PayPal rival Adyen expands to Canada and picks up new customers including Adidas, Dollar Shave Club

Adyen, the Dutch firm that processes payments for the likes of Facebook and Uber, has expanded to Canada and signed up a host of new firms to its client roster. The company announced Tuesday that it has added Adidas, Dollar Shave Club, Busbud and Canada Goose to its line-up of customers as part of its Canada expansion. The move marks a direct competitive challenge to rival payment processors PayPal, Worldpay and Ingenico, which all have a presence in the country. Traders gushed over Adyen’s stoc


Adyen, the Dutch firm that processes payments for the likes of Facebook and Uber, has expanded to Canada and signed up a host of new firms to its client roster. The company announced Tuesday that it has added Adidas, Dollar Shave Club, Busbud and Canada Goose to its line-up of customers as part of its Canada expansion. The move marks a direct competitive challenge to rival payment processors PayPal, Worldpay and Ingenico, which all have a presence in the country. Traders gushed over Adyen’s stoc
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PayPal rival Adyen expands to Canada and picks up new customers including Adidas, Dollar Shave Club

Adyen, the Dutch firm that processes payments for the likes of Facebook and Uber, has expanded to Canada and signed up a host of new firms to its client roster.

The company announced Tuesday that it has added Adidas, Dollar Shave Club, Busbud and Canada Goose to its line-up of customers as part of its Canada expansion.

The move marks a direct competitive challenge to rival payment processors PayPal, Worldpay and Ingenico, which all have a presence in the country.

Adyen claims its payment solutions — which span online, mobile and in-store — provide a smooth transaction experience for merchants, because they only have to interact with Adyen and not any third party suppliers.

The company offers merchants end-to-end payment infrastructure connecting them with Visa, Mastercard, American Express and others, as well as support for mobile wallet services including Alibaba’s Alipay, Apple’s Apple Pay and Alphabet’s Google Pay.

“Eliminating boundaries across channels and geographies will help our customers expand within Canada and as they grow abroad,” Kamran Zaki, president of Adyen’s North American unit, said in a statement Tuesday. “In addition, Canada is now easily accessible for businesses from other countries.”

Traders gushed over Adyen’s stock market debut earlier this year, with shares of the company nearly doubling in value on the day. Its stock price is currently up more than 18 percent since its Amsterdam float.

The company garnered much attention prior to its initial public offering when it was chosen by eBay to be the e-commerce’s main payment processor, taking over from PayPal. Adyen will process most of eBay’s payments from 2021 onward.

Adyen has been a profitable company since 2011 — five years after it was founded — an unusual phenomenon in both the financial technology industry and the broader tech sector as a whole.

The firm, which is currently valued at $15.9 billion, recently posted first-half net profit of 48.2 million euros ($54.7 million), up 75 percent from the previous year.

One of Adyen’s fiercest rivals, Stripe, last month said it had upped its valuation to $20 billion after a $245 million capital injection led by Tiger Global. Much speculation has been made about a potential IPO for the firm, but it has consistently ruled out plans to do so.


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Procter & Gamble is testing 3D printed Gillette razors

“Earlier this year we introduced a range of new razor products and declared that ‘one size’ does not fit all men when it comes to razors,” he said in an online statement. “The Razor Maker pilot furthers our commitment to place power in the hands of consumers,” he added. P&G is competing against newer rivals such as Dollar Shave Club, the subscription company bought by Unilever for a reported $1 billion in 2016. In May 2017, Gillette launched its own on-demand service and earlier this year expand


“Earlier this year we introduced a range of new razor products and declared that ‘one size’ does not fit all men when it comes to razors,” he said in an online statement. “The Razor Maker pilot furthers our commitment to place power in the hands of consumers,” he added. P&G is competing against newer rivals such as Dollar Shave Club, the subscription company bought by Unilever for a reported $1 billion in 2016. In May 2017, Gillette launched its own on-demand service and earlier this year expand
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Procter & Gamble is testing 3D printed Gillette razors

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Gillette has used the slogan “The Best A Man Can Get,” since 1989, and guys now want razors more tailored to their needs, according to P&G’s director for Gillette and Venus North America, Pankaj Bhalla. “Earlier this year we introduced a range of new razor products and declared that ‘one size’ does not fit all men when it comes to razors,” he said in an online statement. “The Razor Maker pilot furthers our commitment to place power in the hands of consumers,” he added.

P&G is competing against newer rivals such as Dollar Shave Club, the subscription company bought by Unilever for a reported $1 billion in 2016. In May 2017, Gillette launched its own on-demand service and earlier this year expanded it so that people can add photos and text to their razor handles.

On Tuesday, P&G was told it is now exempt from the 25 percent U.S. tariff levied on the steel it imports from Japan and Sweden for razor blades, nearly four months after its rival Edgewell Personal Care, which makes Wilkinson Sword and Schick blades, got a similar exemption.

Both manufacturers said they needed to go overseas for steel suppliers, because U.S. producers cannot supply steel of a high enough grade, according to a Reuters report.


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Forget Amazon and Apple, smaller companies are the real disruptors, says top media exec

It’s been a year since Amazon bought Whole Foods in a $13.7 billion deal that sent tremors through the grocery industry. But while Amazon – and Apple – are major disruptors to business and marketing, it’s the smaller companies which will shake things up now, according to Wenda Harris Millard, vice chair of advisory firm MediaLink. “I think the real disruptors in many, many ways are … the Dollar Shave Clubs of the world, the Kind Bars, the Red Bulls,” Harris Millard told CNBC at the Cannes Lions


It’s been a year since Amazon bought Whole Foods in a $13.7 billion deal that sent tremors through the grocery industry. But while Amazon – and Apple – are major disruptors to business and marketing, it’s the smaller companies which will shake things up now, according to Wenda Harris Millard, vice chair of advisory firm MediaLink. “I think the real disruptors in many, many ways are … the Dollar Shave Clubs of the world, the Kind Bars, the Red Bulls,” Harris Millard told CNBC at the Cannes Lions
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Forget Amazon and Apple, smaller companies are the real disruptors, says top media exec

It’s been a year since Amazon bought Whole Foods in a $13.7 billion deal that sent tremors through the grocery industry.

But while Amazon – and Apple – are major disruptors to business and marketing, it’s the smaller companies which will shake things up now, according to Wenda Harris Millard, vice chair of advisory firm MediaLink.

“I think the real disruptors in many, many ways are … the Dollar Shave Clubs of the world, the Kind Bars, the Red Bulls,” Harris Millard told CNBC at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France this week.

“Those to me are shaking the (marketing) industry to the core. In addition to some of those big, big players, but … they are to be contended with.” Unilever bought razor subscription business Dollar Shave Club in a $1 billion deal in 2016, while Mars bought a stake in nut bar Kind in November.


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One quick way to shave $1,000 off your student loan tab

If you pay an extra $25 a month:You’ll pay off your student loan one year earlier and save $1,417.61 in interest. To get a more specific picture, Sallie Mae’s accrued interest calculator can help estimate how much you can save depending on your loan balance and interest rate. And before beefing up a payment, make sure you understand the type of loan and your repayment options. You should also specify that those extra funds get applied to the principal of the loan and not to future interest payme


If you pay an extra $25 a month:You’ll pay off your student loan one year earlier and save $1,417.61 in interest. To get a more specific picture, Sallie Mae’s accrued interest calculator can help estimate how much you can save depending on your loan balance and interest rate. And before beefing up a payment, make sure you understand the type of loan and your repayment options. You should also specify that those extra funds get applied to the principal of the loan and not to future interest payme
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One quick way to shave $1,000 off your student loan tab

Although that debt burden — plus interest — is overwhelming by any measure, it can be particularly devastating for young adults getting their first taste of financial freedom.

But there is a way to cushion the blow.

Paying a little more than the minimum payment each month — by even $25 — will reduce your loan faster, and you’ll owe less interest, according to Antoine Oakley, a spokesman for lender Sallie Mae.

“Every little bit helps,” he said.

For example, take an average loan balance of $30,000, an interest rate of 8 percent and a repayment term of 10 years (this illustration simplifies what is usually a mix of multiple loans, which can be federal and private with various terms):

If you pay your amount due every month:

You’ll make 120 monthly payments of $363.98

You’ll pay off your student loan in 10 years and cough up a total of $43,677.60.

If you pay an extra $25 a month:

You’ll pay off your student loan one year earlier and save $1,417.61 in interest.

