Digital acceleration of payments in Europe – what merchants need to know

Interviews | Online Payments | Published | Thursday 17 Sep 2020 08:33 CET

Arik Shtilman, CEO of Rapyd: Businesses will need to embrace a ‘cards plus’ payments strategy that includes local and alternative payment methods

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Digital acceleration of payments in Europe – what merchants need to know

Interviews | Published Thursday 17 Sep 2020 | 08:33 CET

Arik Shtilman, CEO of Rapyd: Businesses will need to embrace a ‘cards plus’ payments strategy that includes local and alternative payment methods

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Moving with the times – best practices to keep pace with changing payment behaviour

Thought leader insights | Online Payments | 18 Sep 2020 07:59 CET

Peter Moedlhammer of ACI Worldwide stresses on offering the right payment methods, providing reliable authentication and anti-fraud services, and making the checkout as seamless as possible, as key aspects in this fast-changing ecosystem


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Delivery Hero launches online food delivery and quick commerce in Japan

News | Ecommerce | 18 Sep 2020 14:28 CET

Delivery Hero has announced it is launching operations in Japan, under its brand foodpanda, aiming to expand its footprint across Asia.


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Pakistan rolls out online banking for expats

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 Sep 2020 14:02 CET
The Pakistan Government has introduced the Roshan Digital Account, an online banking initiative for expatriates. 

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Russia-based Sberbank joins blockchain trade finance platform

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 18 Sep 2020 13:57 CET
Sberbank Switzerland, a subsidiary of Sberbank has joined a blockchain-based platform for commodity trade finance.

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Bank of Georgia secures USD 50 mln trade finance facility with Citi

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 18 Sep 2020 13:50 CET
Bank of Georgia has signed a USD 50 million one-year trade finance facility with US-based bank Citigroup.

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OBE, Moneyhub, Streeva partner for charity donations initiative

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 Sep 2020 13:44 CET
Open Banking Excellence (OBE) has partnered with payment API provider Moneyhub and Streeva, a gift aid company for a charity-driven initiative.

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Tencent invests USD 63 mln into Flipkart amid China row

News | Ecommerce | 18 Sep 2020 13:17 CET
China-based technology conglomerate Tencent has invested nearly USD 63 million in Flipkart, according to regulatory filings of the holding company in Singapore.

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Flipkart integrates Paytm's e-wallet at checkout

News | Mobile Payments | 18 Sep 2020 12:54 CET
Flipkart has started integrating Paytm’s e-wallet on its platform although it continues to compete with its PhonePe solution in the online payments market.

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Titan launches new watches with NFC payments in India

News | Mobile Payments | 18 Sep 2020 12:43 CET
India-based manufacturer Titan has launched a new series of watches that will have Titan Pay for contactless payments. 
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Facebook launches app to boost SMEs social commerce engagement

News | Ecommerce | 18 Sep 2020 12:41 CET
Facebook has announced it will be launching Facebook Business Suite, allowing SMEs to interact with consumers, manage and receive messages, notifications and alerts in one place.
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Apple launches online store in India for the first time

News | Ecommerce | 18 Sep 2020 12:18 CET
Apple has announced it will launch an online Apple Store in India on 23 September 2020, offering Apple’s full range of products to customers across the country for the first time.

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Samsung partners with Bambuser to drive customer engagement

News | Ecommerce | 18 Sep 2020 12:08 CET
Samsung has partnered with live video experts Bambuser to create Samsung Live – an interactive broadcast experience where consumers can purchase products in real-time online. 
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EBANX and Amazon announce partnership in Colombia

News | Online Payments | 18 Sep 2020 11:59 CET
Brazil-based fintech EBANX and Amazon have announced a partnership in Colombia to boost local digital payments.
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Paymentology, Thought Machine to create model digital bank platform

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 Sep 2020 11:48 CET
UK-based cloud-native payment processor Paymentology has announced it is partnering with digital banking platform Thought Machine.
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Consumer payment transactions lowered in Canada due to COVID-19

News | Online Payments | 18 Sep 2020 10:16 CET

New research by Technology Strategies International has revealed that number of consumer payment transactions in Canada is expected to be 1.7 billion transactions lower than in 2019, a decline of 8.1% over the year.


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Purewrist launches new payment wearable device

News | Mobile Payments | 18 Sep 2020 10:04 CET

Purewrist has announced the launch of a new wearable payment device Purewrist GO, supported by the new Purewrist payment platform and mobile application.


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Splitit to offer instalment payments to professional services firms with QuickFee

News | Payments General | 18 Sep 2020 09:45 CET

Splitit Payments has announced a new partnership deal with QuickFee to allow accounting and law firms in the US and Australia to offer instalment payments on their credit cards.  


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Affirm raises USD 500 million in series G funding round

News | Online Payments | 18 Sep 2020 09:22 CET

Affirm has announced a USD 500 million series G round of funding led by GIC, a returning investor, and Durable Capital Partners.


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OneSpan, ForgeRock team up to secure remote banking with a single platform for identity

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Sep 2020 07:45 CET

OneSpan has signed a strategic partnership with digital identity provider, ForgeRock, to integrate OneSpan technologies into the ForgeRock Identity Platform.



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