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Fake Online Stores Used By Gamblers For Shadow Banking - Reuters (6/22/17)

Amazon To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 billion in cash - CNBC (6/16/17)

In the wake of Gymboree's bankruptcy filing, here are the retailers that could be next - CNBC (6/13/17)

Fiserv to buy UK mobile payments pioneer Monitise for 70 million pounds - Reuters

Wal-Mart Introduces Automated Grocery Pickup Kiosk In Oklahoma City - The Oklahoman (6-6-17)

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RevCascade Partners with Global Access to Connect E-Commerce Retailers

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Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 25, 2017 EVO Payments International (EVO), a leading card payment acquirer ...

QSR Automations To Showcase Innovative Technology Solutions At NRA Show

05-18-2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- QSR Automations, the hospitality industry leade...

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05-26-2017

London, May 26th 2017: SafeCharge (LON:SCH), a leading payments technology company, t...

Retailers Ask Congress Not to Shift Tax Burden to Consumers

05-18-2017

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today urged Congress to focus on updating ...

Android Pay is Now Live in Canada with Mastercard Hub

05-31-2017

Toronto, ON – May 31, 2017 – Today, Google confirmed that Android Pay, enabling contactless mobile p...

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06-06-2017

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DiSa Digital Safety USA Will Present Point-of-Sale Activation Solution

05-25-2017

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Cayan Announces Partnership with Hospitality POS Pioneer Squirrel Systems

05-24-2017

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05-22-2017

CHICAGO, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of valu...

TouchBistro Restaurant Point-of-Sale Raises CDN $16.3 million in Series C Financ…

05-31-2017

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IHL Forecasts 263% Growth in Retail SaaS Market

05-22-2017

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Lightspeed appoints Laith Murad to the role of Chief Marketing Officer

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Sterling Payment Technologies and Biztracker POS Announce New Retail EMV Solutio…

05-10-2017

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Star Micronics and Elo Partner to Provide a Modernized All-In-One POS Solution

05-08-2017

Star Micronics combines thermal receipt printers with the Elo I-Series for a compact and reliable PO...

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05-15-2017

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Malauzai’s Monkey Insights Analyzes Mobile Versus Internet Banking Usage

06-02-2017

AUSTIN, Texas (June 1, 2017) – Malauzai Software, a provider of mobile and Internet banking SmartApp...

Restaurant Industry and Foodservice Operators Express Fear of Rising Food and La…

05-17-2017

BOSTON, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The restaurant industry and other foodservic...

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05-12-2017

Gift to serve as catalyst for launch of international school in retail management in the heart of Mo...

Billtrust’s New Data Mining Service Accelerates Electronic Invoicing and Payment…

06-07-2017

HAMILTON, NJ.—June 6, 2017—Billtrust, the leader in payment cycle management solutions, ha...

Seiko Instruments Launches New MP-B20 Mobile Printer

05-03-2017

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First Data and Flywire Sign Strategic Agreement for International Payments

05-02-2017

NEW YORK & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-ena...

Focus POS Previews Cloud-Based Solution at NRA Show 2017

06-08-2017

San Antonio, TX –June 8, 2017 – Focus POS, a leading provider of restaurant point of sale (POS) soft...

First Data Launches New Merchant Solution to Prevent Fraud Across All Commerce C…

06-01-2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling t...

City Furniture Taps IBM for iOS Enterprise Apps to Deliver Personalized In-Showr…

05-23-2017

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Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market For $13.7 Billion

06-16-2017

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Retailers Dismiss New House Bill to Block Sales Tax Fairness

06-14-2017

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today voiced its opposition to legislatio...

Pathover’s New Service Grocery 360 Uses Artificial Intelligence to Bring Grocers…

05-10-2017

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05-12-2017

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SICOM Rolls Out its Drive-Thru Director to a Leading Quick Service Restaurant Ch…

05-02-2017

Doylestown, PA - May 1, 2017 - SICOM,a leading best-of-breed provider of end-to-end sol...

Weebly Partners with Google to Bring Android Pay to Online Merchants and Mobile…

05-18-2017

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Aptos Commits Multimillion-Dollar Investment to Help Solve Retail’s Toughest Cha…

05-17-2017

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MJ Freeway Reports Cannabis Retail Sales for April 20 ’4/20’ Holiday Exceeded $4…

04-26-2017

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Array Acquires Summit Manufacturing NY-based Manufacturer of POS Merchandising

06-07-2017

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06-21-2017

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Global Payments Announces Full Support for Samsung Pay in the UK

05-26-2017

LONDON & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a lead...

National Digital Marketing Agency Increases Digital Engagement for Online Appare…

06-22-2017

PORTLAND, Ore., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 400 million impressions to date, 250K s...

Shoptalk Europe Releases Groundbreaking Preliminary Agenda with More than 100 Se…

05-08-2017

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Star Micronics to Showcase Cutting-Edge Payments Technology at ETA TRANSACT

05-01-2017

SOMERSET, N.J., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Micronics, leading provider of point of sa...

EMV In 1 Second? Speed Up Lines, Lower Costs and Capture Sales

05-04-2017

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Index, a leading retail software provider, has reduced EM...

Global Payments Announces Full Support for Samsung Pay in Hong Kong

05-25-2017

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L2 Report Identifies Digital Strategies for Department Stores to Confront Sinkin…

06-21-2017

NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital benchmarking firm L2 Inc releases its annual L2 ...

SMKG Completes 3rd Tranche of Investment with Primeline HK Ltd

06-08-2017

NEW YORK, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - SmartCard Marketing Systems, Inc. (OTC: SMK...

Global Payments to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

05-15-2017

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider ...

Wickes Kicks Off Busiest Season with Point of Sale Transformation Pilot

05-10-2017

BOSTON and LONDON—May 9, 2017—OneView Commerce (AIM: ONEV), the retail industry’s leading provi...

Retail Imports to Keep Growing Through the Summer - NRF

05-09-2017

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 – Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should see steady inc...

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06-04-2017

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Displaydata Opens New U.S. Support Center in Atlanta

05-02-2017

May 2, 2017 – Bracknell, U.K. – Displaydata, the world’s number one supplier of three-colo...

NRF Announces Retirement of General Counsel Mallory Duncan

06-21-2017

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 – The National Retail Federation today announced the retirement of Senior ...

LevelUp Appoints Theresa Dold as VP of Agency Strategy

06-14-2017

BOSTON, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LevelUp, the leading provider of mobile engagement so...

Vantiv To Acquire Paymetric

04-30-2017

Builds upon Vantiv's strategy to expand into high-growth channels and verticals Increases Vanti...

Linc Joins Shopify to Bring Universal Chatbot, Voice and Digital Customer Servic…

06-13-2017

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Linc, which delivers engaging post-purchase ex...