Post Tagged with: "Walmart Pay"

Why Walmart Bought Jet.com

Why Walmart Bought Jet.com

by August 9, 2016 at 11:30 am 0 comments

After a week of speculation, it has been officially announced that Walmart will acquire innovative ecommerce company #JetCom, for which it will pay $3 billion in cash. It’s a sweet deal for Jet, and could in the future provide some possible healthy competition for Amazon, which may be what attracted WalmartRead More

Chase Pay Wallet Delayed, Even Though It’s Live with a Few Partners

Chase Pay Wallet Delayed, Even Though It’s Live with a Few Partners

by May 18, 2016 at 6:55 pm 3 comments

The Chase Pay mobile wallet from JPMorgan Chase was slated for rollout in mid-2016, but it likely won’t see light of day until the fourth quarter, it emerged today at the Shoptalk conference in Las Vegas. The news came from Chase Commerce Solutions head of global e-commerce and large omnichannel solutions,Read More

Walmart Pay Won’t Make a Dent in Card Usage, For Now

Walmart Pay Won’t Make a Dent in Card Usage, For Now

by May 17, 2016 at 11:06 am 5 comments

First announced in December 2015, the latest in the mobile wallet pipeline – Walmart Pay – is live as of yesterday to Walmart shoppers at 110 branches in Arkansas and a further 500 in Texas. The feature will be available in all stores “soon,” the company said. Card transactions carryRead More

What’s Expected for Fintech 2016? A Special Roundtable [AUDIO]

What’s Expected for Fintech 2016? A Special Roundtable [AUDIO]

by December 22, 2015 at 10:50 am 2 comments

What does 2016 hold in store for fintech, payments, and banking innovation? Matt Harris, managing director of Bain Capital Ventures, and Brian Roemmele, CEO of Pay Finders and a noted payments analyst, joined Bank Innovation yesterday to discuss just that. Harris and Roemmele were needled to give their views on mobile payments,Read More

MCX Is Dead (Again) Thanks to Target Pay

MCX Is Dead (Again) Thanks to Target Pay

by December 18, 2015 at 12:37 pm 1 comment

MCX: It’s alive! It’s dead! It’s alive again! Actually, does the recent news about a forthcoming Target Wallet, announced just a week or so after Walmart Pay, means it’s really and truly dead? MCX and its long-promised app, CurrentC, have delayed coming to market for so long that it’s becomeRead More

Global Payments to Acquire Heartland for $4.3 Billion

Global Payments to Acquire Heartland for $4.3 Billion

by December 15, 2015 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

In a time of frenetic payments activity, news arrives of consolidation. Global Payments Inc. announced today that it will acquire Heartland Payments Systems for approximately $4.3 billion. The acquisition was rumored last week, but confirmed today. Together, the two payments technology companies will serve some 2.5 million merchants globally. In the U.S.Read More

Walmart Pay: Why Now?

Walmart Pay: Why Now?

by December 10, 2015 at 2:26 pm 1 comment

Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, is launching its own mobile payment service. It was announced late last night that Walmart Pay would join the growing parade of branded mobile payment platforms: Chase Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and Apple Pay. Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart had previously been known in the mobile payments spaceRead More