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Payments 2021: Easier, Faster, and Always Changing – Part 2

January 21, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

We don’t need to go on and on about the severe impact of the pandemic on the economy. As one research report summarizes, “The Covid-19... Read More

Payments 2021: Easier, Faster, and Always Changing – Part 1

January 14, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

Would the payments industry have changed in the past year without the global pandemic? In a word: yes. Would it have changed as... Read More

Home Services: Healthy, but Still in Need of Help

January 7, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

Home services industry, we feel your pain. Wait a minute – no, we don’t. Because unlike many businesses, home services made a quick... Read More

Technology in Professional Services: The Unlikely Hero

December 10, 2020
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

Due to population growth and rising income levels, the U.S. professional services industry is expected to grow over the next few years.... Read More

Bridging the Digital Divide in Small Business

December 3, 2020
Average Read Time: 3 minutes

Small businesses are an integral part of our community, but unfortunately, they face challenges that are harder to overcome than it... Read More

It’s Your Money. Why Wait Longer to Access It?

November 19, 2020
Average Read Time: 2 minutes

Small business: it’s great being the boss, but it comes with challenges, too. Small businesses (fewer than 500 employees) are hailed as... Read More

Think Your Business Is Too Small for Payroll Software? Think Again

November 12, 2020
Average Read Time: 3 minutes

Many businesses tout their employees as their most valuable asset. But how do they show that they really mean it? By naming an employee... Read More

Omnichannel Commerce: Not Just for Retailers Any Longer

November 5, 2020
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

It seems that every business topic these days—almost any topic, really—is framed in terms of the global pandemic. Businesses that are... Read More

Gearing Up for Online Shopping During the Holidays and Beyond

October 29, 2020
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

Be prepared. It’s a good motto for retailers during today’s pandemic, particularly as we head into this year’s critically different... Read More

Making the Most of Small Business Saturday®

October 22, 2020
Average Read Time: 3 minutes

The stakes are always high for the retail industry during the end-of-year holiday shopping extravaganza. With the pandemic devastating... Read More