Wednesday, October 10th, 2018


T-Mobile Launches a Prepaid Wireless Service Committed to 5G
Press Release

The company announced that Metro by T-Mobile, previously operating as MetroPCS, will be “the first prepaid wireless service provider to commit to 5G service” which will be available in 2019.

The expected roll out will be part of T-Mobile’s introduction of “5G services and 5G-capable smartphones” to the market.

The company also announced that it’s teaming up with Amazon and Google by offering unlimited-rate plans that include Amazon Prime, and Google One memberships.


Puma Makes a Return to Basketball
Company Update

The sports brand announced that it’s rolling out Puma Clyde Court Disrupt, a new sneaker that is expected to help grow the company’s presence in the basketball market.

The launch is the first basketball sneaker produced by the company in over 20 years.

The shoe first debuted over the summer and will be available to customers on October 11th.


H&M Teams up with a Payments Company
Press Release
TechCrunch

The fashion retailer announced that it’s partnering with Klarna, a retail payments platform.

The global partnership looks to “integrate H&M’s digital and physical stores to give customers a seamless, personalized and engaging shopping experience” which includes “frictionless instore, mobile and online payments, simplified deliveries and returns” and a “try before you buy’ Pay later service.”

As part of the partnership, H&M will invest in Klarna. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, however, TechCrunch reports that the company reportedly received $20 million in funding.