Uber, DoorDash and Pizza Hut make deals in mobile payments to meet consumer demands for speed and convenience in the final installment of Mergers & Acquisitions' weekly 7-part series on retail technology M&A.
The imprints of vendor consolidation, mobile payments proliferation and voice enablement are continuing to ensure there is “a whole lot of shaking going on” in our industry, writes Strategic Resource Management's Michael Carter.
Investors are making bets on checkout-free retail, a category that is just as challenging as it is innovative. But it's payment technology's race to the moon, a chance to seize a favorable position in the struggle to save retail.
Card issuers are accustomed to a world in which consumers choose which card to use at the moment they make a purchase. But in the Amazon Go model that more retailers want to emulate, that choice is made long before the shopper enters the store.
We profile the top 28 investment banks of 2018, with KPMG, Houlihan Lokey, Goldman Sachs, William Blair and Lincoln International the most active. Plus, ACI picks up Western Union's Speedpay and other M&A deals.