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What is Everywhere Commerce?

Navigator SAP

Commerce Everywhere refers to a business strategy that allows customers to make purchases seamlessly across any channel. This means they can buy from a physical store, a website, a mobile app, or even through emerging technologies like social media or voice assistants.

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Market Concentration

Barry Ritholtz

A quick break from book authorship to share a fascinating set of data and charts, via Sam Ro. In his weekly missive, Sam points to some amazing charts from Global Financial Data. They are based on historical data that looks at 200 Years of Market Concentration. You might be surprised at the findings. As the chart above shows, there are long periods of market concentration.

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How Financial Advisers Can Boost Online Reputation Through Google Reviews (While Complying With SEC Marketing Rule Requirements)

Nerd's Eye View

Online reviews are commonly given and used by consumers across many industries, from finding a good restaurant in a new town to reviewing a lawn care service provider. Nonetheless, fewer than 10% of SEC-registered investment advisers report using them, even though the SEC’s updated investment adviser marketing rule allows financial advisors to proactively encourage testimonials (from clients), use endorsements (from non-clients), and highlight their own ratings on various third-party revie

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EY’s $1B pledge targets 10% raise in starting CPA-track pay

CFO Dive

The Big Four firm’s new initiative is tackling one of the most cited causes of the shrinking accounting talent pipeline: comparatively low starting salaries.

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How to Navigate Revenue and Expense Management: Competitive Insights for Financial Success

Speaker: Hilary Akhaabi, PhD - Founder, Chief Financial & Operations Officer at Go Africa Global

In the fast-paced world of corporate finance, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for sustainable growth and profitability. This exclusive webinar with leading expert Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, will teach you practical ways to navigate complex financial landscapes and enhance your company's revenue management capabilities. Whether you're aiming to refine your financial strategies or seeking innovative solutions to drive performance, this new session is for you!

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DBS Equity Capital Markets Head Art Karoonyavanich On A Decade Of Growth

Global Finance

A 10-year veteran at DBS Bank, Karoonyavanich recently expanded his role to cover all Equity Capital Markets business for the bank globally when the firm merged its equities, fixed income and brokerage businesses to form a new Investment Banking unit. The Investment Banking unit, which sits within DBS’ newly formed Global Financial Markets group, has already marked a stellar year, further solidifying the bank’s capital markets presence in key regions like Singapore, mainland China, Hong Kong, In

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Tech gig economy grows, India to have 23.5 million workers by 2030

CFO News

India's gig workforce is projected to reach 23.5 million by 2030, driven by the demand for remote work. The growth, as per a Nasscom Aon report, highlights the increasing importance of gig workers in bridging tech talent gaps.

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BMO survey: US summer spending heats up following record-breaking Memorial Day travel

Bank of the West

A special report from the BMO Real Financial Progress Index finds Americans plan to increase their summer spending across numerous categories, particularly on vacations and travel, with a quarter of… Read more The post BMO survey: US summer spending heats up following record-breaking Memorial Day travel appeared first on About BMO.

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Office Manager

Fox Corporate Finance

FCF ist eine spezialisierte Investmentbank und Finanzierungs­spezialist börsennotierte und private Unternehmen des Mittelstands im deutsch­sprachigen Raum. FCF strukturiert, arrangiert und platziert Eigen- und Fremdkapital­finanzierungen und unterstützt seine Mandanten bei der Realisierung von Venture-, Wachstums-, Pre-IPO/IPO-, Read more The post Office Manager appeared first on FCF Fox Corporate Finance GmbH.

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Advanced Bookkeeping Techniques for Growing Businesses

CFO Share

As your business grows and success becomes more tangible, the complexities of managing your finances increase as well. At this stage, it’s crucial to ensure that your bookkeeping processes are not just keeping up, but actively supporting your business’s scalability (simultaneously avoiding stress and headaches for you.) Whether you’re working with a bookkeeper or virtual bookkeeping services , adopting advanced techniques can significantly improve your financial management.

