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    Panera tests Amazon One palm payments at 2 cafes

    Panera plans to expand the palm payments technology to as many as 20 cafes in the second stage of the test, depending on the outcome of the initial test.

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • March 22, 2023
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    DoorDash adds cash payment option

    The company’s white label delivery service can now accept cash payments, which drivers would collect as part of their pay.

    By Julie Littman • March 21, 2023
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    What comes next for payments in 2023?

    The payments industry is expected to keep blazing this year in several promising segments of the market, even as less capital flowing to startups is likely to trigger more competition and consolidation.

    By Payments Dive staff
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    Shift4 needles rival Toast

    Toast and Shift4 are battling to win larger customers in the intensely competitive restaurant payments arena. 

    By March 8, 2023
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    Square raises prices

    The price increases come as Block’s merchant business faces stiffer competition in the point-of-sale software market.

    By March 2, 2023
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    Block boosts Ahuja’s responsibilities

    Pledging to be more efficient with a revamp of the company’s leadership structure, Block has combined the CFO and COO roles under Amrita Ahuja.

    By Feb. 24, 2023
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    Square chases bigger merchants

    Block-owned Square made its name catering to owners of small businesses, but the company is now setting its sights on bigger clients for growth.

    By Feb. 22, 2023
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    Visa CFO to exit

    Vasant Prabhu, the company’s chief financial officer since 2015, will leave Visa in September, the company said Thursday.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    Toast acquires drive-thru tech company

    Adding Delphi Display Systems’ technology helps Toast more broadly serve its quick-service restaurant customers, the company’s executives said.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    SpotOn aims to unseat restaurant rivals

    The restaurant payments and software company is battling Toast and Square and taking on legacy payments companies such as NCR and Oracle.

    By Feb. 14, 2023
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    Lightspeed bets on bigger customers

    In pursuing profitable growth, point-of-sale software and payments provider Lightspeed Commerce is zeroing in on larger merchants as clients.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    Merchants frustrated with fees, tech issues

    Inflation-weary business owners are less satisfied with their merchant service providers this year, a J.D. Power survey showed.

    By Feb. 3, 2023
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    Visa gets snarled in probes

    The card giant disclosed Friday that the Justice Department demanded more documents in an ongoing antitrust investigation, and the European Commission has opened a separate “preliminary investigation.”

    By Jan. 30, 2023
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    Visa’s incoming CEO taps new team

    Ryan McInerney, who takes over as CEO of the card network giant this week, recently appointed a pack of new leaders.

    By Jan. 30, 2023
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    Visa, Mastercard, Amex results buoyed by consumer spending

    The card companies said that consumer demand, including for travel, remained healthy in the fourth quarter of 2022, though growth moderated.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    DailyPay lands $260M in debt financing

    The early wage access provider has been raising capital to fund expansion in the U.S. and internationally.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    Bank card spending volume slows

    The big banks’ fourth quarter 2022 card volume data could have implications for card giants Visa and Mastercard, an analyst said.

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    2023 Payments Outlook

    These payments companies could be acquisition targets

    With industry acquisitions ramping up this year, payments analysts have pinpointed a pack of potential payments company targets.

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    Portillo’s drive-thrus go cashless to avoid robberies

    The company aims to improve the safety of its staff, who take drive-thru orders and payments outside, CEO Michael Oslanoo said at ICR.

    By Julie Littman • Jan. 11, 2023
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    Paya purchase bolsters Nuvei for economic downturn

    With its expansion in the U.S. and markets less susceptible to a decline in consumer demand, Nuvei is adding protection against a downturn.

    By Jan. 11, 2023
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    Fiserv CEO lands pay raise in new contract

    The payments company renewed Frank Bisignano’s contract for another five years and gave him a 6% base salary increase.

    By Jan. 3, 2023
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    Investors press FIS, Fiserv for divestitures

    The big processors mushroomed in 2019 acquisitions, with promises that scale would pay off, but shareholders now urge them to consider divestitures.

    By , Dec. 22, 2022
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    Fiserv hired ‘thousands’ of workers this year, CEO says

    Even as the payments and fintech company cut employees this year, it hired “thousands” of workers, Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano said in an interview. 

    By Dec. 19, 2022
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    FIS to review business under shareholder pressure

    The payments processor is undertaking a comprehensive review of operations after two investors pressed the company to increase shareholder value.

    By Dec. 16, 2022
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    Shift4 CEO suggests company could go private

    The payments company, which went public in June 2020, isn’t ruling out a return to being private, its CEO said.

    By Dec. 12, 2022
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    Card debt mounts for younger, less affluent borrowers

    Debt burdens and delinquencies are rising more rapidly for younger and less wealthy borrowers, the New York Federal Reserve Bank researchers said.

    By Nov. 18, 2022