If you’re a business owner, you’re probably already aware of just how important it is to be able to accept credit and debit cards as payment methods from your customers. Although we’re still quite a way off from becoming a truly cashless society, today almost all American consumers have either a debit card, a credit […]
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As a consumer mobile wallet, PayPal is darn-near ubiquitous. But with more than 17 million merchants worldwide calling PayPal their payments processor, it’s also a massive force in the merchant services industry. So if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get set up with credit card payments, whether for a POS system or […]
Square is the most powerful free mPOS out there (and it probably will be for a long time coming). But if you’re exploring all the options for mobile processing, you might come across Clover Go. It’s part of the Clover suite of products, which is owned by First Data and resold by a very large network […]
ShopKeep and Square offer features for cafes and specialty shops, plus free software plans and affordable in-house payment processing for small businesses. See how they stack up and which is right for you!
There are so many processing companies; they all seem to be doing more or less the same thing, and they all have both glowing testimonials and terrible complaints. How are you supposed to choose the best company under these circumstances? Who can you trust? Read on for a look at the best credit card processing companies for small businesses.
Touchscreens are everywhere, and the point-of-sale industry is no exception. Touchscreen POS systems are more intuitive and easy to learn than traditional legacy POS software, and many cloud-based systems employ the same kind of iPad and Android tablets that your employees already use every day at home. Whether you’re running a restaurant, a retail outlet, […]
Want to go cashless? Cashless stores are becoming a hot trend in the retail world, as both consumer and technology trends impact commerce. Consumers are carrying less cash these days, and some people don’t carry any cash at all. At the same time, digital, cashless payment technologies are becoming more prevalent — these include not […]
Retail can be complicated, especially if you don’t have the right software. Here’s a deep dive into comparing Shopventory and Square for Retail so you can be confident in choosing the right software to manage your business.
Say you have a small retail business. You don’t have a lot of money to invest in a super-complicated POS, and you don’t want to deal with a multi-year processing contract. Frankly, the idea of trying to narrow down the options in both categories at the same time is a little bit daunting. But enter […]
It’s time to upgrade the POS for your coffee shop, but you haven’t got a clue what to look for. Maybe you’re not sure you need a full-fledged POS, or you’re worried about the cost — or you don’t want to be locked into a multi-year credit card processing contract. Where do you even start […]