Central Bank & Trust Selects CheckAlt for Integrated Receivables to Support Growth Strategy

Benefitting from CheckAlt’s complete integrated receivables solution suite, Central Bank & Trust positions itself to increase services for corporate clients in 2021.

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) December 03, 2020

CheckAlt, the largest independent provider of lockbox and treasury management solutions in the U.S., has been selected by Central Bank & Trust, a part of Farmers & Stockmens Bank based out of Colorado, to provide integrated receivables payment processing services for the bank’s commercial clients.

CheckAlt’s Integrated Receivables solution suite provides paper and electronic payment processing services. These solutions include Remit for lockbox processing, Catch! for keeping online banking bill payments online, and KliknPay for electronic bill payment and presentment.

“Central Bank & Trust is committed to ensuring our clients have access to the latest and greatest in financial technology,” said Greg Guidici, VP of Treasury Management and Relationship Manager for Central Bank & Trust. “By selecting CheckAlt as our Integrated Receivables

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McDonald’s hasn’t served a single salad in almost nine months, and it’s part of a brilliant strategy helping the chain cash in during the pandemic

a clear blue sky: McDonald's salads are off the menu. Irene Jiang / Business Insider

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McDonald’s salads are off the menu. Irene Jiang / Business Insider

  • McDonald’s salads disappeared from the menu in April. Nine months later, they still haven’t returned. 
  • Few customers seem bothered by the loss of salads, and the simplified menu has helped McDonald’s speed up service.
  • McDonald’s declined to comment on the future of its salads but said the chain was still actively exploring opportunities to bring back missing menu items in new ways. 
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McDonald’s salads have disappeared. And no one seems to be missing them too much. 

In late March, the chain announced plans to slash all-day breakfast and many of its less-popular items from the menu, including yogurt, salads, and grilled-chicken sandwiches. The decision was said to be a temporary move to simplify and speed up operations.

Read more: McDonald’s All Day Breakfast might have disappeared forever,

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Four Questions Leaders Need To Answer When Creating A Small-Business Marketing Strategy

Founder at AMP’D, small business growth expert with 15 years of experience, regular contributor for Business Insider and Working Mother. 

In my many years helping small businesses grow, business owners have often sat in front of me, overwhelmed and exhausted, asking which specific marketing tactic will help them get more customers. My response is always to ask what they’re looking to accomplish, which isn’t always an easy question for them to answer. 

After being in business development for 15 years, with five of those specifically helping small businesses grow with a market-focused business strategy, it seemed to make sense to outline the steps my team and I have developed over the years. This approach has helped hundreds of small business owners create long-term, sustainable plans for a business they love. 

To develop a plan, you have to do some soul searching. Recently I came across a shocking statistic

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S-Network MicroSectors Gold Miners Index to Provide Underlying Strategy for MicroSectors ETNs

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — S-Network, an Alerian company, is pleased to announce the launch of the S-Network MicroSectors Gold Miners Index (ticker: MINERS). The market cap-weighted index is designed to track the performance of the VanEck Vectors® Gold Miners ETF (GDX) and the VanEck Vectors® Junior Gold Miners ETF (GDXJ). The index will function as the underlying strategy for leveraged and inverse leveraged exchange traded notes. These ETNs will be issued by the Bank of Montreal, trading under the symbols GDXU and GDXD.

Dave LaValle, CEO of Alerian said, “This index represents Alerian/S-Network’s first joint collaboration with REX Shares and illustrates our ability to develop specialized solutions to address sophisticated needs in the marketplace.”

“We are proud to join forces with REX Shares in the development of an index that provides concentrated exposure to the gold mining industry,” said Patrick Shaddow, Head of Index Operations, S-Network.


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B2Digital Reports 126% Q/Q Topline Growth, Projects Current Quarter Acceleration, Major Expansion in Fitness Facility Strategy

Tampa, FL – ( NewMediaWire ) – December 03, 2020 – B2Digital Incorporated (the “Company” or “B2Digital”) (OTCMKTS:BTDG), the premier development league for mixed martial arts (“MMA”), is excited to update shareholders on the Company’s outlook and the accelerating organic and strategic growth underway in its Gym segment, as well as its performance related to this strategy during the three months ended September 30, 2020, and its expectations for related performance during the current quarter ending December 31, 2020, and beyond.

