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Square Gives Businesses New Appointments App

Square Gives Businesses New Appointments App

Square announced the launch of an appointments app for businesses, aptly called Square Appointments. The company first launched its appointment management tool a little over a year ago. “Difficulties with juggling schedules is a pain point we hear a lot from salons, barber shops, health and wellness providers, and other service professionals,” Square says. “That’s why we designed Square Appointments, …

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Square Reportedly Files for IPO

Square Reportedly Files for IPO

Has payments company Square secretly filed to go public? That’s the word from Bloomberg, which quotes the ubiquitous sources familiar with the matter. Square was said to be gearing up for this for the past few months, with reports last month indicating the move was imminent. In reality, talks about a Square IPO have been floating around for years. Square’s …

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Square Launches Dashboard Analytics App For iOS

Square Launches Dashboard Analytics App For iOS

Square just released a new Dashboard app aimed at making it easier for businesses to make decisions from their mobile devices based on data. The app has been in beta, but is now available to all. “During our beta program, sellers using the app opened it 12 times per day, on average; that’s more than once an hour during a …

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Square Officially Launches Its Payroll Service

Square Officially Launches Its Payroll Service

Square has just announced another tool for small businesses – but instead of dealing with how they get paid, it’s looking to help with how they pay their employees. Square has officially launched Square Payroll. Currently, the service is available to anyone in California – and Square says it’s looking to expand into more states soon. The company first began …

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It Looks Like Jack Dorsey Has a Big Decision to Make

It Looks Like Jack Dorsey Has a Big Decision to Make

Last week, Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo would be stepping down, surprising no one. Costolo’s last day is June 30, and on July 1 co-founder Jack Dorsey will take the reigns – on an interim basis. But is it really just interim? Does Jack Dorsey want to be the CEO of Twitter? Will Twitter drop the interim title pretty …

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Magic Johnson To Join Square’s Board of Directors

Magic Johnson To Join Square’s Board of Directors

It’s been an interesting week for Square. Not long after it announced its new reader, which will feature Apple Pay, news came out that CEO Jack Dorsey is to take over the helm (on a supposedly interim basis) at Twitter, which he co-founded, as CEO Dick Costolo steps down. There has been speculation that Dorsey will take on the Twitter …

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Apple Pay Gets Discover, Square, UK Launch [WWDC]

As you may know, Apple unveiled iOS 9 today, and that includes some updates to Apple Pay. For one, Discover will come on board starting in the fall, at which point Apple Pay will work with all major credit card networks. Also coming on board is Square, which will launch a new reader that accepts Apple Pay. Next month, Apple …

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Square Gives Small Businesses Attractive New Email Marketing Option

Square just announced a new service that might make email marketing service providers a little nervous. It’s called Square Marketing, and comes with an email marketing solution for small businesses, who use Square for payments. It’s unclear exactly how many active merchants Square has under its belt, but according to stats the company released late last year, its merchants make …

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Square Cash Gets Business-Friendly With ‘$Cashtags’

Square announced the launch of Square Cash for businesses in the U.S. Until now, the product has only been available to individuals. The company appears to be trying to kill checks, and so far, it’s made a pretty big splash in peer-to-peer payments. Square Cash only launched in late 2013, and it is already processing over a billion dollars a …

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Square Sellers Recently Brought In $100 Million In One Day

Square achieved a big milestone, announcing that its sellers made $100,000,000 in sales in one day. The company is sharing a set of infographics looking at the sellers who made this up: The big day was Friday 12/5. Last month, Square introduced gift cards for its sellers, which could be helping holiday sales. The company plans to support Apple Pay …

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Square Launches Caviar App For iOS

Back in August, Square announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based food delivery service Caviar. Now the company has launched a new iOS app for it. Dishes from your city's best restaurants, now at your fingertips. Introducing the Caviar app: http://t.co/4ogTKScgkt pic.twitter.com/ASqR9bk5lt — Caviar (@TryCaviar) December 4, 2014 A post on the Caviar blog says: Enjoying dishes from your city’s best …

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Dorsey: Square To Support Apple Pay Next Year

Square indicated in September that Square Register would eventually support Apple Pay, which officially launched last month. Founder Jack Dorsey reaffirmed Square’s support for the product in a CNN interview. Here’s a snippet from the article: Apple Pay and Square have generally been viewed as competitors in the mobile payment space, but Dorsey doesn’t see it that way. “We’re not …

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