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Episode 54: The Phenomenal Rise of the Super App

This week on Commerce Code we speak with Erin Warren, General Manager of the Rakuten Card Linked Offer Network, about super apps and the central role that offers play in this rapidly expanding sector of digital commerce.

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Episode 54: The Phenomenal Rise of the Super App
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Episode 53: Are Digital Ad Algorithms Broken?

This week on Commerce Code we speak with Omar Rafii, Chief Executive Officer of Krowd, and discuss whether their ad algorithms still work in this new age of commerce and how algorithms are leveling the playing field for big companies and small merchants.

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Episode 53: Are Digital Ad Algorithms Broken?
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victoria dravneek commerce code podcast

Episode 52: Big Banks Help Small Businesses

This week on Commerce Code we speak with Victoria Dravneek, SVP of Personalization and Loyalty Strategy at Bank of America, about how Bank of America is using its industry leading card linked offer program called Bank Amerideals, along with other technologies, to help small businesses survive and thrive through the pandemic.

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Episode 52: Big Banks Help Small Businesses
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Silvio Tavares & Becca Donahue commercecode podcast

Episode 51: Commerce With a Conscience

This week Silvio Tavares, President and CEO of the Digital Commerce Alliance, and Becca Donahue, Senior Producer of Commerce Code, discuss how ‘Commerce with a Conscience’ is becoming ingrained in the way companies do business. Specifically, DCA member companies including Mastercard, Microsoft, Bank of America, Hilton and TransUnion are showcased.

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Episode 51: Commerce With a Conscience
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Keith Smith commerce code podcast

Episode 50: Cash is Dead – Long Live Alternative Currencies

In this week's episode we speak with Keith Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Payouts Network, based in Bozeman, Montana. Keith discusses how alternative currencies, including paying with points, are the next big wave in digital commerce.

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Episode 50: Cash is Dead – Long Live Alternative Currencies
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Episode 49: Revenge Spending: Consumer Spending Makes a Comeback

In this week's episode we speak with Carolina Paradas, Global Senior Affiliates and CLO Manager at Harvey Nichols, one of the most well-known luxury retailers in London. Carolina talks about the bounce back in consumer spending and the digital tactics old retailers are using to create new spending in 2021 and beyond.

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Episode 49: Revenge Spending: Consumer Spending Makes a Comeback
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Episode 48: Are Small Banks Being Left Behind By Big Tech/Fin-tech?

In this week's episode of the Commerce Code Podcast, we speak with CEO of myGini, Mehmet Sezgin, about how myGini is leveling the playing field and helping small banks compete with the big banks and fin-techs.

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Episode 48: Are Small Banks Being Left Behind By Big Tech/Fin-tech?
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Episode 47: Recession or Recovery? 2021 Predictions For What’s Next In Digital Commerce

In this week's episode of the Commerce Code Podcast, Silvio Tavares, CEO of the Digital Commerce Alliance, makes his predictions for 2021 and what's next in digital commerce.

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Episode 47: Recession or Recovery? 2021 Predictions For What's Next In Digital Commerce
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commerce code david kristal

Episode 46: Convergence – How Leading Shopping Technologies Became One Commerce Ecosystem

In this inaugural edition of the Commerce Code Podcast, David Kristal, CEO of Augeo, discusses how card-linking, fin-tech and digital loyalty are converging into one industry and what you can expect in 2021.

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Episode 46: Convergence - How Leading Shopping Technologies Became One Commerce Ecosystem
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commerce code andrew lo

Episode 45: What Just Happened to China’s Fin-tech and Payments?

From Hong Kong, Andrew Lo, Chairman and CEO of EFT Solutions, shares insight on what is going on with payments and commerce and the future of fin-tech in China.

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Episode 45: What Just Happened to China’s Fin-tech and Payments?
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Episode 44: Fin-Tech Draws Global Regulatory Scrutiny As Growth Accelerates

From Tokyo, Lu Dong, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of TakeMe Pay, shares insight on what happens next with fin-tech regulation and growth.

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Episode 44: Fin-Tech Draws Global Regulatory Scrutiny As Growth Accelerates
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Episode 43: Inside Banking Ventures – A Talk With Royal Bank of Canada Ventures

On this episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Cheesan Chew, Chief Operating Officer at RBC Ventures, shares insight on key fin-tech trends in 2021 and how large banks manage regulation, risk and innovation.

