Phoenix Welcomes Online Alcohol Delivery Startup, Drizly

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Boston-based eCommerce alcohol delivery startup Drizly has announced its next location in Phoenix, Arizona. Partnering to deliver alcohol from local liquor stores that include Lucky’s Liquor, Gary’s Liquor and Chandler Liquors, Phoenix residents will now be able to order and receive alcohol delivery from these retailers. Neighborhoods in the Phoenix area that will have access to this service include Glendale, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, and Chandler.

Waymo Connects Riders To Phoenix Transit Systems

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Waymo announced it is partnering with Valley Metro, the Phoenix, Arizona area’s regional public transportation authority, to explore mobility solutions using self-driving technology. Working together, we want to explore how self-driving vehicles could fill transportation and mobility gaps for riders across the Greater Phoenix area,” the company wrote in a blog post on Medium.

LATAM FinTech – Phoenix Rising

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The first part of the LATAM FinTech Series explores the region’s challenges, in spite of which it is becoming a leading destination for expansion and investment for the world with. Fintech Insights insights South America US

PNC plans Boston, Phoenix middle-market expansion in 2019

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PNC revealed the plan as part of its report of strong second-quarter results, and CEO Bill Demchak said it is an example of the regional bank's growth-oriented investments. Earnings Commercial banking Regional banks Middle market William Demchak PNC Financial Services Group Pennsylvania

Allpoint to hold 'Surcharge-free Day' at ATMs in Phoenix QT stores

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To mark its expansion into Arizona QuikTrip stores, the network will waive fees for all users of QT ATMs in Phoenix for one day during a 'Welcome to Feenix' campaign

Wholesale Change In Invoicing And Payables

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Another firm, Phoenix Fire, which focuses on building business partnerships, helped cement the relationship between ADS and Basware. In an interview with PYMNTS, Ann Grace, director of marketing for ADS Solutions, and Daniel Ervin, CEO of Phoenix Fire, said that the relationship between Basware and ADS (which, Ervin said, helps Basware compete with, say, Tradeshift) points toward the trend of enterprises large and small bringing on board fully integrated ERP platforms built on the cloud.

Bank reincarnation: the best way to become a digital bank

Chris Skinner

Like a Phoenix from the ashes, a bank needs to die and reincarnate itself to survive this digital revolution. There was an interesting discussion at #Money2020 about Business Reincarnation. It’s a rather dramatic term, especially if you don’t believe in reincarnation, but it does help visualise the idea. This theme … The post Bank reincarnation: the best way to become a digital bank appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Future Grid Innovation Opinion

The Finanser’s Week: 11th June 2018 – 17th June 2018

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Like a Phoenix from the … The post The Finanser’s Week: 11th June 2018 – 17th June 2018 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. The main blog headlines are … Bank reincarnation: the best way to become a digital bank There was an interesting discussion at #Money2020 about Business Reincarnation. It’s a rather dramatic term, especially if you don’t believe in reincarnation, but it does help visualise the idea.

Things worth reading: 16th September 2016

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DoJ asks it to pay $14 billion to settle mortgages case US bankers: ‘Brexit impact global’ Phoenix confirms ‘advanced discussions’ to buy Deutsche’s Abbey Life Bank bosses warn that … The post Things worth reading: 16th September 2016 appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Things we’re reading today include … Bonuses are back! Payouts hit £44bn, but it isn’t the City boys who are cashing in Deutsche Bank says U.S.

The CFPB Drops Its Investigation Into Zillow With No Actions

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In April, Zillow said it is partnering with three brokerages: West USA Realty in Phoenix, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and Coldwell Banker Premier Real Estate in Las Vegas. Starting in the spring, home sellers in Phoenix and Las Vegas will be able to compare a real estate agents’ market valuation of their home with offers from Zillow and other investors.

The Rise of Alternative Data in the Lending Market

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EXCLUSIVE – There were conflicting views on the importance of the FICO score at the PayThink Conference in Phoenix this week. While only some professionals were bold enough to say the standardized credit scoring has become marginalized, others maintained that it was here to stay.

Avis Rewarding Amazon Customers With Gift Cards

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Last year, Avis also announced a partnership with the Alphabet-owned self-driving car company Waymo to manage its autonomous car fleet in its Phoenix, Arizona location. Starting back in April, Avis began offering free rides in these minivans in the Phoenix area to help gather feedback from consumers. Avis Budget Group , the car rental company, is offering Amazon customers a deal when they rent vehicles through the company.

Why European Banks Can’t Stop Talking About Open APIs

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Not long time ago, one of the many technology conferences in Europe – Phoenix Conference – was held in Prague. It is interesting in the fact that it explores the. API Banking Insights Payments Europe insights

What U.S. Tourism Means to Alipay

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payments markets with a focus on the industries that cater to Chinese tourist, according to a keynote by Souheil Badran, President of Alipay North America, at the Paythink Conference in Phoenix.

