Money 2020 on my mind – the Las Vegas 2018 edition

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I will attend Money 20/20 in Las Vegas this coming 21-24 October. My lack of enthusiasm about Las Vegas (I am not a gambler) is perfectly balanced with my exuberance when it comes to learning and networking for 4 days around payments, banking and all things fintech.

GC’s Tom Glatt to Speak at Las Vegas Conference

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The event will be held February 15–17 at Caesars Palace Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Is your field of membership providing the opportunities for growth necessary to support increasing operating costs? Glatt Consulting founder and strategy consultant Tom Glatt, Jr.

Here’s Why Coffee Costs So Much At Vegas Casinos

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Welcome to Las Vegas — pay up! The typical Las Vegas, non-casino price was $6.31. The high pricing is most apparent as Las Vegas megaresorts, according to some observers. Retail airports captive audience casinos Las Vegas News pricing

Legal Cannabis Retail Gets Big, Feminine And Luxurious

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The big comes from the apparent rise of the so-called cannabis “superstore,” the hotbed of which is reportedly — and understandably — Las Vegas, one of the world’s main adult playgrounds. Women have become involved in all facets of the legal cannabis operations across the United States and Canada. Retail Barneys Cannabis CBD Editors' Picks executives industry Las Vegas legal Luxury Marijuana News superstore Women women consumers

Masabi, Mastercard bring mobile ticketing to Las Vegas

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The app is based on a Masabi’s ticketing platform used by agencies and operators such as London’s Thames Clippers, Preston Bus, New Orleans’ RTA, Boston’s MBTA, Transport for Athens, Los Angeles’ Metrolink and New York’s MTA. Mobile payments Investments Cards

Reimagine your business in the era of AI at Think 2018

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To help risk and compliance professionals understand the opportunities and navigate the fundamental changes happening to our business, IBM has designed a RegTech-focused curriculum for the upcoming Think 2018 conference happening March 19-22 in Las Vegas, NV.

5 Things a financial professional can’t miss at IBM Think 2018

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The premier business technology event has an abundance of material for both the developers and operations side of business, and equally there is plenty of deliverables that appeals to the C-level, executive and managerial level of experience. Join us in Las Vegas, NV from March 19-22 – for more information and to register, please visit here. AI Blockchain Cloud Featured Carousel FinTech News & Events Security Conference Las Vegas quantum THINK 2018

Onsite: 5 takeaways from CUNA’s America’s Credit Union Conference in Las Vegas

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More than 800 credit union advocates from coast to coast made their way this week to Ceasers Palace in Las Vegas for CUNA’s America’s Credit Union Conference. The post Onsite: 5 takeaways from CUNA’s America’s Credit Union Conference in Las Vegas appeared first on CUInsight.

Nipton, Calif., Goes To Pot, Literally

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Malls operated on that theory for years: Put a few anchor stores in to draw foot traffic and the smaller ancillary stores feast on the revenue rewards of being close by. The town, about an hour from Las Vegas and three hours from L.A., Merchant Innovation American Green California Cannabis cannabis commerce Congress Innovation Jeff SEssions Las Vegas Legislation Los Angeles Marijuana narcotics Nevada News Nipton CA pot pot tourism Retail Retail Feature Tourism weed

Honda Demos In-Car Payments With Visa [VIDEO]

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LAS VEGAS – Paying with your phone, watch, coffee mugs, and now, your car too: the IoT has come a long way. Honda partnered with Visa to illustrate the first proof-of-concept demonstration of in-vehicle payments at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas last week.

Alipay puts emphasis on partnerships as merchant acceptance grows in North America

Mobile Payments Today

Souheil Badran, president of Alipay North America, spoke Sunday at the annual Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas to give attendees the current bird's-eye view of Alipay's operations outside of China

Unattended retail struggles with mobile payments acceptance

Mobile Payments Today

Mobile payments continue to expand, making it important for operators of unattended retail equipment to invest in the technology. A speaker at the National Automatic Merchandising Association show in Las Vegas urged his fellow industry executives to get on board with the trend

Goldman Sach’s Marcus: Partnerships Beyond Intuit

Bank Innovation

The future of finance is not technology,” Harit Talwar, head of Marcus by Goldman Sachs, said at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas.

