How a Leading Wholesaler Reduced Fraud by 50% in Just 3 Months

How a B2B Retailer Reduced Fraud by 50% in Just Three Months

As B2B companies do more business online, fraud prevention and detection are becoming more critical than ever. It may be that your business has recently begun offering online credit applications, or perhaps you have a well-established eCommerce site but aren’t prepared for the types of fraud that are prevalent in new markets you’re entering. Either… Read more »

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How One B2B Retailer Reduced DSO by 33%

When a major B2B retailer partnered with BlueTarp, within months the company reduced days sales outstanding (DSO) by 33% and delinquencies by 46%. Now, the retailer has more money and time to devote to accelerating growth. Here’s a look at how they achieved it and how the current economic trends may create delinquency challenges for… Read more »

Millennials are Leaving Credit Cards Behind

Millennials are Leaving Credit Cards Behind

Do you know who your buyers are? There’s a good chance that the majority of them belong to the Millennial generation. According to a recent analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center, Millennials already make up more than a third of the American workforce—and that proportion is only expected to increase in the… Read more »

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Surviving in an Uncertain Economy

This post was updated in September 2019 Despite continued overall growth in the U.S. economy, recent market fluctuations and ominous headlines about a potential recession have hurt consumer confidence. The S&P 500 and the Dow have recovered from their late-2018 lows, but U.S. bond markets have behaved in ways that signal a future contraction. Meanwhile,… Read more »

The Industrial Economy in 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

The Industrial Economy in 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

For nearly a decade, the U.S. economy has been trending upward. But economies go through regular cycles of growth and recession, and many analysts agree that businesses should expect a downturn within the next couple of years. “The economy will probably start slowing down in the second half of 2018,” says Alex Chausovsky, senior consulting… Read more »

WHy a 24-hour credit approval isn't fast enough

Why a 24-hour Credit Approval Isn’t Fast Enough

Success is no longer just the absence of problems. Sure, customers expect you to have the product they need, have it delivered promptly, have the order be accurately fulfilled, and be billed without error. However, in the world where Amazon has set the standard for convenience and speed, saving customers’ time will earn you a… Read more »