Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly, first up, Amazon Pay just scored a win with the RBI, getting the green light to offer online payment solutions to businesses in India. Tony Allen shares with us why streamlining payments can turbocharge your subscription-based business and set you up for success in a competitive landscape. Sports teams aren't just about what happens on the field anymore, and last but not least, Target's stepping up its shipping game.

Amazon Pay gets the green light from the RBI 

Amazon Pay just got the green light from the Reserve Bank of India to operate as a payment aggregator. Basically, this means they can offer online payment solutions to businesses. Seems like Amazon's playing the game by the rules while making some big moves in India's booming ecommerce scene. Read more on The Paypers.

Payments orchestration will supercharge your subscription growth

Let's dive into the world of payments orchestration with Tony Allen, Chief Technology Officer at Recurly, and how it's helping subscription-based businesses thrive and grow. By streamlining payments, boosting authorization rates, and cultivating strong subscriber relationships, businesses can set themselves up for success in the competitive subscription landscape. Read more on Forbes.

Get in the game: sports teams want to keep you hooked and ready to subscribe

It's not just about what happens on the field anymore; it's about how you experience it, even when you're not in the stadium. Sports teams are diving into digital tech to keep you subscribed, engaged, and pumped up, whether you're watching from home or on the go. Read more on PYMNTS.

Target's got your back. Get ready for unlimited rush shipping

Guess who's stepping up their shipping game? Target's coming in hot with a new subscription service to give Amazon Prime a run for its money. With ecommerce and brick-and-mortar shopping blending together like never before, Target's making sure they're not left behind. Read more on The Verge

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From the Recurly blog