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Recent Analyst's Journal Articles:

Sep

21

2022

Analyst's Journal

Small Business Customers Are Increasingly Adding Non-Banks as a New Provider Instead of Large Banks

By Rachel Ness

According to Barlow Research’s latest rolling four-quarter data (3Q2021-2Q2022), 11% of small businesses ($100K...

Sep

14

2022

Analyst's Journal

Three Truths and a Lie About Commercial Bankers

By Joel Mueller

Traditionally, Account Officers (Commercial Bankers, Relationship Managers, etc.) have been one of the most important...

Sep

7

2022

Analyst's Journal

NorthOne Introduces Same Day ACH Transfer Functionality to Small Business Customers via Mobile

By Adam Johnson

One of the key trends Barlow’s Digital Business Banking team observed over the last year...

Aug

30

2022

Analyst's Journal

While Younger Small Business Owners Are More Digitally Inclined Than Older Owners, They Are Less Loyal

By Sandy Hanson

Moving past the two-year mark of the pandemic, small businesses ($100K-<$10MM in sales...

Aug

24

2022

Analyst's Journal

Wells Fargo Introduces a More Streamlined Mobile Banking Experience for Small Business Customers

By Julianna Kolb

While mobile banking has only been available to business banking customers for about 15 years...

Aug

17

2022

Analyst's Journal

Peeling Back the Layers Behind “Easy to Do Business with” in the Middle Market: What Banks Can Do to Make It Easier for Customers

By Megan Seitchik

When it comes to building strong relationships in the middle market (companies with $10MM-<$500MM...

Aug

10

2022

Analyst's Journal

Chase and TD Bank Allow Small Businesses to Digitally Request New Payment Limits

By Youa Yang

Digital payment usage (ACH, bill pay and wires) has steadily increased among small businesses (annual...

Aug

3

2022

Analyst's Journal

Inflationary Pressure Hits Businesses’ Profits, Forcing Some to Rely on Cash Reserves and Others to Consider Borrowing

By Joel Mueller

As inflation reaches a forty-year high, small businesses ($100K-<$10MM in annual sales) and...

Jul

27

2022

Analyst's Journal

Chase’s Customer Insights Dashboard Enhances Card Payment Functionality for Small Businesses

By Adam Johnson

In the business banking environment, the growing presence of fintech companies has continued to influence...

Jul

20

2022

Analyst's Journal

Depending on the Type of Loan, Small Business Applications Have Been in the Branch or Online, but Most Have Sought Small Dollar Loans

By Sandy Hanson

It’s been another tough year for small businesses ($100K-<$10MM in sales). However, small businesses...