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Topic: Square

Square Is Using Customer Data to Create Targeted Email Campaigns for Brands

Leaping from mobile payments to marketing

Linking up online and offline marketing is the ultimate challenge for bricks-and-mortar retailers these days. And after years of powering credit card transactions and mobile payments for small businesses, Square…

Square Just Made Three Huge Moves in One Week

Launches social payments and partners with a competitor

Between Apple Pay, branded apps and partnerships with payment companies, mobile payments are gaining traction with marketers. And clearly, the mobile payment company Square doesn't want to be left behind. Within…

Snapchat Now Lets You Send Money With That Message

Teams with Square to create Snapcash

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…

6 CEOs Who Have More Twitter Followers Than Their Companies

Some expected and some wildcards

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…

Square Debuts Mobile Ordering for Coffee

Uses location targeting to ensure a hot cup when you arrive

Square today introduced Square Order, a mobile app that lets consumers order coffee. The app tells baristas to start brewing as users approach a shop. With payment and ordering handled by…

Can Apple Win Over Retailers With Its Digital Wallet?

Walmart already is snubbing Apple Pay

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. Just two days after Apple debuted…

Amazon Bets on Small Businesses to Win Mobile Payment Space

Makes its move into bricks-and-mortar retail

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…

Square Pitches Digital Booking Service to SMBs

And continues to diversify services

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. SMBs can implement a booking button…

7 Concerns About the Apple-Beats Deal

But there's apparently $1 billion reasons Dr. Dre loves it

With Apple reportedly buying his music brand, Dr. Dre is ready for the billionaire title, or as R&B singer Tyrese Gibson said in a video posted online, "The Forbes list…

Disney Adds Twitter's Jack Dorsey to Its Board

Brings tech perspective to mouse's house

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…

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