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Providing Your Customers Both Online and In-Store Shopping Experiences

Often, businesses focus their customer experience to either online or in-store shopping. These days, you can set yourself up for success by giving your customers the ability to get the products they want both at your brick-and-mortar facility and online. The Advantages of On-Site and Online Shopping Traditionally, shoppers have enjoyed the experience of seeing […]

How to Create a Successful Pop-Up Shop with the Help of a Virtual POS

Pop-up shops: They cost relatively little to start, and they can be the ideal vehicle for spreading the word about your brand. Whether you’re looking for a new revenue stream, want to give your online customers a way to see and touch your wares, or wish to test the viability of a product before you […]

First There Were Skimmers, Now Shimmers Are the New Threat

You have probably heard of skimming, a nefarious technology that criminals employed to obtain sensitive credit card information for the purpose of making illegal purchases. Although financial institutions and merchants have found ways to thwart these activities, evil-doers seem to always find another way to wreak havoc. Enter shimming, the new and even more disturbing […]

4 Reasons Why Your Merchant Provider May Break Up with You

Your business relies on merchant processing services to conduct credit and debit card transactions. Losing your account could mean the end of your business, especially if you make most of your sales online. How can you ensure your account stays active and viable? Avoid these four common issues, all of which can lead merchant providers […]

Most Effective Cash Register Training Tips

One of the most under-appreciated jobs in a retail establishment is that of the cashier. Contrary to popular belief, this position is one of the most pivotal for businesses both small and large. A highly competent cashier can ensure that the books remain balanced at the end of the day by keeping mistakes to a […]

6 Ways Your Merchant Services Provider Can Help You Achieve Your 2018 Business Goals

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to take stock of the past and project into the future. Whether you want to get your company off the ground, go in a new direction or become more profitable, setting goals is essential. There are several things you can do with the help of […]

What You Can Expect When Expanding Your Business Overseas

Making the decision to expand your e-commerce business internationally is both exciting and daunting. However, before you take the leap, it’s a smart idea to have a complete grasp of what you will encounter after you make the move, especially when it comes to accepting payments from international customers. After all, knowledge is power, and […]

Inventory Management Tips to Get You Through the Busy Holiday Season

Whether you sell clothes or flowers, mobile phones or comic books, your inventory is the beating heart of your business. Especially before and during the busy holiday season, it is vital that you have a handle on what you need and what is already in stock. By so doing, you can manage holiday sales to […]

Why Having a Mobile-Friendly Website Is Good for Business

Your customers rarely go anywhere without their mobile devices. In fact, a mobile screen is probably the last thing they see before they go to bed and the first thing they look at when they wake up. If you want to capture this growing market, you need a mobile-friendly business website. Users Favor Mobile Today’s […]

Is Automation Technology Right for Your Restaurant?

Technology is extending its tentacles into every aspect of our lives, and that includes how we eat out at restaurants. If you own a dining establishment, you have probably begun to ask yourself whether you should jump on the automation bandwagon. There’s a lot to think about as you struggle to balance factors such as […]

Are Contactless Card Payments at a Higher Risk for Fraud?

The importance of a fast, secure and streamlined checkout process cannot be overstated for any business. For that reason, many entrepreneurs are looking quite favorably at payment technology that allows customers to use their mobile phones and even specific cards to make contactless payments. It’s important to understand both the pros and the cons of […]

4 Ways a POS Maintenance Agreement Can Help Your Business

When you make any major purchase, from a home to a new vehicle, you know all too well that the expenditure doesn’t stop there. You take it for granted that you will need to care for and even possibly upgrade your investment on a regular basis. As a business owner, the same holds true for […]

Avoid Becoming a Victim of Transaction Laundering

The ability of miscreants to come up with new crimes is limitless. One of the most recent and highly dangerous ways is via something known in the industry as transaction laundering. Protect yourself and your business by learning what it is and how to avoid becoming a victim. What Is Transaction Laundering? Think of merchant […]

Use Retargeting Ads to Boost Sales Long After Black Friday and Cyber Monday Are Over

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the weekend days in between collectively represent one of the biggest shopping events of the year. Many businesses rely on the boost in consumer spending to bring in a large chunk of their holiday profits, but this short-lived explosion of commerce often gives way to a lull when the big […]

Can a Merchant Cash Advance Help Your Small Business?

Cash is to a business what helium is to a balloon. Without a steady supply, you cannot stay afloat — paying your suppliers, keeping your inventory stocked or growing your business. A merchant cash advance might be just what you need to get the capital that is so essential to your operations. What Is a […]

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