Startup Finn.AI Raises Funds, Launches Virtual Banking Assistant with ATB Financial

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These announcements ,which were first circulated at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, come fresh […]. Exclusive Innovations Mobile Online Open Fintech Operations Payments PFM Social Media AI artificial intelligence ATB Financial Finn.ai

Raiders Stadium Caught In Contractor Non-Payment Lawsuit

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National Football League franchise the Oakland Raiders has been named in a lawsuit amid allegations of non-payment for construction on the team’s new stadium in Las Vegas. The case names the Raiders, Las Vegas Stadium Events Co.,

Four lessons learned from the CU Leadership Convention

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This past week I had the pleasure of speaking at the CU Leadership Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Industry News Management/Leadership CU Leadership Convention Kirk Drake Las Vegas OGO Blog Ongoing OperationsThis was the first year I have attended this conference, and it was previously called the CU Directors conference.

CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference set for December 3-6

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3-6, in Las Vegas, will explore new trends and best practices in credit union oversight. At this conference, supervisory committee members come together to discuss the state of credit union oversight and discover how to best protect members’ assets while meeting the operational needs of credit unions today.”. Industry News CUNA CUNA News Now Las Vegas Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference

Serve more members with reloadable, prepaid cards

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million asset Las Vegas UP Employees Federal Credit Union. Las Vegas UP Employees Federal members receive their cards directly via U.S. Often, vendors set all the fees on the cards and handle back-office operations.

Mall Vacancies At Highest Level In Eight Years

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Vacancy rates also improved during the past year in 43 cities, including Seattle, Las Vegas and Chicago. million square feet globally – which is reportedly causing concern that mall operators will have difficulty finding tenants as replacements.

Washington’s Metro System Plans For Mobile Payment Future

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Not only will this be a better, easier experience, but will cost less to operate.”. The news comes as Google enters the transportation industry with Google Pay, announcing news that consumers can now pay for tickets for a ride on the Las Vegas Monorail from their mobile devices. To enable mobile payments, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is working with its fare payment vendor to upgrade its payment capabilities.

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Luxury Brand Barneys New York Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

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The company said that it was going to close stores in Las Vegas, Seattle, Chicago and other smaller places, as well as seven warehouse locations, and focus on key stores.

Segway-Ninebot Debuts Self-Driving Electric Scooter

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The pain point for scooter operators is to better maintain the scooters at a lower cost,” Gao Lufeng, Ninebot chairman and chief executive, told Reuters. Earlier this year, Segway-Ninebot unveiled a delivery robot during CES 2019 , the annual consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas.

Walmart Expands Next-Day Delivery

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It originally launched in May for customers in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Southern California, and Walmart previously revealed that it wants to reach about three-quarters of the U.S. digital operation is estimated to lose more this year than it did in 2018.

Coupa Software Beats Estimates For Q2 Revenue

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And operating cash flows and free cash flows were positive $1.3 Non-GAAP income from operations is expected to be between $3.5 Payment management software firm Coupa Software beat Wall Street estimates for second-quarter revenue, sending shares up 10.3 percent on Tuesday (Sept.

Groupon Teams With DerbySoft To Boost Its Travel Business

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New York City, Niagara Falls, Las Vegas, Orlando and Myrtle Beach are some of the top-selling destinations. On the demand side, DerbySoft connects to all the major online travel agencies, wholesalers, metasearch engines and tour operators from around the globe. “We’re

WHSmith To Acquire Marshall Retail Group

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company will buy Las Vegas-based MRG from Brentwood Associates for $400 million. Founded in 1792, WHSmith has operations in over 100 airports across 30 countries outside the U.K. MRG currently operates more than 170 locations across the United States, with 70 of those locations operating inside airports. Importantly, the team has also built a best-in-class operational foundation to support continued rapid growth of the company.”

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Online Sports Betting Gets A Super Bowl Workout

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sports betting event of the year, and the first big test of legalized online sports gambling in the wake of last year’s Supreme Court decision that overruled previous prohibition — a ruling that allowed states besides Nevada to allow such wagering operations.

