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  • Revenue Up But Coca-Cola Cautions On Stay-At-Home Recovery
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 4:15 pm

    Coca-Cola announced Monday (April 19) that March’s global unit case volume was back up to pre-pandemic levels. Net revenues were up 5 percent year-over-year to $9 billion. However, this recovery is “asynchronous,” James Quincey, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer, told analysts on a call. “You’ve got countries where the vaccine levels are going

  • Digital Payments To Move The Needle For Retailers
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    While there have been many challenges in the past year, Talbott Roche, CEO and president of Blackhawk Network, also recognizes many opportunities inherent in the wave of digitization. “Payments can be the conduit to deepen connections between brands and consumers, solving their problems, meeting their demands and creating better, more meaningful shopping and payment experiences

  • UK Taskforce To Examine Design, Launch Of Digital Pound 
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 3:36 pm

    The Bank of England is setting up a task force focused on exploring the design and launch of a digital version of the pound. As reported by The Guardian, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the formation of a task force on Monday (April 19), comprised of the Bank of England and the

  • Mastercard To Buy Identity Verification Firm Ekata For $850 Million
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    Proving that customers are who they claim to be is one of the big challenges for payments providers as eCommerce sales surge. To “advance its identity verification efforts,” Mastercard will acquire identity verification firm Ekata for $850 million, the company announced in a Monday (April 19) press release. Purchase, N.Y.-based Mastercard said that “together, Mastercard and Ekata

  • PSCU-Owned CU Recovery Collects Record $3 Million In Charged-off Debt
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    CU Recovery, a PSCU company, said on Monday (April 19) that it collected a record $3 million in charged-off debt last month for its 850-plus credit union customers.  “Overall, our goal is to focus on being there for our clients and their members as they adjust to evolving circumstances or events, and this rang even

PYMNTS.com What’s next in payments and commerce

  • Revenue Up But Coca-Cola Cautions On Stay-At-Home Recovery
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 4:15 pm

    Coca-Cola announced Monday (April 19) that March’s global unit case volume was back up to pre-pandemic levels. Net revenues were up 5 percent year-over-year to $9 billion. However, this recovery is “asynchronous,” James Quincey, the company’s chairman and chief executive officer, told analysts on a call. “You’ve got countries where the vaccine levels are going

  • Digital Payments To Move The Needle For Retailers
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    While there have been many challenges in the past year, Talbott Roche, CEO and president of Blackhawk Network, also recognizes many opportunities inherent in the wave of digitization. “Payments can be the conduit to deepen connections between brands and consumers, solving their problems, meeting their demands and creating better, more meaningful shopping and payment experiences

  • UK Taskforce To Examine Design, Launch Of Digital Pound 
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 3:36 pm

    The Bank of England is setting up a task force focused on exploring the design and launch of a digital version of the pound. As reported by The Guardian, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the formation of a task force on Monday (April 19), comprised of the Bank of England and the

  • Mastercard To Buy Identity Verification Firm Ekata For $850 Million
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 3:34 pm

    Proving that customers are who they claim to be is one of the big challenges for payments providers as eCommerce sales surge. To “advance its identity verification efforts,” Mastercard will acquire identity verification firm Ekata for $850 million, the company announced in a Monday (April 19) press release. Purchase, N.Y.-based Mastercard said that “together, Mastercard and Ekata

  • PSCU-Owned CU Recovery Collects Record $3 Million In Charged-off Debt
    by PYMNTS on April 19, 2021 at 3:29 pm

    CU Recovery, a PSCU company, said on Monday (April 19) that it collected a record $3 million in charged-off debt last month for its 850-plus credit union customers.  “Overall, our goal is to focus on being there for our clients and their members as they adjust to evolving circumstances or events, and this rang even

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