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Retail: Scan & go checkout-free shopping comes to Sainsbury’s

“The retailer’s SmartShop app allows customers at its Clapham North station Local branch to use their smartphones to scan items as they pick them up and then pay for their goods using Apple Pay, by scanning a QR code at the store’s exit (meaning the trial is currently restricted to iPhone users).”
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Companies

Stripe built a payments powerhouse by focusing on e-commerce. Now it’s following its customers into bricks and mortar.

“The San Francisco-based upstart, founded in 2010 by brothers Patrick and John Collison, is hoping to make a big splash into brick-and-mortar retail next and is unveiling a new product called Stripe Terminal that it believes will take it there. The new offering, fueled by the acquisition earlier this year of a software startup called Index, […]
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Companies

Introducing Amazon 4-star

“We created Amazon 4-star to be a place where customers can discover products they will love. Amazon 4-star’s selection is a direct reflection of our customers—what they’re buying and what they’re loving. We started with some of the most popular categories on Amazon.com including devices, consumer electronics, kitchen, home, toys, books, and games, and chose only […]
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Companies

Square CFO: ‘We think we can go to the biggest businesses in the world’

“Square Inc., the company once known for its small payment dongles, revealed big objectives at Recode’s Code Commerce event in New York on Tuesday. “We think we can go to the biggest businesses in the world,” Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar said at the event. She explained that the company “doesn’t see a cap anymore” when […]

On The Wires

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Domains

POSaBIT Lands 9-Store Deal with Top Colorado Cannabis Retail Brand

“POSaBIT’s unique and innovative payments approach enables customers to acquire cryptocurrency through a dedicated console and spend it where the POSaBIT system is installed. Customers can also choose to spend their digital wallet in any retail environment that accepts cryptocurrency.”
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Domains

Verifone Introduces EZ-Receipt, Enabling a Seamless Payment Experience at the Pump

“For merchants equipped with Verifone’s Commander Site Controller, customers simply enroll in EZ-Receipt at the gas pump or on the in-store PIN pad. After entering a 10-digit mobile phone number, the customer receives a text message confirming program enrollment. At the next pay at the pump or in-store purchase visit, a customer uses the same […]
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Companies

First Data Ships 1 Millionth Clover Device

“Since First Data’s acquisition of Clover five years ago, Clover’s innovative approach to point-of-sale (POS) technology has transformed how business owners manage their business needs through cloud-based development tools, lower-cost software and a more robust set of tools to help them run their operations with added efficiency and productivity. Clover has become the number one […]