QuickBooks Now Offers Instant Direct Deposit with Visa

Worried Business Owner

Cash flow is one of the most significant challenges facing a small business’ growth. According to a report from Intuit, 69% of small business owners have been kept up at night about issues related to cash flow and 61% of businesses have regular issues with cash flow. In an effort to continue to solve cash flow […]

Etsy Announces 2019 Maker Cities Grant Recipients

Etsy Maker Cities

Etsy, in partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, announced 2019’s Maker Cities grant recipients, the latest in Etsy’s continued efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive creative community and economic empowerment. As part of the initiative, five cities across the US will receive funding for programs that help traditionally underrepresented groups participate in […]

UPS Collaborates with Shippo to Simplify Shipping for SMBs

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UPS and shipping technology company Shippo are collaborating to offer marketplace shipping rates to the more than 35,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that use Shippo’s platform. With this new partnership, Shippo will offer its users seamless UPS account creation and discounted UPS shipping rates. Shippo simplifies shipping for SMB merchants and helps them deliver […]

DHL Express Rates Will Go Up an Average of 5.9% for 2020

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DHL Express announced a 5.9% general average shipment price increase for U.S. account holders that will take effect on January 1, 2020. Prices are adjusted on an annual basis by DHL Express, taking into consideration inflation and currency dynamics such as administrative costs related to regulatory and security measures. The company said these measures are […]

FedEx and Walgreens Make It Easier to Return Online Purchases

FedEx Walgreens Return Services

FedEx and Walgreens will make it easier for consumers to drop off returns at thousands of Walgreens locations nationwide. Merchants and e-tailers that have implemented FedEx Returns Technology – a solution for simplifying returns that is already available at 1,900 FedEx Office locations nationwide – can now offer more convenient returns to their customers at […]

Online Holiday Sales to Increase Between 11% and 14%

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Online retailers can expect huge gains in the upcoming holiday shopping season, according to market research firm Forrester Research. Despite price hikes resulting from the new tariffs imposed by the government, and its brewing trade war with China, the company said online retail sales for the months of November and December will increase by 12.7% […]

Facebook Nearing 2.5 Billion Active Users – 32% Of World Population

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Facebook could reach 2.5 billion daily active users (DAU) by the end of 2019. This is according to a recent report released by the financial site LearnBonds. For this to happen, Facebook’s DAU should grow by 3.56% before the end of the year to reach that goal. Facebook To Reach 32% Of The World Population This […]

BigCommerce Partners With DEITY Providing Mobile Experiences for Enterprise Brands

BigCommerce, the leading open SaaS eCommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, today announced that its new partner and microservice-oriented architecture platform DEITY has launched DEITY Falcon for BigCommerce. A Progressive Web Apps (PWA) front-end that will give BigCommerce merchants the ability to use PWAs to deploy highly-engaging, native app-like experiences on desktop and mobile […]