Capital One deepens bet on Twitch to reach gamers
Finance - Online

As consumers turn to online gaming or streaming for entertainment during the pandemic, brands are following suit and attempting to make themselves relevant on popular emerging platforms. As more non-...

Marketing Dive
January 21, 2021

10 Stocks Set To Soar in 2021
Finance

The stock market can be volatile, but historically it’s also been a great way to build wealth. Although the long-term average return of the stock market has been almost 8%, individual stocks can pro...

MSN
January 20, 2021

TikTok owner ByteDance launches payments in China as it pushes...
Finance - Online

ByteDance has launched a new payment service within Douyin, the Chinese version of short-video sharing app TikTok. Douyin users can choose Douyin Pay to make purchases within the short-video app. Cre...

MSN
January 20, 2021

Walmart Creates Fintech Start-Up
Finance - Retail

In a bid to better leverage its millions of customers, retail giant Walmart Inc. created a fintech start-up to win more of their spending. The company has formed a partnership with Ribbit Capital, an...

Business of Fashion
January 13, 2021

Walgreens to launch credit card, prepaid debit card
Finance - Retail

The drug store retailer will launch a co-branded credit card and a prepaid debit card. The cards, which will be issued by Synchrony and powered by the Mastercard network, will be available in the seco...

Chain Store Age
January 13, 2021

Tuesday Morning exits Chapter 11 with reduced store footprint
Finance - Retail

Tuesday Morning has completed its financial and operational reorganization and emerged from bankruptcy protection.  The off-price home goods retailer has exited Chapter 11 with new debt financ...

Chain Store Age
January 6, 2021

Tesla’s market cap tops the 9 largest automakers combined
Automotive - Finance

Tesla’s market cap has increased by more than $500 billion in 2020, and is now worth as much as the combined market cap of the nine largest car companies globally For the full story, visit CNBC&nbs...

CNBC
January 6, 2021

U.S. holiday retail sales rise 3% as online shopping booms- Ma...
Finance - Retail

U.S. retail sales rose 3% during this year’s expanded holiday shopping season from Oct. 11 to Dec. 24, a report by Mastercard Inc said on Saturday, powered by a pandemic-driven shift toward online s...

Reuters
January 5, 2021

Mall of America is no longer delinquent on $1.4 billion mortga...
Finance - Retail

Mall of America has modified the terms of its $1.4 billion mortgage and is current on the loan, after missing months of payments during the Covid crisis as stores shut temporarily and tenants failed t...

CNBC
January 5, 2021

Citgo, P97 Networks Team On Mobile Payments, Loyalty Program
Finance - Retail

Citgo is entering into a new relationship with the cloud-based mobile commerce company P97 to help consumers buy food, fuel or other items via mobile app, according to a press release. The app,...

PYMNTS
December 30, 2020

20-in-20 Marketing Partnerships, Nonprofit: Boys & Girls ...
Finance - Non-Profit - Partnership Blogs - Sports - Television

Last Call is celebrating the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the nonprofit marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! Each day throughout the holiday season, we...

Earl Schultz
December 29, 2020

PayPal Waives Check Cashing Fees For Stimulus Checks
Finance

PayPal will allow customers to cash their next stimulus checks free of charge, according to a press release. The payments giant said in the release that the checks will go through instantly on the Pa...

PYMNTS
December 23, 2020

State Regulators To Crack Down On Robinhood
Finance

Robinhood has come under the watchful eye of regulators — this time in Massachusetts. State regulators are set to file a complaint on Wednesday (Dec. 16) saying that the stock-trading platform faile...

PYMNTS
December 16, 2020

MetLife sells Home and Auto businesses to Farmers Group
Finance

MetLife is selling its home and auto insurance business to Farmers Group for $3.94 billion, the insurers said Friday. The deal is part of a 10-year strategic partnership in which Farmers, which is ...

New York Post
December 13, 2020

Almost 40% of Americans plan to spend less this holiday season...
Finance - Retail

Almost 40% of Americans plan to spend less on gifts this holiday season than they did last year, the largest such percentage since 2013, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey. Just 11% ...

CNBC
December 11, 2020

Serena Williams’cause marketing platform seeks additional p...
Finance - Non-Profit - Retail

Tennis star Serena Williams is continuing her new turn as a venture capitalist. In keeping with its focus on early-stage funding, Serena Ventures is funding ShoppingGives, the social impact commerce p...

PYMNTS
December 9, 2020

PayPal processes record-breaking $185 million on GivingTuesday
Finance - Non-Profit

PayPal Holdings, Inc. said on Wednesday (Dec. 9) that it processed a record-breaking $185 million around the world this GivingTuesday, which was the most raised on its platform for the worldwide day o...

PYMNTS
December 9, 2020

DoorDash delivers IPO price well above expectations
Dining - Finance

The largest provider of food delivery services late Tuesday priced 33 million shares at $102, well above the estimated price range of $90 to $95, raising $3.4 billion with an initial public offering. ...

Investor's Business Daily
December 9, 2020

Modal, Honda Collaborate On Financing For eCommerce Platform
Automotive - Finance

The surge in automotive online purchasing traffic sparked by the pandemic has led to increased demand for eCommerce. Hence the popularity of Modal’s automotive eCommerce platform, underlying the ann...

PYMNTS
December 8, 2020

7-Eleven unveils mobile wallet to enable contactless payments
Finance - Retail

Using the 7-Eleven app, customers can add funds to their account via cash, debit and credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay or prepaid 7-Eleven gift cards to pay for items using their 7-Eleven Wallet. ...

