Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein
Shopify Evolving Into World’s First Retail Operating System

Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify, discusses how COVID has dramatically sped up the timeline for commerce moving online and has also moved Shopify closer to its goal of becoming the world’s first retail operating system.

National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay: This Is A Great Time For Innovation
National Retail Federation CEO: This Is A Great Time For Innovation

National Retail Federation CEO Matthew Shay says that the pandemic has made this a great time for innovation by retailers.

How HubSpot is Using Surround Sound Marketing Strategy to Drive Sales

“There is a very smart individual at HubSpot named Alex Birkett based out of Austin, Texas,” says Scott Tousley of HubSpot. “He is working on this concept that is really starting to take off called Surround Sound Strategy. Essentially what that means is that it runs with the notion that marketers are selfish.”

Create a Marketing Strategy That’s Not Annoying, Says Bombora VP Nirosha Methananda
Create a Marketing Strategy That’s Not Annoying, Says Bombora VP

“It’s really about customer experience,” says Nirosha Methananda, VP of Marketing at Bombora. “I think that is something fundamental to marketing. I feel like we have gone down this path of almost over automating and having to constantly pounce on people without necessarily being conscious and mindful of what their experience is on the other end.”

Fiserve CEO Frank Bisignano: From Large To Small There's a Comeback In Payments
Fiserve CEO: From Large To Small There’s a Comeback In Payments

It’s a great space a great and a great opportunity says Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano. The opportunity to build things and grow is always a lot of fun. From large to small there’s a comeback in payments and we see growth going forward.

Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels
Shopify: We Are Arming The Rebels

Shopify President Harley Finkelstein says the rebels―the entrepreneurs and the small business owners―are the heroes of the Shopify story… and the rebels are winning.

Democrats Out To Kill Uber and the Entire Gig Economy Again
Congress Out To Kill Uber and the Entire Gig Economy Again

Democrats, in a political payoff to unions, have again introduced legislation in Congress to effectively make gig economy jobs like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, etc. illegal.

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57% of Small Businesses in US Are Now Fully Open

As restrictions ease around the country, a new reports shows that 57% of all small businesses are fully open.

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Microsoft Blocks 300,000 Advertising Accounts In 2020

Microsoft Advertising has released its 2020 year-in-review report, giving a glimpse of the state of online advertising.

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Comcast Commits $1 Billion to Help 50 Million Low-Income Families

Comcast has announced it is committing $1 billion over the next 10 years, to help low-income families close the digital divide.