Slim Jim Partners with Crypto-Enabled DogeDrip to Offer New, B...
CPG - Fashion - Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Slim Jim, America's iconic protein snack, continues its support of the Doge community and its mission to Do Only Good Every Day with the launch of Doge-th...

Faisal Hussain
October 18, 2021

TWIX Brings Iconic Rivalry To The NFT Space
CPG - Finance - Press Releases

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mars Wrigley's TWIX® announced it's putting the "fun" in non-fungible token (NFT) as Left TWIX and Right TWIX bring their iconic, joyful rivalr...

Faisal Hussain
October 14, 2021

ViacomCBS Enters Strategic NFT Partnership with RECUR
Finance - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Streaming

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) today announced a strategic partnership with leading non-fungible token (NFT) company RECUR to create a fan-focused platform that will b...

Faisal Hussain
October 13, 2021

Square & TikTok Partner to Help Businesses Expand Their R...
Finance - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

Today, Square and TikTok announced a new integration that will make it easy for sellers of all types and sizes to reach new customers and grow their sales online. Square x TikTok enables sellers to ...

Faisal Hussain
October 8, 2021

Pacsun Is The First Youth Fashion Retailer To Accept Crypto Cu...
Fashion - Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Pacsun will be the first major brand in the fashion and retail space to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies using leading blockchain payme...

Faisal Hussain
October 5, 2021

Mastercard Reinvents Installments to Give Consumers More Payme...
Finance - Press Releases - Retail

Mastercard Installments BNPL program to come to market in the U.S., Australia and the UK; Enables consumers to access this increasingly popular form of payment across its vast global acceptance netwo...

Faisal Hussain
September 30, 2021

DC to Give Away Free NFTs for FanDome
Finance - Publishing - Streaming - Television - Theatrical

DC FanDome is already expected to have comic book fans buzzing thanks to a new trailer for The Batman, the first footage from The Flash movie and more. Now fans have another incentive to attend the on...

Hollywood Reporter
September 29, 2021

Mastercard and Jennifer Hudson Partner to Celebrate Black Wome...
Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Theatrical

PURCHASE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Black Business Month, Mastercard is announcing a series of celebratory events in partnership with Mastercard ambassador, Jennifer Hudson, to acknowledge an...

Faisal Hussain
September 23, 2021

Burger King’s NFT Strategy Matures Beyond Stunts Toward ...
Dining - Finance - Tech

Burger King partnered with nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace Sweet on a set-completion game that aims to elevate the technology from digital art-based marketing stunt into a tool for consumer engage...

September 23, 2021

Universal Music’s Going Public: Here Are Your Options fo...
Finance - Music

The world's leading record label becomes a publicly traded company to much anticipation Tuesday, but it won't be easy for American investors to get in on the action. With Universal Music Group going p...

September 21, 2021

PayPal Introduces Customers to the Next Digital Payments Era w...
Finance - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PayPal announced the new PayPal app, an all-in-one, personalized app that offers customers the best place to manage their financial lives. The...

Faisal Hussain
September 21, 2021

Chase Beefs Up Rewards with Purchase of the Infatuation &...
Dining - Finance

JPMorgan Chase is buying the Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform that shares reviews and recommendations on where to eat. The acquisition will include the Infatuation's entire business, incl...

September 13, 2021

PayPal Closes $2.7B Acquisition Deal for Japan’s Paidy
Finance - Tech

PayPal is acquiring Japan’s buy now, pay later (BNPL) payments platform Paidy for ¥300 billion (about $2.7 billion) in a mostly-cash deal. The tie-up builds on PayPal’s payments capabilities in ...

September 8, 2021

Brands and Designers Are Doubling Down on Vaccine Card Holders
Finance - Health & Beauty - Retail

As more states require proof of vaccination, brands and individual makers are trying to cash in. Currently, there is no one nationwide standard for digitized proof of vaccination — seven states hav...

Modern Retail
September 7, 2021

Best Buy Rises on Earnings Beat, Comp Sales Forecast Boost
Finance - Retail

VIDEO: Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Myles Udland, and Julie Hyman break down the number’s from Best Buy’s latest quarter. For the full story, visit  Yahoo! Finance -

Yahoo! Finance
September 1, 2021

Amazon Partners with Affirm to Deliver Pay-Over-Time Option at...
Finance - Online - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, today announced that its flexible payment solution will soon be av...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

Ben Affleck Directs and Stars Alongside Shaquille O’Neal...
Finance - Press Releases - Sports

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WynnBET, the premier online sports betting and iGaming app from the global leader in luxury hospitality, Wynn Resorts, on Monday launched its dynamic adverti...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

Simone Biles Partners with Autograph
Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail - Sports

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Autograph, the company partnering with the world's biggest icons to usher in a new era of digital collecting, announced its appointment of American gymnas...

Faisal Hussain
August 30, 2021

How Lyft is Driving Satisfaction with Fast Payments in a Chang...
Finance - Tech

The pandemic has caused a windfall for online sales, and experts say the trend will stick. The United States eCommerce sector alone rose 39 percent compared to the same period one year ago. Global bus...

August 25, 2021

Facebook Rolls Out Birthday Gifting Via Facebook Pay
Finance - Tech

Facebook is launching a new birthday gifting option using Facebook Pay. Messenger users in the U.S. can send and receive cash gifts directly through the chat platform. Gift recipients will be notifie...

August 25, 2021

Topps Out, as MLB Card Provider After 70-Year Partnership; Fan...
Finance - Publishing - Retail - Sports

Topps has been synonymous with trading cards, particularly baseball cards, for 70 years. That era will soon be over. Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association are ending...

