Merchant

Hodges Named Chief Banking Officer at Merchants & Marine Bank

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:34pm

Clayton Legear, President & Chief Executive Officer of Merchants & Marine Bank, today announced the promotion of Greg Hodges to the position of Chief Banking Officer.

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  • Clayton Legear, President & Chief Executive Officer of Merchants & Marine Bank, today announced the promotion of Greg Hodges to the position of Chief Banking Officer.
  • Hodges will also join the executive leadership team of the banks holding company, Merchants & Marine Bancorp, where he will support the banks continued growth and expansion into new markets.
  • Merchants & Marine Bank is a community bank that provides dedicated financial service, guidance, and support to individuals and businesses throughout the Mississippi & Alabama Gulf Coast region.
  • Merchants & Marine Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc. (OTC QX: MNMB).

Merchants Fleet Charges Forward with 2021 Fleet Summit

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

HOOKSETT, N.H., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants Fleet , the nation's fastest growing fleet management company, hosted the 2021 Fleet Summit at the company's New Hampshire headquarters.

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  • HOOKSETT, N.H., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants Fleet , the nation's fastest growing fleet management company, hosted the 2021 Fleet Summit at the company's New Hampshire headquarters.
  • As a gift to Fleet Summit attendees, Merchants announced its commitment to make a donation that will offset each guests' carbon footprint - making them carbon neutral for 1 year.
  • Last year, Merchants Fleet set a goal to achieve 50% electrification of its mobility fleet portfolio by 2025, and 50% electrification of its managed fleet portfolio by 2030.
  • Merchants Fleet is headquartered in Hooksett, New Hampshire, and its Innovation Center is located in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Woodforest National Bank Selects REPAY as Clearing and Settlement Processor

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

Repay Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: RPAY) (REPAY), a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, today announced Woodforest National Bank has chosen REPAY as a clearing and settlement processor.

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  • Repay Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: RPAY) (REPAY), a leading provider of vertically-integrated payment solutions, today announced Woodforest National Bank has chosen REPAY as a clearing and settlement processor.
  • REPAYs proprietary clearing and settlement platform offers fully customizable programs, providing more autonomy and greater payment flexibility than the traditional large acquirer programs.
  • Woodforest National Bank was searching for a payments partner who could enhance their operations and provide the reporting that will set the business up for greater success in the future, said Shaler Alias, President, REPAY.
  • Were excited to begin working with REPAY to optimize our back-channel clearing and settlements and make the overall payment experience easier for our network of banks and merchants across the country, said Todd Linden, EVP & Head of Merchant Acquiring, Woodforest National Bank.

Route to Help Fuel the First $1 Trillion Dollar-Year for US Ecommerce

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 11:00am

The platform, free to all Route merchants, boosts online buying satisfaction and loyalty, decreases customer support costs, and increases bottom-line profits.

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  • The platform, free to all Route merchants, boosts online buying satisfaction and loyalty, decreases customer support costs, and increases bottom-line profits.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    US ecommerce is on track to break the $1 trillion mark in 2022 according to research from Adobe, and consumer experience expectations are soaring as well.
  • Consumers are demanding near-perfect customer experiences, and the battle for online brand loyalty has become crucial to every merchant.
  • The platform, free to all Route merchants, boosts online buying satisfaction and loyalty, decreases customer support costs, and increases bottom-line profits.

Brightpearl Acquires Inventory Planner, Giving Savvy Merchants Better Ways To Accurately Predict Demand

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 8:00am

The winning combination of Inventory Planner and Brightpearl will allow merchants to connect historical sales data to Brightpearl's powerful, built-for-retail operating system - delivering hugely improved margins and boosting customer satisfaction.

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  • The winning combination of Inventory Planner and Brightpearl will allow merchants to connect historical sales data to Brightpearl's powerful, built-for-retail operating system - delivering hugely improved margins and boosting customer satisfaction.
  • Inventory Planner launched in 2012 to help eCommerce merchants save time and money when purchasing inventory to better meet customer demand.
  • Merchants use Inventory Planner's replenishment recommendations and assist with inventory planning, forecasting, reporting, and purchase order creation.
  • Inventory Planner is a fully-remote team of planners and developers supporting hundreds of merchants around the world.