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How To Streamline Finance Operations Through Automation

Speaker: Claire Grosjean

In today’s fast-paced business environment, finance professionals are under increasing pressure to optimize operations and drive strategic value. As a result, automation has become a core part of business strategy, offering unprecedented opportunities to streamline operations and drive efficiency. Join esteemed global finance and operations executive, Claire Grosjean, for a comprehensive guide on how to harness automation’s power through strategic collaboration with functional leaders.

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Mind the trust gap: Why C-suite humility matters in the AI era

CFO Dive

If executives engage in the big issues of today without acknowledging there can be a diverse set of explanations, they risk losing stakeholder trust, PwC’s Wes Bricker writes.

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What is a Future-Proof ERP System?

Navigator SAP

Businesses plan for the future, but the future rarely looks like what was expected. Adjusting as plans change requires nimbleness and business agility. But it also requires backend ERP technology that can evolve with the business.

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Hyundai India’s IPO Filing Highlights Confidence In Surging India Markets

Global Finance

Hyundai’s IPO could top Life Insurance Corp.’s 2022 offering that raised a record $2.7 billion. The Hyundai India IPO that was announced earlier this year has become a bellwether for the health of Indian stock markets and particularly its IPO market, now that the South Korean carmaker has reportedly filed a draft red herring prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on June 15.

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Weekend Reading For Financial Planners (June 22-23)

Nerd's Eye View

Enjoy the current installment of "Weekend Reading For Financial Planners" – this week's edition kicks off with the news that affluent Americans believe they need an average of $5.5 million in assets to both retire and pass on a legacy interest (though many have yet to establish an estate plan), according to a recent survey. At the same time, they also overwhelmingly recognize the value of financial advisors , not only for increasing their wealth beyond what they could have achieved on thei

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Empowering Business Travel: The CFOs Guide

Business travel is more than just a line item. It’s a strategic opportunity to align with your company’s goals and empower your employees. With 60% of employees dissatisfied with the ease of booking and modifying travel plans, there’s a significant opportunity to improve travel management. This one-pager explores how to transform travel into a powerful tool for organizational success.

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Tech layoffs impact nearly 100,000 workers so far in 2024

CFO Dive

Microsoft, Google, Apple, Tesla and TikTok owner ByteDance are among more than 300 tech companies that have announced job cuts since January.

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Bull Market Signposts: What Happens Before S&P 500 Peaks?

Barry Ritholtz

Making good progress on the book, about 60-70% finished (I feel good about it). I wanted to pop out of hiding to share a few charts/tables that should raise your confidence levels that — despite media coverage to the contrary — we are not on the verge of collapse. I want to direct your attention to the latest missive from Savita Subramanian, who runs the Equity and Quant Strategy group at BAML.

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Budget 2024: Give the middle-class tax benefits & cut fuel excise, India Inc tells Finance Ministry

CFO News

Budget Expectations: FICCI has proposed simplifying the capital gains tax system by categorizing assets into equity instruments, debt, and other assets with specific rates for long-term and short-term gains. They have also advocated for uniform tax rates for residents and non-residents.

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Creating Incentive Trusts To Foster Beneficiary Legacies Without Spoiling The Kids

Nerd's Eye View

The role of estate planning is most commonly considered to be about transferring assets from one generation to the next in the most efficient manner possible (e.g., how to minimize the burden of estate taxes and avoid the public spectacle of the probate process). And yet, looking at estate planning solely through the lens of assets on a balance sheet can make it easy to overlook the reality that people often have other, intangible assets that they wish to pass on to the next generation, such as

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How to Avoid Getting "Ghosted": Top 3 Secrets to Staying Relevant with Gen Z

Speaker: Brian Muse-McKenney, Chief Revenue Officer & Matt Simester, Cards and Payments Expert

In today’s world of social media, dating apps, and remote work, businesses risk becoming irrelevant or getting "ghosted" if they fail to meet the evolving needs of Gen Z consumers. In this new webinar, Brian Muse-McKenney of Episode Six and Matt Simester of Payments Consultancy Limited will reveal key considerations banks should factor into their efforts to develop target products for the next generation of bank customers.

