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Team Bio Series – Liz Hull (The Indoor Rock Climbing Expert)

With sites like Amazon showing everyone that eCommerce is the way of the future, we’re pretty sure this lady will never be out of a job. This week, we get to know our next topic ringleader, Liz Hull! Not only is she a published eBook author, she’s also a bilingual indoor rock climbing aficionado. Read […]

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Jul 27, 2017 Filed under: Interviews 0

Team Bio Series – Bianca Crouse (The Almost Sourdough Bread Master)

“Department head” is such a stuffy title! I like category point man, subject captain, or topic ringleader much better. Our Merchant Maverick team bio series continues with our first leader of the pack, Bianca Crouse. Not only is she incredibly friendly and the perfect example of a team player, she also started a whole new […]

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Jul 13, 2017 Filed under: Interviews 0

Team Bio Series – Tom DeSimone (Mr. Don’t-Sweat-the-Big-Stuff)

The team bio series continues with our second Managing Editor, Tom DeSimone! College overachiever and cat lover, Tom spends his off time running and hiking. He always brings personality and the fun to our workplace conversations and doesn’t miss a beat. We couldn’t do what we do without him and we know you’ll love to […]

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Jun 30, 2017 Filed under: Interviews 0

Use Your POS To Reduce Labor Costs

What are Labor Costs and why Should you Care? As a business owner, talking about labor costs—and how they are affecting your bottom line—might be the bane of your existence. Especially when it comes to topics like the new overtime threshold and the increasing cost of the minimum wage across the country. However, with the right […]

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Jun 12, 2017 Filed under: Point of Sale 0

Team Bio Series: Julie Titterington (The Mystery Bookworm)

Round two of our team bio series highlights our wonderful Managing Editor (and queen of the turkey leg emoji) Julie! This native Oregonian spends her time “reading early 20th-century mystery novels, staring blankly at her iPhone, and attempting to keep her kids fed, clothed, and relatively uninjured.” She definitely keeps the Merchant Mav team on […]

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Jun 7, 2017 Filed under: Interviews 0

Team Bio Series: Amad Ebrahimi (The Fearless Leader)

The Merchant Maverick team is pretty awesome (if we do say so ourselves!). There’s so much expertise and experience on our team, mixed with plenty of personality. But we realized that if our readers frequent the same topics, like small business loans or POS software, they might not get to meet some of our other, […]

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May 22, 2017 Filed under: Interviews 0

The Best Alternatives To BigCommerce

Are you a new merchant with a brilliant product to sell but no way (yet!) to sell it? Do you find yourself feeling somewhat lost at the prospect of setting up, maintaining, or migrating an online store? Conversely, are you an established vendor with a large number of customers but a malfunctioning website? Or are you simply ready for some alternatives to […]

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May 16, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 1

What Is Revel Guard?

Artificial Intelligence in the POS World At this point in time, you’ve probably heard the buzz words Artificial Intelligence (AI) at least once or twice in your life, but it hasn’t been until recently that AI has begun being integrated into the Point of Sale (POS) world (#welcometothefuture people). AI is still a relatively new […]

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May 11, 2017 Filed under: Point of Sale 0
Proprietary vs open source hardware

POS 101: Proprietary Hardware VS Open Source Hardware

Republican or Democrat, team Edward or team Jacob, proprietary hardware or open source hardware? These are the questions we’ve all pondered at one point or another in our lives—am I right? Okay, maybe everyone hasn’t contemplated these exact lines of thought, but if you run a store or a restaurant, or are connected to the Point of […]

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May 5, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 1

Optimizing Your POS Display

Retailers, you are at war. In the battle against increasingly popular online sales channels and distracted customers (who are always on their phones), you need every advantage you can get to keep customers coming back to your store. So let’s pause a moment, call a Hail Mary, and consider an amazing tool that is already within […]

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May 2, 2017 Filed under: Point of Sale 0

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