The New York Times
August 23, 2021

PayPal Expands Ability to Buy, Hold & Sell Cryptocurrency

PayPal will now allow users outside the U.S. to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency for the first time. The company announced today the launch of a new service that will allow customers in the U.K. to s...

August 23, 2021

Porn Made OnlyFans a Powerhouse; Now it’s Banning Sexual Con...
Finance - Online - Streaming

OnlyFans is banning the one thing most users go to its site for: pornography. The U.K.-based content subscription service said Thursday it will no longer allow “sexually explicit” content as of O...

August 20, 2021

Mastercard to Phase Out Magnetic Stripes by 2024
Finance - Press Releases - Retail

In the early age of modern credit cards, they had to write down account information for each card-carrying customer by hand. Later, they used flatbed imprinting machines to record the card information...

Faisal Hussain
August 17, 2021

Amex Serves Tennis Court Pop-Ups Ahead of US Open
Finance - Sports

American Express is inviting tennis fans to channel their inner Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic at six pop-up courts along the Hudson River in Manhattan in advance of this month’s kickoff of the ...

August 16, 2021

Walmart, Like Amazon, Seeks Cryptocurrency Lead
Finance - Retail

Walmart is looking to get in on the action with cryptocurrencies as the United States' largest private employer has initiated a search on Monday for a digital currency and cryptocurrency product lead....

Fox Business
August 16, 2021

Giant Eagle Becomes First Grocery Store in US to Accept PayPal...
Finance - Retail

Giant Eagle has become the first grocery and convenience store retailer to enable PayPal and Venmo transactions at checkout, according to card and digital payment specialist Blackhawk Network. All 47...

Supermarket News
August 13, 2021

How Buy-Now-Pay-Later Apps Work
Finance - Retail

Designed to attract young shoppers in stores and online, the apps promise a safer, easier alternative to credit with no interest and no surprise fees. They are growing in popularity in the United Stat...

Los Angeles Times
August 11, 2021

Moviegoers Can Soon Pay for AMC Tickets Using Bitcoin
Finance - Theatrical

AMC Entertainment is getting on the bitcoin bandwagon and will accept the cryptocurrency for the online payment of movie theater tickets and concession snacks, AMC CEO and Chairman Adam Aron said in a...

August 10, 2021

Oscar Mayer Includes 10,000 Dogecoin in Promotional Hot Dog Pa...
CPG - Finance

Oscar Mayer is doing all its DOGE fans a service by releasing a special Dogecoin hot dog crypto pack. Getting the memo during the surge in DOGE hodlers from the beginning of the year, Oscar Mayer is ...

August 5, 2021

Vans Helps Drive VF Corp. to Strong Quarter
Fashion - Finance - Retail

VF Corp. reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings and sales amid rising demand for its top brands and raised its guidance for the year. The company, whose brands include Timberland, The N...

Chain Store Age
August 2, 2021

Square Buys Afterpay for $29B; Affirms Buy Now, Pay Later Tren...
Finance - Retail - Tech

Square plans to buy Australian fintech company Afterpay as it looks to expand further into the booming installment loan market. Jack Dorsey’s payments company announced the $29 billion, all-stock d...

August 2, 2021

Afterpay and Westfield Celebrate the Return of Retail — ...
Finance - Partnerships - Press Releases - Retail

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Afterpay (ASX:APT), the leader in "Buy Now, Pay Later" payments, and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), owner of Westfield shopping centers in the U.S.,...

Faisal Hussain
July 30, 2021

Funko Launches First NFTs with Ninja Turtles
Finance - Toys

Funko just revealed its first set of digital Pop! collectibles, which will officially launch on Aug. 3. Dubbed “Digital Pops!,” these collectibles will be offered in packs starting at $9.99. Each...

Pop Insider
July 30, 2021

How Nestlé, Keurig & Mattel Are Coping with Inflation
Beverages - CPG - Finance - Retail - Travel

As the global economic recovery from the pandemic gathers steam, big businesses are grappling with a formidable problem: What to do about rising prices? What's happening: On earnings calls across tim...

CNN Business
July 30, 2021

Mondelez Nearly Doubles Earnings on Strong Cookie & Crack...
CPG - Finance

Mondelez International Inc. said profit nearly doubled and revenue increased in the latest quarter as home-bound consumers continued to spend on cookies and snacks. The Chicago-based maker of Oreos a...

July 28, 2021

Campbell’s Commissions First Official NFT Collection By ...
CPG - Finance - Non-Profit - Partnerships - Press Releases

CAMDEN, N.J., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Since Andy Warhol's famed 'Campbell's Soup Cans' series, the Campbell's red and white can has been rooted in art and pop culture.  In celebration of ...

Faisal Hussain
July 27, 2021

Amazon Denies Report of Accepting Bitcoin as Payment
Finance - Retail

Amazon denied a media report saying the e-commerce giant was looking to accept bitcoin payments by the end of the year. “Notwithstanding our interest in the space, the speculation that has ensued ar...

July 27, 2021

American Express CEO: Consumer Spending is Powering Back

Consumers are increasingly in good shape and willing to put their shopping splurges on some plastic, according to American Express (AXP) Chairman and CEO Stephen Squeri. "We acquired 2.4 million card...

Yahoo Finance
July 23, 2021

Lionsgate, DraftKings & Tom Brady Announce NFT Partnershi...
Finance - Sports - Theatrical

On Wednesday, the non-fungible token (NFT) platform called Autograph, co-founded by the Super Bowl champion, Tom Brady, announced a strategic partnership with the companies Draftkings and Lionsgate. D...
July 22, 2021

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