Google Health To Use Search To Innovate Healthcare

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Speaking at HLTH, a health care conference in Las Vegas, David Feinberg said that Google Health wants to make it easier for doctors to search medical records, as well as boost the quality of health-related search results across Google and YouTube.

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Marqeta Reserve Gives Issuers Options To Prefund Digital Card Programs

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The new service was announced at the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday (Oct. Reserve funding requirements can be a huge commitment for payments innovators operating at scale, and so we developed Marqeta Reserve Financing,” said Omri Dahan, chief revenue officer at Marqeta.

Marqeta Debuts Reserve Financing Solution

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The new service was announced at the Money2020 conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday (Oct. Reserve funding requirements can be a huge commitment for payments innovators operating at scale, and so we developed Marqeta Reserve Financing,” said Omri Dahan, chief revenue officer at Marqeta.

Marqeta Expanding Overseas, Sets Up Shop In The UK

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During an interview at a conference in Las Vegas Jason Gardner, the founder and chief executive of Marqeta, said the U.K. We have invested an enormous amount of resources in tech and operations, and have been quietly building a presence there,” Gardner said. Marqeta , a U.S.

Uber To Experiment With Drones For Eats Deliveries

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Uber Elevate Head of Flight Operations Luke Fischer said per reports, “We’ve been working closely with the FAA to ensure that we’re meeting requirements and prioritizing safety.”

Carmakers Pump The Brakes On Driverless Technology

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Financial Times reported that the mood about driverless cars has been noticeably different at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and that some companies that had previously touted the technology seem less eager to make the transition.

Prosecutors Charge OneCoin Leaders With Fraud In Pyramid Scheme

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United States prosecutors are bringing criminal charges against the leaders of OneCoin, a cryptocurrency, alleging they were operating a pyramid scheme worth in the multi-billions, when selling the currency.

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Kicking off Think 2018 with intelligent automation in banking

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To a maximum capacity audience and kicking off an exciting week of IBM Think 2018 in Las Vegas, IBM VP Saket Sinha led the “Intelligent Automation in Financial Services” breakout session. Many operations within financial services could be improved with machine learning.

FedEx Won’t Renew US Contract With Amazon

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Amazon has been building up its own roster of planes recently, operated by Air Transport Services Group and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings. The announcement was made by CEO of Worldwide Consumer Jeff Wilke on Wednesday (June 5) at the company’s “re:MARS” conference in Las Vegas.

FinCEN Tightens Real Estate Cash-Buyer Reporting Threshold

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Blanco stated FinCEN has issued a number of rules over the last few years that have helped clarify how firms should operate within cryptocurrency spheres.

Hyundai To Showcase Blue Link Agent’s Compatibility With Google Assistant

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Hyundai is gearing up to demonstrate the compatibility of its Blue Link Agent with Google Assistant during Pepcom’s Digital Experience ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show, which is the annual tech confab in Las Vegas that kicks off today (Jan.

Autonomous Food Deliveries (And Robots) Put To The Test

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Tests across cities such as Miami and Las Vegas conducted by Domino’s Pizza have brought pies to customers, ferried in Fords. Elsewhere, some states like Washington are seeing advocacy for requirements that would mandate human operators behind the robots.

Improving operations with events, tools and information

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Operations professionals know all too well that it takes a lot of work to make a credit union run smoothly. Still, these duties are critically important and Credit Union National Associatio n wants to help operations professionals fulfill them.

Making Marketplaces For Experiences

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The space IfOnly operates in is getting increasingly competitive, particularly as more travel platforms like Airbnb are adding on activity booking as part of their greater services menu. Millennials, the conventional wisdom goes, are far more into experiences than they are into buying things.

Big Brick-And-Mortars Double Down On Same-Day Delivery

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Macy’s, Best Buy and Kohl’s have all recently stepped up same-day delivery options that were in testing mode to full-scale operations in some locations.

ATM Cash Withdrawal Limit Brings Down Casino Stock Price

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casino operators, and since the news broke, stock prices for many of those operators have taken a hit. According to Reuters , shares of Las Vegas Sands declined 14 percent, while Wynn Resorts fell 12 percent. The Monetary Authority of Macau is making a move to cut the amount of cash China UnionPay cardholders can withdraw from ATM machines in half within the world’s largest gambling market, South China Morning Post reported.

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