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Merger and acquisition successes point to healthy luxury market

May 25, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – Merger and acquisition deals show signs of a healthy luxury market across most sectors, according to an executive from Deloitte Corporate Finance.

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Can PayPal hold its ground in mobile payments?

May 24, 2016

PayPal has grown since being spun off from eBay and continues to push ahead in mobile, but whether or not this is enough to remain competitive with Apple Pay and others is still unclear.

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Saks ensures seamless ecommerce with payment solution integration

May 9, 2016

Department store chain Saks Fifth Avenue is making transactions safer and more streamlined for its consumers with a new payment solutions partner.

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Mobile payments lag in travel sector, tablets still a big driver

May 4, 2016

While 32 percent of overall online payments were made on a mobile device in the first quarter of 2016, in the travel sector, the share drops to 15 percent, pointing to an opportunity to extend the reach of smartphones in the travel experience, according to a new report from Adyen.

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VULT leverages “FinTech” to offer transparency, confidence for diamond sales

April 19, 2016

Financial technology firm VULT is aiming to alter the way investors view the diamond industry by turning the precious stones into a genuine asset.

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Maserati personalizes purchase process via Chase finance solution

April 8, 2016

Italian automaker Maserati and banker JP Morgan Chase have partnered to create a new auto finance agreement to offer potential buyers customized financial solutions.

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With luxury slowing, venture capital turns to smaller, aspirational brands

April 1, 2016

NEW YORK – When it comes to investing in a brand, there is no magic formula for identifying the proper brand, time or terms, according to a panel at the FACC Luxury Symposium 2016.

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Bulgari boasts technological innovations at Baselworld

March 17, 2016

LVMH-owned Bulgari has unveiled its first-ever intelligent mechanical luxury watch to attendees at the watch industry’s most prestigious event, Baselworld in Basel, Switzerland.

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MasterCard pushes for stronger mobile payments, fashion tie-up

March 2, 2016

MasterCard is supporting stronger innovation in mobile payments technology, with an emphasis on the fashion industry, through a student competition at The New School’s Parsons School of Design hoping to uncover new commerce solutions in wearable designs.

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Contactless payment comes to Hublot, Bulgari wearables

February 23, 2016

The functionality of luxury brand watches and wearables, including those by Hublot and Bulgari, are set to increase with the introduction of contactless payment.

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