To get a more specific picture, Sallie Mae’s accrued interest calculator can help estimate how much you can save depending on your loan balance and interest rate. Other lenders have similar tools.

But you don’t need to make an extra payment every single month to make a difference — you can do it every once in a while, or whenever your budget allows (think of applying birthday cash or bonuses).

And before beefing up a payment, make sure you understand the type of loan and your repayment options. You should also specify that those extra funds get applied to the principal of the loan and not to future interest payments. (However, if you have unpaid fees, the money must be applied there first.)

Finally, make those payments automatic. An automatic-payment program will decrease your chances of missing a month and may come with the added perk of an interest rate deduction on your loan — further decreasing your liability in the long run.

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Father’s Day gifts for under 100 dollars

For fathers in search of a clean shave, Vaccariello told CNBC the Whiskey Shave set from Portland General Store will make a great gift for $30. She said it’s one of the store’s best-selling products. “It’s made from sea minerals and it’s got a woodsy, whiskey scent,” the editor told “On the Money” recently. If your Dad is handy and looking for a way to store his tools —and you’re willing to spend $80—Vaccariello liked the Trusco toolbox. And if you’re looking for a fun project to build together


For fathers in search of a clean shave, Vaccariello told CNBC the Whiskey Shave set from Portland General Store will make a great gift for $30. She said it’s one of the store’s best-selling products. “It’s made from sea minerals and it’s got a woodsy, whiskey scent,” the editor told “On the Money” recently. If your Dad is handy and looking for a way to store his tools —and you’re willing to spend $80—Vaccariello liked the Trusco toolbox. And if you’re looking for a fun project to build together
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Father's Day gifts for under 100 dollars

For fathers in search of a clean shave, Vaccariello told CNBC the Whiskey Shave set from Portland General Store will make a great gift for $30.

She said it’s one of the store’s best-selling products.

“It’s made from sea minerals and it’s got a woodsy, whiskey scent,” the editor told “On the Money” recently.

If your Dad is handy and looking for a way to store his tools —and you’re willing to spend $80—Vaccariello liked the Trusco toolbox.

“It’s a Japanese toolbox and it’s got this extra special enameled steel,” she said, adding that the box comes with “a unique hinged lid and removable sections so you can organize it the way you want.”

And if you’re looking for a fun project to build together with the kids, Vacarriello said the YouTube channel “What Do We Do All Day” has some great offerings.


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Nordstrom’s first NYC store offers cocktails, anytime pick up — even a shave

At a time when many retailers are shuttering stores, Nordstrom is opening its first-ever Manhattan location aiming to woo online shoppers away from their keyboards with a combination of cocktails, custom products and convenience. The men’s store, which will welcome its first customers Thursday, is located across the street from the site that will be home to a Nordstrom women’s store opening in the fall of 2019. The in-person experience will be a change for New York, Nordstrom’s largest market fo


At a time when many retailers are shuttering stores, Nordstrom is opening its first-ever Manhattan location aiming to woo online shoppers away from their keyboards with a combination of cocktails, custom products and convenience. The men’s store, which will welcome its first customers Thursday, is located across the street from the site that will be home to a Nordstrom women’s store opening in the fall of 2019. The in-person experience will be a change for New York, Nordstrom’s largest market fo
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Nordstrom's first NYC store offers cocktails, anytime pick up — even a shave

At a time when many retailers are shuttering stores, Nordstrom is opening its first-ever Manhattan location aiming to woo online shoppers away from their keyboards with a combination of cocktails, custom products and convenience.

The men’s store, which will welcome its first customers Thursday, is located across the street from the site that will be home to a Nordstrom women’s store opening in the fall of 2019.

The in-person experience will be a change for New York, Nordstrom’s largest market for online sales. It could provide a snapshot of the types of experiences that can entice shoppers now accustomed to browsing on computer screens to visit an actual store.


