Profitable Culture and Demographic Fit

by Janice Vega

Chapman Automotive Group has entered into a partnership with Topgolf® in Arizona, which includes locations in Scottsdale, Gilbert and Tucson. The three-year agreement between the Chandler-based auto dealer group and the global sports entertainment leader will enhance guest experience through brand activations, music entertainment, driver appreciation nights, giveaways and more. This unlikely partnership is a… [More]

Banking on Sustainability

by RaeAnne Marsh

Eighty-two percent of people want to practice sustainability, such as recycling, but few actually do, according to Paul Winn, chief revenue officer of Recyclebank, LLC, a B-Corp-certified company dedicated to creating a zero-waste future. To overcome that inertia, Recyclebank created a patented behavior-change program that is also an economic opportunity for local businesses while it… [More]

CenturyLink Links to Hispanic Market

by Mike Hunter

CenturyLink, Inc. launched CenturyLink® Stream Latino with a variety of Spanish-language sports, entertainment, family and local programming channels, as well as a Cloud DVR, recognizing an important community in the Phoenix market. CenturyLink Stream, which can be ordered online, provides subscribers the ability to stream live and on-demand programs on computers, tablets, mobile devices and… [More]

Point-of-Sale Marketing

by Mike Hunter

Phoenix-based Mobivity provides a platform for intelligent and personalized marketing in the real world. Real-world customer activity in national restaurants, retailers and personal care brands is difficult to track and connect to digital actions. Mobivity leverages detailed purchase data and communications platforms to improve business results by understanding, predicting and influencing consumer behavior — driving better… [More]

No-Password Identity Authentication

by Mike Hunter

Trusona offers a suite of no-password solutions, from frictionless login to the world’s only insured authentication. Trusona’s dynamic authentication relies on patent-pending anti-replay technology that uses the unique nature of every action to prove the True Persona behind every digital interaction. With a global presence, Trusona is leading the #NoPasswords Revolution where there are no… [More]

Energy Efficiency Still Markets Well

by Mike Hunter

A pioneer in the EPA’s Energy Star program for home energy consumption as the first to adopt the standards in its markets, family-owned and -operated Chas Roberts A/C & Plumbing continues to see value in keeping energy consumption and costs down in Arizona even while the Environmental Protection Agency moves to withdraw from the Clean… [More]

Local Company Leads the Way in Water Purification

by Mike Hunter

Scottsdale-based Perfect Water Technologies, Inc. is an innovative water purification equipment manufacturer. The company has developed patented technologies that remove up to 99 percent of potentially harmful water contaminants in easy DIY home and light commercial systems. These include the “Tap Master” Series reverse osmosis systems, introduced in 2002, which use modular filters for improved… [More]

Organization Addresses Return-to-Work Challenges

by Mike Hunter

Returning to the workforce after taking a decade or more off can often be difficult, even for those with advanced degrees and once-successful careers. Most of all, technological advances are transforming the workplace, and those reentering it need to update their skills plus build confidence to return to a changing and ever-advancing business environment. Local… [More]

Travel Drives Revenue?

by Mike Hunter

Travel and entertainment (T&E) spend is among the top three controllable expenses for 82 percent of mid-sized to large companies, according to research conducted by YouGov for Chrome River. Chrome River Technologies, a global leader in expense and invoice management solutions, has launched Chrome River PROSPER, a new online platform that provides organizations with a… [More]

On-Demand Wage Payments

by Mike Hunter

Green Dot Corporation’s recently enhanced SimplyPaid disbursements technology platform enables businesses to make on-demand wage payments to any debit card, new debit card, payroll cards, direct deposit ACH, cash pickup, online wallet funding and paper check, since the company acquired and integrated UniRush’s rapid! PayCard business. Three of the most innovative-use cases for this combined… [More]