eBay declares Adyen, a Dutch global payments solution company, as its main partner for processing payments, adjusting its current agreement with PayPal
PayPal will remain a payment option at checkout until July 2023
eBay will now manage its own payments flow, streamlining the end-to-end experience for both buyers and sellers
- Square has acquired Entrees On-Trays, an on-demand food delivery company, to supplement Caviar, Square’s food delivery service.
- Entrees On-Trays has served the Dallas-Fort Worth area for more than 30 years and partners with local restaurants to provide food delivery service
- Square’s Caviar is one of several business services it offers to its restaurant clients, and with this acquisition, Square hopes to expand its reach and grow its sales in the restaurant / dining industry
- Starbucks and Chase announced the Starbucks Rewards Visa Card where for every purchase (in or out of Starbucks) you earn a Star. These loyalty rewards will be exchangeable for food and drink at any Starbucks in the country
- This will further build Starbucks’ loyalty program, which has more than 14 million daily members utilizing this program
- Cardholders will automatically become ‘Gold Status’, which allows the customer to earn more rewards, in the Starbucks loyalty program
- Apple will begin to accept Alipay in its 41 mainland China stores. This will be first time the U.S.-based tech company will allow a third-party payment solution in any of its stores.
- Apple is seeking to further build its presence in the Chinese market by working more closely with the Chinese government and local partners
- Alipay has dominated the Chinese mobile payments market, but is facing increasing competition from WeChat
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