Category: Articles

EMV Has Greatly Reduced Retail Fraud

Date: May 14, 2019 Category: Articles

According to a recent analysis by Visa, merchants saw a dramatic decrease in card-present fraud due to the adoption of EMV chip cards. Merchants in the United States who have upgraded to chip technology saw a decrease of 80% in counterfeit fraud dollars i...

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Leadership Dayton’s ‘Pong for a Purpose’ project benefits addiction recovery

Date: May 13, 2019 Category: Articles, Leadership Dayton Class Projects

Each Leadership Dayton class leaves its lasting mark on the community through a class project. Class members are given little guidance when choosing a project, allowing the class to come to a consensus as a group. Over the years, these projects have range...

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5 Easy Ways to Get Your Clients to Pay on Time

Date: January 15, 2019 Category: Articles

When you’re trying to grow your business, any client is a great client, right? Not if you spend valuable time chasing down their payments. Myron Rivers, payment processing company and Dayton Area Chamber member, Infintech, shares five strategies to make...

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Chamber-backed woman owned business enterprise (WBE) bill signed into law

Date: December 20, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce UPDATE: This legislation went into effect on October 8, 2020. The state of Ohio is now a friendlier place for women-owned businesses. Ohio Governor John Kasich signed two of the Dayton Area Chamber's ...

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REPORT: How does the corporate world approach social responsibility?

Date: December 19, 2018 Category: Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce For many businesses, 'doing the right thing' has always been a guiding principal. In some cases decisions are made, not based on what's best for the bottom line, but what's best for the community which t...

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$1 trillion in holiday sales is a bright spot for retail

Date: December 5, 2018 Category: Articles

Article submitted by chamber partner: Infintech  According to market research firm, eMarketer, holiday retail sales in the U.S. are projected to climb above $1 trillion this year. CNBC reported nearly a 6 percent increase from 2017 is expected for the p...

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Chamber’s proposal to cut military education costs moves toward law

Date: November 28, 2018 Category: Advocacy, Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce DAYTON, Ohio (November 28, 2018) - A proposal to lower education costs for service men and women and their children in the state of Ohio has taken a step toward becoming a reality. The bill, known as Hou...

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10 holiday marketing tips for small businesses

Date: November 20, 2018 Category: Articles

By: Rhonda Abrams, American Express For many businesses, the holidays are the make-or-break season, but this crucial time of year can easily sneak up on you. It's time to get ready now, before you get overwhelmed by the day-to-day holiday r...

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Chamber members gear up for Small Business Saturday spotlight

Date: October 31, 2018 Category: Articles

By: Holly Allen, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Saturday has gained plenty of traction since American Express first gave it legs in 2010 as a way to support small businesses. The holiday falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and is ...

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Real-Time Payments to Make Impact in B2B Sector

Date: October 24, 2018 Category: Articles

According to a recent survey, real-time payments technology is beginning to impress the B2B community. The survey suggests a shift in the market, with B2B businesses putting more emphasis on faster payment capabilities with the hopes that it will bolster ...

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