Starbucks To Open Pickup Location In New York City


As the company modernizes and reimagines the customer experience in stores located in high-traffic metropolitan areas, Starbucks plans to open a Starbucks Pickup store in New York City on Tuesday (Nov.

Tech Center: New York City Takes on Tech Full Force


For years, New York City has been at the epicenter of United States’ culture with the fashion and entertainment industries leading the way. With the top modeling agencies, MTV and the home of American broadway plays, there’s no denying New York City is bustling with creativity. With a big focus on technology in Silicon Valley and Boston, New York City slowly made its way to becoming a powerhouse tech player.

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Barclays Report: Despite Weak IPOs, Uber And Lyft Can Be Profitable


A new report from Barclays Capital about transportation in New York City says Uber and Lyft can achieve profitability in the future despite their poor initial public offering (IPO) showings this year, according to a report by Bloomberg. .

Nordstrom NYC Flagship Features 10 Eateries


Nordstrom’s recently-opened flagship store in New York City has 320,000-square-feet of shopping across seven floors — and no less than 10 restaurants, making it a destination for eating as well as shopping, Forbes reported on Monday (Dec.

Second Amazon Go Store Comes To NYC


comes after the online retailer opened one of the concept locations in New York City in a mall, CNBC reported. Operating hours are between 6 a.m. New York really fits … what we’re looking for,” said Amazon Vice President of Physical Stores Cameron Janes. “It’s

Visa Uses NYC Mass Transit To Ignite Contactless Payments


specifically, the use of such payments for mass transit in New York City. This is really going to change New Yorkers’ daily lives,” Sanford said. Over time, all New York City subway lines and bus routes will accept contactless payments, Visa said.

New Nordstrom Location To Deliver Food And Drink To Shoppers


Bloomberg is reporting that the new store will have a bevy of innovative options intended to entice customers into spending more time shopping. Retail brick and mortar Department Stores food and beverage new york city News Nordstrom What's Hot

Uber Dials Back Drivers’ Hours In NY


17), per new regulations in New York City , according to a report by Reuters. The new regulations are meant to boost driver pay and help to lessen congestion in the city. Lyft recently took similar action due to city regulations.

The Walmart Amazon Whole Paycheck Tracker: The Delivery Edition 


Which makes it no surprise that so much of the news out of the race for the consumer’s whole paycheck this week was shipping-centric — and delivery times are about to take on a whole new meaning this week. And New York City still retains that attraction.”.

Gett Closes Down NY Ridesharing Brand Juno; Partners With Lyft


Ridesharing company Gett, which operates under the name Juno in New York City, is shuttering its operations there and entering into a partnership with Lyft to take on its accounts, according to a report by TechCrunch.

Dunkin’ Delivery Boosts Grubhub Shares


More than 400 Dunkin’ restaurants throughout New York City’s five boroughs are now offering delivery through Seamless, Grubhub’s New York brand. ” Markets delivery Dunkin grubhub new york city News What's Hot

Google To Debut Pixel 4 Phone At Oct. Launch Event


15 in New York City , where it’s expected to debut the Pixel 4 phone. According to CNBC , the invite says the tech giant will unveil a “few new things” at the event. In March, Google also released its new voice recognition app for the Pixel, which works entirely offline.

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Uber And The Cap Conundrum


New York City. News from the last several weeks, and recently from The New York Times , reports that city officials are inching toward a cap for Uber drivers — and not the ones worn atop heads. There’s a formal proposal coming by way of City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, which would move to stanch new licenses issued for vehicles to work on a for-hire basis. If you can make it there, you’ll make it anywhere.

What’s Next For Real Estate In Amazon’s HQ2 Cities?


13) on its new headquarters. The Seattle-based eCommerce operator and cloud computing provider decided to build in both Crystal City, an urban area in North Virginia near Washington, D.C., and in Long Island City, a neighborhood in Queens, New York City.

BuzzFeed To Launch Unique Toy Store In NYC This Fall


BuzzFeed is planning to open a toy store in New York City later this fall. New York Post reported that the store, called “Camp,” will be located in an 11,000-square-foot space in Manhattan’s Flatiron District.

