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  • iZettle CEO: Why PayPal’s Fast-Tracking Innovation To Future-Proof SMBs

    Monday 13th July - 4:03 am iZettle On Fast-Tracking Innovation For SMBsAlthough immensely disruptive and, in many cases, devastating to small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the pandemic has revealed just how resilient the SMB community really is. As entrepreneurs race to digitize, ...
  • Traditional Healthcare Is Going Under The Knife Of Disruption

    Monday 13th July - 4:00 am Healthcare Is Under The Knife Of DisruptionThe greatest health crisis in a generation is poised to accelerate innovation at the intersection of healthcare, technology and payments as never before. From telehealth to new financing options for patient ...
  • This Week In Payments: Retail’s Digital Shift, Uber To Buy Postmates, The Digital Yuan Advances

    Friday 10th July - 5:44 pm This Week in PaymentsThere was no shortage of news in payments and commerce this week, but perhaps the biggest news that didn’t make a headline was that this week marks the first full ...
  • How Many US Restaurants Will Survive The Pandemic?

    Friday 10th July - 3:21 pm restaurant chefThe COVID-19 pandemic could have an unexpected casualty — a significant percentage of U.S. restaurants. After all, government shutdown orders have in many cases closed eateries for months, forced them ...
  • AliExpress Russia’s CEO: We’ll Make $10B In Annual Revenues By 2022-2023  

    Friday 10th July - 12:11 pm aliexpress-russiaAliExpress Russia, the eCommerce venture between the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China’s global technology company specializing in online retail, and its Russian partners have set a goal of $10 billion ...
  • COVID-19 Boosting PC Sales

    Friday 10th July - 11:51 am pc-sales-covid-boostAdd makers of personal computers to the short list of companies that are seeing a net benefit from the COVID-19 crisis. IDC reported that worldwide sales of PCs surged in the ...
  • COVID-19 Spikes Hinder Retail Recovery

    Friday 10th July - 11:00 am covid-spikes-retail-shoppingBack in late March when the pandemic first started to lock down retailing, PYMNTS published the first in a series of tracking reports showing clear evidence that the overwhelming factor ...
  • Department Store Redux? Scenario Planning For The DTC Business

    Friday 10th July - 11:00 am department storeThe direct-to-consumer (D2C) business has been remade by COVID-19. Anytime a startup like Scalefast can take $22 million off the venture capital table in the middle of a pandemic, things ...
  • Drone Delivery Makes Steady Progress

    Friday 10th July - 11:00 am drone deliveryThe pandemic-driven digital shift is a ready-made moment for new delivery systems like drones. The issue is whether drones are ready for the moment. Questions still abound about privacy and ...
  • Emerging Trends In Retail, Healthcare And Payment Methods

    Friday 10th July - 11:00 am livestream shoppingTwo new companies, Popshop Live and Glamhive, have come on the scene to provide the needed technology to broadcast, sell and monitor livestream shopping. In payment methods, quick-response (QR) codes ...
  • Express Continues Reopening Its Stores

    Friday 10th July - 10:25 am Express storeExpress. Inc., the fashion apparel retailer, is pushing ahead with reopening its stores, the company announced Friday (July 10). As of the July 4 holiday weekend, the Columbus, Ohio-based company has ...
  • Yotpo Joins UPS eCommerce Tech Program For SMBs

    Friday 10th July - 9:55 am eCommerceYotpo, the New York-based eCommerce marketing platform, has been selected as a partner by the UPS Customer Technology Program (CTP) that promises to provide small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with ...
  • More Business Brewing For Joe Coffee Amid New $1.3M Investment

    Thursday 9th July - 2:56 pm coffeeJoe Coffee has crafted an online ordering platform for independent java shops. Now the Seattle-based startup has landed another infusion of venture capital to help it expand further amid a wave of ...
  • Grocery Delivery By Drone Slated For Fall Takeoff

    Thursday 9th July - 2:34 pm grocery-drone-deliveryGroceries delivered by drone? A supermarket in Alabama is shaping up to be the next big testing ground for what could either be the wave of the future in retail — ...
  • The Four COVID Personas, Part 2: ‘Safety Shifters’

    Thursday 9th July - 1:05 pm delivery“The truth is that consumers’ attitudes about the COVID-19 pandemic vary dramatically by their personal circumstances and preferences. Some are working professionals who have been lucky to operate remotely and ...