Many businesses may keep the cash-free model they started in the pandemic

May 21, 2021
The pandemic has accelerated the cashless trend, according to the electronic payments company Square.
According to one expert, we were headed towards cashless businesses anyways. The pandemic got us there three years quicker.
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How we pay for things is changing, and payment companies are merging to adapt

May 28, 2019
Major payment processing companies are also trying to fend up competition from tech newcomers like Square.
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Square offers small-business loans

Mar 25, 2016
The payments company is venturing into an activity some see as risky.
Square CEO Jack Dorsey demonstrates the Square payment system Congressman Dave Camp and Senator Max Baucus while touring the Square headquarters on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California. 
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Square goes public for less than expected

Nov 19, 2015
Square Inc.'s IPO valuation is lower than expected.

Square IPO: Is now the right time?

Oct 15, 2015
Jack Dorsey's payment company may be facing an uphill battle in the market.

Political campaigns fav donations via Twitter

Sep 15, 2015
A collaboration with Square allows campaign contributions directly from tweets.

Jack Dorsey: Twitter co-founder, Square CEO, punk

Dorsey founded two multi-billion dollar businesses ... and he isn't 40 yet.

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Square creates new online, mobile marketplace

Jun 27, 2013
Square, which makes little plastic blocks that plug into phones and tablets for credit card swiping, is launching Square Market, a new online space for retailers to set up digital storefronts.

Buying coffee, and giving up some privacy

Aug 9, 2012
The new deal between Starbucks and Square signals a new era of baristas knowing who you are before you enter the store.

Is Starbucks moving toward a cashless future?

Aug 8, 2012
Mobile payment firm Square will begin processing all credit and debit transactions at Starbucks. Could it signal the beginning of the end of cash?