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August 2014

August: 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 29: Sage Technology Strategy Drives Choice and Opportunity for North American Small and Medium-Sized Business

Sage North America, a leading provider of business management software and services for small and midsized businesses(SMBs), today shared a significant progress update on the company’s technology roadmap in three key areas shaping the future for SMBs : Hybrid Cloud, Mobility, and Big Data/Business Intelligence.

July 29: New Cloud-Based Sage 300 Online Enables Businesses to Increase Collaboration and Responsiveness

Sage North America today announced the general availability of Sage 300 Online, a full business management solution that accelerates collaboration and eliminates complexity, helping businesses be more responsive to customer needs.

July 29: Contractors Work More Efficiently and Get Paid Faster with Sage Payment Solutions

Sage North America today announced integration between two of its construction solutions, Sage 100 Contractor and Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate, with Sage Payment Solutions.

July 29: Sage Announces Top Business Partners for 2013-2014 and Sage Business Partners of the Year

S Sage North America announced honors for its top business partners for top revenue and top growth for 2013-2014 at the Sage Summit 2014 conference.

July 29: Sage Announces Partner Advantage Awards at Sage Summit 2014

Sage Summit 2014 (July 29, 2014) – Sage North America today announced the honorees of its 2013-2014 Sage Partner Advantage Awards, acknowledging partners who have earned the highest Net Promoter Scores, embodied the Sage spirit and exceeded expectations in volunteer service to the community.

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

Sage Summit 2014 (July 28, 2014) – 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. This collaboration builds on a number of years of innovation and close ties between the two organizations – ties that have led to product advancements that enable Sage customers to manage their businesses with greater efficiency anytime, from anywhere, through solutions that enable – not constrain – today’s growing businesses.

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 24: Small Businesses Get High Impact Ideas

Earning repeat business, growing sales, increasing profit margins and getting new customers are some business challenges that small business owners face, no matter the stage that a small business is in.

June 18: Mobile Technology Has a Remarkable Effect on Customer Service

Sage North America surveyed their SMB customers to determine the impact of mobile technology on their business. The results were surprising.

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.

June 10: Accountants Can Bet the House on Sage Summit 2014 to Help Strengthen Relationships with Clients

Accountants are all about the numbers: Las Vegas has 1,700 licensed gambling joints, 15,000 miles of neon tubing lighting the Vegas strip, and the beam from the Luxor hotel is 48,300 times brighter than the Times Square New Year’s Ball.* But in July 2014, the only Vegas-related number that will matter are the thousands from the Sage ecosystem gathered at Sage Summit 2014.

June 5: New Sage Exchange Payment Management System Reduces Complexity of Payments Environment, Saves Time for SMBs

Sage North America today announced that small and midsized businesses (SMBs) are saving time and reducing complexity using the new Sage Exchange Payment Management System to consolidate all of their payment activity onto one platform. In an always-on, 24-7 world, SMBs can use Sage Exchange to easily monitor and manage the payments from all their sales environments: on the web, over the phone, through mobile devices, or at their storefront.

June 4: What Happens in Vegas Will Help MMEs Grow With Confidence

According to a recent research study commissioned by Sage, midsized businesses stated that their top three challenges are winning new customers, reducing operating costs and growing revenue. Sage Summit will help businesses confidently address these challenges in the form of insightful keynotes, sessions and panels.

May 2014

May 20: Sage Summit 2014 is a Sure Bet for Small Businesses

The power of conversation is happening in Las Vegas. And center stage is Sage Summit 2014. Small business leaders will be talking about trends, helping businesses get unstuck, and providing advice that will last way beyond one conference.

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 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 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 25: Announcing Sage One Invoicing

Responding to small business frustrations, Sage North America has launched a new cloud solution for small businesses and entrepreneurs: Sage One Invoicing. Sage One Invoicing gives small business owners the tools to get paid faster, reduce the time spent on creating and sending invoices, and look more professional to their customers.

February 24: Sage Helps Businesses Understand the Complexities of Healthcare and the PPACA

Health Benefits Explained Library, launched today, the first comprehensive set of resources dedicated to helping HR professionals, business owners and their employees understand the intricacies of healthcare and the PPACA.

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 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 Small Business

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, 2013: 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, 2013: 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, 2013: 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, 2013: 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, 2013: 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.

