has recently captured an awful lot of mainstream attention.

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

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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

Retail industry upheaval poses challenges for Alliance Data

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Retail industry Private-label Credit quality Consumer banking Credit cardsThe Ohio credit card issuer is seeking to rebound following a tumultuous year in which top executives departed and key retail partners declared bankruptcy.

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Uber Freight Gains Share Of $796B Trucking Industry

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The trucking industry generated $796 billion in revenue last year, while the global ride-hailing market was valued at just $36 billion in 2017. The city has always been at the heart of the global transportation industry, and we’re eager to continue that legacy.”.

When IoT And The Automotive Industry Collide

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The automotive industry just had a head-on collision — with technology. He explained that the automotive industry is the one place where the concepts of IoT can be made very real to the mass market — where they will be able to see it, understand it and really feel its impact. With the onset of the IoT and a greater focus on innovation, it’s clear the automotive industry is quickly moving toward the opportunity for greater efficiency, McCammon said.

Advancing Innovation in the Global Financial Services Industry

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Advances in artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and cybersecurity are poised to transform the financial services industries. Perhaps no industry more than finance is more concerned about maintaining data privacy. IBM RegTech Innovations.

How Faster Pay Fuels the Trucking Industry

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It’s a very capital-intensive industry,” Carlgren noted. “So, Factors can stand out among the competition by specializing in particular industries and offering invoice management supports. . “If

China Beats Growth Expectations In Retail, Industry

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As government support backed demand in the second-biggest economy in the world, growth in the retail and industrial sectors of China came out ahead of estimates in November. Industrial production increased 6.2

Blockchain Startups Fine-Tune The Music Industry

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Startups specializing in blockchain may have their eye on disrupting the $15 billion music industry. According to Forbes , the music industry stands to benefit greatly from the use of blockchain technology. These inefficient intermediaries leave the industry in a position where it is ripe for disruption. The mainstream channels for music distribution in the industry face two major challenges: payments and accessibility.

How Pay Advances Affect The Retail Industry

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Though retainers or deposits are commonplace in highly skilled industries, it hasn’t been the norm among gig workers, especially among unskilled industries like transportation and arts and entertainment. This study looks at how the desire for pay advances differs by industry.

Ouai Prepares For Ulta Beauty Store Rollout; Reliance Industries Launches Retail Service

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