Amazon HQ2, JPM Coin And The Weird, Wild Week Of Payments’ Left Turns


After heavy speculation that not all was proceeding smoothly in the deal to put one-half of Amazon’s second headquarters in Long Island City, New York, Amazon announced via a blog post that the deal is indeed off. There is no such thing as a boring week in payments, of course.

The New York Subway’s Better Digital Ticket To Ride


New York City commuters – arguably the most on-the-go demographic in the United States – do not want to wait for anything. ” It’s an inefficiency that the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has not only acknowledged, but committed to doing something about. Last week, they officially tasked long-term Mastercard partner Cubic Transportation Systems to implement a new fare payment system across the city’s entire subway (and bus) system.

IBM Opens Bluemix Garage in New York City

Fintech Labs Insights

In opening its latest Bluemix Garage in New York City , IBM continues to put its money where the developers, software designers and others are. IBM is partnering with Galvanize, who will host the New York garage on its new New York campus.

While Global Retail Expansion Cools, U.S. Remains Leader Of The Pack


A new study has found that retail global expansion has lost some steam, and while the United States remains the most active, Europe is now the preferred spot for expanding retailers, according to Chain Store Age. s 10th annual study of international retail expansion surveyed 166 cities across 51 countries on how many international retailers had debuted in their markets last year. Of all expansion at city level, 21 percent was by U.S.

Kroger Acquires NYC’s Murray’s Cheese


recently announced its acquisition of iconic New York City–based cheese shop Murray’s Cheese. Kroger and Murray’s Cheese have yet to disclose the financial terms of the deal, though The Wall Street Journal noted that city records show that Kroger dropped $20.6 million last month to purchase the retail condo housing the cheese shop’s flagship store, along with affiliated classrooms, catering and event operations. National supermarket giant Kroger Co.

Startup Maple Being Sold To UK’s Deliveroo


Maple, the food delivery company in New York, has shuttered its doors as of Monday (May 8). The report noted that some of the New York team members of Maple will join Deliveroo in the U.K. According to the report, when Maple began operations, it pioneered a new business model because the company operated out of a commissary kitchen and created delivery kitchen hubs, which resulted in shorter wait times.

The Case for CSR

Banking 2020

In 2012, the city of New York passed legislation known as the Responsible Banking Act. Then-mayor Michael Bloomberg originally vetoed it, had his veto overridden by the City Council, then dragged his feet on appointing nominees to the local board.

How Prepaid Cards Played A Role In El Chapo’s Global Drug Operation


Mexico border (sophisticated tunnels, modified trains and rail spurs, even jalapeño cans designed to fool border inspectors), and whose main distribution points were Lost Angeles, Chicago and New York City.

Top 5 Emerging Fintech Hubs in The U.S.

Bank Innovation

Silicon Valley, New York City, and Boston all have thriving fintech communities, and are definitely worth a trip for the invested fintech entrepreneur, but the U.S. These cities boast strong tech communities, talent pools, good coffee, and cheaper rents.

Even Financial Scaling Up to Power API-Based Customer Acquisition

Bank Innovation

By the time the API-powered recommendation platform company Even Financial announced this month that JPMorgan Chase executive Nadine Murray joined the team as senior vice president of strategy, it merely capped off a year of big moves for the New York City-based fintech.

Amazon, Google’s Expansion In NYC To Spark Talent War


A talent war in New York is heating up with Amazon opening up its second headquarters in the city and Google expanding its presence. Headhunters report that while the direct impact from Amazon and Google remains to be seen, it is good news for the job market in New York City.

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Amazon Gains Juicy Incentives With New Headquarters Locations


No offense against a great part of New York City, but sometimes it can take a little bit of a push to get people (tourists, mainly) to visit Queens. Amazon has selected New York City and Northern Virginia as the homes for its second and third headquarters.

Prime Now Grocery Delivery Expands Across The US


Amazon and Whole Foods’ Prime Now is now available in Annapolis, North and Central New Jersey, Cleveland, Louisville, Pittsburgh and additional San Francisco locations, according to an announcement. Florida and New York are competitive markets for grocery.