December 2, 2013: Sage Inspire Tour Hits Dallas with a Special Stop at AT&T Stadium

Sage North America announced today that its Sage Inspire Tour coming to Dallas, with a special stop at AT&T Stadium.

November 2013

November 26, 2013: Sage Mid-Market Business Index: Business Confidence High Among Midsized American Businesses

American business confidence in the mid-market is the fifth highest in the world and comes in at 71.87 according to the first Sage Mid-Market Business Index.

November 4, 2013: Sage North America Kicks off Inspire Tour

Sage North America announced today the beginning of its Inspire Tour, a multiple city, seven-month-long jaunt designed to give Sage customers an opportunity to connect with Sage staff and allow customers to connect with their peers.

October 2013

October 29, 2013: Sage 100 Contractor 2014 Simplifies the Fiscal Year-End Process for Construction Companies and Their Accountants

Sage North America today announced the release of Sage 100 Contractor 2014, simplifying the fiscal year-end process for construction companies and their accountants.

October 24, 2013: Sage Business Index Finds: American Small Businesses Rely On Each Other - Not Government - For Support

In a nod to the American entrepreneurial spirit, the recently conducted Sage Business Index survey found that businesses in the U.S.

October 23, 2013: Sage North America Extends Mobility with Sage Payroll Card by FlexWage

FlexWage Solutions, a leader in the mobile pay card industry, has been named the new payroll card provider to Sage North America, a leading supplier of accounting and business management software to start-up, small and midsized businesses.

October 22, 2013: Sage Construction and Real Estate Recognized as Technology Enabler and Its Customers Win Constructech Vision Awards

Sage North America today announced that it was recognized as the Technology Enabler for Constructech Vision Award winners Pinnacle/CSG, Verity Homes (a Red Door Homes licensee) and M.J. Harris Construction Services, LLC.

October 16, 2013: Sage State of the Start-Up Survey: American Small Business Owners Report Quick Sales and Self-Pay Upon Business Start-Up; Nearly Half Added Employees in the First Two Years

Sage North America is pleased to announce today the results and discoveries of the Sage State of the Start-Up Study, a survey looking into successes and challenges of new and established entrepreneurs in the United States while identifying differing trends between these two populations.

October 3, 2013: Sage Supports NAWBO at Regional and National Events, Continues Serving NAWBO Members as an Affinity Partner

Sage North America today announced its support of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) at two of the organization’s events this week.

October 3, 2013: Sage VP Hal Bloom Presents on Harnessing the Power of Market Research Data at the 2013 Market Insight Forum at The Harvard Club in New York

Sage North America today announced that Hal Bloom, vice president (VP) of market research, is presenting today at the annual Market Insight Forum, being held at The Harvard Club in New York, N.Y.

October 2, 2013: Sage Releases Easy, Adaptable CRM Solution to Meet Ever-Changing Business Needs

Sage North America today announced the release of Sage CRM 2013, adding a range of adaptable social, collaboration and mobile tools to its award winning, cloud-based CRM solution.

October 2, 2013: Sage CRM Identified as Challenger on the Ovum Decision Matrix for CRM

Sage CRM Identified as Challenger on the Ovum Decision Matrix for CRM.

September 2013

September 12, 2013: Sage Executives Traveled 6,300+ Miles to Personally Meet with Customers and Partners During This Summer’s Sage Listens RV Relay

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for small to midsized businesses worldwide, successfully wrapped up its 17-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay, at its Irvine, Calif., headquarters on Wednesday, August 28.

August 2013

August 29, 2013: McKesson Works with Sage to Develop and Deliver Innovative Mobile Delivery Application

Sage North America today announced that it partnered with San Francisco, Calif.-based McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation (MPS&A), a division of healthcare services and information technology company McKesson Corporation, to help develop the McKesson Mobile Delivery™ application (“app”) for prescription delivery services.

August 28, 2013: Sage Signs on as Gold Sponsor in agcXML Initiative

Sage North America today announced that Sage Construction and Real Estate signed on as a gold sponsor for the agcXML initiative, geared toward bringing better information exchange among all construction companies and the systems they use.

August 28, 2013: Sage Listens RV Relay Rolls Across the Finish Line in Southern California

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for more than 6 million small and midsized businesses worldwide, is concluding its 16-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay with a celebration today at its company headquarters in Irvine, Calif.

