Specifically, consumers and those making and selling goods and services are using a number of new channels that have taken the focus away from traditional retailers, leading to a rise of new competitors that include smaller fintech startups, tech platform operators and e-commerce behemoths. That has had an impact on Ingenico in particular, which has dabbled in partnerships with various tech companies like Google and Groupon, but has never led the charge. More recently, under a new CEO, it had been looking for a buyer.
Cofactor is a large, structured listing of people, places, and things. Here you can find the description of each topic.