Partnerships
 
UMB Bank and DC Offer New Rewards Credit Card in Time for NY Comic Con
The brand behind Batman and Superman has partnered with UMB Bank to offer consumers a rewards card for its fans. “The DC Power Visa Credit Card offers competitive rewards on entertainment spending with 3X points per dollar on popular entertainment categories: movie theaters, streaming services, digital media (such as books, movies, and music), and cable and internet bills. Plus earn 2X points per dollar on dining and gas and 1X points per dollar everywhere else Visa is accepted.”
 
Customer Experience
 
Amazon Go Cashierless Store Technology Could Be Coming to Airports and Movie Theaters
The e-commerce giant “is reportedly eyeing other ways to get people to experience its cashierless technology, possibly through third-party licensing and implementation at airports, movie theaters, and maybe even baseball stadiums. According to a report Monday by CNBC, people familiar with Amazon’s intentions say that the tech giant is in talks to bring its Go technology to CIBO Express retail locations at airports and to Regal Cinemas theater locations.”
 
The Biggest Mall Owner in the United States Is Going Online
Simon Property Group is launching an e-commerce site for deal-seekers. “Simon said shoppers will want to visit the website to find discounted merchandise online from numerous brands in one trip. It says its outlet centers are often further away for customers to reach in a pinch. However, Simon also has said it doesn’t expect this new website will cannibalize its bricks-and-mortar business.”
 
How New Tech Is Helping Restaurants Handle Food Allergens
Fourth now offers a software-as-service solution for reporting food allergens to diners. “Consumers are used to seeing nutritional and allergen information on food and beverage packaging and expect the same when they eat out. Whether the information is presented on the restaurant’s menu, website, app, or another easily accessible source, it has to be accurate. Fourth’s recipe and menu engineering solutions, paired with its nutrition and menu publishing capabilities, provide tools to keep restaurants compliant and guests safe.”
 
Data
 
DoorDash Investigating Data Breach that May Affect Nearly 5 Million
The delivery service has stated that it is looking into a breach that may have affected 4.9 million consumers, drivers, and businesses. The company said in a statement, “We were subsequently able to determine that an unauthorized third party accessed some DoorDash user data on May 4, 2019. We took immediate steps to block further access by the unauthorized third party and to enhance security across our platform.”

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