August 26, 2013: Sage Supports the Future of the Accounting Profession by Cosponsoring Third National Meet the Firms Week Event

Sage North America today announced its continued partnership with CollegeFrog, a company that works to match high-performing accounting students and graduates with hiring firms across the nation, to present the Fall 2013 National Meet the Firms Week event.

August 22, 2013: Sage Payment Solutions and Yola, Inc. Partner to Offer Integrated E-Commerce Solution for SMBs

Sage North America today announced it has partnered with San Francisco-based Yola, Inc., a leading online presence solutions provider for small and midsized businesses (SMBs), to offer an integrated e-commerce solution for SMBs powered by Sage Payment Solutions, the payments division for Sage.

August 19, 2013: iS5 Communications Goes All out with Sage ERP X3

Sage North America announced today that IS 5 Communications of Mississauga, Ontario, has made the move to Sage ERP X3.

August 16, 2013: Nationwide Sage Listens RV Relay Heads to Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for small to midsized businesses worldwide, is continuing its 16-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay with a stop in Las Vegas tomorrow and Sunday.

August 12, 2013: Sage Job Ready Educational E-Book for Construction Executives Wins 2013 Content Marketing Award

Sage North America today announced that the Sage Construction and Real Estate educational e-book, “The Construction Executive’s Interactive Guide to Business Visibility – Part 1: Reporting,” won a bronze award in the Content Marketing Institute’s 2013 Content Marketing Awards. Sage was recognized in the Best Publication for a Mobile Device category.

August 6, 2013: Cabela’s Goes Mobile at Family Outdoor Days with Sage Mobile Payments

Sage North America today announced Cabela’s CLUB Visa, the bank for Sidney, Neb.-based Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE: CAB), selected Sage Payment Solutions as the sole mobile payment processing provider for its seven 2013 Cabela’s CLUB Family Outdoor Days events.

August 1, 2013: Sage Listens RV Relay Stops in St. Louis

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for more than 6 million small and midsized businesses worldwide, will make St. Louis the seventh stop on its 16-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay today and tomorrow.

July 2013

July 24, 2013: Sage Announces Personalized Health Care Reform Resource, Helping Businesses Understand How New Laws Will Affect Them and Guiding Them to Take Action

Sage North America today announced that it will launch Sage Healthcare Advisory Services this fall.

July 23, 2013: Caprock Home Health Services Upgrades to Sage 300 ERP to Manage Accounting Needs

Sage North America today announced that it will launch Sage Healthcare Advisory Services this fall.

July 23, 2013: Sage Development Partner of the Year Awards Honor Partners for Providing Excellent Customer Experience

Sage North America announced today the recipients of its Sage Development Partner Awards for 2013, recognizing partners who support businesses across the Sage portfolio.

July 23, 2013: Sage Launches New Sage City Online Community for Customers, Business Partners, Employees

Sage North America today announced it has launched Sage City, a new centralized online community for customers, business partners and employees. Sage City houses more than 30 product and business groups that users can join to participate in forums, view videos, read blogs and see what is streaming through social media feeds.

July 23, 2013: Sage Transforms Accounting Professionals into Trusted Advisors with New Curriculum

Sage North America today announced from Sage Summit the launch of The Competitive Edge for Accounting Professionals: Value Beyond Tax and Compliance Services, a new CPE program for accounting professionals in conjunction with the Business Learning Institute.

July 23, 2013: Businesses Can Simplify Their Payments Processing Environment Using the New SageExchange.com Online Payment Management System

Sage North America announced today SageExchange.com, a new online payment management system for businesses looking to consolidate and streamline their payments programs.

July 23, 2013: Sage One Continues Evolving to Serve the Needs of Entrepreneurs

Sage North America today showcased recent developments and previewed upcoming enhancements for Sage One from Sage Summit 2013, the largest gathering of the year for Sage customers and business partners, taking place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from July 21-26, 2013.

July 22, 2013: New Sage Mobile Solutions Help Businesses Provide Greater Customer Service

Sage North America announced today the launch of new mobile solutions: Sage Mobile Sales, Sage Mobile Service, and Sage Billing and Payment.

July 18, 2013: Nucleus Research Technology Value Matrix Recognizes Sage ERP X3 as Enterprise Resource Planning Leader for 1H2013

Sage North America today announced its inclusion in the Nucleus Research 2013 first half Technology Value Matrix for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with Sage ERP X3 named a leader.

