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Category: E-payment & Data Security


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cashless bans could hinder Amazon Go expansion

March 25, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Backlash against cashless stores is growing in some of the major markets where Amazon currently operates Go stores as well as those where it’s looking to expand. Philadelphia’s mayor just signed a bill to ban cashless stores, with the law […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

EBay adds Google Pay to online marketplace

March 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

EBay’s addition of mobile payment platforms such as Google Pay and Apple Pay likely will appeal to the growing number of consumers who are becoming more comfortable with mobile payment platforms. Tech-savvy millennials and Generation Z have led the way […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

PayPal enables Instant Transfer to banks for faster cash access

March 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This offering is the latest example of how PayPal’s partnerships with traditional financial institutions and payment card companies are paying off. It first partnered with JPMorgan Chase in 2017, and the companies have looked beyond just broadening acceptance of PayPal […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Walmart and Affirm team for installment payment service

March 1, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Affirm already is available as a payment option through Walmart-owned brands Hayneedle and Allswell. Walmart and Affirm were first reported to be working together more than a year and a half ago, when Walmart was said to be piloting Affirm’s […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Western Union launches local payments option for Amazon shoppers

February 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This announcement comes a little over three months after Western Union said it was working with Amazon on a new payment service that would leverage the financial company’s presence in more than 500,000 physical locations in more than 200 countries […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Returnly raises $8M for post-purchase payment management

January 31, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Returnly works with customers who return products to help them buy again using return credit. Customers receive credits even before they return their unwanted items, turning a potentially negative and costly process for the retailer into an instant, fresh opportunity […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Discover partners with Garmin for smartwatch payments

January 29, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

There has been a lot of activity on the contactless payments front lately. Recent evidence suggests more retailers will be accepting contactless forms of payment from many more devices and cards. Just last week, Target became one of the last […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Court certifies class of 5M Walmart applicants in background check suit

January 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is now one of several employers that have recently faced allegations of improper background check procedures, in violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and/or state law. Delta recently paid $2.3 million to settle a class action […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retailers’ murky data collection practices tarnish personalization efforts

January 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — For decades, store associates were the only tool retailers offered to personalize the shopping experience. Now, artificial intelligence and data analytics could replace a core retail service. The shopping experience weaves across outlets including online, in-store or […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Digital card-not-present fraud to hit $130B by 2023

January 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Card-not-present (CNP) online payment fraud is a frequent research topic of Juniper’s, and a year and a half ago the consultancy forecasted that retailers would lose $71 billion to CNP fraud by 2022. Now, Juniper is predicting a much higher […]