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Paytech, Retail

Astound Digital and Shopify partner to augment retail commerce

May 20, 2024

Via: ThePaypers

US-based digital consultancy company Astound Digital has partnered with Shopify to improve customer experiences, reduce costs, and increase conversion rates for retail. Astound Digital, a company creating digital experiences for brands, has established itself as a key player in digital […]


Paytech, Retail

President’s Choice Financial taps Temenos for retail core banking solution

May 14, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

PC Financial is set to integrate Temenos’ retail core banking solution as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on Microsoft Azure, which Temenos says will enable the firm to “scale products faster and expand its banking proposition” on a “secure, continuously updated service”. Furthermore, […]


Paytech, Retail

Security Remains at the Heart of Innovation Finds Amazon Payment Services in Payments Trends Report

May 14, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

This is just one trend of many revealed in the Leading Trends in Digital Payments: Driving the Real-Time Economy in MENA report. Based on a study designed and conducted by Davies Hickman Partners and sponsored by Amazon Payment Services, this […]


Paytech, Retail

Embedded Finance Platforms Can Create a Win-Win Solution for All in Online Marketplaces… But How?

April 24, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Embedded finance platforms hold the key to ensuring both buyers and sellers feel empowered within online marketplaces. To understand how this can truly be achieved, we reached out to the industry. Finance automation must be adopted Rick Verma, head of […]


Paytech, Retail

BNPL Could Reach 670 Million Users by 2028: Will Any Firms Still be Around to Prosper?

April 20, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Laybuy is not the first BNPL whose value has taken a dive. In Q1’23, the Australia-based BNPL Openpay announced it was going into receivership following an all-time high total transaction volume. Additionally, in Q4’23, ZestMoney, the Bengaluru-based BNPL also announced […]


Paytech, Retail

Finastra launches online retail lending solutions marketplace

April 19, 2024

Via: ThePaypers

UK-based Finastra has rolled out its Solution Store, an online platform that offers customers retail lending solutions. The Solution Store provides customers with the ability to buy retail lending solutions seamlessly, eliminating the necessity for meetings, emails, phone calls, or […]


Paytech, Retail

What Should We Expect to See From Embedded Finance in 2024?

April 3, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

According to recent the latest Juniper Research report, the global embedded finance market currently boasts a total transaction value of around $92billion. By 2028, it forecasts this value to hit around $228billion, estimating 148 per cent growth across just four […]


Paytech, Retail

Nexi Joins Forces With Mastercard to Bolster Open Banking-Powered Payment Solutions Across Europe

March 11, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

Mastercard and Nexi are joining forces to build an integrated digital payment ecosystem by advancing Mastercard Open Banking-powered solutions that offer secure, seamless payment experiences with more choices for consumers when shopping online. Bart Willaert, EVP of international open banking […]


Paytech, Retail

Ravelin Finds 37% of Consumers Will Take Advantage of Retail Loopholes

January 16, 2024

Via: The Fintech Times

“It’s telling that a significant proportion of fraudsters think retailers themselves enable the practice. “Retailers must strike a delicate balance between facilitating sales and minimising fraud risks, but it’s clear from our findings that many don’t get it right. One […]


Paytech, Retail

Spot Bitcoin ETF: Should retail investors be concerned?

January 12, 2024

Via: Cointelegraph

The approval of the first spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF) in the United States will open the crypto market to billions of dollars of institutional capital. According to public trading data, the total volume across the 10 approved spot Bitcoin […]


Paytech, Retail

BitPay adds new cryptocurrencies for retail transactions

January 9, 2024

Via: Investing.com

BitPay, a leading cryptocurrency payment service provider, has expanded its digital currency offerings, enabling transactions with several new cryptocurrencies at high-end retailers. The company now supports Uniswap (UNI), Chainlink (LINK), Binance Coin (BNB), and Basic Attention Token (BAT (LON:BATS)), alongside […]


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HSBC completes sale of French retail banking business to CCF

January 2, 2024

Via: FinTech Futures

News of the sale first broke in May 2021, with HSBC reportedly having paid more than €1 billion for New York-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management to take its loss-making French branches off its hands. As of 1 January […]


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Crowded trade? Retail hasn’t been this long on BTC, ETH, SOL, XRP in over a year

December 29, 2023

Via: Cointelegraph

The cryptocurrency market’s capitalization metric has been trading within a relatively narrow upward channel for the past 10 weeks. This indicates that bullish momentum has remained intact despite recently failing to break above the $1.7-trillion market cap resistance. In December, […]


Paytech, Retail

2023: Top five payments stories of the year

December 28, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Trade credit insurance provider Allianz Trade, B2B e-commerce payments platform Two and Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) teamed up in January to offer the first global B2B buy now, pay later (BNPL) solution for corporates. The solution enables corporates […]


Paytech, Retail

The role of generative AI in shaping the e-commerce landscape

November 29, 2023

Via: Fintech News

Generative AI is rapidly altering the landscape for e-commerce professionals with applications ranging from effective supply chain management to tailored client experiences. The application of generative AI has transformed e-commerce and offered cutting-edge fixes to improve almost all facets of […]


Paytech, Retail

Bitcoin holds firm above $28,000 amid U.S. retail sales surge

October 17, 2023

Via: Investing.com

Bitcoin continues to trade above $28,000 on Tuesday, maintaining its position near a two-month high. The cryptocurrency’s resilience is attributed to an unexpected 0.7% rise in U.S. retail sales for September. After a dip from Monday’s peak of $30,000 to […]


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Change, Disruption, Opportunity: Digital Retail Banking in 2024

October 16, 2023

Via: The Fintech Times

Everything is changing – fast. Economies are being buffeted by macroeconomic headwinds and rocked by geopolitical shocks. Customers are making different demands, societies are shifting unpredictably, and technological disruption is creating new competitors that are posing a potentially serious challenge […]


Paytech, Retail

Embedded payments help retailers create marketplaces and new revenue streams

October 13, 2023

Via: Fintech News

“We’re still in the early innings” of embedded payments, Hersh Mansukhani, vice president of platforms and embedded payments at Fiserv, told PYMNTS’ Karen Webster. “The platformization of the world is occurring, and software is getting into places where it never […]


Paytech, Retail

Lloyds Bank develops digital trading solution

October 10, 2023

Via: ThePaypers

UK-based retail banking company Lloyds Bank has developed a digital trading solution that aims to support businesses to transact more efficiently. The new solution allows clients to request digital Direct Guarantees or Standby Letters of Credit, aiming to help them […]


Paytech, Retail

German payments start-up Ivy secures $20m in Series A funding round

August 31, 2023

Via: FinTech Futures

Existing investors Creandum, 10x Founders and Angel Invest also took part in the round, alongside a number of angel investors. According to TechCrunch, the Series A took place at a valuation of around $80 million to $90 million, and follows […]