Consumers are (mostly) done with holiday shopping, and Amazon seems to have had a great season. Actually, Amazon had its “best-ever season” of shopping, the e-commerce giant said yesterday. The company shipped more than a billion items worldwide through Amazon Prime and Fulfillment by Amazon, with company’s own digital assistant — AmazonRead More
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At the BAI Beacon conference earlier this month, I had the opportunity to hear Ron Shevlin talk about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. He was talking about it in the context of “platformification,” but it got me to thinking about how we might leverage a similar analogy in discussing mobile wallets.Read More
TD Bank’s U.S. mobile customers just got a major app upgrade. Tablet users, your upgrade is coming in the fall, Bank Innovation has learned. TD’s iOS users (finally) have the option to skip the passwords and make use of Touch ID. Customers also got a greater transfer functionality, allowing them toRead More
Is Citigroup going to partner with Square to offer the startup’s peer-to-peer payments service to Citi customers? That’s the implication from a recently published article in Fortune. Square Cash was launched by Square in 2013 for P2P payments. The service is available in the U.S., and for both personal orRead More
Fidelity Investments is launching its digital wealth management tool, a.k.a. robo-adviser, later this summer, a company spokesman told Bank Innovation today. The new product, Fidelity Go, has been in customer pilot for the past two months, and, based on customer feedback, will be ready to go live soon. It’s a completely separateRead More
Millennials hate credit — but a new service called Lenny is out to change that. Lenny is meant for mobile (of course) and launched today in California. It will reach Texas, Florida and New York in the next 10 to 12 months, according to the company, which claims that, in less than threeRead More
A FinTech aficionado attempts to use McDonald’s new “order-ahead” mobile app. The experience falls somewhat short of the expectations set by starbucks, Uber, and Airbnb.
It’s that time of the year again, when attention turns to Tax Day on April 15 — which has led Republic Bank & Trust, based in Louisville, Ky., to launch an app for tax preparers who work with the bank. The app officially launched last November, was updated in December,Read More