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Mobile Payments Startup Square Discusses Possible Sale

With losses widening and cash shrinking, representatives of mobile-payments startup Square Inc. have discussed a possible sale to several deeper-pocketed rivals, according to people familiar with the matter. Google Inc. discussed a possible acquisition of Square...

Starbucks and the Art of Persuasion

“Consumers, like employees, can only handle one adjacency at a time. No more. I can’t learn two things at once,” says Todd Ablowitz, a payments consultant who is president of Double Diamond Group. “If you give people too much too soon, they...