Banner Before Header

Purchasing Power Extends Enterprise Drop-Ship Partnership with CommerceHub

CommerceHub, Inc., a leading ecommerce enablement platform of over 12,000 retailers, brands and suppliers,  announced they have extended their multi-year agreement with Purchasing Power®, a voluntary benefit company offering the leading employee purchasing program through the convenience of payroll deductions. Purchasing Power has been working with CommerceHub since 2013 and relies on its proven platform to deliver the solutions and expertise for them to quickly and efficiently expand their online product assortment to…

Cegid’s Customer Satisfaction Rises Nearly 10% Using Genesys Cloud

Cloud contact center solution from Genesys enables Cegid to rapidly enable a remote workforce during COVID-19 and supports global expansion plans With hundreds of thousands of customers across 75 countries, Cegid is a leader in business management solutions for accounting, finance and tax, payroll and human resources, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and retail. The company is the third ranked software as a service provider in France and has earned a reputation as an industry trailblazer for being one of first to adopt…

Stallios – the Next-Generation Social Network Is Launched

Stallios inc, the technology company on a mission to create the next-generation social network where everyone can monetize their time and creativity by earning a stable income, has finally launched the social network live. Marketing Technology News: Parks Associates: Disney+ and Apple TV+ Both See Success During First Six Months in the Market Stallios.com Stallios is the newest social network of the internet, it's the next-generation. A real social world created to help people grow positively by…

Paychex Study Finds 63% of Business Owners Feel the Worst of the COVID-19 Pandemic is Behind Them

As business owners across the country focus on getting back to business, 63 percent feel the worst is behind them when it comes to the impact of COVID-19 on their operations, according to new research from Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance solutions for 670,000 small- and medium-sized businesses. However, 4 in 5 business owners are somewhat or very concerned about a possible second wave of infection. “Over the past couple of weeks, as all 50 states have begun some phase…

Democratize Video so Everyone Can Communicate With a Human Face

If there's one comms moment that has stuck in my head from the last few months of upheaval, it was that point when Boris Johnson announced that he had Coronavirus. He broke the news using some very simple video footage filmed on a smartphone. Instinctively the Prime Minister knows, as we all do, that when there’s a difficult announcement to make, showing a human face makes the best of it. Video provides an opportunity to be transparent, to present the face of the organization, and to communicate with humanity. But it also…

SAP SE: Solid Start to 2020 Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Total Revenue and Operating Profit Up Free Cash Flow Up 9% IFRS Cloud Revenue Up 29%; Non-IFRS Cloud Revenue Up 27% IFRS Cloud Gross Margin Up 5pp; Non-IFRS Cloud Gross Margin Up 3pp Current Cloud Backlog Up 25% Total Revenue Up 7% IFRS Operating Profit Increased Strongly To €1.2bn; Non-IFRS Operating Profit At €1.5bn, Up 1% IFRS Operating Margin Up 20.8pp; Non-IFRS Operating Margin Down 1.3pp IFRS EPS Increased Strongly To €0.68; Non-IFRS EPS At €0.85, Down 5% Operating Cash Flow Up 6%, Free…

Kirkland’s Announces Additional Actions In Response To Coronavirus

Kirkland's, Inc. provided an update on additional measures it is taking in response to the impact from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). "With our stores closed to customer traffic to keep our employees and customers safe, we have accelerated our contingency plans across all areas of the company. I'm proud of the innovation of our team as we stood up contactless curbside pickup and immediately saw great results," said Woody Woodward, Chief Executive Officer. "These actions have had a direct impact on many within our…

LendingTree Survey Reveals 71% of Small Business Owners Fear They Will Never Recover from Pandemic Losses

Business owners adjust workforce, scramble to find emergency business funding and worry about their business future A new LendingTree survey of more than 1,200 small business owners found that 71% worry they'll never recover from the downturn due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Nearly half of small business owners have temporarily closed their businesses. They have also laid off workers or reduced hours while trying to source funding to stay afloat.  LendingTree conducted an online survey of 1,221 small business…

Business Community and Financial Institutions Advise Patience as the Paycheck Protection Program Launches

Financial Institutions offer customers additional help The Community Bankers of Michigan, Michigan Bankers Association, Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, and the Michigan Chamber issued the following statement today on the newly launched Paycheck Protection Program: The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), passed under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, launches today, Friday, April 3. The PPP is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their…

PPT Solutions Announces Kathryn Martin as New Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel

PPT Solutions, a premier provider of client-centric, performance-based Customer Experience and Business Optimization Solutions, formally announced today the addition of Kathryn L. Martin, JD, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, as Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel. Martin brings to PPT Solutions over 15 years of progressive experience as a practicing attorney and a diverse and proven background delivering strategic HR leadership, championing multi-faceted employee talent and engagement strategies and leading…

New AI-Powered Content Management Platform From Binumi Pro Will ‘Democratise’ Video