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Episode 43: Inside Banking Ventures - A Talk With Royal Bank of Canada Ventures
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Episode 42: Guess What Discover Says about 2021 Payments

On this episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Jasma Ghai, Vice President Global Products & Delivery at Discover, shares insight on consumers' spending habits and what to expect in digital commerce in 2021.

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Episode 42: Guess What Discover Says about 2021 Payments
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commerce code silvio tavares

Episode 41: Were we right? 2020 Recap of Industry Predictions

At this time last year, the CardLinx Association CEO made 5 key predictions about what would happen in the industry in 2020. With perfect hindsight, find out how we fared. CardLinx President and CEO, Silvio Tavares and Fin-Tech Friday Producer, Rebecca Donahue recap major 2020 industry developments from a fin-tech, payments, data and card-linking point-of-view.

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Episode 41: Were we right? 2020 Recap of Industry Predictions
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Episode 40: Lyft and The Last Mile of Digital Commerce

Lyft understands the importance of timely delivery from the first mile … to the last. In this week’s FinTech Friday, Ashwin Raj, VP Payments at Lyft, sheds light on Lyft’s approach to safely moving people to their destinations—on time and the company's aspirations in digital commerce.

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Episode 40: Lyft and The Last Mile of Digital Commerce
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commerce code laura wiese

Episode 39: Airline Loyalty Miles – Still Innovating

In this week's Fin-Tech Friday, Canada's most recognized loyalty program - AIR MILES - discusses how innovation is driving new choices for merchants and consumers. Laura Wiese, VP Strategic Partnerships shares insights on how airmiles are still very relevant and innovating right through the pandemic.

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Episode 39: Airline Loyalty Miles - Still Innovating
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commerce code marc tutzauer

Episode 38: Innovating Card Loyalty

In this week's on Fin-Tech Friday, Switzerland's largest bank - UBS - discusses solutions for card loyalty during a time of reduced travel. Marc Tutzauer, Head UBS KeyClub & Partnership Marketing shares insights on driving credit card loyalty.

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Episode 38: Innovating Card Loyalty
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commerce code scott burke

Episode 37: Fin-Tech’s Secret Solution to Employee Engagement

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Scott Burke, Director of Innovation at Edenred, discusses how card-linked employee engagement solutions is the secret to employee satisfaction.

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Episode 37: Fin-Tech's Secret Solution to Employee Engagement
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Episode 36: Fin-tech Aids Stock Market Surge

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, David Nelsen, Founder and CEO of Bumped, discusses how fin-tech is enabling the stock market surge.

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Episode 36: Fin-tech Aids Stock Market Surge
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Episode 35: Get Smart Quick Re: New Data Privacy Laws?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Jenny Lee, Partner at Arent Fox, discusses how the major developments transpiring in financial data and privacy regulations will impact business.

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Episode 35: Get Smart Quick Re: New Data Privacy Laws?
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Episode 34: Lockdown 2.0 – European Digital Commerce Navigates the Pandemic Resurgence

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Episode 34: Lockdown 2.0 - European Digital Commerce Navigates the Pandemic Resurgence
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commerce code omar rafi

Episode 33: Hype or Reality? AI and Personalized Offers

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Omar Rafii, Co-Founder and CEO of Krowd, discusses AI, hyper-personalization of card-linked offers and super apps.

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Episode 33: Hype or Reality? AI and Personalized Offers
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Episode 32: Innovation – The Future of Payments

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Kirsty Rankin, Senior Vice President of Product Development, Data & Services at Mastercard, discusses the key developments for payments in 2020 and what to expect for 2021.

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Episode 32: Innovation - The Future of Payments
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Episode 31: Commerce With A Conscience

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Carl Preller, CEO of points4purpose, shares his insights on the future of the US loyalty market and social minded commerce.

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Episode 31: Commerce With A Conscience
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Episode 30: Boom or Bust: What’s Next for Credit Cards and Fin-Tech in 2021

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Paul Siegfried, Senior Vice President of TransUnion, shares his insights on the current state of credit for the US consumer and what to expect next in the credit cycle. Paul also discusses the new credit technologies that are hot and those that are not in-fin-tech.

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Episode 30: Boom or Bust: What's Next for Credit Cards and Fin-Tech in 2021
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Episode 29: Women Leaders Rising in Fin-Tech

Fin-Tech Friday EP 29 Women In" by CardLinx. Released: 2020.

