Today in Food: The Fresh Market Files For IPO; Domino’s Breaks Down Pizza Market Growth


Today in restaurant and grocery news, The Fresh Market is looking toward prepared meals to help the company succeed on the public market, while Domino’s reflects on which businesses are thriving in today’s growing pizza market and which are falling by the wayside.

Market Commentary: Week of July 26, 2021

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Capital MarketsLast Week. Another week, another new all-time high for stocks. Equities plunged at the beginning of the week. The S&P 500 dropped 1.6% on Monday as risk assets reacted to the very real risk of the COVID-19 Delta variant causing havoc and snuffing out the recovery.


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Market Commentary: Week of July 19

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Rather suddenly, the markets have begun to put less focus on current economic developments such as the surging price of just about everything and continued signs of strong economic growth, and more toward pessimism on the future as COVID cases across the nation are skyrocketing again.

Payments innovation in the Latin American market

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Latin America is becoming an increasingly important market in the global payments business. There are a number of important innovations underway that are changing the industry

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Digital power for middle market banks


When it comes to digital, middle market banks want what the big banks have. The post Digital power for middle market banks appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. Uncategorized Digital Transformation Middle-Market Banks

Middle market banks’ top three cloud myths


Lately it seems like every conversation I have with middle market banks turns into a discussion about cloud. This market’s interest in cloud stems from what’s happening across banking. The post Middle market banks’ top three cloud myths appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

Market Commentary: Week of August 2, 2021

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Capital MarketsLast Week. The highlight of the week was the July FOMC meeting and announcement. Importantly, there was some language change that acknowledged the continued progress made by the economy and that they are now actively looking at the data to decide when to begin tapering.

2021 Municipal Bond Market Outlook

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Capital MarketsWhile 2020 started out as a difficult year for Municipal Bonds, those investors that were nimble and not ruled by fear, ended up having a good—if not a great—year.

Cryptocurrency Market Tumbles; Bitcoin Falls 12 Percent


11), the market came crashing down. CNBC reported that bitcoin (BTC), the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell over 12 percent from a day earlier, to as low as $30,863. 7), the cryptocurrency market cap topped $1 trillion.

Payment Optimization & PCI Solutions: Combining Offense and Defense With a Single Provider

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security and Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars

In this webinar, our esteemed panelists will discuss using Zero Data as the defense and payment optimization as the offense. A startup will have a well-rounded security approach that enables them to get to market sooner, grow their business faster, and minimize costs for both security and compliance.

As markets plunge, robo-advisers urge caution

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In the wake of today’s stock market free fall, the novel coronavirus and an oil price war, digital investment advisers are encouraging their customers to think long term and not make any rash decisions.

Regulating the cryptocurrency markets

Chris Skinner

I guess that this is logical as my last line was that government control of cryptocurrencies is “not so easy for cryptocurrencies that have … The post Regulating the cryptocurrency markets appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Someone made the comment on my platform piece about what happens when there are no Jack Ma’s or Mark Zuckerberg’s, as the whole thing is decentralised?

Creating an omnichannel marketing strategy for banking

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Omnichannel marketing is a key factor in reaching and retaining customers today. Whatever channel a customer may be using, there is one thing they expect: a personalized experience. Mark Aldred, head of international sales for Auriga shares his insight on this topic

Market Commentary: Week of May 24, 2021

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Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.

Finding the Human Touch in an Increasingly Digital World


As our recent Global Banking Consumer Study found, the pandemic has driven a huge shift towards digital interactions in every market. The spike in demand for digital banking experiences caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has already reshaped the global banking industry.

Lenders, Dealers Thriving In Hot Auto Market


With Americans shopping for cars at a near-record pace and a computer chip shortage meaning that dealers are struggling to meet that demand, the average price of a used car was $18,453 in June, up more than one-third over the same time a year ago, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

Archegos Capital Collapse Hits SPAC Market


The Archegos Capital Management scandal that hit some of the world’s biggest banks with losses topping $10 billion is also affecting the market for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), the Financial Times reported on Friday (May 28).

Fresh auto finance approach boosts market share


And it could mean a huge increase in market share for auto lenders willing to seize the opportunity. The post Fresh auto finance approach boosts market share appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. It’s time to reimagine the auto loan and leasing process.

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

An Alternative Take On BNPL Rings In Its New Era On The Public Markets


Omnichannel lease-purchase platform Katapult officially opened the trading day on the NASDAQ market (July 8th), ringing in its new life as a publicly-traded firm on the stock exchange. “We Buy Now Pay Later buy now pay later Investments katapult News stock market

Market Commentary: Week of March 1, 2021

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Capital MarketsLast Week: Last week marked the return of the mythical “Bond Vigilantes!” Sparked by continued improving news on the vaccine front (Johnson & Johnson fast-tracking a third effective COVID-19 vaccine), the nearing of the Democrats $1.9

An untapped market: The unbanked shopper

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Billions of people do not have access to a bank account, either due to the lack of income, unstable financial markets or the lack of verifyable identification.

Restructure to Survive: How to Turn Around the Weakest Banks


This series of blogs looks at the future of banking in Growth Markets in a post-COVID-19 world. It’s time to turn to the situation facing banks in the third of our three segments – Restructure to Survive.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.

A post-pandemic path forward for banking and capital markets


In my last post, I talked about the significant impact of COVID-19 on the banking and capital markets (B&CM) value chain and how leaders are in a unique position to respond, reset and renew the finance function to lead confidently in the post-pandemic era.

GrandTech: the newest FinTech market niche

Chris Skinner

Here’s just a few recent ones: Hidden ‘shame’ of elderly scam victims – BBC News Reports of frauds on the elderly are ‘tip of iceberg’ – BBC News Bank staff ‘saving elderly … The post GrandTech: the newest FinTech market niche appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Watching the BBC, I often see reports on the elderly being ripped off, scammed and targeted by fraudsters.

Market Commentary: Week of April 19, 2021

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Capital MarketsLast Week: Despite a slew of strong March economic data—much stronger than expected—equity and other risk assets kept well bid. The surprise of the week was the sharp drop in treasury yields that accompanied the data.

The Fresh Market Proceeds With IPO With Focus On Grocerant And Meal Kits


The Fresh Market , a specialty grocery chain with 159 locations in 22 states, is going public after five years of operating as a private company. Now, the company is going ahead with it — on Friday (July 16), The Fresh Market Holdings, Inc., IPO grocery IPOs News The Fresh Market

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Market Commentary: Week of July 6, 2021

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Impervious to bad news, such as the spread of the “Delta Variant,” further Fed speak on tapering, warnings of impending doom from market sages, and continued signs of inflation, the stocks party on. Capital Markets

Chime Could Reach $30 Billion Valuation With Stock Market Flotation


Chime is holding early talks with investment banks on a new stock market flotation, which could value the startup at over $30 billion, Reuters reported. Digital Banking Chime IPOs News startups stock market What's Hot

The Strongest Digital Players Will Redefine The Market


We want to think more broadly about how we can address these demands – and so, later this year, we are going to market with an interest-bearing bank account for customers, with the ability to hold multiple currencies, starting in two European markets.

A Future-Ready Approach: Journey to the Cloud


This series of blogs looks at the future of banking in Growth Markets in a post-COVID-19 world. Banks need a clear approach to eliminate their legacy technology debt and attain future-ready systems.

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The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.