Their loss, your gain? The consequences of regulatory change could create opportunity for community banks

Their loss, your gain? The consequences of regulatory change could create opportunity for community banks

Small business owners and third party payment processors like PayPal and CashApp may soon have a common gripe with new IRS reporting rules that place more burdens on them both. As of January 2022, third-party payment network providers are required to send users a Form...
Competitive strategy isn’t just for the corporate giants

Competitive strategy isn’t just for the corporate giants

By Julius C. Dorsey Jr. It felt good to go back to my hospitality “roots” during the stimulating dialogue on competitive strategy for restaurant success with the Cleveland Restaurant Alliance of the Ohio Restaurant Association yesterday. As those attending discovered,...
Re-post: Will former exec’s Godiva café plans spell trouble for Starbucks?

Re-post: Will former exec’s Godiva café plans spell trouble for Starbucks?

By Julius C. Dorsey Jr. Godiva is well-positioned to go head-to-head with Starbucks, but they’re also well-positioned to go around them to a unique and defensible “Godiva niche.” Godiva is already established as a premium chocolate maker with a...