Square loses key executive to Visa amid payments upheaval

Visa said Friday that Square’s Mary Kay Bowman will join the San Francisco-based card giant as head of seller solutions, working on new services to “transform the payment experience.” That’s a fancy way of saying the payments industry is bein.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Square"s payments chief joins Visa as head of seller solutions

Square"s payments chief joins Visa as head of seller solutions.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Activision Blizzard loses second executive this week as Square recruits new CFO

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 4th, 2019

Payments company Square to re-apply for a bank license

Square Inc , the payments company led by Twitter Inc chief executive Jack Dorsey, is refiling its application with U.S. state and federal regulators for a bank license, the company said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Square shares dip as earnings beat, but December forecast comes up short

High-flying payments company Square Inc. beat top- and bottom-line expectations for its third quarter on Wednesday, but shares slipped amid concerns about the company’s fourth-quarter outlook and the impact the competition may be having on growth......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2018

Jack Dorsey"s Square Loses Its CFO

Jack Dorsey’s Square said Wednesday that Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar is leaving the financial-technology company to become chief executive at neighborhood social network Nextdoor......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

Square stock falls as CFO plans to leave for Nextdoor CEO post

Square Inc. Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar is leaving the payments firm to become chief executive at social-networking site Nextdoor, which hit Square shares in late trading Wednesday. Friar is one of the most important executives at Square,.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Facebook"s chief product officer, WhatsApp head leaving amid privacy pivot

Facebook Inc. Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and the head of the WhatsApp division have decided to leave the company as it focuses on private communications, Chief Executive Mark.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

Wells Fargo CEO heads to Congress amid claims that reforms are slipping

As the chief executive of Wells Fargo & Co. ge.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 11th, 2019

Lyndale"s former Heyday space will become Fire & Nice Alehouse

The former Heyday restaurant space on Lyndale Avenue will be revived, as a wood-fired pizza joint called Fire & Nice is set to take over the space. Owner Nate Ropes and executive chef Aaron Hargrave will take over a 4,500-square-foot space at 2700 .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

China Prospects Dim for Visa and Mastercard

Local competition, plus a shift to payments by smartphone, will prevent any quick payoff for investors in the U.S. duo.....»»

Category: topSource: barronsMar 2nd, 2019

Kroger to stop accepting Visa credit cards at more of its stores

Another division of Kroger Co., the parent of Pick 'n Save and Metro Market stores in the Milwaukee area, will no longer accept Visa credit card payments. The Smith’s Food & Drug Stores division of the Cincinnati-based grocer (NYSE: KR) is the second.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Longtime HBO executive Richard Plepler steps down amid AT&T restructuring

Plepler built a storied career at the company that spanned three decades. He gave the green light to shows such as “Westworld,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Big Little Lies,” “Girls,” “Veep” and “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 1st, 2019

Square sees growth across segments just ahead of its 10-year anniversary (SQ)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 1st, 2019

HBO CEO Resigning Amid AT&T Restructuring

HBO Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Plepler said he is stepping down, a move that comes as new owner AT&T Inc. is looking to put its own stamp on the premium cable channel that was part of its $80 billion acquisition of Time Warner......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 1st, 2019

Buy Square Stock on the Dip After Earnings, Analysts Say

The payments company reported better-than-expected earnings and sales results after the bell, but the shares are lower on Square’s disappointing first-quarter profit guidance......»»

Category: topSource: barronsMar 1st, 2019

Square Stock Slides After a Strong Earnings Report

Investors may be fretting over the digital payments company’s first-quarter outlook......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 28th, 2019

HBO"s Plepler to step down amid shake-up by new owner AT&T

Richard Plepler, who helped create some of TV’s most memorable programs over three decades at HBO, is stepping down as chief executive officer of the premium cable network as new owner AT&T Inc. overhauls its entertainment businesses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 28th, 2019

Square results strong amid high expectations, says JPMorgan

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallFeb 28th, 2019

Square Brought in Over $166 Million Through Bitcoin Sales Last Year

Mobile payments firm Square has reported its revenue and profits from bitcoin sales in 2018......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 28th, 2019

Another Multibillion-Dollar Settlement Won"t Alter Mastercard"s and Visa"s Payments Dominance

The card processors, maintaining they did nothing wrong, will pay up to $6.4 billion on merchant claims that both companies charged excessive fees......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 23rd, 2019