July 18, 2013: crowdSPRING and Sage North America Announce Design Competition Finalists

crowdSPRING, the world’s #1 marketplace for crowdsourced logo design, web design and other types of graphic design, industrial design and writing services, and Sage North America today announced the finalists of a global competition to design a landing page that talks about Sage One, a cloud-based invoicing, accounting and collaboration tool for small businesses.

July 17, 2013: Nationwide Sage Listens RV Relay Hits the Big Apple

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for more than 6 million small to midsized businesses worldwide, is continuing its 16-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay with a stop in New York City and New Jersey today.

July 16, 2013: Sage Reinvention of Small Business Survey: Small Business Owners Continue to Work Longer Hours and Take Less Vacation to Keep Up

Sage North America announced today the results of the second iteration of the Sage Reinvention of Small Business Study, a survey focused on how small businesses are changing the way they conduct business in a recovering economy.

July 15, 2013: Sage Makes Boston Second Stop During Nationwide Sage Listens RV Relay, Hosts Event at Harpoon Brewery

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for small to midsized businesses worldwide, will make Boston its second stop of the 16-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay today.

July 15, 2013: Sage Launches 16-City, Nationwide Sage Listens RV Relay to Meet with Customers, Show Customer Appreciation

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services to more than 6 million small and midsized businesses worldwide, today announced the inaugural Sage Listens RV Relay, a 50-day, nationwide tour where Sage executives will meet with more than 50 Sage customers and bring attention to the importance of shopping locally in order to support the economy.

July 10, 2013: Sage Kicks off Nationwide Sage Listens RV Relay in Davidson, N.C., with Event at Davidson Chocolate

Sage, a leading provider of business management software and services for small to midsized businesses worldwide, is kicking off its 16-city, 50-day Sage Listens RV Relay with an event today at Davidson Chocolate Co., a family-owned chocolate shop and Sage 50 and Sage Payment Solutions customer in Davidson, N.C.

July 9, 2013: Sage Announces Gabrielle Boko as EVP Marketing for Sage North America

Sage today announced that Gabrielle Boko would be joining Sage North America as the executive vice president of Marketing.

July 2, 2013: Sage Timeslips 2014 Delivers New Features to Help Service-Based Businesses Run More Efficiently

Sage North America today announced the release of Sage Timeslips 2014, the latest version of an industry-leading time and billing management software for service-based businesses.

June 2013

June 27, 2013: Sage Offers Health Care Reform Track at Sage Summit 2013 and Announces Premier Sponsors of the Conference

Sage North America today announced a new learning track around health care reform at Sage Summit 2013, along with the premier sponsors of the conference.

June 27, 2013: Hubert Glass Oil Saves $300,000 Using Sage Inventory Advisor

Sage North America announced today that Hubert Glass Oil Company of Jacksonville, Texas, has saved over $300,000 and transformed its purchasing process in just a five-month span by using Sage Inventory Advisor with Sage 100 ERP.

June 25, 2013: Sage Launches New Job Ready Resources to Help Construction and Real Estate Companies Tackle IT Planning

Sage North America today announced new educational resources to help construction and real estate companies transform their information technology (IT) investment from a cost center into a revenue generator.

June 24, 2013: Sage Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Strategy Himanshu Palsule to Share Business Insight at Mobile Commerce World

Sage North America today announced that Himanshu Palsule, chief technology officer and head of product strategy, will serve on an executive roundtable panel at Mobile Commerce World in San Francisco this week. The three-day conference is designed to help retail and enterprise business and technology executives create the most effective mobile commerce strategy for their company.

June 20, 2013: Sage VP Jennifer Warawa Joins Metabridge in Supporting Entrepreneurship

Sage North America today announced its participation in the Metabridge Annual Retreat, an event focused on celebrating promising Canadian technology companies by uniting them with established technology thought leaders.

June 18, 2013: Sage 100 Contractor Delivers New Capabilities Aimed at Helping Canadian Contractors Gain Added Efficiencies

Sage North America today announced that it has added new capabilities to Sage 100 Contractor that are geared specifically toward Canadian contractors.

June 18, 2013: New Sage Inventory Advisor Addresses Major Business Challenge of Inventory Management, Giving Companies More Insight and Control

Sage North America announced today the availability of Sage Inventory Advisor, an affordable cloud solution that integrates with Sage ERP systems to provide companies with a daily diagnostic of inventory, reduce time spent on forecasts, and resolve the optimal investment required to achieve target fill.