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With reservations, FASB votes for narrower software rules update

CFO Dive

While some members expressed concerns about not going far enough to modernize the rules, the FASB voted 7-0 to move forward with a more targeted proposal.

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5-year TIPS reopening auction gets a real yield of 2.050%

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com The Treasury’s offering of $21 billion in a reopened 5-year Treasury Inflation-Protected Security — CUSIP 91282CKL4 — generated a real yield to maturity of 2.050%, slightly lower than expected.

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At the Money: Smart Spending vs. Not Spending 

Barry Ritholtz

At the Money: Smart Spending vs. Not Spending (June 18, 2024) Spending Scolds will tell you that a sailboat, a sports car, or even a latte will be your financial ruin. Is this accurate? Focusing on the cost without considering whether you can afford the items and what memories they create is the wrong calculus. In today’s ATM, we discuss how to spend intelligently, within your budget, on the things that hep create lasting memories.

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How Advisors Can Help Clients Use Incentive Trusts to Foster Beneficiary Legacies

Nerd's Eye View

The role of estate planning is most commonly considered to be about transferring assets from one generation to the next in the most efficient manner possible (e.g., how to minimize the burden of estate taxes and avoid the public spectacle of the probate process). And yet, looking at estate planning solely through the lens of assets on a balance sheet can make it easy to overlook the reality that people often have other, intangible assets that they wish to pass on to the next generation, such as

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Navigating the Automation Landscape: Selecting Tools That Fit Your Business

Speaker: Gary Dmitriev

Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify the process of selecting and implementing automation tools for financial institutes. This session will provide your roadmap for vetting potential solutions, focusing on due diligence, vendor assessments, and aligning technology with strategic goals. We’ll also address the critical issue of innovation fatigue, offering tips on maintaining enthusiasm and momentum for new initiatives.

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Ex-Synchronoss CFO to pay $125k fine for accounting misconduct

CFO Dive

Alongside the reimbursement of certain compensation to Synchronoss, the ex-CFO agreed to pay $125,000 in civil penalties without admitting or denying the SEC’s charges.

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Maximizing Cash Flow: A Small Business Success Story

Focus CFO

10 Proven Strategies to Master Cash Flow In the bustling city of Canton, Ohio, there was a small manufacturing firm, ABC Inc., struggling with cash flow challenges despite its growing client base. Bob, the CEO, was determined to steer his company toward financial stability and long-term success. He knew that optimizing cash flow was not just about survival—it was about thriving, positioning his business for future growth, and increasing the company's overall value.

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Celebrating Global Finance Connecting: A Recap of ICFOA’s Anniversary Dinner

CFO Talks

Celebrating Global Finance Connecting: A Recap of ICFOA’s Anniversary Dinner Event Title: GLOBAL FINANCE CONNECTING Event Date: June 10, 2024 Event Location: The Residence Gammarth Hotel, Tunis Introduction On June 10, 2024, the International CFO Alliance (ICFOA) gathered esteemed partners and stakeholders at The Residence Gammarth Hotel in Tunis for a special dinner, marking a significant milestone in their journey.

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Driving long-term sustainable growth with an effective financial management system

Jedox Finance

For many organizations, financial management can be a daily struggle as managers and senior executives face significant, diverse challenges, ranging from poor cash flow management to cybersecurity threats. A sound, effective financial management system provides organizations with a smart way to monitor and control their operations in the short term so executives can meet their long-term vision to invest in future opportunities.

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Secure SaaS Success: Embedded Finance as a Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms

Join us for an exclusive webinar hosted by Ian Hillis, SVP of Growth at Payrix and Worldpay for Platforms, where he’ll explore the significant impact of embedded finance on the software industry! This session is designed to provide you with the strategic insights needed to navigate the future of SaaS successfully, all while gaining a deeper understanding of how these trends can enhance your competitive edge, boost revenue, and deepen customer loyalty.