Brightpearl Acquires Inventory Planner, Giving Savvy Merchants Better Ways To Accurately Predict Demand

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 8:00am

The winning combination of Inventory Planner and Brightpearl will allow merchants to connect historical sales data to Brightpearl's powerful, built-for-retail operating system - delivering hugely improved margins and boosting customer satisfaction.

Key Points: 
  • The winning combination of Inventory Planner and Brightpearl will allow merchants to connect historical sales data to Brightpearl's powerful, built-for-retail operating system - delivering hugely improved margins and boosting customer satisfaction.
  • Inventory Planner launched in 2012 to help eCommerce merchants save time and money when purchasing inventory to better meet customer demand.
  • Merchants use Inventory Planner's replenishment recommendations and assist with inventory planning, forecasting, reporting, and purchase order creation.
  • Inventory Planner is a fully-remote team of planners and developers supporting hundreds of merchants around the world.

What’s Steering Automotive Shopping? New Research from Onbe Reveals Going Digital is Key to Driving Success

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 5:13pm

Surveying more than 1,000 Americans between 18 and 99 years old in August of 2021, the study found that providing seamless digital experiences, from shopping to incentives, is the key to driving purchasing action.

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  • Surveying more than 1,000 Americans between 18 and 99 years old in August of 2021, the study found that providing seamless digital experiences, from shopping to incentives, is the key to driving purchasing action.
  • In 2020, millennials bought 32% of new cars, surpassing Baby Boomers for the first time.
  • Onbes 2021 study found that 68% of under-30 consumers plan to purchase or lease a vehicle in the next 18 months, proof that younger millennials are rapidly gaining buying power.
  • "The millennial generation expects to have seamless digital experiences whenever and however they engage with brands, so to win their business, automotive brands need to be ready to offer digital automotive incentives, too, said Tracy Monson, Senior Vice President of Product at Onbe.

Barclays Appoints Naeem Merchant as a Managing Director in Healthcare Investment Banking

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:30pm

Barclays announces the appointment of Naeem Merchant as a Managing Director in Healthcare Investment Banking.

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  • Barclays announces the appointment of Naeem Merchant as a Managing Director in Healthcare Investment Banking.
  • He will report to Rick Landgarten, Global Head of Healthcare & Real Estate Groups at Barclays.
  • Merchant joins Barclays from Greenhill & Co. where he was a Managing Director focused on Pharmaceutical Services.
  • Barclays offers investment banking products and services in the US through Barclays Capital Inc.
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210916005600/en/

Hinge Global and DM Fulfillment Offer "TurnKey FBM" Joint Service to Provide Urgently Needed Help to Amazon Sellers

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:40pm

(Only 34% of Amazon sellers use a combination of FBA and FBM, and only 9% use FBM alone.)

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  • (Only 34% of Amazon sellers use a combination of FBA and FBM, and only 9% use FBM alone.)
  • To help sellers manage FBM, Hinge Global and DM Fulfillment are offering a joint service called TurnKey FBM .
  • To learn more about the changes to Amazon's inventory levels and the TurnKey FBM solution, Hinge Global and DM Fulfillment are inviting you to join one of two webinars.
  • HINGE GLOBAL is a leading full-service eCommerce agency, delivering profitable online sales growth for manufacturers and distributors on Amazon, Walmart.com, and other marketplaces.

Adobe Announces Payment Services for Adobe Commerce

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) today announced the upcoming availability of Payment Services for Adobe Commerce , the industrys leading end-to-end commerce application for B2B, D2C and hybrid use cases.

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  • Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) today announced the upcoming availability of Payment Services for Adobe Commerce , the industrys leading end-to-end commerce application for B2B, D2C and hybrid use cases.
  • Payment Services for Adobe Commerce will be powered by the PayPal Commerce Platform and available to Adobe merchants by the end of the year.
  • Merchant benefits of Payment Services for Adobe Commerce will include:
    Easily Accept and Process Payment Methods: With Payment Services, Adobe merchants will be able to accept popular payment methods, including credit and debit cards, PayPal and Venmo to deliver the best checkout experience for their customers.
  • Fully-Integrated Payment Experience: Payment Services will be a fully-integrated experience for merchants in which all payment and transaction data will be readily accessible within the Adobe Commerce Admin.