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  • COVID-19 Sees More Online Grocers Accept EBT SNAP Payments For Food

    Friday 23rd October - 7:43 pm EBT SNAP PaymentsOnline grocers are increasingly allowing underprivileged consumers to use EBT payments (the modern equivalent of food stamps) at a time when the pandemic has made going to the store too ...
  • Apple Card Users Report Problems Paying On Amazon

    Friday 23rd October - 3:45 pm Apple Card users are complaining that a glitch is preventing them from using the payment method on Amazon — and the option vanished as a choice without warning or reason, ...
  • Why Toys Are Making A 2020 Comeback

    Friday 23rd October - 1:57 pm toysIt’s been a good year to be in the business of selling toys, a fact demonstrated by Mattel’s recent earnings release showing a surprising jump in quarterly sales, with hope ...
  • Walmart’s Flipkart Invests $204M For Stake In Indian Fashion Retailer Aditya Birla

    Friday 23rd October - 1:14 pm flipkart, india, online shopping, clothing, youthWalmart India’s eCommerce firm Flipkart is investing $204 million (₹1,500 crore) for a 7.8 percent stake in Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL), the company said in a statement ...
  • Skipify, Google Partner To Bring Shopping To Gmail

    Friday 23rd October - 11:10 am google, skipify, online shopping, gmail,Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered payments startup Skipify is partnering with Google to deliver shopping features within the Gmail ecosystem, the companies said announced on Friday (Oct. 23). Gmail users will be able ...
  • Whole Paycheck Tracker: How Prime Was Amazon Prime Day?

    Friday 23rd October - 11:00 am Amazon Prime DayThe ultimate quest for the whole U.S. paycheck just might have been the week of Oct. 13. It was the week of Prime Day (13-14), Walmart sales events (all week) ...
  • The Gap Sets Out Digital-First Strategy

    Friday 23rd October - 11:00 am The Nike retailing model has shown itself again as The Gap announced Thursday that it will close underperforming stores, focus on the digital-first economy and exit its mall locations. Stressing that ...
  • New Approaches To D2C Sales And B2B Payments

    Friday 23rd October - 11:00 am New Approaches To D2C Sales And B2B PaymentsMore and more companies are looking to go it alone through direct-to-consumer (D2C) sales thanks to a surge in digitization brought about by the coronavirus. In one case, a post-pandemic disruption of ...
  • Black Friday Loses Deep Discount Retail Strategies

    Friday 23rd October - 11:00 am Despite the fact that many retailers are creating their own versions of Black Friday, the traditional one that happens the day after Thanksgiving will still occur as a retail event. ...
  • Tractor Supply Company Net Sales Rise 31.4 Pct

    Friday 23rd October - 10:44 am Tractor Supply Company Net Sales Rise 31.4 PctRural lifestyle retailer Tractor Supply Company reported net sales climbed 31.4 percent and comparable store sales rose 26.8 percent in Q3, according to an announcement. Comparable average transaction count and ticket ...
  • Increasing D2C Sales Keep Coca-Cola’s Earnings From Going Fully Flat

    Friday 23rd October - 10:32 am Coca-ColaWith restaurant attendance down, movie theaters mostly closed and consumer enthusiasm for events outside their living rooms at a historic low point, Coca-Cola once again reported depressed revenue with its ...
  • UK Retail Sales Volumes Climbed 1.5 Pct In September

    Friday 23rd October - 10:16 am UK Retail Sales Volumes Climbed 1.5 Pct In SeptemberThe U.K.’s Office for National Statistics reported on Friday (Oct. 23) that retail sales volumes rose by 1.5 percent in September in contrast to August, marking the fifth straight month ...
  • Deep Dive: How Merchants' Payments Approaches Must Change To Meet Customers' Needs

    Friday 23rd October - 8:30 am Most retailers survive by staying in tune with customers’ preferences and providing the features and payment methods they crave. Consumers’ rapidly shifting behaviors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have made ...
  • How The Identity Of Things Makes Supply Chains Transparent

    Friday 23rd October - 4:00 am In the age of eCommerce, supply chains must become more agile — and to become agile, they must embrace digitization. Niall Murphy, CEO of EVRYTHNG, told PYMNTS in an interview that ...
  • Mattel Sees 10 Pct Jump In Net Sales As Homebound Consumers Buy Toys

    Thursday 22nd October - 8:24 pm Mattel has reported a surprising jump in quarterly sales, with more growth hoped for in the holiday season, as retailers rushed to stock shelves with toys for parents ready to ...

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