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Influencers’ next frontier: their own live shopping channels

“2020 has been the year of live shopping for US tech companies. Amazon launched Amazon Live for influencers in July, and Instagram and Facebook launched live shopping features in August. Google’s R&D division, Area 21, also launched Shoploop , which isn’t live but offers shoppable stories, and smaller startups continued their efforts to make live […]
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TransferGo and Visa introduce real-time global transfers

“TransferGo’s partnership with Visa will enable its services to scale around the globe. Currently available in 32 European markets, the collaboration has the potential to expand into 178 countries. Utilising the Visa Direct service, customers will gain the speed and security of its infrastructure while conducting international payments. Users will not need to use online […]
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Instacart, in partnership with ALDI, will support SNAP EBT for online groceries

“Instacart is making its grocery delivery and pickup services more accessible to lower-income customers by offering customers the ability to pay for groceries using their SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits. This is the first time Instacart shoppers have been able to use government assistance programs when paying for groceries, and follows earlier moves by […]
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Stampli, an invoice management software startup, launches a payments product

“Stampli , a collaborative invoice management software company, introduced a payments product today called Stampli Direct Pay. The startup launched back in 2015 with a mission to simplify invoice management through collaboration (and a dash of AI). Interestingly, Stampli said it was uninterested at the time in providing a payments product alongside its collaborative suite, […]
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Amazon launches a program to pay consumers for their data on non-Amazon purchases

“Amazon has launched a new program that directly pays consumers for information about what they’re purchasing outside of Amazon.com and for responding to short surveys. The program, Amazon Shopper Panel , asks users to send in 10 receipts per month for any purchases made at non-Amazon retailers, including grocery stores, department stores, drug stores and […]

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Emburse Streamlines International Expense Reimbursements With TransferWise Partnership

“Emburse , a global leader in expense management and accounts payable automation, announces the launch of Emburse Global Reimbursements . This new solution, powered by international payments leader TransferWise, creates a faster, cheaper, automated way to reimburse employees’ out-of-pocket expenses, across multiple countries and currencies. Global organizations have historically been forced to rely on the […]
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MineralTree Introduces Automated Purchase Order Matching for Sage Intacct Users

“MineralTree, an Accounts Payable (AP) and payments automation solution provider, today announced the addition of automated PO/invoice matching for Sage Intacct, a cloud-based accounting and financial management platform. The new capability equips MineralTree customers using Sage Intacct to automatically match incoming invoices against purchase orders or receipts and then insert them into users’ internal workflows […]