Asset Based Lending Blog/News

ETC Featured in Retail Merchandiser

November 30, 2017 | Announcement

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital Express Trade Capital is proudly featured in the current issue of Retail Merchandiser! Managing Director Mark Bienstock, Director of Opportunity Drew Cohen and Senior Vice President David Estrakh spoke with Retail Merchandiser’s Bianca Herron about what makes ETC’s approach unique, how we’ve grown into the institution we are today, and […]

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Corporate Giving Guide: Part 2

November 29, 2017 | Philanthropy

Sadie Keljikian and Sara Sobolev, Express Trade Capital Last year, we released an article about the ins and outs of corporate donations. Here’s a summary of the fundamental points we covered: Research thoroughly to find responsible, reliable charity organizations. Find a cause that relates to your industry. Find a local organization whenever possible. Give what […]

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Yantian Shenzhen Terminal Explosion

November 17, 2017 | Shipping

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital An explosion and subsequent fire broke out at the Yantian Container Terminal on the evening of November 10th. The fire was said to be highly destructive, burning at least one container, assumed to be full of lithium batteries, straight through the bottom. Click here for more details from Maritime Bulletin. […]

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Holiday Hours Announcement

November 16, 2017 | Announcement

Valued clients and associates: Please be aware that we will be closing our office at 3pm EST on Wednesday, November 22nd and will remain closed through Friday the 24th in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume normal operational hours (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm) on Monday, November 27th and ask that you please plan your transactions […]

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Four Things to Know About Blockchain

November 3, 2017 | Technology

Beixi Li, Guest Correspondent Since its invention as a technology for Bitcoin in 2009, blockchain has expanded its applicability beyond cryptocurrency into other industries. Driving this expansion are the fundamental changes that it enables and the benefits that it brings to business transactions. Let’s take a look at the four most important concepts you need […]

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Finding Your Nerds

October 27, 2017 | Trade Shows, Wholesale

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital Trade shows are a useful resource for designers and wholesalers, but they can be difficult to navigate successfully. They provide the opportunity to interact with retailers and pitch products face-to-face, which is extremely valuable. However, the attendees are almost exclusively buyers looking for products to meet specific commercial requirements. Selling […]

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5 Things You Should Know About the Millennial Consumer

October 20, 2017 | Retail

Beixi Li, Guest Correspondent Retailers and brands have changed the very fundamentals of how they do business to cater to the Millennial generation. But who is this Millennial consumer? What makes their shopping behaviors so different from previous generations? Let’s first take a look at the numbers to understand the true scale and impact of […]

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October 16, 2017 | Announcement

Express Trade Capital, Inc., a dynamic leader in trade finance, factoring, purchase order funding and logistical financing, is excited to add another financing tool to its growing arsenal of services. To address overwhelming demand from clients and prospects engaged in the rapidly expanding ecommerce market, we are now providing customized financing solutions to companies with […]

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Review: New Logistics Technology

October 2, 2017 | Shipping, Technology

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital The shipping and logistics industry is constantly evolving. With the changing landscape of domestic and international trade, consumers’ varied and shifting priorities, and the breakneck pace of new technological developments, it can be difficult to keep up. Here are some of the current trends in the logistics industry and a […]

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Managing Director Mark Bienstock: Factoring in a Changing Retail Landscape

September 29, 2017 | Announcement, Apparel Industry

Managing Director Mark Bienstock spoke with California Apparel News yesterday. As part of a curated panel of trade finance experts, Mark discussed the changing retail landscape and consequential changes in the commercial lending industry. In order to cope with the seismic shifts affecting trade at every level, lenders are either scaling back their services or bulking […]

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