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Surging Online Sales Drive Growth for Shopify’s Fulfillment Service

Shopify Inc.’s

recent expansion into physical distribution is looking prescient, as surging digital sales during the coronavirus pandemic boost demand for the e-commerce technology company’s fulfillment services.

The Shopify Fulfillment Network that handles the storing, packing and shipping of goods for online sellers “enrolled more merchants and increased our fulfillment volume…by two-and-a-half times over Q1” in the second quarter, Thomas Epting, director of the network, told The Wall Street Journal. “We’re seeing good in-year growth and certainly ample demand.”

The expanded business for handling physical goods is part of the growing demand Shopify has seen for its main business providing the digital tools for retailers to reach consumers online.

That capability has become critically important for many merchants as the coronavirus pandemic has upended American life and the

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Mack-Cali Brings Together World-Class Team to Drive Repositioning of Harborside Office Campus on Jersey City Waterfront

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) today announced the hiring of a new team of internal and external professionals to execute the repositioning, leasing, and marketing of Harborside, its Class A office campus on the waterfront in Jersey City. Harborside is a unique campus with more than 4.3 million square feet of office space, retail space, indoor and outdoor dining options, conferencing, fitness and wellness offerings, a daycare center, on-site parking, and 3,000 residential units in the neighborhood.

Edward J. Guiltinan has been hired as Senior Vice President, Leasing and brings 30 years of commercial real estate leasing experience, including the past 20 years with Rockefeller Group, where he leased millions of square feet of office, retail, and industrial space.  Notably, Mr. Guiltinan recently participated in the redevelopment of 1271 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan and was responsible for the

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Best Prime Day HDD, SSD, GPU & CPU Deals 2020: Best PC Hardware, Graphics Card, Processor & Internal & External Hard Drive & SSD Deals Published by Spending Lab

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Best cloud storage services: From Google Drive to Dropbox, the top options for business

These days, when so many of us are working from home, having reliable cloud storage is more important than ever. 

It all started in 2007, when Drew Houston, Dropbox’s CEO, got sick and tired of losing his USB drive. So, he created the first personal and small business cloud storage service. It was a radical idea in its time, and everyone loved it. Today, there are dozens of cheap or free cloud storage services. But — beyond giving you storage — they’re very different.  

How do you choose which one is right for you? You could just pick by how much free storage space you get. That’s simple, but it’s only part of the story. The real value from a cloud storage service comes from how well it works for you or your business. As you’ll see, some work much better with some operating systems and business plans than others.

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Africa: Mastercard Partners With Samsung, Airtel and Asante to Drive Digital Inclusion in Africa

Pay-on-Demand platform enables safe, secure and convenient consumer financing via Samsung devices with embedded Knox security platform, through Airtel Africa’s network. This partnership will facilitate usage-based payments and will build creditworthiness. It will be piloting in Uganda, this is part of a broader digital transformation partnership between Mastercard and Airtel Africa across 14 markets in Africa.

Mastercard today announced a partnership with Samsung, Airtel Africa and Asante Financial Services Group (“Asante”) to launch a Pay-on-Demand payments platform and drive the digital economy across Africa. Mastercard’s strategy is based on collaboration and partnerships that drive innovation and this is another example. By enabling digital access to everyday products and services for under-served consumers and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the payments platform will aim at driving digital and financial inclusion and can lead to improved economic possibilities for people and businesses.

The platform, built by Mastercard Labs, aims to bring

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CI Financial and d1g1t Inc. Expand Strategic Alliance To Drive Accelerated Growth Across North America and Globally

TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CI Financial Corp. (“CI”) (TSX: CIX), and d1g1t Inc., the first provider of an enterprise wealth management platform powered by institutional-grade analytics and risk management tools, today announced the significant expansion of the strategic alliance between the two firms.

