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Nicolette Kier

Expert Contributor

Expertise: POS, eCommerce

Education: BA English, University of Pittsburg

Nicolette began writing on small business topics in 2020. After hundreds of hours researching, testing, and assisting small business owners with web building and point of sale software, she is now an expert on all things eCommerce and point of sale. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh and resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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9 Best iPad POS Systems For Small Business

iPad users are notoriously loyal to their devices. If you fall into this category and are hunting for an Apple POS system, you’re in luck. Many of the best tablet point of sale systems were specifically designed to run on iOS — there’s almost certainly an option that will meet your needs. Read on for a look at the best iPad POS systems, including Square, Lightspeed, and TouchBistro.

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Dec 11, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale
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6 Best Franchise POS Systems In 2024

The business format franchise is most common, where a franchisee pays a fee for the rights to the franchise brand and operations. The management franchise gives franchisees the basic rights to the brand but offers more flexibility. The product-distribution franchise is where a franchisor sells a franchisee brand-name products that they may resell.

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Jan 8, 2024 Filed under: Point of Sale
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8 Best Liquor Store POS Systems

Liquor stores are unique businesses with constantly fluctuating inventory and price changes, meaning that choosing an effective point of sale system is extremely important. Businesses that sell liquor, such as grocery and convenience stores, have the same needs. You’ll need to make sure the system is strong in certain very important areas.

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Dec 8, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

Shopify Shipping Guide: Run Your Shop Like A Pro

Shopify Shipping is a built-in shipping suite that gives merchants tools to calculate real-time shipping rates, purchase and print shipping labels, and track shipments. Although Shopify Shipping is free for Shopify users on every pricing plan, you should note that it’s only available for orders shipped from the United States and Canada. Read on for more details.

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Jul 11, 2022 Filed under: Shipping

6 Best Kitchen Display Systems In 2024

If you’ve heard the term “KDS” floating around the industry and have found yourself at a bit of a loss, you’ve come to the right article! Short for “Kitchen Display Systems,” these digital screens replace the need for receipt printers or handwritten orders. But is this something your restaurant needs?

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Mar 8, 2024 Filed under: Point of Sale, Restaurant POS

Lightspeed eCom Review

Lightspeed eCom is easy to use. You can test it out for yourself by signing up for a free trial. You won’t need to pull out a credit card, and you will be able to design an online store, add products, and more without having to pay anything.

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Jan 29, 2024 Filed under: Shopping Cart Software Reviews

Top 10 Add-Ons For Lightspeed Retail POS

Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! In the past weeks, the tributes have been Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, ShopKeep, NCR Silver, and Lightspeed POS Restaurant edition. Now, as promised, we shall delve into Lightspeed POS Part 2 – Retail edition. As mentioned in my previous article about Lightspeed POS, this company […]

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Apr 27, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale