Sandrine Rastello is the Montreal Bureau Chief at Bloomberg News. She’s written about business and economics for Bloomberg from a crumbling power plant in Kosovo, a garment workshop in Southern India, a quinoa market in Bolivia, and dozens of other places as a correspondent based in Paris, Washington and Mumbai. In Canada, her focus is on some of the country’s best-known companies and telling the story of Quebec’s economic renaissance, an ongoing effort that included stories on magnesium, artificial intelligence and organic farming.
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Back in 2005, retail point-of-sale wasn’t particularly innovative. We didn’t have tablets—or, for that matter, an iPhone. Contactless payment wasn’t a real thing. And yet Lightspeed founder Dax Dasilva...