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The Green Sheet, Inc.Breaking Industry News – Friday, January 24, 2020

D2C models threaten retailers

Separate research studies published Jan. 22, 2020, by Ascential plc and Bluecore found consumer brands more adept than merchants at converting customer data into actionable, personalized campaigns. Ascential’s Future Retail Disruption report found real-time data derived from digital channels and advanced analytics is fueling an agile retail marketplace. Retailers need to be faster and more flexible to meet consumer expectations, according to the study.

“As retailers fight for customer loyalty, speed and flexibility in fulfillment are emerging as major competitive battlefields, requiring support from brands,” Ascential researchers wrote.

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Spotlight Innovators

The Green SheetOnline Edition – Issue 20:01:01

Successes in 2019 and challenges ahead - Part 2

Each January, people are gearing up for a brand new year. Identifying successes and lessons learned from the prior year and strategizing to meet new goals are central to the process. In this second article of a two-part series, members of our Advisory Board offer insights into this process with answers to the following: 

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Merchant Sales Podcast
Merchant Sales Podcast
January 20th, 2020
Focusing on Card Not Present in 2020

Find your niche and dominate your market in 2020. Jaron Rice shares why his local ISO is focusing on Card Not Present in 2020 and why you should find your niche as well. Patti talks about new MasterCard rules with free trials and James shares tips and strategies to get past the gatekeeper on the phone.

Lending Valley

Company profile from GS200101

White-glove money consultancy for SMBs

When Chad Otar launched New York-based Lending Valley Inc. in May 2019, he never imagined how fast the firm would grow. According to Otar, the company's founder and CEO, Lending Valley, a boutique shop that cares for each client with white-glove services, is on track to end 2019 with nearly $4 million in gross revenues ‒ after only eight months of operation.

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