DoorDash lets users order with Google

Today, in the connected economy, DoorDash is launching an integration with Google, while rival Grubhub is forming a partnership with 15-minute grocery service Buyk. Additionally, Revolut is unveiling a travel tool that lets consumers book hotel stays now and pay when they arrive, and Flywire and Adapt IT Education are teaming up to help students in South Africa make cross-border education payments.

DoorDash integrates with Google to offer frictionless ordering and payment

DoorDash integrates its Storefront online ordering product with Order with Google, allowing customers to order directly through Search and Maps. “Customers are already searching Google to learn more about a restaurant, and this integration helps restaurants grow their online business even further by streamlining the ordering experience,” said Tom Pickett, Chief Revenue Officer of DoorDash.

Grubhub will launch 15-minute grocery delivery with Buyk

Grubhub is entering the super-fast grocery space, forming a partnership with fast-delivery grocery startup Buyk that will make Buyk’s offerings available on Grubhub’s marketplace. “This partnership will make Grubhub Marketplace a one-stop-shop for restaurants, convenience items, and grocery supplies, driving more customer loyalty and helping drive even more orders to all of our partner restaurants and merchants,” said the director. of Grubhub’s growth and new verticals. Kyle Goings. The companies said the partnership will be available in parts of New York and Chicago in the coming weeks, with orders fulfilled through Buyk’s network of drivers.

Revolut lets users book trips now, pay later

Financial super app Revolut has unveiled a tool for its Stays travel product. Revolut Stays will now allow customers in the UK and European Economic Area to make a reservation through the company’s app, with the option to pay on arrival for their stay with their Revolut Card or set their invoice in advance at time of booking.

Flywire and Adapt IT digitize international payments for education in South Africa

Global payments platform Flywire Corporation has integrated with Adapt IT Education to digitize cross-border education payments for students in South Africa. The companies said that customers who integrate directly with Adapt IT’s ITS Integrator student management system will see better operational efficiency and less administrative burden related to international tuition payments.

BigCommerce Ecommerce Platform, Digital River Team on All-in-One Cross-Border Commerce Solution

The Open Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) e-commerce platform BigCommerce integrates with Digital River, which works in global commerce, to offer a commerce solution for mid-sized to enterprise merchants. The solution will manage payments, tax, fraud and compliance, simplify cross-border selling and aid in global expansion. Additionally, merchants can integrate with Digital River’s Merchant of Record business model to reduce risk and capitalize on conversions through localized payments, allowing merchants to access new markets and profit faster from cross-border sales more. easy.



On: Forty-two percent of US consumers are more likely to open accounts with financial institutions that facilitate automatic sharing of their bank details upon sign-up. The PYMNTS study Account opening and loan management in the digital environmentsurveyed 2,300 consumers to explore how FIs can leverage open banking to engage customers and create a better account opening experience.

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