The Canadian service promotes financial literacy with a learn-by-doing approach. Will it catch on when other apps let kids play games instead?

Users reported the app’s automatic savings algorithm removed money from checking accounts, resulting in overdraft fees.

Kohl’s makes a move to attract holiday shoppers: The retailer is expanding same-day in-store pickup options to all locations, but the move likely won’t be enough to reverse its slide.

American Eagle’s logistics business is about to take off: The retailer officially launched its nationwide delivery service this week as it looks to take on Amazon.

Marqeta reported a 53% YoY increase in total processing volume in Q2. Outgoing CEO Jason Gardner outlined growth plans for H2.

Meta’s brand safety issues persist: The social media giant can’t get a handle on hateful content at a time when ad spend is declining.

More than anything else, cash-back credit card customers want security and control. Free identity theft insurance and Social Security number monitoring are by far the most valued features among potential users of these cards in the US. These consumers also look for ease of earning and redeeming rewards.

On today's episode, we discuss the most interesting thing about Amazon's recent performance, how its ad business is fairing, and why the retail giant bought a robotics company. "In Other News," we talk about why Facebook is moving away from live shopping and what to make of the new Nike Style store. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Andrew Lipsman.

Consumers prioritize dining out: They are more likely to pull back on other purchases such as new clothes, travel, and gym memberships before they reduce their restaurant spending.

Foxconn shifts from smartphones to tractors: The iPhone maker’s deft moves led to strong Q2 profits. Now, as demand changes, it positions itself to weather uncertainty with a diverse manufacturing base.

Oscar Health halts new deals on IT platform for 18 months: Oscar hit a snag with its Health First deal and is directing focus there. Its insurtech peers face troubles, too.

The sleep digital therapy market is very much awake: We unpack ResMed’s acquisition of mementor’s sleep app and detail what’s new in the DTx market for sleep-based therapies.

Lighter glasses = more VR time? Nvidia and Stanford researchers developed lightweight VR glasses to replace heavy headsets. Will this mean we can spend our lives in the metaverse?

Spotify eyes concert ticket partnerships: The company is testing a service that lets users buy tickets without leaving its music app.

Ferragamo wants to reach Gen Z and younger millennial consumers: That’s why the luxury brand is partnering with Farfetch to upgrade its ecommerce and omnichannel capabilities.

Can’t afford a picnic: Microsoft cut contractors, laid off an entire division, and tightened its expense belt. Between gloomy cloud forecasts and regulations, things could get tougher for Big Tech.

Our Retail Reimagined podcast team talked connected fitness this week. Here are the highlights.