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Episode 29: Women Leaders Rising in Fin-Tech
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Episode 28: Card-linking: Emerging as the Preferred Digital Advertising Channel

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Campbell Shaw, Head of Bank Partnerships at Cardlytics, discusses the growth of card-linking and how CLO will be used to drive more holiday spending, especially in e-commerce.

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Episode 28: Card-linking: Emerging as the Preferred Digital Advertising Channel
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commerce code bo wang

Episode 27: The US vs. China Tech Trade War – What’s Next For Cross Border Fin-Tech?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Bo Wang, Chief Executive Officer of YouWorld, discusses what is happening with the US and China tech trade war and what comes next for cross border fin-tech.

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Episode 27: The US vs. China Tech Trade War – What’s Next For Cross Border Fin-Tech?
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commerce code mark roper

Episode 26: Up, Up and Away – The Travel Industry Starts Its Comeback

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Mark Roper, Market Development Director, Valuedynamx at Collinson, discusses what is happening with global travel right now and what to expect in digital commerce for the balance of 2020.

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Episode 26: Up, Up and Away – The Travel Industry Starts Its Comeback
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Episode 25: The Myth of Fin-tech Disruption, How the Largest Banks Out-Innovated the Innovators

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Eddy Ortiz, VP of Innovation & Solution Acceleration at RBC, discusses how RBC has managed to keep their leadership position by innovating.

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Episode 25: The Myth of Fin-tech Disruption, How the Largest Banks Out-Innovated the Innovators
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Episode 24: Sneak Preview: 2020 Key Insights on Card-Linking, Fin-tech and Ad-tech – What is Hot and What is Not?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Silvio Tavares, President and CEO of the CardLinx Association, discusses key insights for 2020 on card-linking, fin-tech and ad-tech from our annual industry survey results.

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Episode 24: Sneak Preview: 2020 Key Insights on Card-Linking, Fin-tech and Ad-tech – What is Hot and What is Not?
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Episode 23: Getting the Balance Right – The Role of Merchants, Banks and Technology In The New Age of Digital Commerce

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Mehmet Sezgin, Founder and CEO of myGini, and former Board member of Mastercard Europe and BBVA payments executive, discusses the increasingly central role of technology providers in the newly emerging global power balance between merchants and banks.

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Episode 23: Getting the Balance Right – The Role of Merchants, Banks and Technology In The New Age of Digital Commerce
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Episode 22: The Future of Payments – Is it Coming Faster Than You Think?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, David Josephs, CEO of daVinci Payments, and former Visa and First Data executive, shares how payments are changing rapidly and how these developments will play out in the 2020 holiday spending season.

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Episode 22: The Future of Payments – Is it Coming Faster Than You Think?
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Episode 21: Fin-Tech Venture Capital – Still Open for Business?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Dan Rosen, Founder and General Partner of Commerce Ventures, an early stage VC focused on fin-tech, discusses the new investment trends in fin-tech and how Covid-19 has impacted investment decisions.

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Episode 21: Fin-Tech Venture Capital – Still Open for Business?
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Episode 20: Data and Artificial Intelligence, The Secret to Prospering in Challenging Times

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Chandra Subramanian, Executive Vice-Chairman of ORS Group, a global leader in Artificial Intelligence and Analytics, discusses how retailers use data for competitive advantage.

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Episode 20: Data and Artificial Intelligence, The Secret to Prospering in Challenging Times
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Episode 19: Are Tech and Large Company Boards Starting to Diversify?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Ron Brown, Partner at Heidrick & Struggles a leading executive search firm, discusses the state of diversity among corporate boards of directors and how things are starting to slowly change.

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Episode 19: Are Tech and Large Company Boards Starting to Diversify?
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Episode 18: Is CLO the Next Big Play in Mar-Tech?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Jeff Mankoff, Founder and Executive Chairman of vPromos, discusses how martech is helping small and large merchants use card-linked technology to grow.

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Episode 18: Is CLO the Next Big Play in Mar-Tech?
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Episode 17: Recoding Luxury Retail with CLO Tech

This week Fin-Tech Friday features Carolina Paradas, Global Affiliate Marketing Manager for Harvey Nichols, the famous luxury retailer in London, UK. She discusses how the best luxury retailers have adopted the best technology to survive and prosper in a rapidly changing consumer landscape.

