Business Sep 11, 2018

Japan Post to accept cashless payments by time of Tokyo Olympics

Japan Post Co. plans to accept cashless payments for postcards and parcel deliveries at its post offices by early 2020. Currently, customers can purchase postcards and pay parcel delivery fees at post offices with only cash or stamps, while post offices in many other countries ...

Japan's tourism trade embraces portable credit card terminals

National Dec 7, 2017

Japan's tourism trade embraces portable credit card terminals

Restaurants, souvenir shops and even temples and shrines are hoping to cater to foreign guests with an international custom yet to be fully adopted in Japan: letting customers pay their bills with credit cards at portable terminals instead of paying at cash registers. As the ...

Business Oct 14, 2017

Under pressure from Congress, IRS suspends Equifax contract

The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a massive data beach. The IRS had contracted with Equifax to validate ...