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PayPal Drops Out of Libra. Should You Accept Cryptocurrency as Payment?

This post was updated on October 11th to include information about eBay, Stripe, Mastercard, and Visa withdrawing from Libra, Facebook’s own unique cryptocurrency, following PayPal’s withdrawal last week. Breaking: eBay, Stripe, Mastercard, and Visa recently announced that they are withdrawing from Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, Libra. PayPal, one of the FinTech companies that had pledged toRead More

Supply Chain Management Software: How You Can Change the Game

Supply chains are detailed, complex, and – if you don’t have the right tools to help you understand what’s going on every step of the way – baffling. Most small businesses don’t have the time or resources to manage their entire supply chains single-handedly.Trying to do so can create a significant potential for error andRead More

Holiday Inventory: How to Buy Merchandise You Need Before the Rush (2019)

With the 2019 holiday season on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about how to prepare your business for the coming rush. You’ll need to take on extra staff, update your store hours and, of course, stock up on inventory. Strategic holiday inventory planning should help you meet customer demands at peak times duringRead More

How to Use Cash App for Your Business: The Complete Guide

Cash App, also called Square Cash, appeared in 2013 as a simple app for peer-to-peer payments and was expanded for business use in 2015. This new cash app might be the answer for small businesses looking for a quick and easy way to accept payments or add another payment option for customers. However, some ofRead More

Google My Business App: The Ultimate Local Marketing Guide

Have you ever wished there was a way to manage everything about your Google My Business profile from one place, whether or not you’re near a computer? Say hello to the new Google My Business (GMB) mobile app! If you’re looking to increase local traffic and don’t yet have this feature-rich tool, you could beRead More

Top 10 Retail Industry Trends In 2019

Augmented reality, in-home services and delivery, and QR codes were some of the biggest trends that took the retail industry by storm in 2018. In 2019, new economic trends, cutting-edge technology, innovative operational strategies and more are taking the retail world by storm. Top 10 Retail Industry Trends In 2019 Naturally Sourced & Sustainable RetailRead More

How to Cure Your Financial Hangover from Holiday Retail

It’s been a week since New Years, and the pang of nausea still visits every morning to you wake up. As it turns out, the financial hangovers that retailers suffer post-holidays are screamingly similar to physical ones. Headache. Upset stomach. General anxiety. Maybe a hint of depression. The vague feeling that you made a terribleRead More

2019: The Year of Temporary Pop-Up Shops & Equal Retail Opportunity

Retailers never thought they’d see the day. Slowly but surely, malls and shopping centers are introducing short-term pop-up leases to the retail marketplace. After generations of exclusively multi-year leasing contracts, this new movement is set to change the game for retail businesses of all shapes and sizes in 2019. A New Age of Temporary Pop-UpRead More

9 Most Dangerous Post-Holiday Mistakes Small Retailers Make

The end of the holiday season isn’t a time to ease up for small retail businesses. In fact, January could be one of the most profitable months for your business – if you know the tried-and-true strategies to make it happen. Avoid making these 9 deadly post-holiday mistakes most retailers make, and watch your profits soar above the competition.Read More

3 Best Strategies to Keep Apparel Shelves Stocked Through the Holidays

According to data from the the National Retail Federation, this holiday season will be the best one in many years for retail stores. The economy is booming, and consumers are feeling more comfortable purchasing gifts than they have since before the early 2000’s recession. While most types of retail stores respond to this increasing demandRead More

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