MiLB’s Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Hits A Payroll Homerun

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During the 2018 Minor League Baseball season, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp drew an average of 5,000 fans to each of its games, and serving that crowd meant rallying Bragan Field at the Baseball Grounds’ army of ticket takers, ushers, concessions staff, merchandise vendors and more. The relative youth of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp made it easier to test a new payroll system, as they were not overturning deeply entrenched practices. “We’re

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TRENDING: Minor League Baseball, Jumbo Shrimp And A Payments Payroll Changeup

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Hit A Payments Home Run. The Jumbo Shrimp — a Jacksonville, Florida-based minor league baseball team — has a new, speedier employee payment solution in play.

FIS touts client growth and loyalty partnership with PayPal

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In a fourth-quarter earnings call last week, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based The modernization of core banking tools and loyalty point redemption mechanisms are key priorities for banking technology provider FIS.

Deloitte Digital taps Finxact to help banks boost digital capabilities

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Deloitte and Finxact, a Jacksonville, Fl.-based As legacy banks build competitive arsenals against digital-only challengers, partnerships are the way forward.

VyStar Credit Union taps Zest AI for instantaneous loan decisions

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Through Zest’s tools, the Jacksonville, Fl.-based VyStar Credit Union is using Zest AI’s underwriting technology to speed up its loan assessment processes.

Bank Fraud Case Exposed by Unusual Source

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Six people were arrested last week of bank fraud in Jacksonville, Florida Feature Risk Management AML & Fraud Customers Operational Risk Cyberfraud/ID Theft Feature3. 1Risk Management

FIS to Help Stand Up Digital-Only Banks Within 90 Days

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The Jacksonville, Fla.-based Fintech provider FIS aims to help financial institutions lacking the in-house firepower to launch their own direct-to-consumer digital-only banks to do so in just 90 days.

EverBank in Talks to Sell Itself for $2.5 Billion

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EverBank Financial in Jacksonville, Fla., confirmed that it is in talks to sell itself. breaking_news community-banking fl m-a earnings-community-banks performance dealmaking-strategy

TIAA to Buy EverBank in Florida for $2.5 Billion

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TIAA in New York has agreed to buy EverBank in Jacksonville, Fla. breaking_news community-banking m-a ny fl dealmaking-strategy

EverBank in Fla. Plans $90 Million Subordinated Debt Sale

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EverBank Financial in Jacksonville, Fla., plans to raise $90 million through a public offering of subordinated debt. breaking_news national-regional capital fl dealmaking-strategy

TIAA Names Executive Leadership After EverBank Deal

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TIAA will promote one of its own to chair its expanded bank after it buys EverBank Financial in Jacksonville, Fla. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy m-a people fl ny national-regional

When Delivery Meets Farm-To-Table Produce And Artisanal Goods

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The company has a two-fold mission: For one, Keslar said it aims to bring “good, clean, honest food to our customers” from Jacksonville to Deltona. Augustine, Florida; Bacon’s Select Produce in Jacksonville, Florida; and The Family Garden in Gainesville, Florida.

Uber Expands ‘Ride Pass’ Monthly Subscription

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The new cities are Memphis, Tennessee; New York City, New York; Jacksonville, Florida; Dallas, Texas; St.

Blend of M&A, Loan Growth Boosts Ameris in Ga.

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Late in the first quarter Ameris completed its acquisition of the $502 million-asset Jacksonville Bancorp in Florida, and it finished the systems and data conversion in the second quarter. … Ameris Bancorp in Moultrie, Ga., reported a double-digit increase in profits thanks to an acquisition, organic loan growth and other factors. The $6.5 billion-asset company said Monday that its third-quarter net income climbed 38% to $21.6 million compared with the same period last year.

Real Estate: Where Wall Street Runs South

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In Jacksonville, Fla., Rent for higher-end office space located in Jacksonville is roughly $22 per square foot, 25 percent of similar rent per square foot in New York. The global financial industry is setting its sights on real estate south of Wall Street — way down south.

Zillow Wagers On iBuying With Shift To ‘Zillow 2.0’

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Zillow was reportedly planning expansions this year to Jacksonville, Florida; Tucson, Arizona; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Oklahoma City.

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US Home Sales Hit Highest January Peak In Years

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The company, now available in 22 markets, now covers most of Southern California, and there are plans to expand to Cincinnati, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Oklahoma City and Tucson, Arizona. .

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Home Sales Hit Highest January Peak In Years

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The company, now available in 22 markets, now covers most of Southern California, and there are plans to expand to Cincinnati, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Oklahoma City and Tucson, Arizona. .

