Banks, Insurance & Financial Services

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services JP Morgan Offers Customers Own Non-Volatile Cryptocurrency

The U.S. bank will regulate the JPM coin to avoid value fluctuation, ensuring a 1:1 dollar exchange as it strives to capture the growing mainstream crypto audience

Brand Activation & Immersion Revolut Offers Business Account Holders Free WeWork Space

Startup Revolut is partnering with Wework to give small businesses a boost, including complimentary hot-desk space at coworking locations across the U.K

Shopper Marketing & Promotions Mastercard Launches Sonic Identity To Immerse Consumers In Its Brand

Mastercard designed a signature sound that plays when customers use its services across various platforms, further defining its digital identity and joining the growing sonic space as voice technology continues to expand

Loyalty & Membership Interview: Mastercard EVP of North America Marketing & Communications On Retail's Phygital Future

In this sponsored interview from PSFK's Future of Retail 2019 conference, Mastercard's EVP of North America Marketing & Communications, Cheryl Guerin, explains the value of technology to developing a phygital retail experience, as well as why the brand is dropping the name from its logo to let the symbol speak for itself

Retail Digital Bank Partners With Fintech Startup To Eliminate Paper Receipts

A U.K. bank is helping customers better organize their transaction records while reducing environmental waste and toxins with digital loyalty cards instead of paper receipts

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Coinstar And Coinme Bring Bitcoin To Grocery Store Shoppers

A new partnership between Coinstar and Coinme allows grocery shoppers at Safeway and Albertsons to exchange cash for bitcoin through Coinstar kiosks, increasing accessibility to the crypto economy while driving foot traffic to stores

Post Purchase Service & Support Debit Card From Square Business Owners Lets Merchants Access Funds Immediately

The app already offers an instant transfer option for a slight fee through the app, but this card does the job for free

Health CVS Partners With Aetna To Offer Customers More In-Store Services

The pharmacy brand is expanding its healthcare services through a merger with Aetna to include basic checkups, blood testing, disease screenings and more in-store

Shopper Education & Assistance NYRIW Preview: How A Decentralized Digital Wallet Is Poised To Disrupt Ecommerce

Before partaking in a panel on Retail Tech Strategies for 2019, EVERY CEO and co-founder John Wantz speaks to PSFK about benefiting retailers and shoppers alike with a virtual wallet that empowers shoppers to monetize their own data while enabling brands to foster direct connections with customers

Transactions & Payments Blockchain-Based Network Lets Members Transact With Trusted Peers

Credo360 is a peer-to-peer network built on social credibility, letting members transact with trusted strangers based on the reputation of their digital identity

Automotive China's Top Ride-Hailing App Moves Into Financial Services

In addition to providing transport, Didi will also be offering users car loans and affordable personal insurance

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services JPMorgan Chase Reveals Where And How Consumers Shop Online

The JPMorgan Chase Institute released a report that details where and how consumers are spending their money, highlighting key takeaways for local businesses in an age of ecommerce

Fashion & Apparel Visitors To Fred Segal's 29 Rooms Popup Can Shop Its Online Store IRL

Visitors to the retailer's popup can shop a virtual rendering of one of its IRL stores, browsing and buying through a 3D simulator and receiving a one-time perk of $30 in credit for a $200 purchase made with MasterCard

Technology Interview: How 167-Year-Old Money Exchange Western Union Keeps Evolving For New Generations

PSFK speaks to Mike Hafer, SVP, Marketing and Field Execution, North America for Western Union about how his company is building a future-proof, multigenerational strategy