Five At Five: Amazon To Offer Yext On Alexa Devices

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Waymo To Offer Self-Driving Rides To Walmart Customers In Phoenix. The autonomous vehicle subsidiary of Alphabet said it plans to offer self-driving rides to Walmart customers in the Phoenix area to pick up online grocery orders. Welcome to Five at Five, your late look at payments and commerce news of the day. Coverage includes Amazon signing on Yext to offer business info on Alexa devices, SWIFT will start testing a new multi-bank standard and the U.K.

Phoenix Savers Can Now Earn Top Deals On CDs From Pinnacle Bank

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Pinnacle Bank is offering great deals on a number of CD terms, beating out many of the banks on our national CD rates list. CD Rates 12-month cds 18-month cds 24-month cds 36-month cd rates

Our Finest Hour

Jeff For Banks

In times of great strain, opportunity rises from the ashes like a phoenix. bank strategy banking banks credit unions finest hour Jeff Marsico Kafafian phoenix Things look grim for us: community financial institutions (collectively, "banks") and those that serve those august institutions. We lost the mortgage business a generation ago to category killers like Countrywide, Golden West, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac and the mortgage brokers that fed the beast.

New Study by Project Catalyst Uncovers Millennials’ Use of Mobile Wallets

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Phoenix, AZ – June 27, 2016 – Millennials are driving innovation in the fintech space and many traditional financial institution applications miss the mark with the younger generations, leaving them. The post New Study by Project Catalyst Uncovers Millennials’ Use of Mobile Wallets appeared first on CCG Catalyst Consulting Group. Newswire bank mobile wallet millennials Press Releases

Canada’s IBM Payroll Plans Go Bust — Costing $1 Billion

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It’s known as the Phoenix project, and while the tool went live in 2016, problems quickly arose, with some government employees not receiving their wages, while some were paid too much. In a statement, IBM said it is “fulfilling its obligations on the Phoenix contract, and the software is functioning as intended.”.

Berger, others call for Durbin amendment repeal

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The fourth annual survey of nearly 2,000 consumers by consumer research firm Phoenix Marketing International found the vast majority of shoppers have not experienced a price drop at the point of sale.

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Western Alliance's 3Q Profit Boosted by Ariz., So. Calif. Loan Growth

American Banker

in Phoenix. Loan growth in Arizona and Southern California led to improved third-quarter profit at Western Alliance Bancorp. breaking_news earnings-national-regional-banks performance az ca national-regional

A Solid 1Q at Western Alliance After M&A Deal

American Banker

in Phoenix reported higher first-quarter profit as its remains a busy dealmaker. Western Alliance Bancorp. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy performance m-a az community-banking

Western Alliance to Buy GE Capital's Hotel Finance Portfolio

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in Phoenix has agreed to buy GE Capital's hotel franchise finance loan portfolio. Western Alliance Bancorp. breaking_news community-banking az dealmaking-strategy

Cost-cutting banks find oasis in Arizona desert

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A mix of tax sweeteners and a lower cost of living has prompted banks such as MUFG Americas, Northern Trust and Bank of the West to locate corporate-level jobs in Phoenix and surrounding areas. Regional banks Expense management Compliance Tax breaks

Nearly 100 Pizza Huts To Test Beer Delivery

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The restaurant chain had begun testing the service in Phoenix back in December, Reuters reported. As restaurant operators seek to bolster sales in the face of weak traffic growth, Yum! Brands’ Pizza Hut is bringing beer delivery to approximately 100 of its restaurants in California and Arizona. The new rollout will include cities such as Tucson, Prescott and Winslow in Arizona, and Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Sacramento and Santa Barbara in California.

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Carvana Opens Largest Car Vending Machine In Tempe

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We’re incredibly proud to be a part of the metro Phoenix community,” said Ernie Garcia, founder and CEO of Carvana, in a press release announcing the launch of its latest vending machine. 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.

PYMNTS’ Daily Data Dive: Can Uber Make Autonomous Cars Work?

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1,080 | Total autonomous rides taken in Pittsburgh and Phoenix in March. Autonomous vehicles have slowly been making their way onto roads. Though Tesla is now one of the most widely known autonomy-enabled vehicles, it’s likely that we’ll see other auto manufacturers start to rev their autonomous engines in the next few years. One company looking to help move the needle for autonomous driving is Uber with its self-driving cars.