June 17, 2013: Small Businesses Are Larger Than You Think: Sage Salutes Small Businesses, the Backbone of the U.S. Economy

u know that it is small – not large – businesses that lead the pack in terms of job creation in the U.S.? And, for every dollar spent with a local business, 68 percent stays in the community?

June 10, 2013: New Sage 100 Contractor Integration with Sage Construction Anywhere Closes the Gap Between the Office and the Field

Sage North America announced that its construction-specific cloud-based solution, Sage Construction Anywhere, now integrates with Sage 100 Contractor (formerly Sage Master Builder), a construction accounting and management solution currently used by thousands of contractors to more tightly manage business operations.

June 3, 2013: Sage Nonprofit Solutions Product Update: Improved Functionality and Mobile Accounting On the Go

The moment you’ve all been waiting for . . . The latest update of Sage 100 Fund Accounting is here.

June 3, 2013: Sage CRM Wins ISM 2013 Top 15 CRM Software Award in SMB Category

Sage North America today announced that Sage CRM was selected as a winner of ISM’s 2013 Top 15 CRM Software Awards in the small and medium sized business category.

May 2013

May 29, 2013: Sage SMB Hiring Outlook Survey: Construction Firms Intend to Hire More Employees in 2013 as Demand and Economic Outlook Improve

Construction firms in the small and midsized business (SMB) sector expect to increase hiring in 2013, according to the results of a survey announced today by Sage North America.

May 29, 2013: Sage SMB Hiring Outlook Survey: Nearly a Third of Manufacturers and Distributors Plan to Increase Workforce Size in 2013 as Demand Improves

Driven by increased demand for their products and services, almost a third of manufacturing and distribution firms in the small and midsized business (SMB) sector expect to increase the size of their workforce in 2013, and 45 percent plan to keep it the same, according to the results of a survey announced today by Sage North America.

May 29, 2013: Sage SMB Hiring Outlook Survey: Majority of SMBs Not Seeing Enough Demand to Justify Hiring In 2013

Sage North America today announced the results of the Sage SMB Hiring Outlook Survey, which examined the hiring outlook of U.S. small and midsized businesses in 2013.

May 14, 2013: Sage Introduces Bank Integration, Simpler Interface to Sage One as Customer Feedback Continues to Drive Enhancements

Sage North America today unveiled several new time-saving features for Sage One.

May 9, 2013: Sage VP Hal Bloom Presented on Using Market Research to Create Extraordinary Customer Experiences at the 2013 Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Sage North America today announced that Hal Bloom, vice president (VP) of market research, presented yesterday at the annual Sentiment Analysis Symposium, held at Lighthouse International in New York, N.Y.

May 8, 2013: Sage North America Reports First Half 2013 Results

Sage North America, part of the Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE), announced today that total revenue in North America for the half year ended March 31, 2013 was $US $325.0 million, an organic increase of 4%* over the same prior year period.

May 1, 2013: Sage Deepens Relationship with Accounting Professionals by Launching New Fundamentals of High-Performing Firms Curriculum

Sage North America today announced the launch of Fundamentals of High-Performing Firms from the Sage Accountants Network, a business acumen program for accounting professionals, from the 2013 Accounting Technology New York Show & Conference, held in New York City May 1 and 2.

April 2013

April 30, 2013: Sage CRM Named Champion by Info-Tech Research Group in CRM Vendor Landscape Evaluation and Wins Best Overall Value Award

Sage North America today announced that Sage CRM was listed as a Champion by Info-Tech Research Group in the firm’s Small Enterprise CRM vendor evaluation.

April 30, 2013: Sage Puts Social and Mobile at the Center of Its CRM Solution for SMBs, Increasing Employee Productivity and Enhancing Customer Relationships with Sage CRM 7.2

Sage North America today announced the release of Sage CRM 7.2, featuring a host of new social, mobile and business collaboration tools.

April 30, 2013: Sage CRM Named Champion by Info-Tech Research Group in CRM Vendor Landscape Evaluation and Wins Best Overall Value Award

Sage North America today announced that Sage CRM was listed as a Champion by Info-Tech Research Group in the firm’s Small Enterprise CRM vendor evaluation. Sage CRM also won the analyst firm’s Best Overall Value Award.

