Square’s Online Store Opens up to Large Sellers With New Developer Tools

Square's Online Store: Seamless integration with Square Point of Sale helps keep in-person and online business in sync.

Square’s efforts to attract large sellers to its platform are gaining traction based on its latest quarterly earnings report. The company says that its mid-market sellers grew by 43 percent annually, twice its total Gross Payment Volume (GPV) growth. To further that momentum, Square is launching a developer API giving these merchants access to not… Continue reading Square’s Online Store Opens up to Large Sellers With New Developer Tools

Square Banks on Developer Platform to Woo Larger Sellers in March Upmarket

“The journey is one of peaks and valleys,” Carl Perry remarked, describing in a cautiously optimistic tone the progress made with the developer program he manages at Square. For more than six years, the commerce company has gradually opened more of itself up to third-party developers in a bid to bring its experience to more… Continue reading Square Banks on Developer Platform to Woo Larger Sellers in March Upmarket

Square’s Bitcoin Efforts Generate $34 Million in Revenue, But Doubt Remains

Square's peer-to-peer Cash app supports the trading of Bitcoin. Photo credit: Square

Square announced the results (PDF) of its first-quarter 2018 earnings, and for the most part, it was pretty routine. But one thing that did stand out was the revenue that was generated from Bitcoin: $34 million. This was the first time the company revealed the figure, given the fact that it only started letting its… Continue reading Square’s Bitcoin Efforts Generate $34 Million in Revenue, But Doubt Remains

Square’s Weebly Acquisition Beefs Up Its Small Business Stack Offering

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When Square started nine years ago, it was simply focused on helping businesses make transactions on the fly, thanks to its iconic mobile card reader. Since then, it has branched out to look at new technologies designed to make commerce easier for business owners and consumers, from creating an online marketplace to the production of… Continue reading Square’s Weebly Acquisition Beefs Up Its Small Business Stack Offering