To Err Is Human; To Innovate, Divine

Your Credit Union Partner

Late last month at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., Your Credit Union Partner. Click here to edit subtitle. About. Our Team. Strategic Planning. Community Development. Speaking. Compliance. References. Testimonials. Articles. Articles. « Back to Articles. « Older Entry. Newer Entry » To Err Is Human; To Innovate, Divine. Posted by Scott Butterfield on December 7, 2016 at 10:20 PM.

TRENDING: Are Credit Unions The Hipster FI?

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a Phoenix, Arizona-based CU is providing a financial lifeline to aspiring business leaders in that community. Canyon State Credit Union recently awarded a $40,000 grant to the local non-profit Hustle Phoenix. The nation’s first credit union (CU) was founded in 1908 to serve mill workers in the Manchester, New Hampshire area. Today, more than a century later, that credit union is still operational and is now focused on serving a new type of member: millennials.

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Starbucks Opening Two New Locations To Boost Minority Business

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Starbucks has opened six similar stores so far, including in Ferguson, Missouri, central Phoenix, and East Baltimore. Starbucks announced that it will open stores in Dallas, Texas and Trenton, New Jersey as part of its program to invest in at least 15 underserved communities across the nation by 2018. According to Chain Store Age , the store in Dallas will open in spring 2018, while the one in Trenton will open later this year.

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NYC could no longer be the world financial capital

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Cities such as Phoenix, Dallas and San Antonio, which have shown robust job growth in financial services jobs, were also stealing NYC’s thunder, said the report, titled “At Risk: New York’s Future as thr World Financial Capital.” by: Sheila Anne Feeney.

To Err Is Human; To Innovate, Divine

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Late last month at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., Your Credit Union Partner. Click here to edit subtitle. Our Team. Scott Butterfield. Alison Carr. Sarah Marshall. Alejandra Saluja. Luis Caballero. Consulting Services. Strategic Business Planning. Community Development. Conexión Latina. Speaking. Scott Butterfield. Sarah Marshall. Thought Leadership. Testimonials. References. Thought Leadership. « Back to Thought Leadership. « Older Entry.

Warehouses Aren’t Keeping Up With eCommerce

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Construction of new warehouses is occurring in areas such as California, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Atlanta. Retail continues to migrate toward eCommerce, but warehouse space is not designed to keep up with the increasing pace of online orders. The average age of a warehouse in the U.S. is more than 30 years old, and many lack modern features, CNBC reported.

Oprah Enters The Restaurant World

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The firm was founded in 2008 by Dr. Andrew Weil and Phoenix restaurateur Sam Fox, and was built around Weil’s anti-inflammatory food pyramid. Oprah Winfrey is becoming a restaurateur. As of today, the international media titan has announced an investment in True Food Kitchen , a healthy eating startup based out of Houston. True Food Kitchen’s bread and butter, so to speak, is sustainable, local and organic dining. It was named the 2018 emerging restaurant by data firm Fishbowl.

Hooch App Raises A Glass To Raising $1.5M

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There are more than 400 bars locked and loaded into the interface that is available in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas, Austin, San Diego, New Jersey, Phoenix and Hong Kong. Subscription-based drink startup Hooch is clinking glasses after raising $1.5 million from investors that included celebrities like Chris Burch, Russell Simmons and Shaun White.

Who's Behind the Campaign Attacking CFPB Chief Cordray?

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The campaign appears to be the work of Lincoln Strategy Group, a political strategy firm in Phoenix with ties to Republicans.

Thieves Targeting Medical Device Data

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From the Banner Health data breach in Phoenix , to the Excellus BlueCross BlueShied breach in 2015 leaking data back from 2013 , to the breach of 11 million subscribers of Premera , experts say the concern is vast and not going away. Cyberthieves are getting crafty, focusing on sensitive information by targeting medical devices. The number of instances is rapidly increasing.

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Lyft Plans to Buy a Bike-Sharing Company

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JUMP operates in 12 cities all over the world, including Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona, according to Wired. Lyft will buy the bike-sharing company Motivate , according to report in The Information. The potential deal follows a similar move by Uber in April. Motivate will cost Lyft at least $250 million, according to unnamed sources in the report. Uber spent $200 million to acquire bike-sharing operator JUMP , according to reports.

DX17 Offers Insight into Improving UX, Payments, and Future of Branches

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7-8, 2017, at the legendary Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, DX17 will feature some of the financial industry’s. Registration for the upcoming Deluxe Exchange 17 (DX17) is in full swing.

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Alphabet Tracker: Waiting For Earnings, Waymo Grows Testing

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Rather, Waymo is offering households in the Phoenix, Arizona, area a chance to incorporate the company’s self-driving tech into their daily routines — a live test with live folks. Similar to Uber’s self-driving test program in Pittsburgh late last year, residents in Phoenix will be able to hail rides with a technician at the wheel in case of an emergency.