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Kevin Walli

Kevin Walli is an award-winning graphic designer with 18-plus years of experience in graphic design, web design and photography. Flexible and creative with an excellent sense of humor, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, photography, reading, music and sports.

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Memorial Day

Posted by Kevin Walli on Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

The nation takes a holiday on Memorial Day to honor our country’s veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country. 

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Indecision: Silently Draining Profits at an Auto Dealer Near You

Posted by Kevin Walli on Wed, May 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Kudos to the NFL. We're talking about them in the middle of the off season! The draft, freshly completed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, was the ultimate game of decision making.

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Tags: Auto Dealerships

Lessons for Merchants from the End of World War II

Posted by Kevin Walli on Sat, Apr 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Photo: Rosie the Riveter Museum

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Auto Aftermarket Shops Profit from Our Love of Muscle Cars

Posted by Kevin Walli on Fri, Apr 25, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

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Tags: Auto Aftermarket

6.5 Growth Strategies from Apple and Steve Jobs – Part II

Posted by Kevin Walli on Fri, Mar 14, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Read Part I Here

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Tags: Retail

6.5 Growth Strategies from Apple and Steve Jobs – Part I

Posted by Kevin Walli on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

On January 24, 2014 the Apple Macintosh computer celebrated its 30th anniversary. Welcome to the club! Much has changed in the personal computer market since then and the advances in technology have been breathtaking. While not every desk has a Mac on it, the influences of the Mac have changed personal and business computing for everyone and emulating some of Apple’s growth strategies may have a similar positive effect on your businesses’ bottom line.

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Tags: Retail

iTunes Tips and How Apple Became Music’s Biggest Retailer

Posted by Kevin Walli on Fri, Jul 05, 2013 @ 01:05 PM

 

Ten years ago iTunes came into the picture and music retailing has never been the same. iTunes started with 200,000 tracks available for download when it began in 2003. Today, over 26 million songs are available along with numerous apps, videos, movies and books. Over one billion songs have been purchased from the iTunes store and 50 billion apps have been downloaded for use on IOS devices (iPhones, iPods and iPads).

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Tags: Retail, Technology

Infographic: The History of Checks & Check Writing

Posted by Kevin Walli on Wed, May 22, 2013 @ 01:03 PM

We've searched long and hard for an infographic on the history of checks and its progression through time. Needless to say, it doesn't exist so we built one of our own. As a result, we scoured the archives, dug up ancient checks and even learned a thing or two along the way. Granted, the infographic shown below is not a complete, exhaustive list. In fact, we encourage you to help us fill in the gaps! Without further adieu, The History of Checks & Check Writing:

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30 Years of Payment Processing - We've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Posted by Kevin Walli on Mon, Apr 08, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

In 1983 we went to the theatres to see Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Flashdance, Sudden Impact ("Go ahead, make my day"), Scarface ("Say hello to my little friend") and Terms of Endearment. We bought records such as Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” and “Syncronicity” by The Police. If you were young and had an active social life like my friend pictured here you went out wearing your Izod shirt with a cool Members Only jacket. You listened to music on a Sony Walkman with your favorite cassettes.

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Tags: CrossCheck, Electronic Check Processing

Save the Dates for these Payment Industry Conferences and Events

Posted by Kevin Walli on Mon, Dec 31, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

It looks like 2013 will be chock full of great events for payment industry professionals, ISOs and financial services providers.  We've gathered up some dates and locations for these must-attend events and hope to see you there!

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Tags: Events / Conferences, Independent Sales Organization (ISO)