The emergence of mobile payment platforms is inspiring a flood of new applications that aspire to help small businesses ditch the paper punchcards many currently use to track purchases and reward repeat customers.
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FedEx Office, Office Depot, Go Daddy and Intuit are among the companies that will offer discounts to very small businesses through the online business management platform.
The winter upgrade to the credit-card processing service integrates a range of features designed to aid with real-time marketing and promotions.
Wave thinks integration, Xero eases reporting and Kashoo updates iPad app.
Pricing for the NAS device, which uses both hard disks and solid state drives, starts at $599.
The Los Angeles-based startup, which makes nutritious beverages for the fitness-conscious, has cut report processing time, reduced data entry errors and accelerated reimbursements by using ExpenseCloud.
The company's new community site offers financial resources, case studies and (of course) technology suggestions for fast-growing businesses.
More than a half-million companies are extending the database platform to improve internal workflows and automate paper-driven processes.
New feature allows small-business owners using the online invoicing solution to funnel information directly into desktop versions of Intuit's popular accounting software.
Nearly 70 percent of small and midsize businesses are coping with cloud applications running the gamut from storage services to productivity tools.