Retail Dive
December 8, 2020

Mastercard Chief Economist: Shift to digital
Finance

Mastercard Chief Economist Bricklin Dwyer joins Yahoo Finance Live to break down how the pandemic has accelerated businesses to move digitally and break down the latest consumer trends. Watch the i...

Yahoo Finance
December 7, 2020

Former Wells Fargo CMO Joins Nielsen
Finance - Publishing

Marketing veteran Jamie Moldafsky, who most recently served as CMO of Wells Fargo, is joining Nielsen as chief marketing and communications officer. In her new role, effective immediately, Moldafsky ...

Adweek
December 2, 2020

Online sales reach $10.8 billion on Cyber Monday
Finance - Retail

Cyber Monday spending rose 15.1% year over year, according to Adobe, which analyzes website transactions from 80 of the top 100 U.S. online retailers. That came in short of Adobe’s original forecast...

CNBC
December 1, 2020

Salesforce’s approach for Slack is a sign of things to come
Finance - Online - Tech

The potential deal is a bet on remote working as highly valued software companies look to roll up the fragmented market for collaboration tools. Salesforce and the future of remote work Salesforce ha...

The New York Times
December 1, 2020

Airbnb and DoorDash are aiming for high IPO valuations
Dining - Finance - Online - Travel

Two of the year’s most anticipated public listings — DoorDash and Airbnb — will seek higher than expected valuations for their IPOs, new filings show. Each company has seen its fortunes affected...

The Verge
November 30, 2020

Facebook may launch online currency in January
Finance - Online

According to a report from the Financial Times, Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra could launch in January. More interestingly, the Libra Association, the consortium created by Facebook, could scal...

TechCrunch
November 28, 2020

PayPal and Square push further into the cryptocurrency 
Finance - Online

Bitcoin prices are spiking. The move higher comes as two big players push further into the cryptocurrency market: PayPal and Square. CNBC’s Kate Rooney reports. Why is this important?  Bitcoin is ...

CNBC
November 23, 2020

Visa, NFL team up for cashless football games
Finance - Sports

Visa will be working with the NFL on fully digital, cashless payments for the Super Bowl. Full Story: PYMNTS (11/19) Tags: Visa, NFL  For the full story, visit PYMNTS  -  https://www.pymnts.com...

PYMNTS
November 19, 2020

Fred Segal Launches Fred Segal LIVE Shopping Channel
Fashion - Finance - Press Releases - Retail

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic Los Angeles-based experiential retailer, Fred Segal, today announced the launch of its shopping channel, Fred Segal LIVE on talkshoplive®, the f...

LastCall
November 19, 2020

Walmart | Ibotta
Finance - Partnerships - Retail

Walmart collaborated with Ibotta, the cash-back rewards app, on a Thanksgiving promotion that gave families the chance at a free Thanksgiving meal.

Walmart | Ibotta
November 18, 2020

Whole Foods | Progressive
CPG - Finance - Partnerships - Retail

Whole Foods partnered with Progressive Insurance on a Thanksgiving promotion. The partnership consisted of a promotion in which Whole Foods insured Thanksgiving with Progressive. The insurance prom...

Whole Foods | Progressive
November 16, 2020

American Express and Resy announce new dining experiences
Dining - Finance

In an effort to support local restaurants, American Express and its Resy subsidiary — a restaurant reservation platform — have partnered with a handful of restaurants around the U.S. to offer in...

The Points Guy
November 16, 2020

Citi sees quick results from True Name cards for trans, nonbin...
Finance

The response exceeded expectations, with more than 1,600 Citi customers requesting a name-change on their cards within the first few weeks of the program. For the full story, visit PaymentsSource ...

PaymentsSource
November 12, 2020

USAA unveils #HonorThroughAction social challenge for Veterans...
Finance

Military veterans, athletes, entertainers and supporters will participate with social media posts that explain what Veterans Day means to them. Tags: 7-Eleven, Starbucks, Wendy’s, Dunkin, USAA Fo...

Mobile Marketer
November 10, 2020

Why a second Covid wave may not hit travel stocks as hard as e...
Finance - Travel

Marriott and Booking Holdings reported earnings above analysts’ expectations last week, with both companies noting that travel trends were improving despite continued pressure on their businesses. ...

CNBC
November 10, 2020

Get bonus points or cash back on your next cruise
Finance - Travel

If you’re considering booking a cruise soon, you’re going to want to check out these offers from American Express. For the full story, visit The Points Guy  -  https://thepointsguy.com/news/t...

The Points Guy
November 5, 2020

Square: Online Transactions, Square Card Spend See Gains
Finance

Total net revenues of $3 billion were up from $1.9 billion last year — and compared favorably to the $2 billion the Street had expected. For the full story, visit PYMNTS  -  https://www.pymnts....

PYMNTS
November 5, 2020

NerdWallet Acquires SMB Finance Platform Fundera
Finance

The acquisition will help NerdWallet expand its options for financial guidance and financing options for SMB owners, giving it a bigger piece of the SMB market. For the full story, visit Pymnts  ...

Pymnts
November 3, 2020

Amex sweetens the deal for airline, hotel, car rental bookings
Finance

This exclusive benefit for Platinum cardmembers offers discounted international premium-cabin fares on more than 25 of the world’s best airlines. For the full story, visit The Points Guy  -  ht...

The Points Guy
November 2, 2020

JetBlue is launching 100,000-point card sign-up bonuses
Finance - Travel

The stunning offers, which are expected to launch today at 3 p.m. EST on JetBlue’s website, on JetBlue flights and via targeted emails and phone calls, are by far the highest the airline has ever of...

The Points Guy
October 28, 2020

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