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November 2014

Faster and Easier Payments

Sage North America, leading provider of business management software and services to small and midsized businesses in Canada for more than 30 years, today announced the availability of the seamless integration of Sage accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions with the payment technology from Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”), Canada’s largest credit and debit card processor.

BCSG Partners With Sage

BCSG, an award-winning cloud application marketplace provider, announced today that it has partnered with Sage, maker of Sage One, a simple, easy-to-use online accounting software solution designed for small businesses.

October 2014

Sage believes in you

Sage announces today the launch of Mentor Her Biz: The Small Business Mentorship Program for Women at the Women in Biz Passion to Profit Conference. Sage is sponsoring and partnering with Women in Biz Network (WIBN) for two days of education, relationship building and a mini MBA in small business on October 19-20 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver.

Happy Small Business Month

Sage 50—Canadian Edition (formerly Simply Accounting) makes it easier to manage your business' financial health every day. For the month of October, Sage has increased its support of small businesses. Read on to get a business boost.

Sage Leaders Recognized by Top Accounting Publications

Sage North America announced that Pascal Houillon, president and CEO, and Jennifer Warawa, vice president and general manager for Sage Accountant Solutions, were named to Accounting Today’s 2014 Top 100 Most Influential People in the accounting profession. Warawa was also selected as a CPA Practice Advisor 40 Under 40 award recipient.

September 2014

Sage North America Announces Intent To Acquire PayChoice

Acquisition Strengthens Sage’s Ability to Address Payroll and Compliance Pain Points for SMBs.

Sage Encourages Woman-Owned Businesses to #believeinyou at WomanCon 2014

Sage North America announced its sponsorship and participation in WomanCon 2014, a one-day conference designed to inspire women entrepreneurs and equip them with practical advice to help their businesses grow. WomanCon 2014 will take place September 18 in New York City.

August 2014

Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices: Majority of Industries Surveyed Do Not Budget for Mobile Technology

Sage North America announced today industry results of the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices, finding that while sectors such as manufacturing and distribution, food and beverage and construction overwhelmingly agree that mobile technology has a positive impact on their businesses, a vast majority do not set an annual budget for mobile needs. Instead, they purchase mobile solutions as needs arise.

Sage ERP X3 Expand to the Cloud

The Sage Group plc one of the world’s leading suppliers of business management software and services, now offers mid-market businesses even more usability and mobility with its announcement of Sage ERP X3 Online.

July 2014

July 28: Sage Continues Collaboration with Microsoft to Serve Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Sage North America today announced continued focus on providing cloud-delivered exceptional user experiences to small and medium-sized businesses through close collaboration with Microsoft Corp.

July 28: Sage North America and Moneris Partner to Simplify and Streamline the Payments Workflow for Canadian Businesses

Sage North America, leading provider of business management software and services to small and midsized businesses in Canada for more than 30 years, and Moneris Solutions Corporation, Canada’s largest credit and debit card processor, today announced a strategic alliance to help Canadian businesses streamline their payment processes, freeing up precious time to focus on what they do best: growing their business.

July 28: Sage North America Supports Canadian Small Businesses Through Series of New Strategic Partnerships

With the number of Canadian small businesses consistently growing, Sage North America – leading provider of business management software and services to small and midsized businesses in Canada for more than 30 years – announced today key strategic partnerships with several leading Canadian brands as part of its ongoing commitment to support small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Canada.

July 17: Sage Announces Key Sponsors of Sage Summit 2014 and Offers Live Streaming of Keynote Events

Sage North America today announced the key sponsors of Sage Summit 2014 and the availability of live streaming keynote events. The annual event – taking place July 28-31, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas – will be an immersive educational experience for small and medium-sized businesses, building on the impact of deep, meaningful connections and conversations that will give them the power to make informed decisions that can lead to business growth.

July 8: Sage Business Partners Will Go “All In” at Sage Summit 2014

Push all your chips in, take off your sunglasses, commit to the pot. That’s what Sage North America will encourage its business partners to do after a week of rich conversations and deep, meaningful connections at Sage Summit 2014. The annual event – taking place July 28-31, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas – will be an immersive education experience that will empower Sage business partners to accelerate business growth and stay competitive.

June 2014

June 30: Canadian Businesses Take Centre Stage at Sage Summit

Canadian businesses have many reasons to head to Las Vegas and Sage Summit. You'll get to talk with Canadian businessmen and "Dragons' Den" investor like Bruce Croxon.

June 17: Start-ups’ First Order of Business This Summer: Head to Las Vegas for Sage Summit 2014

Start-up businesses crave advice and insights from experts and other small business owners in order to better manage and grow their businesses, and at Sage Summit 2014, that’s exactly what they’ll get. The annual event—taking place July 28-31, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas—will be an immersive educational experience that will build on the impact of deep, meaningful connections and conversations to give start-up businesses the power to make informed decisions that can lead to business growth.

