FreedomPay to Unleash the Power of Pay at NRF 2023

One of the world’s fastest growing fintech to showcase award-winning global commerce technology platform and industry-leading partner network.

NEW YORK, National Retail Federation, Jan. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FreedomPay, the global leader in Next Level Commerce™ and the commerce technology platform of choice for global retail, hospitality and payments brands including Marriott, Foot Locker, Shake Shack, Engage People, and Castles Technology, will showcase its innovations and partnership announcements this week at NRF in booth #4250.

The event will mark the launch of FreedomPay’s new call to action, Unleash the Power of Pay. As the commerce landscape evolves with new technologies and changing consumer needs, Unleash the Power of Pay introduces the notion of unleashing the power of payments to drive greater customer loyalty, leverage business intelligence insights, and bring value-added services.

“FreedomPay is excited to make a splash at this year’s NRF and to launch Unleash the Power of Pay. The concept is a testament to our award-winning technology and best-in-class partner network that is enabling billions of transactions in more than 75 countries across the globe,” said Tom Durovsik, Founder & CEO of FreedomPay.

As part of its line-up at NRF, FreedomPay will host a roundtable discussion on Monday, January 16 at 10:30AM at booth #4250 with industry influencers Castles Technology, Charter Communications, and Elo Touch, moderated by Dale Laszig of the Green Sheet. The event, Next Level Commerce™: Unleashing the Power of Pay, will focus on the challenges and opportunities across retail, the trends influencing retail’s future, and strategies for merchants to navigate the changing retail sector. Those who would like to attend virtually are encouraged to register here.

FreedomPay also announces the publication of a new industry white paper The Next Level of Global Payments: Unleash the Power of Pay. The report highlights pivotal opportunities for retailers to elevate customer relationships and increase profit margins internationally, outlining strategies for security, safety, speed, simplicity, and customer satisfaction with service across borders. Download now to read the bespoke report.

FreedomPay’s global footprint continues to grow through the power of its partner network and new integrations to allow merchants to Unleash the Power of Pay for their customers. FreedomPay also announced in the days leading up to NRF 2023 new partnerships that will bring its solutions to more merchants around the world.

Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”), the largest payment processor in Canada*, will now be able to offer its merchants access to FreedomPay’s commerce technology platform, bringing an enhanced checkout experience to millions of shoppers across Canada.

FreedomPay also announced an integration with Flooid, bringing enhanced innovation, choice, and flexibility to retailers around the globe on the Flooid platform.

To learn more about FreedomPay, visit us at NRF booth #4250 or

About FreedomPay

FreedomPay’s Next Level Commerce™ platform transforms existing payment systems and processes from legacy to leading edge. As the premier choice for many of the largest companies across the globe in retail, hospitality, lodging, gaming, sports and entertainment, foodservice, education, healthcare and financial services, FreedomPay’s technology has been purposely built to deliver rock solid performance in the highly complex environment of global commerce. The company maintains a world-class security environment and was first to earn the coveted validation by the PCI Security Standards Council against Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE/EMV) standard in North America. FreedomPay’s robust solutions across payments, security, identity, and data analytics are available in-store, online and on-mobile and are supported by rapid API adoption. The award winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform operates on a single, unified technology stack across multiple continents allowing enterprises to deliver an innovative Next Level experience on a global scale.

*Based on total number of transactions processed in Canada

Jennifer Tayebi
Hill+Knowlton Strategies for FreedomPay
+1 734 395 0780

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Death toll in attack on a nine-story Dnipro skyscraper increased to 14

At least 14 people died as a result of shelling of a high-rise building in one of the districts of the Dnipro, said Valentyn Reznichenko, Governor of Dnipropetrovsk, APA reports citing UNIAN.

According to Valentyn Reznichenko, 73 were wounded – 59 were hospitalized, and the rest are being treated at home.

At least 12 people died as a result of shelling of a high-rise building in one of the districts of the Dnipro on Saturday, January 14, APA reports citing UNIAN.

“Already 12 innocent lives have been claimed by a Russian missile…,” Valentyn Reznichenko, Governor of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast wrote.

According to Valentyn Reznichenko, 64 were wounded – 59 were hospitalized, and the rest are being treated at home.

As of 20:00, it was reported that 35 people had been rescued from the rubble of the high-rise building.

Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has commented on the bombing of Dnipro, APA reports.

The head of state said that everyone who participated in the attack will bear responsibility.

“Eternal memory to all whose lives were taken by Russian terror! The world must stop evil. Debris clearance in Dnipro continues. All services are working. We’re fighting for every person, every life. We’ll find everyone involved in terror. Everyone will bear responsibility. Utmost,” said Zelensky on Twitter.

Noted that today 5 people were killed and more than 40 residents were injured as a result of a rocket hitting a residential building in Dnipro.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

“All weaponry should be provided to Ukraine to win,” says Stoltenberg

It is a key phase of the war, thus all weapons must be provided to Ukraine for it to win, said Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General in an interview with “Handelsblatt” newspaper, APA reports.

“We are at a crucial stage in the war. We are fighting hard battles. Therefore, it is critical that Ukraine is provided with all of the weaponry it needs to win and defend its freedom. Military assistance to Ukraine is the quickest path to peace.”

NATO Secretary-General added that Russian President Vladimir Putin made a mistake by attacking Ukraine.

“He overestimated the strength of his army. We see their mistakes, lack of morale, team problems and weak security,” said Stoltenberg.

The Secretary-General emphasized that the Russians are taking heavy losses to achieve their goals and they should not be underestimated.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

Legendary Georgian actor Vakhtang Kikabidze died

Legendary Georgian actor Vakhtang Kikabidze died at 84, APA reports.

Vakhtang Konstantinovich Kikabidze was born on July 19, 1938 in Tbilisi. In 1961, he entered the Tbilisi Institute of Foreign Languages and continued his acting and singing career in parallel. His first film debut began in 1966 with the film “Meeting in the Mountains”.Although the actor appeared in a number of films, his real fame came in 1977 when he played the main role in Georgi Danelia’s “Mimino”. For this film, he was awarded the State Prize of the USSR.

Vakhtang Kikabidze also found fame as a popular pop singer.

In January 2018, Vakhtang Kikabidze’s solo concert was held within the Gabala XII International “Veselo” Humor and Music Festival.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

Turkiye wants to establish a corridor for Ukrainian war wounded

Turkiye wants to establish a humanitarian corridor through its territory in order to assist those injured in the Russian-Ukrainian war and to return civilians, said Dmitry Lubinets, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, APA reports citing TASS.

Lubinets noted that this is being discussed between the sides.

On January 11-12, Russian Ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova held a series of meetings with Lubinets and her Turkish counterpart Sheref Malkoç within the framework of the international conference of Ombudsmen “The Future of Human Rights in the 21st Century” held in Ankara.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

4.9-magnitude quake strikes Turkiye

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rocked off Turkiye’s Elazig province, the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) of Turkiye said, APA reports.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 18 km.

Two aftershocks were observed following the main shock.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency