The end of main street

Chris Skinner

What’s the future for our children and our … The post The end of main street appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Wondering about the future. Always wondering about the future. Thinking about where things are going. It’s the only thing we don’t know.

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The Blueprint For Rethinking Main Street

PYMNTS

For the small shops and independently owned restaurants that line America’s Main Streets from coast to coast, the past eight weeks have been a difficult time leading toward an incredibly uncertain future.

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Main Street USA: 58 Percent Of Main Street SMB Retailers Say They May Not Survive The Pandemic

PYMNTS

This is just one of the questions PYMNTS set out to answer in the Main Street On Lockdown: The COVID-19 Cash Chasm edition. Coronavirus Assistance Cash COVID-19 loans Main Feature Main Street Main Street On Lockdown News Paycheck Protection Program PPP Retail Small Business Administration SM

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Fights Over Loan Terms Delayed Main Street Lending Program

PYMNTS

Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve gave hope to small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with the announcement of the Main Street Lending Program. Loans federal reserve loans Main Street Lending Program News SMBs terms Treasury Department What's Hot

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NEW REPORT: Helping Main Street SMBs Close The Cash Flow Gap

PYMNTS

Main Street small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are a barometer for the economic vitality and the health of the broader U.S. After all, a bustling Main Street signals new business opportunities and growth potential.

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Fed Releases Main Street Program Lender List

PYMNTS

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston issued a state-by-state listing of lenders accepting applications from new business customers for the Main Street Lending Program on Wednesday (July 8). Borrowers are encouraged to ask their bank about Main Street loans in addition to those on the list.

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Main Street Lending Program Broadened to Attract More Lenders, Borrowers

Abrigo

Key Takeaways The soon-to-begin Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) aims to fulfill a need for mid-sized businesses to access relief funds amid the coronavirus pandemic. The post Main Street Lending Program Broadened to Attract More Lenders, Borrowers appeared first on Abrigo.

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New Data: What COVID-19 Is Doing To Main Street SMBs

PYMNTS

The boutique shops that lined Main Street USA, which got nearly all of their business face-to-face in their stores, expected that 2020 would be another great year. Coronavirus cash flow COVID-19 Karen Webster Main Feature Main Street News Revenue small businesses SMBs Stimulus Bill

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New Data: Inside Main Street SMB’s Digital Shift

PYMNTS

In Main Street On Lockdown: Business Recovery edition, we surveyed 431 SMB owners from across the U.S. Main Street On Lockdown: Business Recovery edition aims to understand why some SMBs are all-in on innovation, while others risk getting left in the dust.

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PPP: Paycheck Protection or Main Street SMB Rescue Program?

PYMNTS

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Why Saving Main Street Will Take More Than Just More Money

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Saving Main Street: College Towns Deal With Economic Devastation

PYMNTS

Downtowns everywhere from Maine to California are dealing with varying degrees of economic and existential pain as a result of the pandemic, but nowhere is the pain as acute as in college towns. Economy college towns economy Main Street News Retail UMass

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Economists Recommend More Lenient Terms For Main Street Lending Program

PYMNTS

’s Main Street Lending Program intended to aid small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported. Loans Congress economy federal reserve loans Main Street Lending Program News SMBs What's Hot

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Saving Main Street: Advocacy Groups Propose New Government Relief Programs

PYMNTS

The crisis is hardly over, but post-pandemic reality is setting in for Main Street retail. She also urges government officials to remember the return in investment for Main Street businesses. Policy put into place must target Main Street.

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The Many Faces Of Main Street SMB Recovery

PYMNTS

Perhaps the most buoyant finding in Main Street On Lockdown Business Recovery edition is the fact that SMB owners appear to be feeling a bit more upbeat about business prospects with each new survey. SMBs COVID-19 economy Main Streets News recovery reopening

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Main Street?s Pandemic-Led Shift To Digital Innovation

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NEW DATA: Two-Thirds Of Main Street SMBs Are Not Ready For The Post-Pandemic Restart

PYMNTS

These are just a few of the questions we sought to answer in Main Street On Lockdown: Reinventing The Road To Recovery edition. . The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive consumer migration to digital commerce.

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On Main Street

Independent Banker

Industry Insight On Main Street Viewpoints A Second Cyberdefense. By Noah W. Wilcox, Grand Rapids State Bank. Information is the new coin of the realm, and financial information is the most widely prized.

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Saving Main Street: Running Retailers Take The Baton

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In addition to working toward its general mission of moving the sport and hobby forward, the RIA functions as a trade and advocacy group for independent running specialty stores, the huge majority of which are Main Street businesses. The RIA is dialed into Main Street.

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How Big Tech And FinTech Are Trying to Save Main Street SMBs

PYMNTS

Most businesses have been hit hard by the global pandemic, but perhaps no segment has been more crippled or left with a future more uncertain than the Main Street local establishments that rely on daily sales for traffic. Will The Platforms Save Main Street?

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Saving Main Street: How A Business School Is Helping Toronto SMB Retailers

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If there’s a playbook for Main Street’s migration to digital, Toronto’s Schulich School of Business is authoring a very effective chapter. He was an essential part of a program that taught Main Street businesses about technology platforms and how to onboard them quickly and efficiently.

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Fed Turns To Banks For Feedback On Main Street Lending Program

PYMNTS

The Federal Reserve is nearly ready to debut its new Main Street lending program, and it is reaching out to banks for advice, according to a report from CNBC. Loans Banks Coronavirus COVID-19 economy federal reserve feedback Lending Program loans Main Street News SMBs What's Hot

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The New Reality For Main Street, Freelancers Amid The Coronavirus

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The post-pandemic reality is setting in for Main Street retail even though the crisis is hardly over, while Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan guidance issued in late April marked a major change from when the program opened.

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Silicon Valley Investor Aims To Create Tech Hub In Maine

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A new research institute in Portland, Maine, is intended to electrify the local economy and provide a hub for multiple career fields outside of the major cities that dominate most tech job searches.

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Walmart Consolidating Grocery And Main Apps

PYMNTS

Walmart has announced that it’s going to merge its Walmart Grocery app with the main Walmart mobile app, to create a more seamless shopping experience for its customers, according to a report by TechCrunch. The main app was No.

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Saving Main Street: Cities Pick Up The Recovery Role

PYMNTS

Cities are starting to supplement the federal government in an effort to save Main Street businesses from the destructive economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Retail Coronavirus economy Main Street News

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Main Street ‘Cash Chasm’ Too Deep For Many SMBs

PYMNTS

But despite tidbits of good news that infection rates are coming down and government money is moving out, a majority of Main Street businesses don’t see themselves surviving COVID-19. Coronavirus Main Street News PPP loans SBA small business Small Business Administration stimulus

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Main Street Lending Program Offers Loan-Purchase Option to Lenders Helping Businesses

Abrigo

Key Takeaways The Federal Reserve recently unveiled a new loan-purchase program, the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) Unlike the PPP, loans provided under the MSLP are not eligible for loan forgiveness Community financial institutions play an important role in the MSLP.

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Saving Main Street: Cambridge Group Addresses Hard Times

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Michael Kanter and his wife and have owned and operated Cambridge Naturals near Harvard Square since 1974.

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Saving Main Street: Fairfax County, VA Kicks Into Gear

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Main Street may not be able to save itself in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis. Retail Coronavirus COVID-19 development economy Fairfax County Main Street News Shop Talk SMBs Virginia

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Fed’s $2.3T Targets Governments, ‘Main Street’ SMBs

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the Fed also said it will support as much as $600 billion in loans slated for small to mid-sized businesses as part of the Main Street Lending Program. Loans Coronavirus COVID-19 Editors' Picks federal reserve Lending loans Main Street SMBs News relief small businesses SMBs stimulus

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Collaborative ‘Help Main Street’ Database Will Aid Small Businesses

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Called Help Main Street, the idea is to compile a database of businesses that offer gift cards or other similar items. Coronavirus database Eniac Ventures Help Main Street Lunchbox News small businesses What's Hot

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Lenders face quandary over offering Main Street loans to noncustomers

American Banker

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Toronto To Launch ‘Digital Main Street’ To Help SMBs Get Online

PYMNTS

A team of 50 students from Schulich’s MBA, Master’s and undergraduate programs worked on the service, which will be integrated with Canada’s Digital Main Street program as well as common digital retailers like Shopify , Google, Facebook, Microsoft, eBay and Mastercard Canada.

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Main Street Focus

Independent Banker

Banks Industry Insight Main Street Focus Tess Ousley expanded her Chicago child development center, All About Kids Learning Academy Inc., with financing from Urban Partnership Bank. A Special Mission. Urban Partnership Bank builds up people and communities. By Ed Avis.

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