Tech Buzz – What’s New in Paladin

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Paladin is all about helping businesses put their data to work. Our digital retail platform features technologies that keep independent businesses competitive in a rapidly evolving market that includes big-box stores and online giants such as Amazon.   Paladin’s...

Caledonia Village Ace Hardware

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Years in Business! Caledonia Village Ace Hardware (Caledonia, MI) Owner: Ross Martin   After 35 years in the automotive manufacturing industry, Ross Martin fulfilled a dream when he purchased Caledonia Village Hardware. Now, instead of jetting around the globe, he and...

Paladin People: Meet Tyler Klein

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When it comes to Paladin’s retail business platform, Tyler Klein knows his stuff. Ten years with the company, nine as a project manager, will do that for you.   Tyler helps stores put their data to work with Paladin by working with businesses that are new to the...

Spring Merchandising: Using Outside to Draw Customers In

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Spring, which began last month, allows retailers to expand their merchandising efforts well beyond their sales floor and window displays. As the days grow longer and warmer, businesses can take their products outside to draw customers in.   Roadside attractions have...

Dynamic Digital Displays: Make Your Ads Come Alive

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Anybody who has watched a big-time college or professional sporting event has seen the real-time effectiveness of dynamic digital signs. After a player scores a touchdown, sinks a big three-pointer, or hits a home run, everybody in the stadium or arena, including the...

Improving Data Security for Small Businesses

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When most people think of a cyberattack, they picture malicious malware or ransomware coming from the dark web to infiltrate their system, corrupting files, stealing information and generally wreaking havoc. However, it’s often something simple like a negligent...

How BIG is Your Digital Footprint?

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Now that 2018 is in the books, it’s probably a good time to evaluate the effectiveness of your digital footprint – your website along with online, email and social media marketing. If that footprint isn’t trackable, both by you and your customers, it’s probably time...

Going Mobile: Wireless Makes Sales, Customer Service Nimble

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What’s an easy way to sell more goods and services? Making them available to more customers is an effective tool, and using mobile technology to do it is becoming more prevalent for merchants today. For customers, it’s pretty simple to pull out a cellphone, do a...

Paladin Recognized for Growth

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For the second consecutive year, Paladin Data Corporation has been recognized as one of Central Oregon’s fastest growing companies by Cascade Business News. “It’s nice to be recognized for our annual growth. We have been growing steadily for nearly 40 years. Paladin...

Executive Perspective: Business Success Starts With People

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Ten years ago, during the depth of the Great Recession, who would have thought finding good employees would ever be a problem. But now, with unemployment at historic lows – 3.7% in October 2018 – finding and hiring the right people isn’t easy. In fact, Indeed, one of...

Aging Hardware Might be Slowing Down Your Business

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Merchants are great at stretching a buck. That effort normally includes making all kinds of equipment last as long as possible including service vehicles, tools and business computers. While it may be a good idea to squeeze a few extra miles out of a delivery van,...

Paladin Customers Honored

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Three Paladin Data Corp customers have been honored for their hard work. TJ Comstock in May was named chairman of the board of the North American Retail Hardware Association.  Proctor Ace Hardware in the Jacksonville, Florida area earned a pair of awards. And Kurt and...