May 2014

May 15: New Sage ERP X3 Helps Businesses Do More, Faster, and from Anywhere

Sage North America today announced the new Sage ERP X3 version 7, a global business management solution for midsized companies, designed to address businesses’ top challenges of winning new customers, reducing operating costs and growing revenue.

May 1: Sage Wins Edison Award

Sage North America won a Silver Edison award for its Job Ready educational resources, created to empower the construction and real estate industry to make smarter decisions and technology investments for their businesses.

April 2014

April 29, 2014: New Sage 300 ERP 2014 Brings Business Efficiency Through Personalized Data Access

Sage 300 ERP 2014 promotes collaboration, facilitating more informed business decision making and ultimately increasing revenue. By providing personalized and role-based access to information, Sage 300 ERP 2014 users benefit from higher productivity through simplified, efficient navigation when performing daily tasks.

April 17: Sage Empowers Channel Partners to Excel as Business Advisors

Sage North America today announced enhancements to its channel partner programs, designed to offer business partners more effective ways to work strategically and advise their customers. In continuing to arm partners with award-winning tools to compete, the new Sage Advisor Dashboard for Partners gives deeper insight and intelligence into their customer base, which means more revenue growth and richer customer relationships.

March 2014

March 19: Moms in Business Are Doing It All

Moms in business do it all.

March 18: Weather Has Impact on Businesses

Just as we all suspected, the weather has had an impact on businesses.

March 12: Small and Medium-sized Businesses Can Save Time and Money

Studies reveal that small and medium-sized businesses that process payments directly into accounting solutions can save time and money.

March 10: Sage 100 ERP 2014 Launches

Mobile and connected through the cloud, businesses can easily process sales and take payments virtually anywhere with Sage 100 ERP 2014.

February 2014

February 12: Donald Deshaies Joins Sage as Vice President of Channel Management

Donald Deshaies was announced as the vice president of channel management.

February 11: Sage Cloud Delivers New Mobile Solutions

New Sage mobile solutions, purposefully designed to empower businesses to innovate in the field, are generally available. Delivered through the new Sage Data Cloud, Sage Mobile Sales and Sage Mobile Service are currently available for download in Apple iTunes.

February 10: Sage Launches Sage One–Canadian Edition for Canadian Small Businesses

Sage North America today launched Sage One–Canadian Edition, an online accounting and invoicing solution that helps small businesses stay organized, easily bill and get paid for services they provide and track money coming in and going out of their business anytime and from anywhere.

February 4, 2014: Sage Manufacturing Survey

More than a third of manufacturing firms in the small and midsized business (SMB) sector expect the economy to strengthen in the coming six months, while nearly half expect it to remain the same, according to the results of the second annual Sage Manufacturing Survey announced today by Sage North America.

January 2014

January 29: With the Super Bowl a Week Away, Sage North America Survey Finds National Advertising Isn't a Big Deal to Canadian Small Businesses

As the saying goes, all politics are local. When it comes to small businesses, most customers are local as well, according to 74 percent of respondents who participated in the recent Sage North America Small Business Advertising Survey.

December 2013

December 17: More than 180 Boy Scout Units Use Sage Payment Solutions for Popcorn Fundraisers

Sage North America today announced it is providing mobile payments capabilities for popcorn sales for numerous Boy Scout Councils. More than 180 Boy Scout Units—groups of Cub Scout packs and Boy Scout troops—are using Sage Mobile Payments, the Payment Card Industry (PCI)-compliant mobile payments product.

December 9: Sage One Accountant Edition Brings Accountants and Their Clients Closer Together Through Anytime, Anywhere Access to Financials

Sage North America launched Sage One Accountant Edition, an online solution that allows accountants to view client financial data in real time. Sage One Accountant Edition is the first online accountant-focused solution from the Sage Accountant Solutions business.

December 6: New Mobile App Lets Sage Business Prepaid Visa Card Users Manage Usage, View Spending, Replenish Funds

Sage North America today announced new mobile capabilities for the Sage Business Prepaid Visa Card, which allows businesses to instantly allocate funds to employees while managing employee spending based on company policies.

December 6: Sage Appoints David Rumer as Vice President of Market Development in Canada

Sage North America announced that David Rumer will be joining as vice president of market development in Canada. Sage is a leading global provider of accounting, ERP and other business management applications and services for small and medium-sized businesses, with more than 500,000 customers in Canada and 6 million customers worldwide.

December 6: Sage Announces Partnership to Distribute and Support eTakeoff Products

Sage North America today announced that it is partnering with eTakeoff to provide estimators with a new collection of electronic takeoff products within the Sage portfolio of estimating solutions. eTakeoff can be used as a stand-alone solution and first step to automating the estimating process or along with Sage Estimating to further improve bidding efficiencies.

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