Japan points program to mitigate consumption fall ends Tuesday

Business Jun 30, 2020

Japan points program to mitigate consumption fall ends Tuesday

The government's shopping point reward program for promoting cashless payments, which appears to have had only a limited impact on consumption, is ending Tuesday. The program was introduced last year to mitigate the impact on spending of the October consumption tax hike from 8 percent ...

Apple and Goldman Sachs roll out virtual credit card

Business / Corporate Aug 9, 2019

Apple and Goldman Sachs roll out virtual credit card

Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. rolled out a virtual credit card on Tuesday, which will help the iPhone-maker diversify from device sales and also build out the Wall Street bank's new consumer business. With the card, Apple aims to draw in iPhone owners ...