The company, long known for providing checks, payroll and other financial services to businesses, said its marketing services business experienced the fastest growth among its units, a 20 percent jump in revenue, and now accounts for nearly one-fourth of sales.
Executives gave a mixed outlook for the rest of the year. New guidance for third-quarter profit was below analysts' expectations, while its full-year target was in line. Deluxe shares fell 0.9 percent.
The company's biggest unit, which provides services to small businesses, reported a 9 percent sales increase to
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