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2019 Holiday Season: Common Inventory & Cash Flow Challenges

If you’re in the retail game, then you probably have mixed feelings about the holiday season. It can be one of the most stressful times of the year— filled with inventory and cash flow challenges— but also the most lucrative.

How to Get More Cars & Trucks for Your Car Dealership Lot

Car buyers spend around 14 hours researching and shopping for vehicles before making their final purchasing decisions.  After all that time, the customers who walk onto your lot know exactly what they’re looking for. If you want their business, you need to be prepared to deliver. That means always having the most desirable vehicles inRead More

Liquor Store Business Loans: Get in the Spirit By Raising the Holiday Bar

The holidays are coming, and if you own a wine or liquor store, you have a huge opportunity to cater to the holiday spirit with liquor store business loans. According to Nielsen, 2016 wine sales between Christmas, New Years and Thanksgiving reached a whopping $1,898,520,975. Liquor sales during the same time were at $1,607,804,171. InRead More

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

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