The Reef enables online creation, collaboration and curation AI tools include auto transcriptions and facial recognitio Video-editing platform Binumi Pro has launched an AI-powered content management system, as part of its ambitious mission to make video production accessible for businesses and teams of all sizes. The PaaS (Platform as a Service) company’s new scalable video storage ecosystem, The Reef, allows users to create, collaborate and curate their content securely. Marketing Technology News: Pixalate…

Deluxe Expands Alliance With Salesforce to Bring Salesforce Essentials to Deluxe Small Business Customers

Deluxe enhances technology portfolio with Salesforce Essentials, CRM for small businesses Deluxe, a Trusted Business Technology company, announced it will offer Salesforce Essentials, the world’s #1 CRM product purpose-built for small businesses, to its approximately 4.5 million customers. This is the first go-to-market collaboration between the two companies. For 105 years, Deluxe has helped enterprises, small business and financial institutions grow their businesses through payment solutions, printed products,…

Sage Launches New Marketplace Platform to Help Businesses Customize Their Sage Business Cloud Experience

Sage Business Cloud Marketplace enables App developers to showcase solutions to millions of Sage customers, helping them to perform at their best Sage, the leader in cloud business management solutions, announced a new Sage Marketplace where a curated selection of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can showcase popular Apps that link to Sage Business Cloud solutions. This means that customers can enhance their Sage Business Cloud solutions with bespoke industry and vertical applications. Delivered on the AppDirect…

Zendesk Invests in Tymeshift to Improve Workforce Management (WFM) Solutions

Leading Customer Support Ticket System and Sales CRM platform Zendesk has invested in Tymeshift. Tymeshift is an Omnichannel Workforce Management (WFM) tool that is made exclusively for Zendesk. Zendesk’s investment will help Tymeshift to build the most-accessible WFM solution. Tymeshift will use the new funding to push for growth in new markets. David Birchmier, CEO- Tymeshift At the time of this investment, David Birchmier, CEO- Tymeshift, shared his vision for the company’s future. David said, “We’re proud of the…

Extreme Reach Production Solutions Names Lisa Gewirtz Director of Marketing and Relationships

ER Production Solutions, the division of Extreme Reach that provides payroll, accounting and labor relations for production casts and crews across the entertainment industry, announced that Lisa Gewirtz has joined the company as Director of Marketing and Relationships. Gewirtz is well-known to her large network of industry contacts as a connector of people and an industry veteran with a passion for growing the community of entertainment production accountants and helping build careers. After more than 25 years at…

Top 8 Use Cases of RPA in Retail

The crisis of the retail industry is known to us all. The traditional method of retail, as we knew it a decade ago, is now not applicable in the market. With the increasing complexity of every industry, retail is facing a challenge because of changing customer demands and growing requirements of high user satisfaction. Robotic Process Automation or RPA is an optimum solution that can be utilized to complement unparalleled growth and the complexities attached to it. RPA in retail can automate and seamlessly improve the…

Things Remembered Thrives with Workforce Dimensions from Kronos

Things Remembered, a leading retailer of personalized gifts, is using Workforce Dimensions from Kronos Incorporated to optimize workforce productivity and deliver a modern user experience that empowers its teammates to create personal and memorable experiences for customers who shop online or via the retailer’s catalog. Marketing Technology News: TiVo Unveils TiVo Stream 4K News Facts Things Remembered is optimizing productivity using Workforce Dimensions to more efficiently and effectively meet surging demand for…

Three ISG Advisors Named 2019 Superstars by HRO Today

Debora Card, Stacey Cadigan and Julie Fernandez recognized as top HRO Experts Information Services Group, a leading global technology research and advisory firm, announced three of the firm's experts in human resources technology and service transformation have been named 2019 Superstars by HRO Today magazine. Debora Card, partner and leader of the firm's HR Technology and Services practice, was honored for the sixth consecutive year, while Stacey Cadigan, partner, was named for the fourth consecutive year and Julie…

ServiceSource Grows Social Responsibility Program with Givful

Employees Volunteer Nearly 12,000 Hours in 2019 Through ServiceSource Cares ServiceSource, the digital customer journey experience company, has expanded the reach of its ServiceSource Cares social responsibility program to help its employees give back to the communities where they live and work. Through a new partnership with Givful, an organization that connects charities with corporations and giving communities across the U.S., ServiceSource will connect its employees with nonprofits seeking donations and…

Brex Launches Ecommerce Marketing Agency Directory

Brex Bolsters its Ecommerce Offering to Connect Brands with Digital Marketing Resources Brex, the financial technology company that helps ambitious companies scale, launched its marketing agency partner program, including a directory to help its customers find outsourced marketing services that best fit their needs. “Ecommerce has fundamentally changed retail, and as a result, financial providers must evolve and help their customers navigate both the financial and operational challenges of the new landscape” This is a…