Ally Increases Carvana Loan Purchase Commitment by $1 Billion, Expanding Inventory and Selection of Vehicles

Carvana

Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, announced a $1.0 billion increase to its current loan sale program with Ally Financial Inc., demonstrating the success of the previous increase and extension of the facility completed earlier this year. This increase represents a total of $3.0 billion in commitment to fund Carvana customer loans since … [More]

Scottsdale Clinic Offers Covid-19 Antibody Testing 

Clinical Endpoints

Phoenix-area residents now have a new solution for Covid-19 Antibody Testing at Clinical Endpoints. The company, located in North Scottsdale, is providing high accuracy testing with a short turnaround time for results. Testing is provided on an appointment-only basis and in a private setting. Patients will have an exclusive entrance to the testing facility, with a majority … [More]

Urgent Care Co. First to Securely Share Patient Records with New, Safe Technology

FastMed Urgent Care

FastMed Urgent Care, one of the nation’s largest urgent care providers, has launched Epic, the most widely used and comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) system, in all 29 of its Arizona clinics. With this launch, FastMed becomes the first independent urgent care operator in the nation to implement Epic and become part of the larger healthcare ecosystem, as many major … [More]

WEBINAR – Oct 6 and 8: Arizona Small Business Boot Camp & Collective

Arizona Commerce Authority

  UPCOMING SESSIONS Please join us for next week's Boot Camp sessions. If you missed any sessions this week, watch here.   SESSION 86: TUESDAY - October 6 | 9:00 AM Top 5 Cybersecurity Practices for Small Businesses Now more than ever, having vigilant cybersecurity in place is imperative as many businesses have … [More]

GoDaddy and Facebook Partner Allowing Customers to Post Ecommerce Sales

GoDaddy

GoDaddy Inc. announced customers can now sell their products on Instagram and Facebook through Websites + Marketing Ecommerce, further expanding the opportunity for them to find new customers and grow sales. As an official Facebook Marketing Partner, GoDaddy is one of the early adopters of Facebook's Business Extension. Websites + Marketing Ecommerce now enables customers to … [More]

Business Management Solutions Co. Bringing Expertise to Business Owners in Glendale

BBSI

Barrett Business Services, Inc., a leading provider of business management solutions, and one of the largest professional employer organizations (PEO) in the U.S., today announced it is now bringing its unique business management expertise to the Glendale, AZ market. “Our expansion into the Glendale market represents our continued commitment to support business … [More]

Q2 GDP Decreased at Annual Rate of 31.4%, Corporate Profits Decreased $208.9B

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 31.4 percent in the second quarter of 2020 (table 1), according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP decreased 5.0 percent. The “third” estimate of GDP released today is based on more complete source data than were available for the "second" … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: Salir de su cabeza. Cómo los empresarios pueden superar el miedo durante el COVID-19

por Edgar R. Olivo

El miedo juega un papel importante en nuestra psicología; nos ayuda a evitar el peligro y mantenernos a salvo. Sin embargo, también es una de las principales razones que pueden impedirnos avanzar. Agregue al fuego las incertidumbres de una pandemia y el miedo puede agravarse con más ansiedad. ¿Cómo detiene el miedo al propietario de una pequeña empresa? Puede evitar que … [More]

Get Out of Your Head. How Small Business Owners Can Overcome Fear during COVID-19

by Edgar R. Olivo

Fear plays a major role in our psychology; it helps us avoid danger and keeps us safe. However, it is also one of the major factors that can hold us back from moving forward. Add to the fire the uncertainties of a pandemic and fear can become compounded with more anxiety. How does fear hold a small business owner back? It can stop you from making an important change and … [More]