FinTechIndustry TrendsMarket ResearchSpring 2023 Issue

Canadian finance teams are under pressure to deliver accurate real-time insights, finds new Sage report

New report examines challenges finance leaders are currently facing and how they are adapting to drive growth and efficiencies ● The report found that 60 percent of financial leaders in Canada said time spent on tedious manual processes inhibits their work on strategic projects ● Financial teams are under increased …

Industry TrendsIntegrated Payments

Regal Partners with Flexa to Enable Digital Currency Payments for Movies and More

Using Flexa, Regal patrons in the U.S. can buy tickets and concessions today using dozens of digital currencies at over 500 theatres NEW YORK, NY–Regal, a subsidiary of Cineworld Group and the operator of one of the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuits in the United States, today announced …

Fall 2021 IssueIndustry Trends

Reimagining the Future of Finance: How Financial Services Can Thrive in a Post-Pandemic World

By Aqsa Zubair The COVID-19 pandemic was life-changing in many ways. For business leaders, it forced a break from simply focusing on routine day-to-day tasks and emphasized the necessity for thinking future forward. For me, it solidified the hard-earned lessons I have always applied to my work. My experience growing …

Fall 2021 IssueFinancial AnalyticsIndustry Trends

Creating Hyper-Personalized Financial Services in the Age of Data

By Reg Marrinier The global pandemic has accelerated the rise of the digital economy, driving financial institutions to continuously contemplate the next big innovation to differentiate their service offerings. With huge stores of transactional data and client histories, financial institutions need to activate the value of data assets if they …

Industry Trends

Canadian SMBs weathered COVID disruptions, but struggling to meet workers’ new demands, new Sage study finds

Two in five companies have shifted priorities in the last six months to drive growth and innovation, but find it challenging to hire and mitigate employee burnout TORONTO, ON–Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, partnered with the Angus Reid Group for a newly commissioned report, Forward Together: …

Equipment FinanceIndustry Trends

Québec joins coalition to accelerate marketing zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles in North America

NEW YORK, NY–The Government of Québec is taking part in the work of the Multi-State ZEV Task Force, a coalition of 16 U.S. states that will work together to accelerate the electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in their territories. Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate …

Industry TrendsMarket Research

Canadian businesses believe burnout will hurt companies’ bottom line this year, new Sage study in Canada finds

Business leaders share concerns for employees’ wellbeing; a hybrid work model; and investing for recovery TORONTO, ON–Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, uncovered the impact of burnout on Canadian businesses in a new commissioned report – 2021 Forward Together. The report found: Among businesses hurt by the …

CybersecurityIndustry Trends

FICO Research Highlights Challenges for Fraud, Financial Crime Teams Amidst Pandemic

SAN JOSE, CA–Global analytics software provider, FICO, released new research that highlights the key challenges North American fraud and financial crime teams faced amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of senior executives (68 percent) said that remote working had a major impact on maintaining effective fraud and financial crime prevention …

FinTechIndustry Trends

5 Growth Opportunities to Seize in the Fintech Industry in 2021

Frost & Sullivan experts present key trends and strategic recommendations for the global fintech market SANTA CLARA, CA–The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly upended the financial services industry (FSI), but the overall impact it has had around the globe – on people, businesses, and the economy – is massive. The FSI …

Industry TrendsInvestment Solutions

Younger, FOMO-inclined adults view social media as source for investment tips

VANCOUVER, BC–Younger adults and those who experience the fear of missing out (FOMO) are more likely to think social media is a good place to find investment opportunities, according to new research from the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). In addition, many younger adults and people who have FOMO say …