In the news of the day, Amazon brings its Prime Now ordering service to its main Amazon app, and JPMorgan Chase starts his own healthcare business. More, SquareThe kitchen display system is now available for restaurants as a stand-alone product.
Amazon is now moving Prime order to main app
Amazon customers in the US who use the company’s Prime Now super-fast delivery service will do so through the main Amazon app by the end of the year, providing a seamless shopping experience for consumers. users. Amazon has already moved away from the separate Prime Now app in India, Japan, and Singapore.
JPMorgan Chase launches Morgan Healthcare Company
Following the collapse of its healthcare joint venture with Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway earlier this year, JPMorgan Chase announced the launch of its own healthcare company, Morgan Health, aimed at providing better medical care to the banking giant’s 165,000 employees and their families. The new business unit will receive $ 250 million to invest in companies offering “promising health solutions.”
Square Engages Leading Leading Technology Providers With New Point Of Sale System
Square’s Kitchen Display System (Square KDS) is now available to restaurants as a standalone product through a subscription. The software will be available even in restaurants that do not use a point of sale (POS) to take orders or for better functionality.
Figure estimated at $ 3.2 billion after $ 200 million funding round
Figure technologies raised $ 200 million in a Series D funding round, valuing the blockchain-focused financial services company at $ 3.2 billion. The platform will use the funding to support the future growth of the company and its blockchain, Provenance.
JPMorgan’s Onyx opens infrastructure to disrupt cross-border payments
Cross-border payments remain halted, the lack of international participation being one of the biggest obstacles to the success of correspondent banking alternatives seeking to combat friction. Naveen Mallela, Global Head of Parts Systems at Onyx, explains to Karen Webster why open infrastructure is key to gaining critical mass.
Empowering Treasurers Puts Businesses on Track for E-Commerce Growth
Companies are rushing to expand their e-commerce operations globally, but risk creating a patchwork of payment solutions and currency risk if their strategies bypass treasurer feedback. In ‘Powering Smart Treasury Playbook: Treasurers’ Roadmap to Innovation 2021′, PYMNTS examines the role of modern platforms and data visibility in enabling treasurers to drive sustainable e-commerce growth from the very first moment. day.
Dealing pipeline for IPOs and falling SPACs suggests rebound may be coming
The pace of listings may have slowed, and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (PSPCs) and IPOs (IPOs) may be in a “digestive” period, but a strong pipeline of operations in progress. course suggests that a rebound is in progress.
NEW PYMNTS DATA: CRYPTOCURRENCY PAYMENTS STUDY – MAY 2021
About the study: U.S. consumers see cryptocurrency as more than just a store of value: 46 million people plan to use it to make payments for everything from financial services to groceries. In the Cryptocurrency Payments Report, PYMNTS is polling 8,008 cryptocurrency users and non-users in the United States to examine how they plan to use crypto to make purchases, which crypto they plan to use. to use – and how merchant acceptance can influence merchant choice and consumer spending.
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