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The Riviera House management team celebrates at the restaurant

From Startup To Star: Riviera House Rides Out Pandemic

When Riviera House opened in October of 2019, General Manager Jeremy McDermott had no way of knowing that before the first quarter of 2020 would draw to a close, his restaurant would face challenges he couldn’t possibly have imagined or planned for. Find out how this Redondo Beach restaurant managed to keep customers coming, maintain staff, and stay in business.

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Sep 16, 2021 Filed under: Business Spotlights

Do I Need A Business Bank Account?

If you’re still wondering if you need a business bank account, the answer lies in understanding the differences between personal and business banking. A business account simply is better suited than a personal account for running a business. Find out more about why you need to ditch your personal account and sign up for a business checking account to run your small business.

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Apr 12, 2023 Filed under: Business Banking
Square KDS on android screen with counter service setup

How Square KDS Can Help You Manage Orders With Or Without A Full POS

While you can use Square KDS with your Square POS system, Square has taken a bold step by offering its Square KDS as a standalone system, meaning you can use it without a POS. This subscription option makes the Square kitchen display system the perfect KDS for ghost kitchens and delivery-only restaurants that don’t have a traditional point of sale.

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Jul 27, 2023 Filed under: Restaurant POS
WUNDERgrubs cofounder Akissi Stokes in the company'sAtlanta, Georgia hatchery

WUNDERgrubs: Turning An Unusual & Sustainable Protein Source Into Something Delicious

It’s easy to find bad news in the world, even if you don’t go looking for it: hunger, refugees, and catastrophic climate events are just a few. Taken individually or all together, it’s enough to cause feelings of helplessness. So finding an organization that does something to address all these crises and more — while operating at a profit — is a welcome treat. That company is WUNDERgrubs, and they’re changing the world, one mealworm at a time.

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Sep 8, 2021 Filed under: Business Spotlights

What Is A Ghost Kitchen? (& How To Make Yours A Success)

Ghost kitchens are a white-hot trend in the restaurant industry. Also called a “virtual kitchen,” a ghost kitchen serves customers exclusively through delivery, usually for orders placed online. Virtual kitchens are highly nimble and versatile. Restaurant owners can share a ghost kitchen space with other restaurants, or use one kitchen to serve different restaurant brands owned by the same parent company. There are many benefits to ghost kitchens, some of which include low overhead, reduced startup risk, and a pandemic-proof business model.

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Sep 8, 2021 Filed under: Point of Sale, Restaurant POS

What Is A Corporate Credit Card & Does Your Small Business Need One?

While corporate cards are a big business these days, they remain a relative oddity in the greater credit card scene. Not as ubiquitous as personal or small business credit cards, corporate cards aren’t exactly easy to understand. For one, getting a corporate card isn’t as easy as filling out an online application. And properly managing a corporate card program isn’t something you can just set up and forget.

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Jun 16, 2023 Filed under: Corporate Cards

Ambria Properties: Building Homes, Success, & A Bright Future In Greenville

Though the residential construction market is booming, it isn’t without its challenges. As a result of the pandemic, building supplies, from windows to lumber, have increased significantly in price and have been in short supply. Despite these issues, Ambria Properties, a residential construction company based out of Greenville, South Carolina, continues to prosper. But this isn’t the first obstacle that Ambria Properties has faced.  

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Aug 30, 2021 Filed under: Business Spotlights

Everything You Need To Know About Business VS Personal Checking

Switching to a business bank account can help you build a professional reputation and establish credibility, limit your personal liability if your business plans don’t work out the way you want them to, and make it easier to manage your business finances and file your taxes. Let’s dig in further to see what other benefits there are to having a business account, and whether there are any drawbacks.

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Apr 13, 2023 Filed under: Business Banking