It's great to be in New York for NRF 2014, this year's edition of the National Retail Federation's annual event commonly referred to as the Big Show, and with good reason. The overwhelming scale of this yearly gathering of the retail industry makes it an occasion that can't be missed if you care about the fast-changing world of shopping and selling.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) today announced it completed its previously announced acquisition of Braintree, the innovative global payment platform powering the next generation of leading online and mobile-first startups.
PayPal has acquired StackMob, a San Francisco-based firm which helps developers build and manage their mobile applications. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
epay, a division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT) and a leading global prepaid product provider, distribution network and payments processor, today announced the availability of epay-provided digital gift card content through PayPal's Digital Gift store.
Towards the end of November, we were happy to announce the launch of our pilot Check-In program in Berlin. Now, a variety of local cafes and restaurants - and any other participating merchants - can offer their customers a walletless transaction. All that's needed is a smartphone and the PayPal app.
Stallholders at Covent Garden's arts and craft market in central London have been equipped with mobile point-of-sale card readers supplied by PayPal, enabling them to accept debit card payments over the busy Christmas shopping period.
PayPal president David Marcus has predicted that bitcoin could double its value over the next year as it continues to prosper as an investment asset but insists that the cryptocurrency is not a real currency.
Airtag, a leading provider of mobile shopping solutions, today announced a collaboration with PayPal to bring new seamless features to the KFC Fast Track mobile wallet.
Gift cards are the most popular presents this holiday season and generally one of the most sought after gifts for anyone in your life. Last year, more than half of the gift cards received by US consumers were purchased for the Holidays, according to Blackhawk Network.
How often do you give or receive prepaid gift cards with a Visa, American Express, MasterCard, or Discover logo on special occasions or during holiday season? Probably a handful, if not more.
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