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As Customers Move Online, So Does the Holiday Shopping Season

“The holidays will look different at Macy’s this year. The Thanksgiving Day parade will proceed without spectators, and Santa Claus will not be reviewing Christmas wish lists from his usual perch on 34th Street. But while many of those traditions are likely to return once the threat of the coronavirus passes, other changes at Macy’s […]
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Deals

YC-backed Cashfree raises $35.3 million for its payments platform

“Cashfree, an Indian startup that offers a wide-range of payments services to businesses, has raised $35.3 million in a new financing round as the profitable firm looks to broaden its offering… Cashfree kickstarted its journey in 2015 as a solution for restaurants in Bangalore that needed an efficient way for their delivery personnel to collect […]
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How Bank of America helped fuel California’s unemployment meltdown

“After the Great Recession, California signed an exclusive contract with Bank of America to distribute unemployment benefits through prepaid debit cards. A CalMatters investigation reveals that to this day, no one knows how much the bank has made off the deal. Lawmakers are examining the bank’s role in mass account freezes and untold amounts of […]
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HSBC Bank Launches Single Global Account and Real-Time Payments Platform: HSBC Global Money Account

“HSBC Bank USA , N.A., (HSBC), part of the HSBC Group, today announced the launch of its newest real-time payments offering. HSBC’s Global Money Account allows its international customer base to hold, manage and send money across various currencies to 14 million HSBC customers in 20 countries worldwide through a single account 24/7. There are […]
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Companies

Payoneer Launches Payment Orchestration to Supercharge Global Payment Strategies for e-Commerce Merchants in North America

“Payoneer, the digital payment platform empowering businesses around the world to grow globally, today announced that its new payment orchestration platform is available for e-Commerce merchants in North America that are looking to accept international payments. Following its acquisition of optile, Payoneer has now integrated its offering into its core platform and broadened its potential […]
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Xoom Launches Direct Money Transfers to Bank Accounts and Debit Cards in the U.S.

“Xoom , PayPal’s remittance service, today announced that customers in the U.S. can now send money directly to a recipient’s eligible bank account or debit card. Available to customers in the U.S., this new functionality allows people to securely send fast money transfers online or using the Xoom mobile app to support family and friends […]