Linking up online and offline marketing is the ultimate challenge for bricks-and-mortar retailers these days.
Between Apple Pay, branded apps and partnerships with payment companies, mobile payments are gaining tract
Now, your money can disappear as fast as a photo on Snapchat. The hot startup is enabling users to quickly transfer cash to each other thanks to a partnership with Square. Snapchat announced the money-sending service in a blog post today, but it had been expected to enter e-commerce for some time.
Sure, you would probably suspect for some of the world’s biggest brands to have a mass following on Twitter, but what about the chief executive officers behind those companies? While some CEOs leverage social media to tackle customer service head-on, most use it to simply tweet out relevant news about their respectable industries while putting a face on their brands.
Launching a revolutionary digital wallet is going to prove challenging even for Apple as it lobbies retailers large and small to invest in the technology.
Amazon rolled out a new mobile point-of-sale service today dubbed Amazon Local Register that competes directly with Square and PayPal to push retailers and merchants to accept in-store transactions through a smartphone or tablet.
Square today took another step toward diversification, debuting a booking service called Square Appointments that's aimed at small-and-medium-sized businesses such as salons and personal trainers.
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been appointed to Disney’s board of directors. The Walt Disney Co. announced the move today, and Dorsey follows the footsteps of Steve Jobs, who sat on the board before his death.