updated - April 14, 2021 Wednesday EDT
The Swatch Group Ltd. has announced in a press release that Swatch SA has signed an agreement with Visa, Inc. and Visa Europe about a partnership. The partnership will allow Visa cardholders in the U.S., Switzerland and Brazil the ability to tap and pay with Swatch’s new “pay-by-the-wrist” watch called Swatch Bellamy.
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has announced in a press release published in PR Newswire that they have partnered with DoorDash, a company that offers on-demand delivery. The partnership allows KFC to deliver its food to customers in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and Orange County.
Energy Recovery, Inc., the leader in pressure energy technology for industrial fluid flows, has announced in a press release that it has signed a 15-year deal Schlumberger Technology Corporation. The deal involves Schlumberger having exclusive rights to Energy Recovery’s VorTeq hydraulic pumping system.
Oprah Winfrey has bought newly issued shares, which represents 10 percent of the outstanding shares of Weight Watchers International, Inc. and has an option to acquire an additional five percent of the newly diluted shares, according to a press release issued by Weight Watchers. The acquisition is part of groundbreaking partnership between Winfrey and Weight Watchers to inspire people around the world to lead a healthier and more fulfilling life.
Lyft has announced in a blog post that it will be partnering with Shell Fuel Rewards and Hertz, a U.S. car rental company. The two partnerships will significantly reduce the amount that Lyft drivers will pay for gas at participating Shell stations, and allow people to become Lyft drivers even without a car through renting one with Hertz.
Stripe, Inc., a payments processing company has just launched Relay, a new API that enables Stripe users to sell products across an expansive and expanding network of popular mediums, according to a blog post Stripe’s Blog.
Netflix, Inc. has announced that it has partnered with SoftBank Corp., Japan’s leading mobile provider, to exclusively offer a fully integrated Netflix experience, including billing, according to a press release issued by Netflix.