April 17, 2013: Sage 50 Quantum Accounting 2014 Gives Small Businesses Easier Access and Better Insight into Their Business Information

Sage North America announced today the availability of Sage 50 Quantum Accounting 2014, part of the broad portfolio of Sage business management solutions serving small to medium-sized businesses worldwide.

April 9, 2013: Sage Summit 2013 Will Empower Attendees to More Effectively Run Their Businesses

Sage North America today announced the opening of registration for its annual customer, value-added reseller (VAR), and development partner conference, Sage Summit

April 2, 2013: Sage and the Construction Financial Management Association Renew Partnership Agreement Supporting Industry Education

Sage North America, a provider of business management software and services to more than three million small and midsized businesses in Canada and the United States, and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), an international professional nonprofit association focused on the educational needs of financial professionals in construction, today announced that Sage Construction and Real Estate will renew its partnership with the association to deliver quality educational programs to CFMA members and to the construction industry overall.

March 2013

March 28, 2013: Sage Construction Anywhere Adds Mobile Time Collection and Online Project File Storage Capabilities

Sage North America today announced the release of new mobile time collection and project file capabilities in Sage Construction Anywhere, a cloud-based collaborative solution.

March 27, 2013: Sage Takes the Guesswork out of How PPACA Will Affect Its Customers

Sage North America today announced the launch of its Healthcare Reform resource, providing businesses with the latest information about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or PPACA) and steps they must take to stay compliant.

March 25, 2013: Sage Payment Solutions President Shared Expertise at Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013

Sage North America announced today Greg Hammermaster, president of its Sage Payment Solutions division, participated in an educational panel session at the Global Commercial Cards & Payments Summit 2013, presented by Commercial Payments International (CPI).

March 18, 2013: Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices: As Manufacturing and Distribution Grow, Mobile Devices Help Improve Efficiencies

Sage North America announced today the results of the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices, which recently polled 217 small and midsized manufacturing and distribution firms in the United States and Canada.

March 18, 2013: Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices: Mobile Devices Positively Building Up Construction Business

Sage North America announced today the results of the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices, which recently polled 249 small and midsized construction firms in the United States and Canada.

March 18, 2013: Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices: Mobile Devices Making “Anywhere” a More Efficient Workplace

Sage North America announced today the results of its mobile device survey, which recently polled 490 small and midsized businesses  (SMB) in the United States.

March 13, 2013: Sage Construction Anywhere Wins Two 2013 Constructech Top Products Awards

Sage North America today announced that Sage Construction Anywhere, a cloud-based collaborative solution, has won two Constructech Top Products awards.

March 7, 2013: Sage Channel Program Enhancements Help Partners Accelerate Business Growth, Stay Competitive and Transition to Evolving Business Models

Sage North America announced today major enhancements to its channel partner program, designed to offer business partners more effective ways to adapt to the transforming business model of delivering cloud-based services.

March 5, 2013: New Sage 300 ERP 2012 Product Update Significantly Improves on Customer Experience

Sage North America announced today the availability of Product Update 1 for Sage 300 ERP 2012, a substantial product update introducing new features and functionality to help businesses be smarter and more efficient.

March 4, 2013: Sage North America Appoints Marc Scheipe as Chief Financial Officer

Sage North America announced today the appointment of Marc Scheipe as chief financial officer.

March 4, 2013: Sage Continues to Support the Accounting Profession by Cosponsoring Spring National Meet the Firms Week Event

Sage North America today announced its continued partnership with CollegeFrog, a company that works to match high-performing accounting students and graduates with hiring firms across the nation, to present the Spring National Meet the Firms Week event.

February 2013

February 25, 2013: 69% of Nonprofits Are Unsure if They Have a Formal Strategy in Place for Managing Donor Loyalty

Sage North America today released the results of its donor loyalty survey.

February 22, 2013: Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate 2013 Addresses Key Industry Challenges, Keeping Contractors Job Ready

Sage North America today released the latest version of Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Sage Timberline Office), the construction industry’s most widely used business management solution.

February 21, 2013: Sage Joining Industry Thought Leaders for Customer Experience Panel Discussion at Social Biz Atlanta Conference

Sage North America today announced the participation of Senior Product Management Director Rob Houser in the Social Biz Atlanta conference session “Tales in Customer Experience Development,” taking place February 22 in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center.