Google Search Debuts ‘Watchlist’ For TV, Movie Tracking


Those looking for a way to keep up with what movies they want to watch will have a new Google tool to do so, according to the website 9to5google. Google’s new tool will allow users to add TV shows and movies to categories for things they’ve watched and want to watch.

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GRC best practices in a world under constant cyber threat

Insights on Business

New York City. 5:30 – 6:00 pm Keynote: Integrating Cybersecurity & Operational Risk to Meeting Regulatory Compliance. In a world where cyber threat is constant, staying ahead of vulnerabilities is critical.

NY Lawmaker Asks For Antitrust Probe Into Grubhub


A city council member in New York has asked the state’s attorney general to start investigating Grubhub on antitrust allegations, according to a report by the New York Post. We face intense competition in New York City and throughout the country.”.

Succeeding in the future of payments

Insights on Business

Customers increasingly demand new payment options like real-time payments and P2P payments, underpinned by security and trust. The costs of running payments operations, complying with a myriad of regulations and enforcing payments standards are increasing.

NJ’s American Dream Mega-Mall Bucks Mall Vacancy Trend


The highly anticipated American Dream Mall (ADM) in New Jersey will hold its last opening day celebration in March with almost 100 percent of its 3.3 Proximity to New York City is another advantage ADM has over other facilities.

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What Banks and Businesses Can Learn from New York’s Yellow Cabs

Long Lasting Ideas

Consider New York City’s iconic yellow taxis and the pricey medallions cab owners must have to join a crowded, competitive public transportation market. For non-New Yorkers, here’s a primer on how the city’s taxi. Taxis are operated by private firms.

Macy’s Spotlights Women-Owned Businesses With SoGifted


SoGal was co-founded by Pocket Sun and Elizabeth Galbut in 2016 and is headquartered in New York City. Macy’s ongoing partnership with b8ta , which helps brands set up physical retail operations, enabled SoGal to quickly open at the department store.

Mosaic Brings Frozen Foods Directly To Consumers


Mosaic has launched its first line of frozen food products in select east coast cities. According to reports , Mosaic plans to launch in additional cities. For now, the service is available in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C.,

Square For Restaurants Integrates Delivery Services Into One POS


Square is releasing new order management integrations for Square for Restaurants, which will allow orders from DoorDash, Postmates and management platform Chowly to flow directly into a restaurant’s point of sale (POS), according to a release by the company.

Juno’s Shuttering Spotlights (Some) Pressures Of Gig Economy Pay ‘Floors’


To that end, in New York, the ride-hailing firm known as Juno (operated by Israeli firm Gett ), filed for bankruptcy protection this week and said lawsuits — and new minimum wage mandates — led to the decision. Minimum wage and maximum impact?

LiquidX Branches Out With Finance Fix For Global Supply Chains


Marketplace trading platform LiquidX is rolling out its Supply Chain Finance (SCF) program on its new web-based portal, the company said in a press release on Thursday (Dec. The SCF platform operates on a cloud-based web portal and is a multi-funder working capital solution.

Mastercard Pushes Multiple Cashless Solutions For Transit Payments


cities in the next few years, the company said on Friday (March 22). In 2019, Mastercard plans to bring “tap-and-go” payments to New York City buses and subway systems. “At Mastercard plans to bring cashless transit solutions to more than 20 U.S.

Investors Sour On Postmates, Triggering Layoffs


Food-delivery startup Postmates has laid off dozens of employees and shuttered its Mexico City office, CNBC reported on Tuesday (Dec. Postmates , which has about 1,300 employees, started laying off dozens of people this week, and not just in Mexico City, sources told CNBC.

NCR Rolls Out Subscription To Full-Service Restaurant POS Platform


With Aloha Essentials, NCR gives restaurants robust yet easy-to-use tools in a single, simplified package to run your operations, so you can focus on great food and customer experiences.”.

Uber Eats Will Now Deliver Recess, A CBD Drink, In New York


Recess, a CBD-infused sparkling water company, has announced that it will be available on Uber Eats for delivery to customers in New York City, according to a report by Adweek. Delivery CBD delivery New York News Recess Uber Eats What's Hot