As competition for small-business customers continues to grow, banks are adding products and beefing up staff in hopes of drawing new clients.

More than 90% of banks intend to offer new products for small businesses this year, according to a survey released this week by the Consumer Bankers Association. Cash management, sweep accounts, and individual retirement accounts have become standard fare at almost all banks surveyed, and a growing number say they now offer private banking, payroll services, insurance, and tax planning as well.

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