eCommerce is booming. Though the rate of eCommerce growth is tapering off, online retail is still through the roof. In 2015, eCommerce sales had grown 11.4% from the previous year – an impressive figure in any market. And it’s not just B2C; some of the top tech businesses out there actually exist to help other businesses […]
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Your product is ingenious. Your service is unmatched. You’ve struck gold in the negotiations with your suppliers, and your orders are starting to pour in. You’re untouchable. Right? Maybe! Congratulations are certainly in order. But there are a few aspects of your burgeoning eCommerce machine that are susceptible to very real (though figurative) monkey wrenches; […]
I know a guy (ok, many guys) who compulsively buy tools. It doesn’t matter if they need that particular tool, or even if they know how to use it. There’s something about the feeling of preparedness that the new tool brings which is the real draw. They could use it. When the need arises, […]
Good old fashioned brick and mortar stores aren’t going away, but they are rapidly becoming eclipsed by the unprecedented convenience and selection afforded by online shopping. The current generation of shoppers has already taken to the Cloud for an increasing majority of their purchases. But if you’re reading this article, you probably already know that […]
Every sector has its own language. The government, the military, and the medical field aren’t the only ones that seem to have more acronyms than actual words; now, the private sector gets to join in the esoteric fun. In this article, I’ll reveal the latest acronym that merchants need to know – EMV. What It […]
What is eCommerce and is this business type right for your next business endeavor? Here’s your complete introduction to the world of online sales.
We’ve already talked in depth about Xero and QuickBooks Online: how the two programs stack up, the pros and cons of each. But today, we’ll be focusing on a specific aspect of the two cloud-based accounting programs: what are they like for mobile users?
Ah, the mall. The land where young teenagers wander aimlessly with the hopes of somehow attaining a new level of coolness. Where the commingling smells of hot pretzels and heavy cologne trickle out of every air conditioning vent. It’s the place where you can watch a helpless woman wander too close to a Curling Iron […]
Ever since the emergence of cloud technology, the point of sale industry has made an increasingly aggressive push toward centralization. This has largely involved the utilization of integrations between two or more systems. Your point of sale vendor would love to be able to provide you with an all-in-one solution that meets all of your […]
Inventory Management applications have become a lot more affordable in the last five years, and the number of options available to entrepreneurs right now is pretty exciting. At Merchant Maverick, we’ve reviewed 11, and will be adding more in the next few months. As you look for the right solution for your business, it’s important to […]