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Grubhub Acquires Payments And Loyalty Company LevelUp For $390M

“LevelUp is based in Boston, offering a platform to manage digital ordering, payments and loyalty, with customers like KFC, Taco Bell and Bareburger. Maloney said that buying the company allows Grubhub to deepen its integration with restaurants’ point-of-sale systems. That, in turn, will allow them to handle more deliveries. At the same time, Maloney said […]
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Report: Microsoft Mulls Taking on Shopify |Chain Store Age

“According to The Information , a senior Microsoft executive has publicly admitted the tech giant sees an opening in the e-commerce market for a new platform supporting online sales by larger companies. Shelley Bransten, corporate VP of retail and consumer goods for Microsoft, said in an interview with The Information that its customers are asking […]
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Goalsetter Gives Parents a Way to Teach Their Kids How to Save Money

“Kids and parents together sign up for the app, where kids input some of their goals, from college tuition to a new bike or gaming console. Kids can then earn their allowance through the app, and can also receive ‘GoalCards’ (replacing a gift card) from parents and relatives to save towards their goals. Moreover, parents […]

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Aptos Offers Amazon Pay with Multi-Currency Payment Option to Retailers and Shoppers

“Retailers who are leveraging Aptos’ Digital Commerce platform can now offer shoppers the option to pay for online orders using the information already stored in their Amazon account. By adding Amazon Pay Multi-Currency to its payment processing options, Aptos Digital Commerce customers can reach even more customers in more countries with a trusted, familiar way to pay.”
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Bank of America Merchant Services and talech Team Up to Meet the Unique Needs of Full-Service Restaurants and Bars

“Bank of America Merchant Services, a leader in payments, eCommerce and security solutions, and talech, a pioneer in cloud-based restaurant management software, are teaming up to help full-service restaurant and bar owners with one or more locations run their businesses more efficiently through a new, innovative point-of-sale solution.”