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Episode 17: Recoding Luxury Retail with CLO Tech
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Episode 16: Can CLO Technology Save the Shopping Mall?

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Terry McMullen, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of OpenSparkz, discusses how shopping malls are leveraging card-linked technology to overcome the pandemic.

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Episode 16: Can CLO Technology Save the Shopping Mall?
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Episode 15: Learn How Technology is Arming FinTech Challenger Banks During the Pandemic

This week on Fin-Tech Friday, Ben MacKinnon, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Kard, shares his insights on how technology enables fin-tech challenger banks to thrive during the pandemic.

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Episode 15: Learn How Technology is Arming FinTech Challenger Banks During the Pandemic
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Episode 14: Will Technology Help Local Merchants Survive?

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Mitch Jacobs, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Fanbank, shares his insights on how small and local merchants can use card-linked technology to survive the pandemic.

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Episode 14: Will Technology Help Local Merchants Survive?
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Episode 13: Surprise – What is Coming Next in Payments

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Jasma Ghai, Vice President of Emerging Payments Innovation of Discover, shares her insights on what is coming up next in payments and fin-tech.

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Episode 13: Surprise – What is Coming Next in Payments
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Episode 12: The Power of Technology

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Ryan Wuerch, CEO and Founder of Dosh, discusses how data is used to enable consumers to buy more using card-linked offer technology.

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Episode 12: The Power of Technology
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Episode 11: The Year of New Ways to Pay

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Michael Breen, Vice President Asia Pacific Digital Solutions of Mastercard, discusses the new ways consumers are engaging in commerce during Phase 2 Recovery Stage of the pandemic.

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Episode 11: The Year of New Ways to Pay
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Episode 10: Where is Everybody Going?

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Sarah McCrary, CEO of GasBuddy, discusses how consumers are actually traveling, how often they gas up and what to expect in terms of commerce for the summer holiday season.

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Episode 10: Where is Everybody Going?
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Episode 9: Prospects for US-China X-Border Mobile Commerce

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Bo Wang, Founder and CEO of You World, shares his insights on when we can expect US, China and cross border trade to get back to normal.

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Episode 9: Prospects for US-China X-Border Mobile Commerce
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Episode 8: Will Mobile Rule the World of Shopping?

On this week's episode of Fin-Tech Friday, Erin Warren, two-time US Olympian in Luge, President of the US Luge Association and General Manager of Rakuten Card Linked Offer Network, shares her insights on what is happening in the US and around the world in mobile commerce.

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Episode 8: Will Mobile Rule the World of Shopping?
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Episode 7: Digital Engagement In the Age of Covid19

Augeo CEO and Executive Chairman Figg, David Kristal, discusses the importance of digital engagement during Covid 19.

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Episode 7: Digital Engagement In the Age of Covid19
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Episode 6: Step By Step – The 3 Stages To Global Economic Recovery

TransUnion Senior Vice President, Paul Siegfried, discusses the path to economic recovery from Covid 19.

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Episode 6: Step By Step – The 3 Stages To Global Economic Recovery
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Episode 5: If Cash is King Why Are Loyalty Points The New Super Currency?

From the US, the World's Largest Economy, FIS General Manager of Loyalty Services, Mladen Vladic, Shares Insights on How Cash is Not King During Covid 19.

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Episode 5: If Cash is King Why Are Loyalty Points The New Super Currency?
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Episode 4: Europe Ready for Rebound

From France, Europe's 3rd Largest Economy, Plebicom CEO, Gilles Nectoux, Shares Tactics on How Merchants and Banks Are Emerging From Covid 19.

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Episode 4: Europe Ready for Rebound
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Episode 3: Business Reopens – Glimmer of Hope from Asia

From Tokyo, Lu Dong, CEO and Founder of TakeMe Pay, shares his insights on how Japanese and Chinese payments and economic activity are slowly coming back to life after Covid-19.

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Episode 3: Business Reopens – Glimmer of Hope from Asia
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Episode 2: The Future of Travel and Loyalty After Covid19

This week, we have special guest Lars Holmquist, EVP Americas of Collinson Group share his insights on the future of travel and loyalty after Covid 19.

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Episode 2: The Future of Travel and Loyalty After Covid19
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Episode 1: Covid 19 – What Just Happened and Where Do We Go From Here?

Covid 19 – What Just Happened and Where Do We Go From Here?

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Episode 1: Covid 19 – What Just Happened and Where Do We Go From Here?
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