Phoenix Welcomes Online Alcohol Delivery Startup, Drizly

PYMNTS

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.

PayPal Takes The Court With WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury

PYMNTS

While the last few years has seen a lot of expansion out of PayPal , it’s latest announcement with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury certainly stands out. ” A post shared by Phoenix Mercury (@phoenixmercury) on Apr 8, 2019 at 10:09am PDT.

LATAM FinTech – Phoenix Rising

Let's Talk Payments

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

Waymo Connects Riders To Phoenix Transit Systems

PYMNTS

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.

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

ATM Marketplace

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

PNC plans Boston, Phoenix middle-market expansion in 2019

BankThink

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

Waymo Expands Waymo One With App On Google Play Store

PYMNTS

Waymo, which recently became a company under the umbrella of Alphabet, is expanding its ride-hailing app in Phoenix and making it available on the Google Play store, according to a report in TechCrunch. Ridesharing app News phoenix self-driving Waymo What's Hot

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Best 46 Fun Things to Do & See in Phoenix, Arizona – Activities & Attractions

Money Crashers

Most non-Arizonans are surprised to learn that Phoenix is the fifth-largest city in the United States, behind only New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston. Once you… Best 46 Fun Things to Do & See in Phoenix, Arizona – Activities & Attractions is a post from Money Crashers. It’s fair to ask how such a massive – and growing – settlement sprang up in a parched, sun-baked valley near the northern fringes of the Sonoran Desert.

Pizza Hut Is Now Delivering Beer With Pizzas

PYMNTS

The company announced the test delivery service is live in the Phoenix, Arizona, area for consumers aged 21 and older, and will be offering six-packs of Budweiser, Bud Light, Shocktop and locally brewed craft beer during its initial phase. Yes, Phoenix is the new Peoria, according to Stacy Lynn Bourgeois, director of brand marketing for Pizza Hut. Retail Alochol Delivery News phoenix Pizza Hut restaurant What's Hot Yum!

PetSmart Rolls Out On-Demand Delivery Service

PYMNTS

Allowing for same-day delivery, Phoenix-based PetSmart is clearly showing its eCommerce muscles in competing with the likes of Amazon Prime. Delivery Deliv delivery on-demand PetSmart phoenix Retail Silicon Valley StartupFido may be wagging his tail as his pet owner will be relieved of one duty: picking up pet items. Well, certain items. PetSmart has rolled out its new delivery service, a partnership with on-demand startup Deliv.

Wholesale Change In Invoicing And Payables

PYMNTS

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.

nbkc bank Taps Finastra to Build Conversational Banking App

Bank Innovation

The digital-savvy community bank, which uses Finastra's Phoenix core banking solution, wants to be at the forefront of new and evolving communication channels to ensure it can meet customers wherever and however they want to do […].

Tips to Help Financial Marketers Grab More Home Equity Lending Business

The Financial Brand

Marketing Strategy Sales Strategies Mintel Comperemedia Phoenix SynergisticsHere's how community banks and credit unions can generate more home equity lending, along with a gallery of marketing examples.

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 Rise of Alternative Data in the Lending Market

Bank Innovation

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.

Things worth reading: 16th September 2016

Chris Skinner

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.

US states to proactively regulate fintech market

Bobs Guide

State regulators are to take a more hands-on approach to regulating and engaging with financial technology developments, according to Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, who was speaking as part of a panel at this year’s Money20/20.

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

Chris Skinner

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.

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.

What U.S. Tourism Means to Alipay

Bank Innovation

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.

Dates announced for 2019 Finance for Boards & Committees Workshop

CU Insight

Registration is now open for CUNA Credit Union Finance for Boards & Committees Workshop, October 21-22, in Phoenix. Credit Unions Industry News 2019 Finance for Boards & Committees Workshop CUNA CUNA News PhoenixThis workshop is designed for credit union board and committee members to gain a fundamental education in credit union financial concepts, terminology and functions.

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

Bank Innovation

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

Why European Banks Can’t Stop Talking About Open APIs

Let's Talk Payments

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

Arizona FCU Announces Planned Acquisition of Pinnacle Bank

Keith Leggett's Credit Union Watch

Arizona Federal Credit Union (Phoenix, AZ) announced it plans to acquire Pinnacle Bank (Scottsdale, AZ). Pinnacle Bank has $236 million in assets and four branches in Tempe, Scottsdale and Phoenix. Arizona FCU has almost $1.7 billion in assets. Arizona FCU stated that the acquisition of Pinnacle Bank would grant its member-owners access to additional mortgage services, expanded small business services, SBA financing options and commercial lending services.

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

Bankrate

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

The CFPB Drops Its Investigation Into Zillow With No Actions

PYMNTS

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.

Amazon Said To Roll Out PillPack Service To Employees

PYMNTS

The publication said PillPack recently filed for several new pharmacy licenses, most of which are to secure clearance to ship drugs from its warehouse in Phoenix to customers, reports said.

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

American Banker

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

7-Eleven Launches Beer Delivery In Select US Markets

PYMNTS

Lauderdale, Florida; New York, New York; Norfolk-Portsmouth, Virginia; Orlando-Daytona, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; Portland, Oregon; Sacramento, California; San Antonio, Texas; San Diego, California; San Francisco, California; Seattle-Tacoma, Washington; St.

Berger, others call for Durbin amendment repeal

CU Insight

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

ForwardBanker

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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Cost-cutting banks find oasis in Arizona desert

BankThink

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

Uber Expands ‘Ride Pass’ Monthly Subscription

PYMNTS

Louis, Missouri; San Diego, California; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon; San Antonio, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Las Vegas, Nevada; New Orleans, Louisiana and Phoenix, Arizona.

People’s Bank Of China To Regulate FinTech

PYMNTS

However, while the technology is fine, the financial services (FinServ) offerings concern the president of Chinese financial investment platform Phoenix Finance.

Who's Behind the Campaign Attacking CFPB Chief Cordray?

American Banker

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

Fiat Chrysler, Aurora Link Up For Commercial Autonomous Vehicles

PYMNTS

Waymo uses the vans for testing, and also for a pilot program of the Waymo One autonomous ride-hailing service in Phoenix. Self-driving startup Aurora and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have teamed up to make autonomous commercial automobiles, according to a report.

Avis Rewarding Amazon Customers With Gift Cards

PYMNTS

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.

NYC could no longer be the world financial capital

CU Insight

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.

Target Brings New Personalized Loyalty Program To More Cities

PYMNTS

Those five cities are: Phoenix, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Denver and Charlotte, North Carolina. Since March, Target has been quietly testing a new loyalty program for its members in Dallas. The program, called Target Circle, will now debut in five cities on Feb.

Five At Five: Amazon To Offer Yext On Alexa Devices

PYMNTS

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.

Chinese Startup Neolix Mass Producing Driverless Delivery Vans

PYMNTS

large self-driving trucks already carry mail from Phoenix to Dallas, and the startup Nuro began working with Kroger in Arizona in December.