CardWeb.com’s CardWatch database of more than 57,000 marketing items including direct mail, print ads, TV ads, etc. today features the American Express Business Platinum Card – “Fuel Your Business” TV ad from July 2013.
The 2013 holiday season witnessed a seismic shift in consumer behavior in which many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers experienced a decline in foot traffic compared to significant growth in online shopping. For example, retailers like Starbucks are radically redefining the retail experience by shifting to food trucks on college campuses.
Consumers’ fevered interest in the digital currency Bitcoin has abated considerably since spring 2014, but since then a number of countries around the world have announced new regulatory positions or indicated that regulation is imminent that directly affects the ability for consumers, businesses, or financial entities to handle and process digital currency transactions.
Currently, 63% of business owners maintain a positive outlook, a level not reached since fall of 2007 (64%). Stronger revenue growth could be fueling this optimism as more entrepreneurs say their revenues are higher when compared to a year ago (42%, up from 38% in 2013).
Denver-based Connect POS announced the integration of its mobile point-of-sale app for iPad into the Intuit App Center. With this integration, iConnect POS becomes the first cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system to be fully integrated with QuickBooks Online.