Groupon Unveils Self-Serve, DIY Deal-Making Tool for Merchants

February 10th, 2014 → 9:03 am @

The Chicago-based website released Deal Builder, an option that allows business owners to automatically build a custom promotion.


Merchants upset with Hope Mills parking ban

January 17th, 2013 → 1:36 pm @

Town leaders say safety issues prompted them to end parking on Trade St. starting Feb. 1


GOP convention not boom for Tampa merchants

August 28th, 2012 → 5:40 pm @

Streets in the heart of downtown are eerily quiet, key intersections blocked off. Even the best restaurants are easy to get into without a reservation or much of a wait.


Payment Alliance International Partners with Panoptic Security to Deliver Turnkey PCI Compliance Solution

June 18th, 2012 → 7:22 am @

Payment Alliance International , a leader in electronic payment processing solutions, and Panoptic Security, an award-winning Qualified Security Assessor that specializes in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance programs, jointly anno…


Business walk? results mixed

June 15th, 2012 → 5:10 pm @

More than 70 percent of Elk Grove merchants contacted during the business walk? door-to-door survey last March said business was either good or fair.


Merchants: Sanbusco a 'great place to shop'

May 29th, 2012 → 9:51 pm @

Sanbusco Market Center may be facing foreclosure, but the center's retail tenants say they're going strong. "This is the best year we've ever had," said Laurie Wilson, who is the owner of Teca Tu — A Pawsworthy Emporium. "We…


Ambler to launch First Fridays

April 30th, 2012 → 2:45 am @

Downtown Ambler has become a popular Friday night destination, but local merchants are looking to ensure every First Friday has the borough bustling with activity.


Cash Mob: Social Media Sensation Aims to Help Small Merchants

April 18th, 2012 → 9:30 pm @

The crowd stood at the corner of San Pedro and Boyd streets, a bustling shopping area near L.A.'s Skid Row, waiting for stragglers to arrive before descending on the store. But this mob wasn't an angry one. It had gathered on a recent Saturday …


39;Cash mobs' mobilize to boost small businesses and to socialize

April 14th, 2012 → 3:33 am @

Bringing together strangers, often through social media, the events aim to support locally owned merchants. The upshot: stores get a windfall, and 'mobsters' learn more about their city and meet new friends. The crowd stood at the corner of San…


Punchcard Introduces Punchcard for Business? Giving Local Merchants Actionable Insights into Customer Purchase Behavior

April 11th, 2012 → 6:47 am @

PASADENA, Calif.—-Punchcard for Business allows merchants to provide customers with personalized offers and rewards