EMEA Daily: Amazon acquires Cloostermans

Today, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Amazon has acquired Belgian robotics company Cloostermans and Wise Platform has launched a new solution to help banks enable their customers to receive SWIFT transfers.

Roger Federer-backed running shoe brand launches resale site in Green Push

Seeking to boost its sustainability and reach new customers, Swiss footwear and sportswear brand On, backed by tennis star Roger Federer, has launched a resale site called Onward.

The new site will buy and sell second-hand shoes and do the same with second-hand clothes by the end of the year, according to a report by Bloomberg published on Friday (September 9).

Amazon acquires Belgian warehouse automation company Cloostermans

In a bid to make its workplaces “safer, simpler and more productive”, Amazon has signed a deal to acquire Belgian “mechatronics” company Cloostermans.

Cloostermans’ technology is already being used in Amazon facilities to move pallets and bins and to package products for delivery. With this acquisition, Amazon will be able to more quickly deploy solutions like these to its workplaces, the company said in a press release.

Fly Now Pay Later Select receipt for collections and recovery

Received Debt Collection Platform has been selected by Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Fly Now Pay Later Airline for its collection and collection management solution.

Jasper Dykes, CEO of Fly Now Pay Later, said the solution will help the company “deliver an enhanced payment collection experience to our customers”, adding that “our team and our customers will benefit from the maximum flexibility and control to receive”.

Wise Platform brings SWIFT transfers to neobanks

Wise Platform, the enterprise-facing arm of cross-border payments company Wise, on Friday (September 9th) announced the launch of its new SWIFT Receive service, which will enable Wise’s client institutions to facilitate cross-border payments, even if their bank is not connected. to SWIFT.

The new service should be welcomed by neobanks that are not connected to the SWIFT network due to the time and resources required to establish a connection, Wise said on its website.

With this new service, Wise will make it easier for neobanks to connect and enable their customers to efficiently and securely receive international payments via SWIFT using their existing account details.

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