Family-run business goes the extra mile to take the pain out of auto repairs
Patrick Paul was more or less born into his father’s auto body business, just a few months after Mell Paul’s Body Shop was founded in 1977. Now Patrick is running the business, and he’s committed to providing his customers the best possible service he can. Read More
A familiar atmosphere and specialized treatments set Dunwoody Wellness Center apart
The staff at Dunwoody Wellness Center takes a long-term approach to their clients’ health, providing massage therapy, chiropractic therapeutic massage and medical skin care. “We have the opportunity to impact folks directly and give them something that improves their quality of life,” says Vlad Gornstein, owner. “People come here for that one-on-one treatment that we’re known for, kind of like Cheers, where everybody knows your name.” Read More
Welcome to the Fall issue of Momentum. We’ve included articles from several retail and payments experts to provide a broad view of the current payments landscape.
The article from Kohl’s reminds us of the importance of saying “yes” to customers at every opportunity. In this consumer centric payments industry, merchants need to find ways to give their customers what they want while still making a profit.
As we move toward the holiday season, the fall issue of Mosaic gives you an overview of what Discover is doing to help you and your business succeed.
We’re excited to announce that the Discover debit card was issued recently through Cadence Bank. On page 2, you’ll learn about the Discover debit card and see the what the cards look like. As other banks begin issuing the cards, you’ll likely see them at your point of sale.
Pairing fine wine with flowers makes Sciandrone’s Classic Touch unique.
Carolyn Wheeler began accepting Discover at Sciandrone’s Classic Touch in 1991. “There was a big demand for it,” she says. “We cater to a lot of travelers who prefer to pay with Discover. They’re always grateful when they hear we accept it.” Read More
Discover had a vision to build a global payments network and through our acquisition of PULSE in 2005, Diners Club International in 2008 and nine network alliances, we continue to focus on this vision.
To continue growing our merchant coverage footprint, we’ve replicated our success in the U.S. to expand internationally by building relationships with acquirers worldwide. Since 2010, we have grown our non-U.S. acquiring merchant coverage footprint from 17 million to over 24 million merchant locations.
Our relationship with acquirers is a key factor to our success.
Driving Growth through Partnership with Discover Card
Discover Extras is a partnership program that helps merchants attract new customers, build brand loyalty and grow their business. Through the Discover Extras program, merchants send relevant, valuable offers and deliver targeted communications via multi-channel touch points.
Find everything from classic rock to the latest up-and-coming sounds at this neighborhood record shop . . .
The owners of Rushmor Records were devoted customers of the store when they were kids. It’s where they first learned about punk rock and independent music. When Dan Duchaine and Bill Ruelow heard that the owner was thinking of closing down, they just couldn’t let that happen and decided to form a partnership and buy the store. Eighteen years later they’re still keeping Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood supplied with rock, heavy metal and indy music.
Customer-focused salon reaps rewards in client loyalty.
Katherine Stahl opened Symmetry Salon in Kansas City, MO four years ago after her former employer closed suddenly. At first, she thought she would find another job as an aesthetician, but the opportunity came along to open her own salon, so she jumped at the chance. Read More
European-style barber shop offers innovative choices for a modern clientele.
Clients at Gino’s Classic Barber Shop experience old-world ambience and the personalized care of a master barber. Alex Tyef carries on the tradition of his father Gino, who opened a barber shop in Belarus at age 17, and who still gives his clients the full treatment — a straight-razor neck shave with hot lather and a freshly steamed towel. This father and son team creates a welcoming atmosphere where clients feel like part of the family. The master barbers know their customers’ styles and all the little details that go into the complete grooming experience. Read More