A colleague of mine used to say that “smaller businesses don’t think of themselves as small, they just haven’t finished growing yet.” I was reminded of his words when I recently came across research by Worldpay that 1 in 10 of these nascent businesses in the UK miss out on a key catalyst for growth: …
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Aiming to advance inclusive growth through digital technology and insights BARCELONA, Spain – March 1, 2017 – At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard and Unilever today announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on a range of joint initiatives aimed at empowering small and micro businesses in emerging markets. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies …
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Global commercial spending by businesses large and small is projected to grow to $24 trillion in 2020, according to Kaiser Research. Yes, that’s trillion with a T. However, businesses face a daunting task when it comes to paying for goods and services. Paper checks are running up costs, disjointed invoicing takes up man hours and …
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Main street businesses benefit from digital technologies to compete in today’s smart cities  To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/1PozpnU to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #BigDataSmallBiz Toronto, ON – June 13, 2016 – Today MasterCard announced it is offering real-time, analytics-based market insights on revenue, market share, customer demographics and competitors to local merchants across …
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In today’s digital world, businesses that aren’t selling online are missing out. E-commerce is expected to reach $480 billion in sales in the U.S. alone by 2019. We recently surveyed small and medium businesses around the world and found that 89% of businesses that sell their products or services online have seen an average 40% …
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