Under the terms of the expanded strategic partnership, d1g1t Inc.’s enterprise wealth management platform will be used to help CI Financial, a global asset and wealth management firm, to modernize its technology platforms and further develop advanced discretionary capabilities within its Assante Wealth Management business and correspondent network services.

The expanded partnership is also expected to allow CI Financial to more easily integrate its acquired U.S.-based registered investment adviser (RIA) firms, which will be able to seamlessly plug into d1g1t’s comprehensive technology platform. This year, CI has acquired RIA firms that manage US$11 billion in client assets (as of August 31, 2020), emerging

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Capitalizing on Innovation Trends Today Will Drive Business Growth in the New Normal

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BASES, a Nielsen Global Consumer Business, released its highly anticipated 2020 U.S. BASES Top 25 Breakthrough Innovations List. While COVID-19 will have an enduring and profound impact on the consumer packaged goods industry, one thing that cannot be overlooked is the role that innovation plays today and in the new normal that emerges. Consumer needs and priorities are evolving, just as they did before COVID-19, clearing the way for new innovation to happen. And manufacturers are answering this demand. In fact, we see a strong number of innovation ideas being tested by BASES, signaling a bounce back following a dip in the early months of the pandemic. Learning from those who got it right, like this year’s BASES Top 25 Breakthrough Innovations, will help more of these new product ideas succeed.

As the competition for consumer attention in-store and online intensifies, this year’s

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Collaborations Drive Corporate Card Innovation

The corporate card can have a home in the digital wallet thanks to collaborations and technology platforms designed for card issuers.

This week’s commercial card innovation tracker finds a tie-up between a FinTech and a neo-bank to make cards available for Google Pay, as well as a Tokenization-as-a-Service offering from a card issuing platform.

Nium Teams With Aspire, Volopay

FinTech firm Nium has teamed with Southeast Asia neo-bank Aspire to enable a mobile payments feature with its cards. With the help of Nium, Aspire has announced plans to go “plastic-less” through the issuance of Visa corporate cards. The collaboration will make every Aspire card available through Google Pay.

Nium’s end-to-end issuing, processing and onboarding services allow Aspire customers to have another choice for completing their payments via Google Pay on card terminals that accept Visa. Through the collaboration, business owners can “go green”

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Maitri Health Announces World-Class Board of Directors, Strategic Advisors and Management Team to Drive Leadership in Healthcare Supply Security

Industry leaders in healthcare, logistics and innovation will power the Canadian start-up as it scales to source, build and deliver a stable supply of PPE, testing and technology

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW/ – Maitri Health today proudly announced the global expertise and management team that will drive the start-up company’s unique healthcare supply platform and technology solutions.

“We have assembled an all-star team of leaders and innovators,” said Andrew Morton, CEO, Maitri Health.  “Our new board of directors and strategic advisors bring deep experience in healthcare, public sector, logistics and supply chain, technology, capital markets and more. We couldn’t be happier. Maitri’s expanded team includes a former Canadian Minister of Health, one of the world’s foremost specialists in infectious diseases, and a globally recognized researcher and innovator in healthcare supply systems.”

“Our team brings integrity, invaluable skills and future-forward vision to help drive our mission

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Australian PM Scott Morrison Announces Digital Business Plan To Drive Economic Recovery From Covid

Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the almost 800 million Australian dollars scheme.

Canberra [Australia]:

The Australian Government has announced a digital business plan to enable businesses to take advantage of digital technologies to grow their businesses and create jobs in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the almost 800 million Australian dollars (about 566 million U.S. dollar) scheme on Tuesday, saying it would facilitate doing more business online in a post-coronavirus world.

Under the plan the rollout of Australia’s 5G network will be accelerated, the digital capacity of the agriculture, manufacturing, mining, logistics and financial services will be boosted.

Australians will be able to start a new business in 15 minutes using online government services rather than waiting days or weeks, according to The Australian report.

“This year’s budget will support businesses to recover, build back, and create more

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