Category: Small Business News

Square and Amex Partnering for Small Business Seller Credit Card

Two major companies known for their efforts in assisting with the needs of small businesses will be teaming up for a new product. This week, Square and American Express announced plans to launch a credit card that's specifically built for Square sellers. At this time, details about the card — including the benefits it will offer — have not yet been announced but are expected to be revealed next year....

American Express Teams with TikTok for #ShopSmall Accelerator

With the 2022 edition of Small Business Saturday just weeks away (taking place on November 26th this year), American Express is looking to help businesses find new ways to reach customers. As part of this effort, the company has announced a partnership with the popular, youth-skewing app TikTok. Together, the two brands have created the #ShopSmall Accelerator. Through this program, the two companies are looking to assist small businesses in reaching...

Holiday Spending at Small Businesses Could Reach $88 Billion

With Halloween just a weekend away, the focus will quickly be shifting to the holiday season. For small business owners, that likely means looking forward to a surge in sales, including from retail holidays such as Small Business Saturday. On that note, a recent survey highlighted potential good news for smaller retailers, even amid inflation and economic worries. According to a survey from Intuit QuickBooks, consumers intend on spending 40%...

PayPal Officially Launches Small Business Zettle Terminal in U.S.

Domestic small businesses looking for a point-of-sale (POS) solution will now have another option. After initially debuting in Europe last year, PayPal has announced it's bringing the Zettle Terminal to the United States. The portable touchscreen device is now available to small businesses and comes with a number of features. As PayPal notes, the Zettle Terminal includes a pre-loaded SIM card, enabling small business owners to utilize a WiFi or...

Chase Ink Business Premier Card Now Publicly Available

For small business owners, business credit cards can be beneficial as they not only help with cash flow but can also provide business owners with cashback that can be reinvested. With that in mind, Chase has made its newest small business card available to more business owners. Since debuting in December 2021, the Chase Ink Business Premier card had only been available to select Chase business customers. However, the card...

Small Business Banking App Lili Introduces Lili Academy

Oftentimes, when people think of the "entrepreneur spirit," they assume it means striking out completely on your own. While setting your own course and working for yourself can be key reasons why individuals elect to start a small business, the truth is that there's no shame in seeking some help. Luckily, there are now a number of free resources entrepreneurs can utilize to help teach them important business topics and...

Bank of America Debuts Small Biz Down Payment Grant Program

When it comes to opening a small business, there are plenty of expenses and capital expenditures to consider. Among them is real estate — which can be one of the most expensive necessities. To help entrepreneurs overcome this obstacle, a well-known bank is introducing a new option. This week, Bank of America announced that it would be debuting its Small Business Down Payment Grant Program in a bid to increase...

Hello Alice Launches Small Business Credit Card

Hello Alice, a free platform launched to help small businesses grow while also promoting inclusivity, has introduced its latest offering: the Hello Alice Small Business Mastercard. In addition to providing entrepreneurs with expert business advice and insights, this new card will also enable small business owners to earn cash back on their purchases. First, the Hello Alice Small Business Mastercard earns 4 points per dollar spent on eligible wireless telephone...