Note that projections and guidance outlined below assume an absence of further regulatory lockdowns related to Covid-19 as well as the widespread distribution of a safe and effective vaccine during 2021.

“Based on the strategy we have in place – and the assumption that we don’t see major new pandemic-related shutdowns that impact the business – we are targeting $4-5 million on the topline over the rolling forward next

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The Implications Of A ‘Cloud-First’ Strategy

Co-Founder, COO at Komprise, creating Intelligent Data Management for enterprises to manage data growth and harness data value across clouds.

The cloud is increasingly seen as a key IT strategy for businesses, as over 90% of enterprises are shifting to a multi-cloud strategy, according to a study by The 451 Group. Not only are businesses adopting the cloud more, they are also increasing their use of cloud resources by shifting from a “cloud transformation” strategy to a “cloud-first” strategy. 

As the President & COO of a data management company that focuses on cloud storage, I see this shift creating a gold rush to support core enterprise workloads in the cloud.

Cloud Transformation vs. Cloud-First

What is the difference between cloud transformation and cloud-first? For the past few years, enterprises have been on a cloud transformation journey — a measured approach to grow cloud adoption for the appropriate

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What’s Your Customer Engagement Strategy?

Jay Bean, CEO of FreshLime, is a tech entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience empowering SMBs to grow through emerging technologies.

According to Salesforce, 54% of customers think that businesses need to change the way they engage. But what should they change and, more importantly, how?

When I was 27 years old, I started my first small business, a sunglass retail store called Sunglasses Only. I struggled to keep up with my competitors because of the constant changes in marketing trends. I quickly learned that running a small business is no easy task, and after two years, I made the difficult decision to close shop.

The most important thing I learned in starting and running my own small business was that it is incredibly difficult and costly to bring in new customers. The trick, however, is to keep the happy ones coming back. Engaging with customers to

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Global Portable Phlegm Suction Market 2020 Segmentation, Future Business Strategy, Manufacturers Analysis and Forecast by 2025

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Dec 02, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Portable Phlegm Suction Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is a conclusive source of information that encapsulates vital details about the market flow as well as future status during the mentioned forecast period of 2025. The report performs a comprehensive analysis of all the significant factors, including threats, prospects, and industry-specific trends, impacting the market on a global and regional scale. The report analyses the global Portable Phlegm Suction market, the market size, and growth, as well as the major market participants. Further, the report evaluates the upstream situation, market segmentation, market segmentation, price & cost, and industry environment.

Past, Current and Future Market Analysis:

The report highlights the potential opportunities for the market players and future trends of the global Portable Phlegm

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South Africa’s Sasol to cut annual capex in turnaround strategy

A petrol station is seen in Soweto, file. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s Sasol aims to cut annual capital expenditure by 30% and reduce costs over the next 3 to 4 years as part of its turnaround strategy, the petrochemicals giant said on Wednesday.

Sasol, which has been restructuring its operations to cut down debt, said it aimed to be more competitive, increase cash generation and remain resilient at $45 per barrel oil price.

Sasol, the world’s top manufacturer of motor fuel from coal, has been battling high debt amid lower oil and chemicals prices and the impact of COVID-19.

“We need to transform the business so that it is highly cash generative, with a diversified asset base that yields competitive returns to our shareholders through commodity cycles and market volatility,” Chief Financial Officer Paul Victor said.

Sasol said it planned to reduce annual capital expenditure to between

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5 Tips To Revamp Your Marketing Strategy From Engineer And Problem Solver, David Sandel

GOLDEN, CO / ACCESSWIRE / December 2, 2020 / David Sandel is revolutionizing the way small businesses approach their marketing strategy through his innovative, problem-solving methods.

Originally from Wisconsin, David graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a degree in electrical engineering. Almost immediately, he realized that he lacked a passion for the industry and began to pursue additional side hustles. Over the next few years, David returned to his athletic roots, obtained his personal training certificate, and began coaching others, drawing upon years of collegiate football and powerlifting experience.

Along the way, he developed an affinity for writing, content creation, and social media while attempting to market his services. Although his dreams of opening a gym never came to fruition, he had developed a valuable set of marketing skills. Despite mourning the loss of his personal training business, he still had a lucrative engineering career, so he brushed himself

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