SEP 9, 2021
And moving beyond retail could preview a push into identity verification more broadly—something that payments processor Stripe has pursued recently as well. 5-Year Outlook. Amazon One’s launch conditions are fairly favorable. Contactless payments surged when the pandemic made customers more health-conscious and touch-averse.
JUL 1, 2020
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MAR 30, 2021
To this end, it has already entered into comarketing partnerships with the likes of American Express, Stripe, and Brex. But the Bezos investment could indicate future collaboration opportunities with Amazon, enabling Pilot to reach the etail giant’s millions of SMB clients.
OCT 22, 2021
If they strike a deal, Pinterest would help the payments giant tap into the massive US social commerce industry.
OCT 21, 2021
OCC pick favors sweeping changes like Fed takeover of accounts: Saule Omarova’s radical proposal has splintered Senate Democratic backing for Biden’s nominee—just as the very nature of banking is also being questioned by market forces.
JAN 14, 2021
Gateways like Adyen and Stripe act as the portal through which ecommerce merchants connect to acquirers and serve a similar function as terminals do for payments made in-store. Additionally, gateways tend to offer merchants access to services like analytics and reporting.
JUN 22, 2021
Payments startups have done especially well, with Stripe and Checkout.com being the highest-valued unicorns of any sector in the US and UK, respectively, while BNPL Klarna is, in fact, the highest-valued private company in all of Europe, per CB Insights Complete List of Unicorn Companies. Future unicorns-to-be extend beyond payments to include open banking providers and neobanks. For example:.
OCT 14, 2021
A standard currency for TV and digital is unlikely, despite buyers’ wishes: Media buyers want more connection between linear and streaming TV, and though individual networks are making strides, an industrywide solution is unlikely.
JUN 29, 2021
And like Splitit’s recent move, providers also inked new deals to bring their solutions to more merchants and customers: Affirm partnered with Shopify to power Shop Pay installments, and Afterpay formed a tie-up with Stripe. The big picture: Global expansion lets providers reach new customers who may have a need or an appetite for BNPL solutions.
OCT 2, 2021
Hispanic Heritage Month is upon us: brands are making strides in reaching out to this growing demographic at this time of year, but what about the other 11 months?
SEP 3, 2021
MAR 23, 2020
AUG 20, 2021
Walmart’s strong retail media business may help it compete with Amazon: Soaring revenues and more advertisers than ever bode well for the big-box retailer’s future.
JUN 9, 2021
Even as the U.S. starts to open up again, consumers are still shopping online, and Shopify, a leading commerce platform that lets merchants manage their online retail operations in-house, is well positioned to capture the growing online market as it continues to strike new partnerships.
AUG 17, 2021
The neobank hit this lofty level on the back of bagging $750 million in new funding. Insider Intelligence examines the bullish and the bearish cases for whether it’s worth it.
MAR 10, 2020
After launching its mobile ordering app in 2009, Pizza Hut has made strides in the mcommerce space, constantly listening to customer feedback and adapting accordingly.
JUL 7, 2020
Since its launch in 2017, Peace Out Skincare—known for its Acne Dot patches—has been rapidly expanding its business through an exclusive partnership with Sephora, as well as its own direct-to-consumer (D2C) business.
AUG 11, 2021
The BNPL provider is pursuing aggressive growth with new partnerships with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Yoox Net-a-Porter, but credit card competition looms as legacy players try to reclaim customers.
JUL 15, 2021
On today's episode, we discuss what Facebook has become and is trying to be, what to make of social media platforms looking more and more alike, and which of these "copycat" moves might strike gold. We then talk about the significance of Nextdoor going public, how India's social media content liability laws could impact Twitter (and others), and some changes as to what advertisers can, and can't, do on social media. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer senior analyst at Insider Intelligence Jasmine Enberg.
NOV 18, 2020
Though many companies struggle with diversity and inclusion in their advertising, some are making strides.
NOV 10, 2020
More than a year since launch, Verishop has made strides in the marketplace landscape. In addition to boosting discoverability efforts and continuing to work with direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, the company is also dipping its toes in the social commerce arena.
JAN 29, 2020
eMarketer forecasting analyst Eric Haggstrom and vice president of content studio Paul Verna discuss the biggest takeaways from Netflix's latest results. They then talk about the UK's position on a landmark EU copyright law, YouTube's latest esports move and Google's new position on its search results redesign.
FEB 5, 2020
The prospect of teens aging into self-sufficiency and economic independence is a luring one for brands of every stripe. It’s worth designing quality engagements in key teen channels to establish a relationship with these budding consumers to tap into future buying power.
MAY 12, 2021