February 20, 2013: New Sage Fixed Assets 2013.1 Helps Businesses Address American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Sage North America announced today the release of Sage Fixed Assets 2013.1 with new enhancements to aid businesses in taking advantage of the latest tax laws, such as those recently enacted with the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

February 12, 2013: Sage Customer Symposium to Help Businesses Do More with Their Sage Software to Succeed

Sage North America announced today its customer symposium series, designed to help Sage customers learn about important product news, the Sage technology roadmap, and relevant industry trends, such as how the cloud and mobility will impact their businesses.

February 12, 2013: Sage One Now Accepting Online Payments Through Sage Payment Solutions Integration

Sage North America announced today that Sage One, the versatile and simple cloud-based accounting application used by a growing number of small businesses and entrepreneurs, now integrates with both Sage Payment Solutions and PayPal for easy payment processing.

February 13, 2013: Endeavor – a High-Impact Entrepreneurship Organization – Streamlines, Grows and Measures Outcomes with Help from Sage 100 Fund Accounting

Sage North America today announced that Endeavor Global, Inc., a nonprofit that transforms emerging countries by supporting high-impact entrepreneurs, uses Sage 100 Fund Accounting to streamline operations and increase efficiency.

February 7, 2013: Dean Crowder Construction Stays Lean and Profitable with Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate and Sage Construction Anywhere

Sage North America today announced that Dean Crowder Construction, Inc., a paving contractor in Northwestern Arkansas, has grown more profitable by using Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Sage Timberline Office) with cloud-based Sage Construction Anywhere to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

February 6, 2013: Vice President of Partner Programs and Channel Sales Jennifer Warawa Works to Propel the Accounting Profession with I C Opportunities

Sage North America announced today that Sage Vice President of Partner Programs and Channel Sales Jennifer Warawa is facilitating a workshop at I C Opportunities Chicago 2013, taking place February 5 and 6 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Schaumburg, IL 60173.

February 1, 2013: Sage Social Media Manager Greg Tirico Participated in Panel to Discuss Customers as Champions of Growth at TMCnet’s ITEXPO Miami 2013

Sage North America today announced that Greg Tirico, senior social media manager, presented yesterday, January 31, as part of an education panel session at TMCnet’s ITEXPO Miami 2013, being held through today at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami.

January 2013

January 30, 2013: F.A. Davis Using Sage SalesLogix CRM on Samsung Tablets to Alleviate Laptop Reliance and Increase Health Sciences Textbook Sales

Sage North America today announced F.A. Davis Company, an independent nursing, medicine and health sciences publisher, is using Sage SalesLogix on Samsung® Series 7 Slate PC tablets to support field sales operations.

January 29, 2013: Sage Executives Joining Top Thought Leaders at CPA2Biz and AICPA’s 4th Annual Executive Roundtable

Sage North America today announced the participation of Chief Executive Officer Pascal Houillon and Vice President of Partner Programs and Channel Sales Jennifer Warawa in CPA2Biz and AICPA’s 4th annual Executive Roundtable event, taking place January 29 and 30 in New York City at the AICPA headquarters.

January 22, 2013: RM Foods Eating Up the Competition with Sage ERP X3

Sage North America announced today that RM Foods has continued its success by capitalizing on Sage ERP X3 and its expertise in process manufacturing. Starting with a quick implementation of its first phase, Sage ERP X3 has enabled RM Foods to run its business more profitably by increasing data accuracy with more visibility into product and production data.

January 15, 2013: AgReliant Genetics, LLC Using Sage SalesLogix CRM on iPad Tablets to Accelerate Sales and Improve Customer Experience

Sage North America today announced AgReliant Genetics, LLC, a Midwestern field seeds company, has used a customized version of Sage SalesLogix on iPad® tablets to achieve 95% CRM adoption among its 300 sales employees and accelerate its sales and marketing processes.

January 14, 2013: Sage ERP X3 Recognized as a Leader in Nucleus Research Technology Value Matrix for Enterprise Resource Planning, 2012

Sage North America today announced its inclusion in the Nucleus Research 2012 second half Technology Value Matrix for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with Sage ERP X3 named a Leader.

January 8, 2013: Sage ACT! Social Updates Help Small Businesses Capitalize on Customer Insights and Interests

Sage North America today announced enhanced social media integrations for its Sage ACT! 2013 (version 15.1) contact and customer management system.

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