CARDFREE is the mobile application platform provider enabling Dunkin’ Donuts’ new On-the-Go Ordering app that is currently being tested in Portland, Maine.
NYC-based ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology and business management solution used by more than 20,000 independent merchants, today announced its collaboration with MasterCard and the MasterCard Easy Savings® program.
Target, the nation’s most innovative retailer, will start testing beacon technology in 50 of its stores nationwide. With beacon technology, the company says it will be able to send information about deals as well as recommendations directly to consumers’ smartphones, provided they opt in to receive these alerts.
AvidXchange has teamed withViewpoint Construction Software, a provider of innovative construction-specific software solutions to the global construction and capital project industries. AvidXchange and Viewpoint have formed a strategic partnership to deliver clients a best-in-class payment automation solution with a strong integration to Viewpoint’s ERP solutions, Vista by Viewpoint and ProContractor by Viewpoint.
ShopKeep has snagged another $60 million in Series D funding, led by investor Activant Capital. The Company says it plans to use this injection of capital to aggressively grow its overall US customer base, strengthen industry partnerships, and launch international operations, starting with the UK this month.
Viewpoint Construction Software and Comdata, now offer tighter product integration between Vista, Viewpoint’s leading construction Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and Comdata’s Virtual Payment MasterCard solution providing customers a more secure and effective electronic process for paying vendors.
Austin-based RideScout has acquired GlobeSherpa, a market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets, such as Portland, San Francisco and Chicago.
Total U.S. consumer debt hit $9.99 trillion in the first quarter, down 1.1% from Q1/14. While credit card debt remains robust, the slight year-on-year (YOY) decline is driven by a contraction in first and second mortgage debt.
Over the past two years mobile transactions at Starbucks have doubled from 4 million transactions per week in Q1/13 to 8 million transactions in Q1/15. The number of mobile transactions has significantly soared since the second quarter of 2014 and set to soar higher as Mobile Order & Pay expands this year.
GPN’s OpenEdge division and New West Technologies (NWT) have agreed to integrate Microsoft Dynamics AX with payment processing for multi-location retail operations.
Starbucks will introduce for the first time Mobile Order and Pay in stores within the Portland area before the end of the calendar year. Starbucks is also beefing-up its My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program.
After acquiring Perka last year First Data mounts a major expansion targeting smaller businesses. Based in New York City and Portland, OR, Perka operates loyalty programs for businesses ranging from neighborhood coffee shops to ultra-modern retailers and supports merchants across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom.