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Crate And Barrel Selects New Provider Of Credit Cards

“Crate and Barrel has selected Synchrony, a leading private label credit card financing company, as its strategic provider of consumer financing. Crate and Barrel and Synchrony will partner on a private label credit card, for use in nearly 100 North American Crate and Barrel stores and all digital channels, and add a dual-branded Mastercard to the retailer’s options. The new credit cards […]
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Delta Finds Revenue in Credit Cards and Upgrades

“Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL -0.11% is banking on branded credit cards, repairing jets and plusher passenger amenities to drive growth. The No. 2 U.S. carrier beat quarterly earnings forecasts on Thursday thanks to rising passenger and cargo traffic as well as non-ticket revenue that is growing at an even faster pace. Airlines have become reliant for sales and profits […]
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Companies

Amazon Go Expands into East Coast with 1st NYC Store

“Amazon is planning to open one of its cashierless convenience concepts in New York, evidenced by several listings posted on the ecommerce giant’s jobs page. The Seattle-based company is seeking at least three positions for a planned Amazon Go store in the Big Apple: store manager, assistant store manager and training lead associate. The new store […]
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As mobile commerce grows, so do retailer challenges

“While the shift to mobile enables digital commerce from virtually anywhere, it is not without its challenges. Adobe’s data confirms that the average value of a digital order increases with the time spent in a shopping session and, of course, smartphone sessions tend to be shorter than those on desktop.”
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Abercrombie App Adds Millennial-Friendly Venmo Payment Option

“Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is hoping millennials and Generation Z shoppers like purchasing hoodies and jeans with their Venmo accounts as much as they like buying pizza. Venmo payment optionSource: Abercrombie & Fitch Starting Tuesday, shoppers using the retailer’s namesake and Hollister apps will be able to select the popular payment platform as an option when checking […]
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Your Complete A-Z Guide to Merchant Accounts

“Merchant accounts can seem scary, complex and full of indecipherable words at times. Cut through the jargon and confusion with our A-Z Guide to Merchant Accounts. With this handy, alphabetized guide you’ll be a confident, informed merchant account holder before you know it.”

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Tech

PAR Technology Introduces PAR Pay for all PAR POS Software Solutions

“ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a leading global provider of point of sale (POS) and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, announced the introduction of PAR Pay, a SaaS based EMV enabled transaction processing solution for processing credit, debit and store value cards. PAR Pay is seamlessly integrated as an extension of all PAR […]
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Mastercard and BJ’s Wholesale Club Enhance Checkout Experience for Shoppers with Masterpass

“With the integration of Masterpass, BJ’s members can pay for items in their virtual cart without ever having to take out their card or input all of their credentials. The digital platform securely stores all payment information, including card details, shipping information and payment preference – making their shopping list the only thing they need […]