Tag Archives: financial services

Universal Robots release cobots

Media Release 12 February, 2020 Universal Robots launches Financial Services Leasing Programme in collaboration with DLL Universal Robots (UR), the most trusted and widely-deployed collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturer in the world, has launched its new cobot leasing programme in collaboration with DLL, a global vendor finance company. The new partnership …

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ARA pushes for streamlining payment options

The Australian Retailers Association has released its submission to the draft report of the Productivity Commission (PC) inquiry into competition in the financial system, advocating for payment reform to promote a more competitive, lower-cost payments system. ARA Executive Director Russell Zimmerman says key issues for retailers already struggling with high …

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Cryptocurrency availability expands in newsagencies

In the latest move signalling that cryptocurrency has gone mainstream, customers can now purchase Bitcoin and Ethereum from more than 1,200 newsagencies around Australia. While this has been possible since mid-2016 for buying Bitcoin, leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin.com.au has added Ethereum to the mix, making it considerably easier for anyone …

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BP collaborates with Western Union on money transfers

In a new partnership with BP in Australia, Western Union services will be enabled through the financial-services company’s mobile app in 302 BP stores nationwide (including 150 with digital kiosks), allowing customers to conduct international money transfers at these sites. Western Union Asia Pacific General Manager Molly Shea says the …

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