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Recent Analyst's Journal Articles:

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...

Jul

13

2022

Analyst's Journal

Why Small Businesses May Be Hesitant Toward Trying Third-Party Application Connectivity

By Julianna Kolb

During a panel discussion hosted by the Barlow Digital Business Banking team last Friday, a...

Jul

6

2022

Analyst's Journal

Quality Over Quantity: Who Will Capture Brex's Offboarded, Small Business Clients?

By Christian Lucchesi

On June 16, 2022, the financial technology (fintech) company Brex announced that it would discontinue...

Jun

29

2022

Analyst's Journal

Happy Independence Day from Barlow Research!

By Barlow Research

In honor of Independence Day, Barlow Research will be closed on Monday, July 4th, 2022. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable holiday. The next Barlow Analyst's Journal column will be published in our newsletter on Thursday, July 7th, 2022.

Jun

22

2022

Analyst's Journal

Truist’s Account Officers Strike a Balance Between Proactive and Reactive Communication, Producing Strong Product Loyalty in the Middle Market

By Joel Mueller

Effective Account Officer communication is the cornerstone of strong relationships in the middle market ($10MM...

Jun

15

2022

Analyst's Journal

U.S. Bank & Bank of America Enhance the Small Business Digital Experience with API-Driven Third-Party Apps

By Adam Johnson

Barlow’s Digital Business Banking team makes it a priority to follow the way trends in...