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3 things Dollar Shave Club’s CEO learned about success from studying improv

When creating a new business, it’s common to draw on skills learned from past experiences. For Michael Dubin, CEO of Dollar Shave Club, that past experience came from studying improv comedy. Dubin founded the subscription business from his apartment in 2012, selling razors online for $1 each after taking night classes in improvisation with the Upright Citizens Brigade, an improv theatre and training center. In 2016, he sold the company to consumer goods giant Unilever for $1 billion. At the Icon


When creating a new business, it’s common to draw on skills learned from past experiences. For Michael Dubin, CEO of Dollar Shave Club, that past experience came from studying improv comedy. Dubin founded the subscription business from his apartment in 2012, selling razors online for $1 each after taking night classes in improvisation with the Upright Citizens Brigade, an improv theatre and training center. In 2016, he sold the company to consumer goods giant Unilever for $1 billion. At the Icon
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3 things Dollar Shave Club's CEO learned about success from studying improv

When creating a new business, it’s common to draw on skills learned from past experiences. For Michael Dubin, CEO of Dollar Shave Club, that past experience came from studying improv comedy.

Dubin founded the subscription business from his apartment in 2012, selling razors online for $1 each after taking night classes in improvisation with the Upright Citizens Brigade, an improv theatre and training center. In 2016, he sold the company to consumer goods giant Unilever for $1 billion.

At the Iconic Tour in Los Angeles, Dubin relays the three key strategies he learned about success from practicing improv comedy:


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Dollar Shave Club’s Dubin told he would ‘never amount to anything’

Here’s a lesson for budding entrepreneurs: don’t believe everything they tell you in high school. When Michael Dubin, the founder of Dollar Shave Club, was at his local public high school, he didn’t always get encouraging reports. “He started out at the local public high school. “I don’t think anybody would have called me a great student, per se,” Michael Dubin told “The Brave Ones.” After working in digital marketing and brand development, and taking night classes in improvisation, Dubin founde


Here’s a lesson for budding entrepreneurs: don’t believe everything they tell you in high school. When Michael Dubin, the founder of Dollar Shave Club, was at his local public high school, he didn’t always get encouraging reports. “He started out at the local public high school. “I don’t think anybody would have called me a great student, per se,” Michael Dubin told “The Brave Ones.” After working in digital marketing and brand development, and taking night classes in improvisation, Dubin founde
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Dollar Shave Club's Dubin told he would ‘never amount to anything’

Here’s a lesson for budding entrepreneurs: don’t believe everything they tell you in high school.

When Michael Dubin, the founder of Dollar Shave Club, was at his local public high school, he didn’t always get encouraging reports.

His mother Nancy Dubin revealed to CNBC’s show The Brave Ones that teachers were unimpressed with his attempts to entertain fellow pupils.

“He started out at the local public high school. And it wasn’t the first time that reports were sent home that he was the class clown. That he’s never gonna amount to anything was one of the… the conferences we went to,” she said.

“If things interested him, he was a fabulous student. If it was a subject that … didn’t interest him at all, he was probably a terrible student,” she added.

“I don’t think anybody would have called me a great student, per se,” Michael Dubin told “The Brave Ones.”

After working in digital marketing and brand development, and taking night classes in improvisation, Dubin founded subscription business Dollar Shave Club from his apartment in 2012, selling razors online for $1 each. He then sold it to consumer goods giant Unilever for $1 billion in 2016.

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Neil Diamond was my childhood idol: Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin

Neil Diamond has been performing since 1966 and now he has a new number one fan. Michael Dubin, founder of the Dollar Shave Club, revealed to CNBC’s “The Brave Ones” that Diamond was his childhood idol. When questioned about career ambitions as a youngster, Dubin responded: “Be a businessman.” But when asked who his childhood idol was, he said: “Well, certainly Neil Diamond.”


Neil Diamond has been performing since 1966 and now he has a new number one fan. Michael Dubin, founder of the Dollar Shave Club, revealed to CNBC’s “The Brave Ones” that Diamond was his childhood idol. When questioned about career ambitions as a youngster, Dubin responded: “Be a businessman.” But when asked who his childhood idol was, he said: “Well, certainly Neil Diamond.”
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Neil Diamond was my childhood idol: Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin

Neil Diamond has been performing since 1966 and now he has a new number one fan.

Michael Dubin, founder of the Dollar Shave Club, revealed to CNBC’s “The Brave Ones” that Diamond was his childhood idol.

When questioned about career ambitions as a youngster, Dubin responded: “Be a businessman.” But when asked who his childhood idol was, he said: “Well, certainly Neil Diamond.”


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