Standard Media Group empowers high-performing culture with SAP SuccessFactors

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If people are company’s greatest asset, how do you support growth and create a high-performance culture without full visibility of employee’s strengths and capabilities? Kenya’s leading multi-media houses, are mainly reliant on manual processes, paper-based processes and poor visibility over individual staff…

TNS and Kantar Media announce strategic mobile research partnership with GeoPoll in Africa

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LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 12, 2015 Global research consultancy TNS has today announced an exclusive and wide-reaching strategic partnership with GeoPoll (http://www.geopoll.com), the world’s largest mobile survey platform.  Under the multi-year agreement, TNS and sister company, Kantar Media, will join forces with GeoPoll…

Thousands of references later JUMIA continues to dominate e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire

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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 11, 2015/ — JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire (https://www.jumia.ci) undertook the relocation of its Treichville warehouse to a brand new, twice as large storage facility warehouse, in the industrial zone of Koumassi; a suburb of Abidjan. Operations at the new…

BRVM Investment Days: West Africa’s financial centre meets the London Stock Exchange

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The regional stock exchange for the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union has chosen the London Stock Exchange as the venue for the second round of “BRVM Investment Days” LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 22, 2015 The Bourse régionale des…

Judo launches educational site for m-commerce and payments

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The U.K. mobile payment provider judo has launched judoHub as a repository of content and educational broadcasts to help businesses, journalists and app developers understand and learn about m-commerce and payments. Judo said the site was inspired by the growing number of…

Airlines see mobile revenue potential

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Airlines see a potential for driving revenues from mobile payments, according to research from London-based processor WorldPay. For its “Alternative Payment and Distribution Landscape: Airlines and Alternative Payments – The Facts” report, WorldPay questioned 56 global airline carriers worldwide on their use of alternative…

Wells Fargo revamps mobile banking app for business customers

Wells Fargo revamps mobile banking app for business customers

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Back in 2007, Wells Fargo was one of the first banks to offer mobile banking apps to business customers. Now, according to American Banker, the bank is updating its offering, creating a browser-based, mobile-optimized CEO Mobile site. The site was built in-house in HTML5,…

Dining mobile solutions provider Punchh raises $3M for expansion

Dining mobile solutions provider Punchh raises $3M for expansion

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Punchh, a mobile solutions provider for the restaurant industry, said it has raised $3 million in venture capital funding to fuel its ongoing expansion. Punchh is a one-stop shop mobile solution for restaurants that delivers branded mobile apps for games, gift cards,…

Braintree celebrates new milestone by signing more European merchants

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Payment gateway provider Braintree has reached a new milestone and continues to add high profile online merchants to its stable of clients. The company announced it is now processing $10 billion in payments annually. Additionally, according to a news release, it has…