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Merchant Maverick Interviews Clover CEO John Beatty

Clover continues to be on the cutting edge of trends in the point of sale industry. Within the past year, it has released both new hardware and new software and is adding more services under its already large umbrella. Clover co-founder and CEO John Beatty recently sat down with Merchant Maverick to discuss some of […]

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Aug 2, 2019 Filed under: Small Business 0

Comparing Square POS & Square For Restaurants

If you’ve been to a cafe or small restaurant in the past handful of years, the chances are good you’re familiar with Square. The processing and point of sale juggernaut is a boon for small business owners thanks to the simplicity of its design and its overall affordability. But if you’ve decided to go with […]

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Jun 27, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 0

Comparing Square POS & Square For Retail

It’s no secret that we like Square here at Merchant Maverick. This processing and point of sale juggernaut is a boon for small business owners thanks to the simplicity of its design and its overall affordability. But if you’ve decided to go with Square for your POS needs or have it pegged as one of […]

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Jun 25, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale, Small Business 0

The Best Retail POS Systems For 2019

Not every POS software program is suitable for every industry. If you’re running a retail business, you’re going to suffer from a system that’s designed for a food service environment. Not only will you be inundated with tools you don’t need (like table-mapping and check-splitting), but you’ll sorely lack the features that could make or […]

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Feb 26, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 4

6 POS Systems With Good Inventory Management

When casually shopping for a new point of sale system, it’s easy to focus on things like the software’s price point, its design, and how simple it is to use. But, for any sizable retail or restaurant establishment, one of the most important components of a POS system is inventory management. It’s imperative to be […]

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Feb 13, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 9
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How To Choose A Cloud-Based POS System

When “the cloud” first came on to the scene it was met with excitement and more than a little confusion. What was this nebulous new creation? Could it possibly be a safe place to store my sensitive information? Where exactly is my data stored and how can I gain access to it? These were all valid […]

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Feb 6, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 0
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The Best POS Systems For Cafés And Coffee Shops

There are few retail or food service industries more fast-moving than your local coffee shop. Unless you’re running an aggressively hipster establishment — the kind that specializes in hand-crafting the perfect, gourmet latte with fresh-squeezed almond milk that assures its clientele the result is worth the wait — the name of the game for most […]

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Oct 30, 2018 Filed under: Point of Sale 3

How To Set Up Gift Cards With ShopKeep

Ahh, the gift card. That classic capitalistic invention that makes every recipient say “Thanks?” Why give cash when you can give something that works exactly like cash…but only at one business (if you remember to bring it at all)? But, in all seriousness, gift cards are an extremely valuable and important aspect for small businesses. […]

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Sep 25, 2018 Filed under: Point of Sale 1