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point of sale

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AI for retail
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How to Use AI to Successfully Build and Scale Your Retail Business

Starting a business is no easy task. The commitment and time sacrifice are significant, and the expenditure of capital combined with the stress of managing numerous tasks can be overwhelming. Growing your business can be equally as challenging. In addition to facing operational issues, you also need to take into consideration the management of additional...
credit cards
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How to Accept Credit Card Payments

Accepting debit and credit card payments can help your business make more money. The more payment methods you offer to customers, the more likely they are to shop with you. But if you’re new to running your own business, you may not know how to accept credit card payments or what your credit card processing...
crisis
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Expecting the Unexpected: 5 Ways Your Business Can Handle a Crisis

From natural disasters to cyber attacks to power and internet outages, disruptions to your business can happen at any moment – and often when you least expect it. The current COVID-19 pandemic is a prime example. The consequences for a lack of preparedness can be severe, especially when your company is just getting off the...
starting
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5 Tips for Finally Starting Your Dream Business in 2020

Do you want to start 2020 with a bang? The beginning of the year is the perfect time to finally take the leap and open the business that you’ve always dreamed about starting. To make it a little easier for you, we've put together a list of our best business-building tips to help you stop...
digital PR
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Why Digital PR is an Essential Investment for Startups

Whether performed in-house or by an agency, PR is an essential investment for any startup or new business looking to reach its target customers, fast. As an entrepreneur, you may have a strong reputation, with personal experience and a career to back you up. But beyond this, a newly launched business is unlikely to have...
accounting tools
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4 Budget-Friendly Accounting Tools for Entrepreneurs

Small business accounting tools can be a lifesaver for all entrepreneurs. Let’s be honest: accounting and bookkeeping are not only the most tedious task for owners, but it’s also your least favorite task. So, if you can automate some of the processes and spend less time engaging in such a daunting task, why not? Small...
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How New Generation Point of Sale Systems Can Help Retain Customers

If your startup plans include a brick and mortar store, no doubt the selection of a point of sale (POS) system is on the list of purchases before you open your doors. Today’s entrepreneur, however, has more to consider outside of the traditional in-store POS system. Recent technology allows point of sale systems to not...
b2b
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3 Steps to B2B Success That Will Transform Your Business

It’s no secret that some of the largest success stories in the mobile age have been consumer-driven companies like Tinder, Snapchat and Uber. We’re part of a changing ecosystem where customers are not only demanding a digital, modernized experience, but expecting it. When it comes to the B2B space, traditional, antiquated systems, like point of...
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The Point of Sale Playbook: Your Guide to Winning

Years ago, an entrepreneur would use a time clock for his or her employees to clock in and clock out, a pen and notepad with hundreds of line items to count their inventory, and a clunky legacy system cash register to ring up sales. Now, an iPad point of sale cash register system can do...
Credit Cards
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What You Need to Accept Credit Cards Checklist [Infographic]

Cash is still a popular medium of exchange, but it no longer enjoys the dominance it once did. In its place are more convenient payment options such as credit cards and debit cards. In fact, roughly 80 percent of U.S. consumers prefer using plastic instead of cash. So if you don’t already accept credit cards,...
Credit card fraud
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6 Easy Ways Your Business Can Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Accepting credit cards is important for any business, but protecting your business to avoid credit card fraud is just as important. With credit card fraud on the rise, it is crucial for you to know and understand how you can prevent fraudulent charges occurring at your business. The Nilson Report estimates that in 2016, credit card fraud losses topped $24.71 billion,...
EMV chip cards
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Why Your Business Should Accept EMV Chip Cards

By now, you have probably heard the buzzwords “EMV,” “chip cards,” or “Fraud Liability Shift,” but do you really know what they mean? As a business owner, it’s critical for you to understand the importance of accepting EMV chip cards (chip-enabled credit and debit cards). We have put together the top reasons why International Bancard...
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5 Great Software Apps to Successfully Manage a Nail Salon

Apps to Successfully Manage a Nail Salon Nail salons are very popular today, which means a lot of business for you, but it also means that you must have the means to successfully run your business in order to keep clients and employees happy. In addition if you want to keep your bottom line as...
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Point-Of-Sale: The “Do It Now” Theory

"Why? Because I’m the mommy and I said so." - Anonymous mommy Do it now and let’s get on with whatever is next!  Point-of-sale is a phrase taken from the cash register industry. It describes action “where the purchase takes place.” Consider the latest generation of cash register which instantly updates inventory and orders new product....