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Panera Bread Grows Delivery With Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats Partnerships

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In separate news, Panera Bread has been experimenting with a menu for dinner at a Jacksonville, Florida restaurant in an effort that is said to possibly bring delivery opportunities.

Prime Now Grocery Delivery Expands Across The US

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In September , Amazon and Whole Foods Market brought the service to Ann Arbor, Detroit, Jacksonville, Milwaukee, Madison, Omaha, St.

Florida City Pays Hundreds Of Thousands To Hackers

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Lake City, a community of about 12,000 people west of Jacksonville, forked over hundreds of thousands of dollars after a ransomware attack crippled its systems. One small Florida city has had to pay cybercriminals thousands of dollars in ransomware.

Wirecard, Ingenico Buoyed By Worldpay Acquisition

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The combined companies will be located in FIS’ headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.

Panera Eyes Delivery Opportunity With Dinner

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In an effort that could bring delivery opportunities, Panera Bread has been experimenting with a menu for dinner at a Jacksonville, Florida restaurant.

Zillow Expands Zillow Offers To LA, Orange County

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Available in 22 markets, Zillow is planning 2020 expansions to Cincinnati, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Oklahoma City and Tucson, Arizona. . Zillow Offers launched in Los Angeles and Orange County on Monday (Dec. 9), its second-largest housing market in the nation, GeekWire reported.

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FIS Buys Worldpay In $35B Cash, Stock Deal

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The combined company will retain the FIS name and be headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Verizon Plans Rollout Of 5G In 30 U.S. Cities In 2019

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Verizon will be bringing its 5G technology to 30 U.S. cities by the end of the year, according to reports. The wireless giant didn’t specify the cities or the method of deployment, but it did say it would include extremely fast millimeter wave radios. “It’s

AT&T Jumps On The 5G Bandwagon

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Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Fla., AT&T has announced that it will be offering a 5G smartphone from Samsung in the first half of 2019. “5G 5G is going to be about more than just a network. Customers will eventually be able to connect in near real-time to unforeseen possibilities,” David Christopher, president of AT&T Mobility and Entertainment, said in a press release. Together with Samsung, we plan to bring the best in technology and innovation to our customers.

Carvana Opens Largest Car Vending Machine In Tempe

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Jacksonville (Fla.), Carvana , the eCommerce platform for buying and selling used cars , announced Wednesday (June 20) that it has launched its largest Car Vending Machine to date, located in the company’s hometown of Tempe, Arizona. In a press release , Carvana said the machine stands nine stories high, is all glass and holds as many as 34 vehicles. It’s the third Car Vending Machine launch in June, with Tempe the 12th location for the vending machines.

How Sports Stadiums Are Undergoing Digital Transformations

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TIAA Bank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, is offering a similar solution in conjunction with Bypass and credit card reader provider Clover. No industry is immune to digital transformation.

TSYS Buys iMobile3, Bolstering SMB Reach

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To that end, TSYS said Thursday that it has bought iMobile3 , based in Jacksonville, Fla., Three months ago, the “build vs. buy” debate got a fair amount of digital ink in these digital pages, focused on merchant services. You go big, or you go home,” Philip McHugh, senior executive vice president and president, Merchant Solutions, TSYS , told PYMNTS about the competitive mindset within that space.

Car Vending Machine Company Carvana Goes Up Against Wall Street

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Miami is Carvana’s 24th car vending machine location to date — joining Nashville, San Antonio, Houston, Austin, Dallas, Raleigh, Jacksonville, Tampa, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Wall Street is a tough master, especially for eCommerce companies.

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Ballard Designs Expands Brick-And-Mortar Plans

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John’s Town Center in Jacksonville, Florida; and International Plaza in Tampa, Florida. Home décor cataloger and eStore Ballard Designs announced it will expand its brick-and-mortar prototype stores to four new locations in 2017, reported Chain Store Age. Three locations have already been chosen — Natick Mall in Natick, MA; Roosevelt Field in Garden City, NY; and South Park in Charlotte, NC — while the fourth is still being determined.

Lowe’s Now Offers Prepaid Credit Cards For Construction Crews

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Lowe’s new service is built on the BizNow platform, which Jacksonville, Fla.-based Lowe’s has added a prepaid solution for construction crews, using a platform from Fidelity National Information Services (FIS). PaymentsSource reported that while Lowe’s has long offered financing through its private-label credit card programs, this option is a poor fit for construction crews that need to manage ongoing expenses.

What’s The Reward For Early 5G Deployment? Asia Will Soon Find Out

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South Korea is taking an early lead in deployment of 5G , with three of the country’s telecoms recently deploying the service.